Calcutta, India Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Rewind...To The Great Calcutta Cricket RiotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Cricket World

    In 1996, after many years living in Hong Kong, I had begun to believe I had completed the difficult transition from a baseball to a cricket fan. To test this, I decided to start at the top with a pilgrimage to the temple of Asian cricket - Eden Gardens, Calcutta for a World Cup semi-final between Sri Lanka and India. 2 comments

  2. As India's biggest Communist Party celebrates a half century of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | The Indian Express

    THE BEGINNING On October 31, 1964, exactly 50 years ago, began the first party Congress of the CPI in Kolkata, then Calcutta. In April, the Communist Party of India had split - the 32 members who walked out its national council meeting were the founding members of the CPI .

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  3. Peep-peep, champ! You're in honky-taxi townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | The Telegraph

    A 6'7' newcomer to the city is hearing taxis honk even in his sleep but cannot see the cows he came expecting at every street corner. The man 'sleepless in Calcutta' is three-time NBA champion Bruce Bowen, who played for top teams like Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs for 13 years between 1996 and 2009 and earned the title 'Iron Man' in 2007 from Sports Illustrated for playing 500 back-to-back NBA games.

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  4. Bapsy Jain Releases Sequel to Her Best Selling Mystery Lucky EverydayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the spirited Lucky, whose new adventures are sure to captivate audiences around the world. Originally from Calcutta, India, Bapsy attended the Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai. After graduating, she left for the UK to qualify as ...

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  5. BJP demands CBI probe into Birbhum violenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Newkerala.com

    Demanding a CBI probe into the Birbhum district violence, the BJP Tuesday claimed that minorities in West Bengal were coming into its fold by leaving the ruling Trinamool Congress which was "fomenting violence" to stop the desertions. A day after three people were killed in political clashes at Makra village of Birbhum district, Bharatiya Janata Party state unit chief Rahul Sinha alleged that police had remained "inactive" following a directive from the seat of power "Nabanna".

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  6. Calcutta in Olden Time.Read the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | The Old Foodie

    Ah! The Life of the British expatriate in Colonial India! I caught a glimpse of it during my brief research into my post on The story comes from a section called Calcutta in Olden Time , in The Calcutta Review , Vol. XXXV, which was published in Calcutta in 1860 - but as the header suggests, covers the social situation and meals of half a century earlier.

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  7. Mukul son demoted in Mamata nephew teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Oct. 26: Mukul Roy's son Subhrangshu today found himself removed as Trinamul Youth Congress working president in a team handpicked by Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek, the most telling blow dealt to Mukul since the process of clipping his wings began. Rubbing salt into the wound, Subhrangshu was demoted as one of the five general secretaries of the youth wing, where he will have to share space with political greenhorns like Priyadarshini Mullick, the daughter of food minister Jyotipriya Mullick.

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  8. Devil in Bengal coal bonanza detailRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Oct. 26: The Bengal government can look forward to raking in the money that the proposed coal auctions will fetch but the process might take away from the state one of the few comparative advantages it can offer industry. Coal is one of the selling points Bengal has, considering the state is not rich in other natural resources that heavy industries such as steel need.

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  9. Bond of football and festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta police sergeant Subhadip Mondal with sister Sanchari and wife Rupa outside the stadium. Mondal had bought match tickets as a Bhai Phonta gift for Sanchari, a die-hard fan of Atletico de Kolkata co-owner Sourav Ganguly Cousins Sushovan and Souren Roy, from Bankura and Durgapur, with match tickets gifted by an older cousin when they visited her house in Dum Dum for Bhai Phonta on Saturday Siblings Arkaprabha and Oishani Ghosh at the stadium's hospitality block on Sunday.

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  10. Reclaiming a forgotten food cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    When East Bengal migrants began settling down in what is now West Bengal, not only did they lose their land but also much of their gastronomy. Identity on a Palate, an under-production documentary by Dr Parna Das and Jayanti Chakraborty, is an attempt to preserve what's left of the dying legacy, finds Moeena Halim Language, land and food - the trio shapes our identity," says Jayanti Chakraborty.

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  11. Carole AsheimRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 | Minot Daily News

    ... served in the Army Air Force. While Vernon served as a P-47 Fighter Pilot in World War II in the CBI in Calcutta, India, Carole returned to Bottineau and worked at the Bottineau County Courthouse. When Vernon returned from overseas duty, Carole ...

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  12. Trinamul faction fight whiffRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Oct. 25: The death of two Trinamul workers and the attack on a third in the past five days in North 24-Parganas, where the party's sway is unquestionable, has prompted many to point fingers at alleged infighting. Trinamul leaders in the district, where the party controls 28 of the 33 Assembly seats, have accused the BJP and the Congress of targeting the ruling party and warned them against "playing with fire".

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  13. Lifeline at 30, how the wheels turnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | The Telegraph

    Commuters at Park Street station as a Metro train pulls in on Friday, the 30th birthday of Calcutta's lifeline. Picture by Amit Datta Calcutta Metro turned 30 on Friday.

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  14. 2 die in potholed highway accidentRead the original story

    Friday Oct 24 | The Telegraph

    Malda, Oct. 24: Two persons were killed when a speeding pickup van turned on its side while negotiating a potholed stretch on NH34 near Sadullapur near Malda town last night. Of the 25 injured, five are in Malda Medical College and Hospital and 20 others were released after first aid.

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  15. Talking with the mastermind behind 'Million Dollar Arm'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | The Jersey Journal

    For people who reside in India, and for Indian-Americans, this time of year isn't just about the World Series, or the arrival of Fall. Diwali, the annual five-day festival of lights - an ancient autumn harvest tradition marking the victory of good over evil and light conquering the darkness - takes center stage instead.

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  16. Has Dunlop left its best days behind?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Rediff.com

    Dunlop's journey from dominance to dereliction is a reflection of India's business history over the past 40 years. But in the 1980s, no one laughed when Dunlop India confidently adopted that arrogant tagline as part of its ad campaign.

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  17. Diwali: The Festival of LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Wall Street Journal

    ... by Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1619. Indian children celebrate Diwali by lighting sky lanterns in Calcutta, India, Thursday. During the event, the entire house is cleaned and new clothes are purchased for the entire family. This celebration is ...

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  18. Lucas: 'Million Dollar Arm' agent JB Bernstein reflects on baseball in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | NJ.com

    For people that reside in India, and for Indian-Americans, this time of year isn't just about the World Series, or the arrival of Fall. Diwali, the annual five day festival of lights - an ancient autumn harvest tradition marking the victory of good over evil and light conquering the darkness - takes center stage instead.

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  19. Saradha trio in first CBI chargesheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Oct. 22: The CBI today submitted a chargesheet against Saradha Tours and Travels accusing its owner Sudipta Sen, his aide Debjani Mukherjee and suspended Trinamul MP Kunal Ghosh of criminal conspiracy, cheating and criminal breach of trust. This is the first chargesheet submitted by the investigating agency since taking over the probe following a Supreme Court directive in May. The apex court had asked the CBI to investigate the 'larger conspiracy' and the role of 'influential people'.

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  20. Globetrotters without a pennyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Telegraph

    Two youths with dreams in their eyes, a spring in their steps and not a penny in their pockets arrived at Howrah station on Monday, after 41 days of travel across half the world. Milan Bihlmann, 27, from Germany and Muammer Yilmaz, 39, a man of Turkish origin from France, set off from Paris sharp at 9.09am on September 9 with a mission to travel around the world without spending any money of their own and depending completely on human kindness to eat, sleep and even travel on.

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