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Pk Banerjee
Culture  /  Published 09.01.22

Many splendoured is my provenance

Only 260 years ago I was part of Gobindopur, a village interspersed with forested marshland by the Hooghly river . It was one of the three villages founded as Calcutta — the trading port of the ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Football  /  Published 25.12.21

Ex-India goalkeeper no more

Former India goalkeeper Sanat Seth, part of the 1954 Asian Games squad, passed away at his Panihati residence in North 24 Parganas on Friday after a prolonged illness. He was 91 and is survived by a s...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.08.21

Syed Hakim passes away

Syed Shahid Hakim, former India footballer and member of the 1960 Rome Olympics squad, passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Gulbarga, Karnataka. Hakim saab, as he was popularly known, was 82. In h...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.08.21

Former India defender Chinmoy dies at 68

Former India defender Chinmoy Chatterjee, who played for the three Maidan heavyweights in his prime in the 1970-80s, died of cardiac arrest at his Khardah residence on Sunday. He was 68. Chatterjee i...
By PTI in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.20

Unmatched taste: Palong shaak er ghonto

Sir — With the arrival of winter, the markets have been flooded with fresh produce like spinach and mustard greens. Yet, the kitchens of urban Calcutta seem more interested in cooking palak...
By The Telegraph

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West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

A fighter to the end

The family of Pradip Kumar Banerjee, PK to the footballing world, wants to build a website where people would be able to share their memories of the icon. The GD Block resident of 28 years passed away...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 20.03.20

PK’s positivity was infectious… RIP, says Ganguly

Notables from all walks of life joined athletes cutting across sports to pay their tributes to P.K. Banerjee after the football legend's 83-year-old heart stopped beating following a long battle with ...
By PTI

Sports  /  Published 20.03.20

Maidan lore: Never another PK

PK’s credentials remain unmatched: two Olympics (Melbourne 1956, Rome 1960), three Asian Games (58, 62, 66), gold medal winner as a player and a bronze medal recipient as a coach (1970 Bangkok).PK w...
By PTI in Kolkata

Sports  /  Published 17.03.20

PK health worsens, under full ventilation

PK Banerjee, the legendary footballer and coach, is suffering from sepsis and multi-organ failure and is under full ventilation support, the hospital where he has been admitted said in its statement o...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.03.20

Sakshi Chaudhary & Simranjit Kaur advance in Olympic berths at the Asian-Oceania zone qualifiers

 Indian boxers Simranjit Kaur (60kg) and Sakshi Chaudhary (57kg) entered the quarter finals and are just one victory away from sealing Olympic berths at the Asian-Oceania zone qualifiers here on ...
By Agencies in Mumbai


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