Kolkata Municipal Corporation

  • Kolkata: Mark Tully's birth certificate located by KMC 19-11-2013 07:11 PM

    Mark Tully, the BBC correspondent in India for nearly half a century, must be happy that at 78 his birth certificate has been located from Raj era archives by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Tully, who was born at Regent Park in Tollygunj area in Kolkata (then in undivided 24 Parganas...
  • Casino ads at Eden Gardens create flutter 08-11-2013 11:33 PM

    Kolkata: Gambling in India being restricted, advertisement by two Sri Lankan casinos at the Eden Gardens hosting the India-West Indies Test match caught the fancy of spectators. The large banners atop the stand bearing the name of two Colombo-based casinos became the talking point during the match. The organisers, the...
  • Kolkata: After Reliance, Airtel also rolling out 4G 13-09-2013 08:49 AM

    Two days after Reliance Jio signed an MoU with the Kolkata Municipal Corporation for laying out 4G network in the city, Airtel also followed suit on Thursday. Airtel's eastern region CEO PG Sharma signed an MoU with KMC to lay 400 km of optical fibre cable in the city. Sharma...
  • Crackdown on films by Mamata government? 03-11-2012 09:34 PM

    Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government is under fire for allegedly stopping the screening of Bengali film 'Teen Kanya', at the Kolkata Municipal Corporation-owned Star Cinema hall. The movie has scenes which refer to the Park Street Rape case - a raw spot for the West Bengal Chief Minister who faced...
  • Cloud of gloom sets in as monsoon woes hit City of Joy 18-06-2008 12:17 AM

    After a nightmare tour of the West Indies, New Zealand would look to get their acts together when they tour India for two Tests and two Twenty20 encounters. This short series will be New Zealand's fourth in India in nearly two decades, and history proves that they have never found...
  • Kolkata municipal bodyâ??s profit-earning move 25-03-2008 12:40 PM

    Colombo: Former Sri Lanka Cricket head Tilanga Sumathipala on Sunday said he was keen to contest the re-elections for the top post to be held on January 3. "We are in the process of building a team to contest the election. The team will decide later who will run for...
  • City of Joy in troubled waters over water tax 17-03-2008 11:38 PM

    Cape Town: Australia's last-wicket pair saved their team from being bowled out for the lowest total in Test history as both teams collapsed on an extraordinary second day of the first Test against South Africa at Newlands on Thursday. Australia's dramatic and near record-breaking collapse, less than two hours after...
  • Metro Wipes: Big news from big cities 15-03-2008 10:35 PM

    New Delhi: India host West Indies in the opener of their three-match series on Sunday with doubts over the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium pitch, which will be hosting a Test for the first time since serving an international ban. Kotla was handed a one-year ban after an India vs Sri Lanka...
  • Kolkata to levy taxes on domestic water usage 23-02-2008 09:48 AM

    London: The lone Indian batsman to click in what has been a miserable Test series against England, Rahul Dravid admitted that his side has been beaten by a much better team and the collective failure of the visitors needs introspection. Sadly, collectively it's been a tough tour. It's been a...