Calcutta, India Newswire (Page 9)

Calcutta, India Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Calcutta, India. (Page 9)

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  1. Brexit bully shoots first, stalls laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Telegraph

    SHUT OUT, LARRY? Larry, the Downing Street cat, sits outside the door of the official residence of British Prime Minister Theresa May in London on Monday. Jan. 17: The terms of Brexit are yet to be finalised but its side-effects have already begun to be felt in distant Calcutta, if "threatening" emails from the UK home department to two regular visitors to Britain are anything to go by.

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  2. Subhra Ghosh deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Jan. 17: Subhra Ghosh nee Datta, 84, widow of the late Bengal cabinet minister, Tarun Kanti Ghosh, passed away in south Calcutta on January 7. She had been suffering from a lung problem. Coming as a young bride into the Ghosh clan with its newspaper business, she spent a considerable period of her early life at Bagbazar in north Calcutta, the seat of her in-laws.

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  3. Meddle slur on PM over Sagar tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Jan. 16: The Bengal government today said "there was no stampede or stampede-like situation" at the Ganga Sagar Mela yesterday and insisted that the Prime Minister should have checked with the state administration before announcing a compensation on Twitter. "There was no stampede or stampede-like situation at Ganga Sagar.

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  4. Eerie shipwrecks along the Sonoma CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... diving techniques. (Chad Surmick/ The Press Democrat, 1997) Clipperships Lammermoor and Pendragon docked in Calcutta, India in 1880. The Lammermoor was wrecked off Bodega Head in June 1882. (Courtesy of the Sonoma County Library) Naoani Knauss of ...

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  5. Protest fear on Bengal gas projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Jan. 14: A protest by land-losers in South 24-Parganas demanding more compensation has left some Bengal government officials worried about the fate of a Rs 10,000-crore central project. The project, to be implemented by Gas Authority of India Limited, would require 400km of pipelines to be laid in Bengal to transport compressed natural gas from Gujarat.

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  6. Celsius plunge after warm spellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | The Telegraph

    From Calcutta Club to Jadavpur University and Red Road, Calcuttans were all geared up to beat the chill in winter wear of every kind. Pictures by Sanjoy Chattopadhyaya, Bishwarup Dutta and Arnab Mondal Jan 14: Out came the hoodies and shrugs as the mercury slid to 11.9 degrees Celsius, making today the city's coldest day this winter.

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  7. Mohan Bhagwat in Kolkata: RSS chief insists they are a not working...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | India.com

    Kolkata, January 14: Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said that his organisation is not "working against anyone" but only "working to unite the Hindu communities for its empowerment", news agency ANI reported. The comments were made by Mohan Bhagwat in Kolkata at an RSS programme held in the city, which the West Bengal government didn't want him to hold.

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  8. Nothing beside remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Poor Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. His Rs 40-crore statue in Patna is the poor relation among graven billionaires like Shivaji Maharaj and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel whose projected statues will each cost around Rs 3,600 crore.

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  9. Cold spell hope in dipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Jan. 13: Calcutta today experienced its second coldest day of the season with the mercury dipping below normal for the first time this year. The weather office has predicted a further slide in minimum temperature over the weekend.

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  10. Bus knocks woman off bike, runs her overRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Jan. 13: A 29-year-old woman riding pillion on her husband's motorcycle fell on the road after being hit by a racing private bus and was crushed under its wheels on VIP Road, near the Haldirams bus stop, this morning. The husband, who escaped unhurt, was too shocked to react and could not call for help while his wife lay sprawled on the road and vehicles sped past them without bothering to stop.

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  11. Explained: Everything you need to know about the Goal crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Independent.ie

    ... journalist John O'Shea using a IR 10,000 donation in 1977. The charity began by funding a feeding project in Calcutta, India. In 1979, Goal hit global headlines as it became one of the first charities to enter Cambodia after the genocide and it also ...

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  12. Jeje boost for Bagan,but Lajong are upbeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: Mohun Bagan will look to continue their winning momentum when they take on underdogs Lajong FC in a second-round I-League match at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium on Friday. The east zone bench of National Green Tribunal , on Thursday, allowed the former champions to play their home matches at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium subject to satisfaction of conditions laid down over environment conservation of the eco-sensitive area.

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  13. Calcutta High Court grants conditional permission to organize MP Fair in AsansolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Jan 12 : A division bench of the Calcutta High Court, led by Justice Biswanath Somadder, on Thursday granted conditional permission to host MP Fair in Asansol city of West Bengal's Burdwan district. [NK West Bengal] MP of Asansol Lok Sabha constituency, Babul Supriyo, has organized the MP Fair at a ground of Indian Railways in Asansol, which was scheduled to be commenced through a music concert on Wednesday evening.

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  14. Bagan likely to play before Empty standsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: Mohun Bagan are likely to play Friday's I-League match against Lajong FC before an empty stadium at Barasat. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to attend a function at Barasat on the same day and the police have expressed their inability to provide adequate security.

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  15. Bhel enters Jessop frayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Jan. 11: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited submitted an affidavit in Calcutta High Court today, saying it had placed an order with Jessop for a rake which it never got. The company also claimed it owned some of the materials kept in the Dum Dum unit of the Pawan Ruia-owned Jessop.

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  16. Brace for 11 degrees on weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Jan. 11: The Celsius is set for a steep plunge and looks on course to touch 11 degrees over the weekend, raising hopes that Calcutta will finally get to taste real chill this winter. "We had expected the temperature to drop to 12 degrees Celsius over the weekend but the cold winds from the north have packed more punch than we thought they would," G.K. Das, director, India Meteorological Department, Calcutta, said today.

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  17. Free Warsaw Bus Rides Not Enough to Fix Smog Rivaling China'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... fighting the air pollution." AirVisual lists Warsaw's air quality index at 231, meaning worse smog than in Calcutta, India, (224), Dhaka, Bangladesh, (220) and Beijing (197). Poland is the European Union's biggest per-capita polluter, with more than ...

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  18. A street doctor in New Delhi. India is estimated to have a shortfall of 2 million medical doctors.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Pioneering project by the Liver Foundation in Calcutta wants to give unlicensed doctors in rural areas some formal training, to help people in places where access to real health care is almost non-existent There is a gigantic force in India - an estimated 2.5 million strong - of men and women who have picked up snatches of medical knowledge from a homeopath or chemist, or from a relative, or from working as a doctor's assistant, who prefix "Dr" to their name and start treating patients in the remote village where they live, where there is no real doctor for miles. For city dwellers, these self-taught men are quacks, perfect specimens of the truism that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

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  19. CalcuttaRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Cornfield Road in Ballygunge, considered one of Calcutta's better residential neighbourhoods, today recoiled at the thought of strangers drinking in the open right outside someone's door and... About 4 lakh cable homes in Calcutta could miss Virat Kohli's first series since taking over as Team India captain in all formats, thanks to STAR India yanking its channels... It was a cold cold morning even as the sun shone bright. Calcuttans wrapped themselves warm and enjoyed the outdoors.

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  20. Member Spotlight: Shamlu Dudeja empowers women through decorative artsRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | Rotarian

    Shamlu Dudeja, a member of the Rotary Club of Calcutta, India, helped elevate a humble embroidery stitch from relative obscurity to a celebrated decorative art and made life better for hundreds of women in the process. In the 1980s, Dudeja ran across some women at a craft market using the 600-year-old kantha stitch to make wall hangings.

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