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Kolkata Test: Tickets for first four days sold out

Tickets for the first four days of the day-night Kolkata Test between hosts India and touring Bangladesh have been sold out, said BCCI president and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly. The interest of the spectators about the Kolkata Test went high as the match will be the first day-night Test for both the countries. India were invited by several countries ... Read More »

‘Sporting’ wicket awaits Bangladesh at Eden Gardens

Kolkata — After enduring a big defeat by an innings and 130 runs in Indore against hosts India, Bangladesh are gearing up to bounce back in Kolkata in the 2nd and last Test beginning on Friday (November  22) at the historic Eden Gardens. The chief curator of the famous ground Sujan Banerjee said the wicket for the Kolkata Test will ... Read More »

ATM Shamsuzzaman, Masud Ali Khan pairs for Ityadi

Culture Desk Veteran actor ATM Shamsuzzaman fought for his life at a hospital in the city for four months. While he was at the hospital, renowned host Hanif Sanket used to pay regular visit to him and during one of such hospital visits, ATM Shamsuzzaman wished to Hanif Sanket to act again for an upcoming episode of ‘Ityadi.’ Hanif Sanket ... Read More »

No reason to hike rice prices: Minister

Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Wednesday warned against increasing rice prices, saying the country has an adequate stockpile of food grain. “There’s no reason to hike the prices. Stern action will be taken against those involved in raising rice prices,” he told reporters after a views exchange meeting with rice mill owners at the Secretariat. A cell has been ... Read More »

Israeli Settlements in West Bank do not violate Int’l Law: US

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the reversal of decades of American policy that may doom any peace efforts. Washington — The Trump administration declared on Monday that the United States does not consider Israeli settlements in the West Bank a violation of international law, reversing four decades of American policy and removing what has been an important barrier to ... Read More »