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Odisha govt decides to seek GI tag for 'Odishara Rasogolla' hours after West Bengal granted status for its version

The Odisha government said on Tuesday that it would soon seek a Geographical Indication tag for its version of Rasogolla, hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the state had been...

PTI | Nov 15, 2017 12:47 PM

World Diabetes Day 2017: Kolkatans sweat for sweets

Bansal joined a Kolkata based running group called Kolkata Road Runners, or KRR and the high blood sugar level started decreasing and came down to 120 after few days. For him, running was a...

Debjani Choubey | Nov 14, 2017 01:39 PM

Ranaghat nun rape case: Kolkata court convicts one for rape, five persons for robbery

A Kolkata court held one of the six accused as guilty in the Ranaghat nun rape case on Tuesday, while five persons have been convicted for robbery.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 07, 2017 03:34 PM

Kolkata: Man swallows 639 iron nails, doctors safely extract using magnet

A 40-year-old man, who, hospital sources said was not “mentally fit”, was brought to the hospital on complaint of severe abdominal pain. When doctors conducted an ultrasonography test, they were...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 01, 2017 01:34 PM

Kolkata doctors remove 639 nails from man's stomach

"We made a 10 cm incision in the abdomen and removed the nails using a magnet. We have also extracted soil," Biswas said adding that the surgery lasted about an hour and 45 minutes.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 31, 2017 02:39 PM

Thumri Queen Girija Devi passes away in Kolkata

Recipient of all three Padma awards, Padma Shri (1972), Padma Bhushan (1989), and Padma Vibhushan (2016), she also won the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 24, 2017 11:25 PM

Gorkhaland stir: Calcutta High Court stays centre’s order to pull out CAPF from Darjeeling

Calcutta High Court on Tuesday stayed the BJP-led central government’s decision to pull out Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) troops from Darjeeling until October 27 in response to the West Bengal...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 17, 2017 06:17 PM

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Seven arrested in Kolkata for black marketing World Cup tickets

The Bidhannagar police nabbed all the seven accused acting on a tip-off.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 15, 2017 08:02 AM

Uber app may help to reach Kolkata police faster

In the first phase of the partnership, the Uber will develop a permanent in-app access for Bondhu, including a link to download it from the app store.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 18, 2017 10:08 PM

Amit Shah accuses TMC of unleashing violence against BJP party workers

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah targeting the West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress and Mamata Banerjee of unleashing violence against the national party workers in the state on Tuesday.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 12, 2017 03:38 PM

2 complaints filed against Jawed Habib for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods

Complaints have been lodged against hair stylist Jawed Habib accusing him of insulting and demeaning Hindu Gods in a newspaper advertisement for his salon on Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 08, 2017 12:14 AM

Building collapses in Kolkata’s Burrabazar: One person killed, rescue ops underway

One person has lost his life and several others injured when a building collapsed in Burrabazar area of Kolkata on Tuesday, said ANI report.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 05, 2017 02:53 PM

IIT Kharagpur professor drowns trying to save 4-year-old son

A professor of IIT Kharagpur got drowned in a large water filled ditch on Sunday while trying to rescue his 4-year-old child who had fallen into the water body near the IIT campus in Kharagpur Rural...

PTI | Aug 28, 2017 04:27 AM

West Bengal: Mob lynches 2 Muslim youths transporting cows

Two Muslim youths, who were transporting cattle on a vehicle, were lynched by a mob in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district on Sunday early hours.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 27, 2017 06:08 PM

West Bengal police arrests four persons with paint brush made with mongoose hair

West Bengal Police has arrested four people and seized 32, 985 paint brushes made out of mongoose hair worth Rs 65 lakh from Burrabazar area of Kolkata on Wednesday.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 23, 2017 10:41 PM