Sports  /  Published 04.09.21

Badminton: Pramod Bhagat strikes gold

The 33-year-old from Bhubaneswar also remains in contention for a bronze medal in mixed doubles SL3-SU5 class. Bhagat, who had contracted polio when he was four years old, picked up the sport after wa...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.08.21

Boxers pick up eight gold medals

India clinched eight gold medals in the Asian junior boxing championships in Dubai on Sunday. Among the boys, Rohit Chamoli (48kg) and Bharat Joon (+81kg) notched up contrasting victories. While Cha...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.08.21

$10 billion out of reach for Taliban

The Taliban took over Afghanistan with astonishing speed, but it appears unlikely that the militants will get quick access to most of the Afghan central bank’s roughly $10 billion in assets. &n...
By Reuters in London

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.21

Gold mask for goddess at Baguiati khuti puja

He drew a parallel of the coronavirus that replicates invisibly through human-to-human contact with Raktabij, the demon that spawned a thousand replicas on a drop of its blood touching the floor. &ldq...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Business  /  Published 10.08.21

Gold skids below Rs 46k

Gold prices skidded below Rs 46,000 per 10 gram in early hours of trade on the commodity exchanges on Monday amid global concerns over the US Federal Reserve paring back stimulus but recouped most of ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 08.08.21

A grand welcome for Golden Boy

India's Olympic contingent here threw a warm reception for javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra after he became the country's first track-and-field gold-medallist at the Games that will end this even...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

India  /  Published 07.08.21

Twitter explodes over javelin joy

With his fifth career best throw, Chopra has done what the likes of late Milkha Singh and P T Usha could not do in 1960 and 1984 editions. "Today is truly a momentous day for Indian athletics an...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 29.07.21

Snatcher held in New Town

A 33-year-old man, Mohammad Shaban, alias Raj, was arrested for allegedly snatching gold chains from at least three women in New Town over the past couple of weeks. “Shaban and his three accomp...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Sports  /  Published 21.07.21

India’s quest for gold: Wrestling

The chance of getting wrestling medals from Tokyo is very high. Indian wrestlers have finished on the podium in the last three Olympics. This time I feel our wrestlers will bring home three to four me...
By Elora Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.21

UP duo held with gold worth Rs 4cr

Acting on a tip off, a team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized gold worth around Rs 4 crore and arrested two persons in this connection in Siliguri late on Sunday evening. Source...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Jalpaiguri


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