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  • Operation Samudra II: Indian naval ships arrive with liquid medical oxygen from Singapore, Kuwait and Qatar

    IndiaMay 11, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

    Operation Samudra II: Indian naval ships arrive with liquid medical oxygen from Singapore, Kuwait and Qatar

    As part of Operation Samudra II, INS Kolkata arrived in New Mangalore, INS Trikand entered Mumbai and INS Airavat arrived in Visakhapatnam on 10th May 
     

  • PM Modi to launch COVID19 testing facilities in Noida Mumbai Kolkata on July 27

    IndiaJul 26, 2020, 4:44 PM IST

    PM Modi to launch COVID-19 testing facilities in Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata on July 27

    The three high throughput testing facilities have been set up strategically at ICMR institutions — National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research in Noida, National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health in Mumbai and National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases in Kolkata

  • Kolkata Leftists stage protest over death of George Floyd burn Donald Trump effigy

    IndiaJun 2, 2020, 4:26 PM IST

    Kolkata: Leftists stage protest over death of George Floyd, burn Donald Trump’s effigy

    A group of people on Monday morning blocked the Esplanade area in the heart of the city and set fire to an effigy of US president Donald Trump, in protest against last week's custodial killing of African- American man George Floyd.
     

  • Cyclone Amphan Shah Rukh Khan IPL team KKR extends helping hand to Bengal

    CricketMay 28, 2020, 4:18 PM IST

    Cyclone Amphan: Shah Rukh Khan's IPL team KKR extends helping hand to Bengal

    Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) said they will contribute to West Bengal chief minister's relief fund and also will help those affected by Cyclone Amphan

  • Karan Johar to Taapsee Pannu:  Bollywood prays for West Bengal, Odisha after cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc

    BollywoodMay 21, 2020, 3:54 PM IST

    Karan Johar to Taapsee Pannu: Bollywood prays for West Bengal, Odisha after cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc

    The extremely severe cyclone has killed at least 12 persons and ravaged Kolkata and several parts of West Bengal as it left behind a trail of destruction by uprooting trees, destroying thousands of homes and swamping low-lying areas of the state

  • Coronavirus Pandemic: Indian Cities Go Eerily Quiet

    IndiaMar 21, 2020, 1:12 PM IST

    Coronavirus Pandemic: Indian Cities Go Eerily Quiet

    Life in India has changed dramatically as the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. With central, state and city authorities putting their best foot forward to tackle the pandemic. Otherwise chaotic places have quietened down as people stay indoors and traffic slows. Here’s a look at some of the popular places in India that have an eerily quiet look.

  • Corona scare: Irony dies thousand times as Mamata Banerjee addresses 12k people, urges them to avoid crowds

    IndiaMar 16, 2020, 4:02 PM IST

    Corona scare: Irony dies thousand times as Mamata Banerjee addresses 12k people, urges them to avoid crowds

    While addressing a 12000-strong crowd in Kolkata, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee urged them to avoid crowded places in the wake of Coronavirus spread 

  • This day that year: India beat Australia at Eden Gardens after being asked to follow on

    CricketMar 15, 2020, 4:06 PM IST

    This day that year: India beat Australia at Eden Gardens after being asked to follow on

    oday is the 143rd birthday of test cricket. Today also happens to be the day India beat Australia in Eden Gardens, making the sharpest-ever comeback after being asked to follow on.  

  • In A First, Karnataka Muslim Woman Arshiya Captivates Yakshagana Stage

    Culture ShaukMar 2, 2020, 5:52 PM IST

    In A First, Karnataka Muslim Woman Captivates Yakshagana Stage

    The 'Yakshagana' stage in Karnataka is witnessing a curious spectacle with a Muslim woman artiste creating waves with her performances. Arshiya, the artiste from Vittal in Dakshina Kannada district, is the first woman from the Muslim community to venture into the popular traditional theatre art form. At one time, women were barred from Yakshagana stages. A Muslim woman exponent on stage has attracted the attention of Yakshagana lovers in Karnataka. Let’s find out more about this artist in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with Sunita Iyer.

  • Meet Kusala Rajendran, Who Won India's 1st National Award For Woman Scientist

    Not For Women OnlyFeb 28, 2020, 3:47 PM IST

    Meet Kusala Rajendran, Who Won India's 1st National Award For Woman Scientist

    In 2018, Kusala Rajendran was honoured with India’s first ever National Award for Woman Scientist for Ocean Sciences and Technology and Atmospheric Sciences Technology. Most things that we know about earthquakes in India i.e. from their history, cause, origin and repercussions, can be credited to the extensive repertoire of Kusala Rajendran’s work. Let’s find out more about this outstanding scientist and seismologist in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.

  • West Bengal minister Bratya Basu all set to don director's hat

    EntertainmentFeb 26, 2020, 5:14 PM IST

    West Bengal minister Bratya Basu all set to don director's hat

    The shooting of the film will take place at Bolpur and Purulia, apart from Kolkata

  • Rukmini Devi Arundale Chose Bharatnatyam Over Becoming President Of India

    Not For Women OnlyFeb 24, 2020, 3:26 PM IST

    Rukmini Devi Arundale Chose Dance Over Becoming President Of India!

    Honored with the Padma Bhushan in 1956, legendary Bharatanatyam exponent, theosophist and founder of the Kalakshetra, Rukmini Devi Arundale was best known for her visionary work in the field of dance, culture and education. However, very few know that this charismatic lady could have been India’s first female president, had she accepted an offer by the then Prime Minister Morarji Desai. Let’s find out more about this legend in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.

  • Wuhan-400 Biggest Conspiracy Theory Around Coronavirus Outbreak Dean Koontz The Eyes of Darkness

    WorldFeb 21, 2020, 6:09 PM IST

    Wuhan-400: The Biggest Conspiracy Theory Around Coronavirus Outbreak

    More than 2000 people have died in China because of the Coronavirus outbreak and the Chinese city Wuhan is the epicenter of this virus, which has now spread to more than 25 countries. Earlier we showed you guys a video on how a thriller novel named The Eyes of the Darkness by Dean Koontz published in 1981 mentioned a virus named Wuhan-400, leaving most of us stumped on whether this was just a coincidence or a prophecy made 40 years ago? And now we bring to you excerpts from the book, which has created quite a storm world over. But before we get to the details of Chapter 39 of the book that has 13 mentions of Wuhan-400, we’d like to bring out an interesting angle to this entire mystery. Watch this video to find out more and listen in to perhaps the biggest conspiracy theory around the coronavirus outbreak.

  • India to play two day-night Tests in two years

    CricketFeb 17, 2020, 1:18 PM IST

    India to play two day-night Tests in two years

    BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that India will play two day-night Tests. India's first-ever pink ball Test was played in Kolkata last year

  • In land of Didi, police have issues if Hanuman Chalisa is distributed, but nothing against Bible, Quran

    IndiaFeb 10, 2020, 12:52 PM IST

    In land of Didi, police have issues if Hanuman Chalisa is distributed, but nothing against Bible, Quran

    Kolkata police stopped the distribution of Hanuman Chalisa in Kolkata Book Fair, but when VHP workers questioned the permission to distribute Quran and Bible, the police relented.