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  • Former cricketer Kris Srikkanth hails Eden Gardens crowd 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Former India captain Krishnamachari Srikkanth on Saturday said one just needs to perform at the Eden Gardens and the city would remember the cricketer forever. The first cricketer to score an ODI century here, the former India opener said, "There's nothing like playing at the Eden. It's always been an...
  • CAB celebrates 150 years of Eden Gardens 4 days ago

    Kolkata: From Chandu Borde and Salim Durani - the chief architects of India's first Test win at Eden -- to Sourav Ganguly, the stadium's rich history was hailed as Cricket Association of Bengal began 150 years' celebrations of the stadium with a book and documentary launch on Thursday. While Ganguly singled...
  • ISL Tour Diary: Kolkata, a city that offers something new every time 1 week ago

    Being a Probashi Bengali (a non-resident Bengali), my affair with Kolkata is a long-standing one. Born to parents who were originally from Kolkata, I have been brought up in Delhi all my life. I always had a strange feeling whenever I visited the city, predominately because of the culture difference....
  • VVS Laxman to deliver MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture at Eden Gardens October 7, 2014

    VVS Laxman is all set to renew his connection with the Eden Gardens as the former middle order batsman has been chosen to deliver the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture on October 19. The lecture will be held on the eve of the fifth and final ODI between India and the West...
  • PM Modi's grand reception in New York reflects deep cultural ties: White House September 30, 2014

    Washington: The "rock-star" treatment given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the prestigious Madison Square Garden by some 20,000 Indian-American people is the reflective of the "deep cultural ties" between the two countries, the White House has said. "I think the strong turnout at that event and the enthusiastic reaction highlights...
  • Watch: Viewers react to PM Modi's Madison Square Garden speech September 29, 2014

    Addressing over 20,000 Non Resident Indians and Persons of Indian Origin community at New York's Madison Square Ground, Prime Minister Narendra Modi affirmed that India will move ahead at a rapid pace and lead the 21st Century world. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks to rate the...
  • Ahmedabad residents proud of former CM, say Modi is a global leader September 29, 2014

    Admirers back home in Ahmedabad heaped praises on their former chief minister and present Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that they are incredibly proud of him and that his speech was an indicator that he will bring about great changes in the country. ...
  • Yale students laud PM Modi, say decision to reform the bureaucracy was necessary September 29, 2014

    While Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a stupendous speech, wooing Indian Americans, corporates and lawmakers alike in his Madison Square Garden speech, students at Yale University also lauded the Indian PM, saying that many of his decisions were pending and necessary to put the country back on track. ...
  • Programme at Madison Square Garden overwhelming, says PM Narendra Modi September 29, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the programme at the Madison Square Garden Sunday was "overwhelming". "The programme at Madison Square Garden was overwhelming. It was very special to interact with members of the diaspora. A big thank you," the Prime Minister said in a tweet. He added...
  • US lawmakers smitten by PM Modi's Madison Square Garden speech September 29, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only won the hearts of NRIs here but also of nearly 40 top US lawmakers who described his words as "inspirational and visionary". During his speech at the Madison Square Garden, attended by nearly 40 top lawmakers, the Congressmen immediately connected with Modi when...
  • Young Indian Americans in awe of Modi September 29, 2014

    Young Indian Americans are in awe of Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he spoke at the popular Madison Square Garden in New York. ...
  • Rs 1,500 crore deposited in banks under Jan Dhan Yojana: Modi at Madison Square Garden September 29, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that around Rs 1,500 crore has been deposited so far in banks under the Jan Dhan Yojana even though people could have opened new bank accounts with zero balance. The ambitious 'Pradhan Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' launched by the government last...
  • Day 3: Network18's comprehensive coverage of PM Modi's US visit September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes his maiden visit to United States of America after assuming office as the PM, Network 18 brings you exclusive coverage of the events. After a powerful speech in the United Nations General Assembly, followed by an address at a rock concert in New...
  • US: PM Modi to address a crowd of over 20,000 NRIs at Madison Square Garden today September 28, 2014

    New York: After his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday, Prime Minister is Modi is all set to address NRIs and other supporters in the much anticipated event at the famous Madison Square Garden on Sunday. A full house at Madison Square Garden with over 20,000 NRIs...
  • Modi addressed world leaders at UNGA on Saturday, fans at Madison Square Garden on Sunday September 27, 2014

    New York: On his 5-day trip to New York, his first since taking charge as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is expected to make his first address to the United Nations General Assembly today. His packed schedule includes 35 meetings - he will be meeting US President Barack Obama, leading industrialists...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 23, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Madison Square Garden in New York. ...
  • PM Modi to meet USbased Jewish groups in New York September 21, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet USbased Jewish groups during his visit to the US this week followed by a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Israeli counterpart. According to sources, Prime Minister will be meeting Jewish groups on September 28, the day on which he...
  • Assam set up panel to probe tea garden work conditions September 12, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam government on Thursday set up a judicial inquiry commission to study the working conditions in the tea gardens of the state. The commission to be headed by a retired judge will study the implementation of the Plantation Labour Act in the tea gardens and suggest suitable measures for...
  • Assam: Judicial Commission to study working conditions in tea gardens September 11, 2014

    Guwahati: A Judicial Commission has been constituted to study the working conditions in the tea gardens of the state. The Commission, to be headed by a retired judge, will study the implementation of the Plantation Labour Act in the tea gardens of the state and suggest suitable measures for their...
  • India's first 'Coral Garden' to be set up in Gujarat September 3, 2014

    Gandhinagar: In an attempt to conserve several coral species at one place and to boost tourism in the state, the country's first 'Coral garden' will be set up at Mithapur coastal region of DevbhoomiDwarka district in Gujarat. "We will set up country's first coral garden at Mithapur coast which will conserve...
  • Over 300 IndoUS organisations join hands to give Modi a historic public reception August 13, 2014

    Washington: More than 300 IndoAmerican organisations from across the US have come together to give Narendra Modi a "historic public reception", when he comes here on his maiden visits as India's Prime Minister in September. The event is also expected to be attended by a number of US lawmakers. Held under the...
  • Bengal tea garden workers' plight discussed in Parliament August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: After CNNIBN reported the plight of tea garden workers in North Bengal, the issue has been raised in the Lok Sabha. The issue was raised by Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chaudhury during the Question Hour on Monday. CNNIBN had reported how workers were dying of hunger after five...
  • Bengal tea garden crisis: The onus lies on the Mamata government, says BJP MP July 28, 2014

    The shutting down of five tea gardens in West Bengal has pushed workers to the brink of desperation. Some have been forced to make do with just Rs 15 per day. Some NGOs reporting that 100 people have died of malnutrition. Darjeeling MP and BJP Leader SS Ahluwalia told CNNIBN...
  • WB: 5 tea gardens shut, workers dying of hunger, sell children to survive July 28, 2014

    North Bengal: The shutdown of five tea gardens in West Bengal has pushed workers to the brink. They have been dying of malnutrition while some have even been selling their children to try and make ends meet. Fortyfiveyearold Ratia Kharia is one of the thousand workers who lost their jobs...
  • West Bengal: The Gardens of Hunger July 21, 2014

    Kolkata: In Dante's eighth circle of Hell, Count Ugolini, the infamous political betrayer recounts the grisly details of eating his own children after being driven by hunger. Apart from the gory account of cannibalism the line that perhaps stays with the reader the most is when a blind Ugolini getting...
  • DMRC, Noida authority sign MoU for metro extension to Botanical Garden July 16, 2014

    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and Noida Authority today signed an agreement for the construction of metro corridor between Kalindi Kunj and Botanical Garden. The MoU was signed between DMRC DirectorBusiness Development S D Sharma, and Noida Authority CEO Rama Raman, at Metro Bhawan here in the presence of DMRC Managing...
  • Problem of adolescent pregnancies growing at alarming rate in Bhopal July 16, 2014

    For around six months, thirteenyearold girl from Ashoka Garden area in the state capital was not aware of the fact that she was pregnant. As the girls family learnt about the pregnancy due to physical changes in the girl, they filed a police complaint against the man who had sexually exploited...
  • West Bengal looking for financier to reopen tea garden June 30, 2014

    Jalpaiguri: West Bengal state government has been looking for financiers to reopen the closed tea garden where seven workers died of malnutrition in the past one week, North Bengal Development Minister Goutam Deb said on Monday. "The state government has been looking for financiers to reopen the closed Raipur tea...
  • Food minister visits closed tea garden June 29, 2014

    Jalpaiguri: The Food and Essential Supplies Minister Jyotiprio Mullick on Sunday visited the closed Raipur tea garden where six labourers died of malnutrition in the last one week. Admitting that they died of malnutrition, Mullick said, "The workers of the closed tea garden will get good quality rice from FCI....
  • Six tea garden labourers die in Jalpaiguri district June 28, 2014

    Jalpaiguri: At least six tea labourers have died from malnutrition in the last six days at a tea garden in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district. The labourers belonging to the closed Raibur tea garden under Rajganj block of the district died from malnutrition in the last six days, SDO Jalpaiguri Seema...