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Minerva FC flag match-fixing attempt; AIFF asks for details

Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Acting on I-League leaders Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj's tweet that bribes were offered to two of his players in an alleged match-fixing attempt, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has asked for further details from the club, a source said. We have asked for details from Minerva Punjab. The integrity officer is on it. Let's see, an AIFF official told...

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Coast Guard to sensitise eastern coast fishermen on security

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard will sensitise nearly 1,500 fishermen from West Bengal and Odisha to act as its eyes and ears to check for illegal movements along the eastern seaboard and the coastal waterways, an official said on Wednesday. The Coast Guard will arrange for a five day motor-cycle rally and free medical camps at least five coastal points in the two states in...

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Six dead in Bengal bus accident

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Six persons, including two women and a child, were killed while at least 20 others were severely injured in a bus accident in West Bengal on Wednesday, police said. The accident occurred around 3 p.m. when the bus, travelling to West Midnapore district's Sabang area, fell into a roadside ditch, a police officer said. According to police, the driver lost con...

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Adani to double its Rs 750 cr investment in Bengal in five years

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Adani Group, which is expecting to double the capacity of its edible oil refinery at Haldia in West Bengal, will double its current investment of Rs 750 crore in the state to Rs 1,500 crore in the next five years, a company official said here on Wednesday. Currently our investments in West Bengal are in excess of Rs 750 crore and we expect to double the investment ...

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Netanyahus to be star of 'Shalom Bollywood'

Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - who arrived in Mumbai late on Wednesday - has a date with some of the biggest stars and film personalities at an exclusive 'Shalom Bollywood evening on Thursday. The much-anticipated event is expected to attract a galaxy of leading actors, directors and producers including Amitabh Bachchan who will interact with the Netanya...

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Ola to provide 5,000 new cabs in Bengal

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The West Bengal Transport Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (WBTIDCL) and India's leading mobility platform Ola on Wednesday entered into an agreement to create 5,000 entrepreneurial opportunities in the state. Under the agreement, the app-based cab provider will provide 5,000 new cabs to the unemployed youths enrolled in the Employment Bank of Labour Depa...

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Amineni enters quarters of ITF junior tennis meet

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Third seed Shivani Amineni drubbed fellow Indian Kaavya Sawhney to enter the quarter-final of the girls singles Under-18 category in the ITF Juniors tennis championships here on Wednesday. Amineni took about one hour and 35 minutes to outclass unseeded Sawhney 6-4, 7-5 at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad. She will face Shrivalli Bhamidipa...

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ISL: Struggling ATK make several changes to squad

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) In a desperate bid to steady their ailing ship, two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK announced on Wednesday that they have parted ways with Njazi Kuqi, Jussi Jaaskelainen and Augustin Fernandes, replacing them with David Cotterill, striker Martin Paterson and former Delhi Dynamos goalkeeper Soram Poirei. Former Bristol City player Cotterill is a versati...

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Bengal nets over Rs 2.19 lakh cr of investment proposals

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit 2018 organised by the state government has received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, which is less than last year by about Rs 15,000 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Wednesday. Addressing delegates on the concluding day of the meet, she said 50 per cent of last year's business propos...

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Bengal nets over Rs 2.19 lakh cr of investment proposals

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit 2018 organised by the state government has so far received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Wednesday. Addressing delegates on the concluding day of the meet, Banerjee said 50 per cent of last year's business proposals and those of previous years were in the ...

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Bengal to get Rs 4,300 cr investment in warehousing, logistics: JLL India

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal is expected to receive over Rs 4,300 crore in investment over three years in warehousing and logistics, real estate services firm JLL India said here on Wednesday. With an MoU the state government is expected to execute in three years (2018-2020) in the pipeline, West Bengal will see over Rs 4,300 crore being invested to mostly create warehousing facili...

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Mamata remembers Jyoti Basu on death anniversary

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered former Chief Minister and Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his seventh death anniversary. Solemnly remembering ... Jyoti Basu, she tweeted. Basu, an iconic Left leader, was the longest serving Chief Minister of the state from 1977 to 2000. He died on January 17, 2010. --IANS mgr/...

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Mamata remembers Jyoti Basu on death anniversary

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered former Chief Minister and Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his seventh death anniversary. Solemnly remembering ... Jyoti Basu, she tweeted. Basu, an iconic Left leader, was the longest serving Chief Minister of the state from 1997 to 2000. He died on January 17, 2010. --IANS mgr/...

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Bengal nets over Rs 2 lakh cr of investment proposals

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has so far received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Wednesday. Addressing delegates on the concluding day of the meet, Banerjee said 50 per cent of last year's business proposals and that of previous years are in the process...

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Bengal nets over Rs 2 lakh cr of investment proposals

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANs) The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has so far received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Wednesday. Addressing delegates on the concluding day of the meet, Banerjee said 50 per cent of last year's business proposals and that of previous years are in the process...

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Bengal opposition parties demand white paper on business proposals

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition parties - the Congress, BJP and CPI-M - on Tuesday demanded white paper from the Mamata Banerjee government on the number of actual fructified proposals that the state had received in earlier business summits. Meanwhile, inaugurating the fourth edition of Bengal Global Business Summit at the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre, Banerjee on Tuesd...

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UP CM to host states' meet to review minority welfare schemes

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is going to host a coordination meeting between the Centre and various states and union territories to review the implementation on the ground of various central schemes for minorities welfare. Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday that the meeting will be held in Lucknow on Thursday (Janu...

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Investors pledge big investments at Bengal business meet

Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Several corporate houses on Tuesday came forward with big investment proposals for West Bengal and right at the start of Bengal Global Business Summit here an estimated Rs 17,000 crore worth of investments were pledged. The business summit was attended by a host of prominent industrialists, including Lakshmi.N. Mittal of steel giant Arcelor Mittal, Sajjan Jindal of...

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BSF seizes 23 kg ganja near Bangladesh border

Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The Border Security Force has seized 23 kg of ganja from near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal, it said on Tuesday. Information was received on Monday regarding smuggling of ganja in North 24 Parganas district's Swarupnagar area. Accordingly, an ambush was planned by troops of Amudia Border outpost (BOP) near the India-Bangladesh border on Monday.

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ITF Juniors: Boys singles 2nd seed Sacchitt goes down to France's Erhard

Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) France's Mathys Erhard pulled off an upset of sorts beating second seed Indian Sacchitt Sharma 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) in the first round of the boys singles under-18 ITF Juniors tennis championship at the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad on Tuesday. Sacchitt secured the opening set by a close 6-4 in the first 45 minutes. In the second set, Mathys got a crucial break at 3-1 as he ...

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