Tag Archives: Bengal

Pro Kabaddi 2015 kicks off – Schedule, Time, Venue,Teams

The┬áPro-Kabaddi Season 2 kicked off on Saturday, July 18 at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai with hosts and last year’s runners-up U Mumba taking on the defending champions Jaipur Pink Panthers. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan sang the National Anthem at the opening ceremony of the kabaddi event on Saturday and U Mumba won the opening, repeating the fact that Jaipur ...

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Nepal Earthquake: Quick Timeline of Past Quakes in Himalayan Region

At least four people were killed and several injured when a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal and caused widespread devastation this morning. One person was killed in an old building collapse in front of the Indian consulate in Kathmandu and at least three people were confirmed killed elsewhere. Different buildings, including the walls surrounding Nepal’s royal palace, collapsed and more ...

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Elaborate security arrangements made for IPL in Kolkata (Photos)

Kolkata, April 6:┬áRound-the-clock monitoring by CCTV cameras, strict check on movement around players’ dressing rooms with hundreds of policemen posted in and around the stadium – the city police have put in place elaborate security arrangements for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that starts at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday. “We have made elaborate security ...

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Makara Sankranti: 5 Lakh Devotees Take Dip in Ganga River

Sagar Island (West Bengal):Over five lakh devotees took a holy dip in the Ganga on the occasion of Makar Sankranti Wednesday at this island considered auspicious by Hindus. “More than five lakh devotees took the holy dip today (Wednesday). Nothing untoward has occurred so far,” South 24 Parganas district magistrate Sanjay Basu said. Braving the chilly weather, the devotees began ...

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Bappi Lahiri, Rides on Rs.12 crore, to Contest as BJP Candidate

Bollywood music composer Bappi Lahiri contesting as the BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate from West Bengal’s Srirampur, has declared assets worth Rs.12 crore. Known for his flamboyant display of gold chains, Bappi Lahiri declared in his affidavit that he possesses 754 grams of gold jewellery worth around Rs.17 lakh and 4.62 kg of silver valued at over Rs.2 lakh. His wife ...

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