KOLKATA

  • Watch: How safe are schools in Kolkata 11 hours 28 minutes ago

    The Abhinav Bharati High school in Kolkata has no guards standing outside its main gate. But one has to sign a register before entering the school premises stating one's details. ...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata humble FC Goa to book a spot in final 13 hours 27 minutes ago

    There was penalty heartbreak in the inaugural season of Indian Super League on Wednesday night in which Atletico de Kolkata pipped FC Goa 4-2 in the penalty shootout to book their place in the finals of the Indian Super League. Wednesday's semi-final at the second leg between FC Goa and Atletico...
  • As it happened: FC Goa vs Atletico de Kolkata, 2nd semi-final, 2nd leg 16 hours 44 minutes ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After a goalless first-leg in the Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final at home, title favourites Atletico de Kolkata travel to FC Goa on Wednesday for a do-or-die encounter. The winner will earn a shot at the title against Kerala Blasters...
  • ISL 2014: Fans slept outside Goa stadium for semi-final tickets 19 hours 16 minutes ago

    Margao: The craze for tickets to attend the much awaited semi-final clash between FC Goa and Atletico de Kolkata at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here has hit a new high - something you associated with only fans in Europe. According to the sources, Goa FC media manager and team manger have...
  • Playing away, but we can beat Goa for a place in the final: Luis Garcia Yesterday

    Margao: Atletico de Kolkata's marquee player and star midfielder Luis Garcia is confident that they can beat FC Goa in Goa on Wednesday and reach the final of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) season. The first leg between two sides ended in a goalless draw and a win for...
  • ISL 2014: Zico confident of Goa's place in the final Yesterday

    Margao: FC Goa's coach and Brazilian legend Zico is expecting another close contest with Atletico de Kolkata in the second leg of their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final here at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium on Wednesday. Goa started the first leg strongly against Kolkata but the match ended goalless with...
  • ISL: FC Goa, Atletico de Kolkata battle to earn a shot at the title Yesterday

    Margao: After a goalless first-leg in the Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final at home, title favourites Atletico de Kolkata travel to FC Goa on Wednesday for a do-or-die encounter. The winner will earn a shot at the title against Kerala Blasters, who edged out Chennaiyin FC on Tuesday evening to...
  • 123 players retained, 5 traded across teams for IPL 8 Yesterday

    A total of 123 cricketers, including 79 Indians and 44 overseas, were retained by the franchises for the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League. Five Indian cricketers have been traded during the trading window this year. The window for the franchises to extend the player contracts on existing terms for...
  • ISL: It was a great performance from the boys, says Atletico coach Habas 3 days ago

    Kolkata: With a depleted Atletico de Kolkata managing to hold off FC Goa goalless in the first leg of their semi-final encounter on Sunday, coach Antonio Lopez Habas heaped lavish praises on his players and exuded confidence of entering the final. "It's not easy to lose five frontline players and still...
  • ISL: Zico blames poor turf for Narayan Das' injury 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Brazilian great and FC Goa coach Zico on Monday blamed the artificial turf for a serious injury to their reliable left-back Narayan Das who is likely to sit out of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament semifinal return leg on Wednesday. There was no tackle but the impressive Indian...
  • ISL 2014: Depleted Atletico de Kolkata hold visiting FC Goa goalless 3 days ago

    Kolkata: A depleted Atletico de Kolkata held FC Goa goalless in the first leg of their semi-final encounter of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Salt Lake stadium on Sunday. Plagued by injuries, Atletico coach Antonio lopez Habas was forced to fall back on his bench strength with his war...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Goa, ISL, Semi-final 2, First Leg 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Plagued by injuries and a below-par showing in recent games, Atletico de Kolkata face a tough Indian Super League semifinal first-leg challenge on Sunday against an upbeat FC Goa who made a stunning comeback after languishing at the bottom midway...
  • ISL: Fit, in-form FC Goa clash with injury-hit Atletico de Kolkata 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Plagued by injuries and a below-par showing in recent games, Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) face a tough Indian Super League semifinal first-leg challenge here Sunday against an upbeat FC Goa who made a stunning comeback after languishing at the bottom midway into the round robin stage. Managing to sneak into...
  • It's now or never for Atletico de Kolkata: Luis Garcia 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata captain Luis Garcia says it's now or never for them as they take on an in-form FC Goa in their first leg semifinal of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament here. "Unlike in the league round, there's no chance left at this stage. Right now there's...
  • Saradha scam: Mamata lashes out at BJP, says it can't shut people behind bars with money power 4 days ago

    Kolkata: It's now an open war between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party after the Central Bureau of Investigation arrested West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee , she dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP leadership to...
  • Fikru joins Atletico de Kolkata's injury list ahead of ISL semifinals 5 days ago

    Atletico de Kolkata found themselves grappling with injury woes ahead of their Indian Super League semifinals against FC Goa on Sunday with their main forward Fikru Teferra added to the list of doubtful starters on Friday due to a side strain. Fikru, who did not train with the team on Friday,...
  • ISL: Nothing wrong in Podany-Fikru bust up, says coach Antonio Habas 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Questions were raised about Atletico de Kolkata in the wake of Fikru Teferra's heated bust-up with teammate Jakub Podany but coach Antonio Habas finds "nothing wrong" in it as they have made it to the semi-final in the Indian Super League football tournament. "It happens on field or while training,...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata sneak into semis after Fikru's equaliser 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Fikru Teferra struck an equaliser off a dubious penalty decision to force a 1-1 draw for Atletico de Kolkata against a 10-man FC Goa and sneak into the semi-finals of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament here on Wednesday. The Kolkata franchise will clash against the same Goan opponents...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Goa, ISL 1 week ago

    Atletico de Kolkata have managed to get the equaliser. They pushed and pushed till the end and were finally rewarded in the 68th min when their stalwart, Fikru, scored off a penalty. The no.9, before the penalty, took a brilliant shot that came off the post. In the end, the...
  • Radio cabs in Kolkata under police radar December 9, 2014

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police have begun scrutinising safety measures being offered by cab services operating in the city, following the alleged rape of a woman executive by an Uber taxi driver in New Delhi, a senior traffic official said on Tuesday. The Kolkata Police are identifying and scrutinising safety measures put...
  • ISL: Mumbai City FC pip Atletico de Kolkata 2-1 to keep semis hopes alive December 7, 2014

    Former Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Friedrich headed home a late winner as Mumbai City FC pipped Atletico De Kolkata (ATK) 2-1 in an Indian Super League match on Sunday. Mumbai went into the lead in the 40th minute through a left footed finish by medio Lalrindika Ralte - more popularly known...
  • As it happened: Mumbai City FC vs Atletico de Kolkata, ISL Match 52 December 7, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) With its campaign in tatters after three consecutive defeats, Mumbai City FC needs to regroup quickly as it finds itself in a must-win situation against a formidable Atletico de Kolkata in an Indian Super League match on Sunday. Having just 12...
  • Struggling Mumbai City FC face tough Atletico de Kolkata test in ISL December 7, 2014

    Mumbai: With its campaign in tatters after three consecutive defeats, Mumbai City FC needs to regroup quickly as it finds itself in a must-win situation against a formidable Atletico de Kolkata in an Indian Super League match, here on Sunday. Having just 12 points in as many matches, the bottom-placed side...
  • TMC ready to support Modi government if it does 'constructive work', says Mamata Banerjee December 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress was ready to provide "full support" to the Narendra Modi government at the Centre if there was "constructive work" for the benefit of all sections of people, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday. "I still feel that if you run the government in a...
  • Shakib Al Hasan's NOC restriction lifted, can play for KKR December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan can now participate in IPL-8 for his side Kolkata Knight Riders after the BCB ended its restriction on the all-rounder to take part in overseas competitions. "He has no barrier to play abroad. We have lifted the embargo on his NOC. It was a unanimous...
  • Atletico de Kolkata midfielder Jofre ruled out of Mumbai outing December 5, 2014

    Kolkata: In a setback for struggling Atletico de Kolkata, Spanish midfielder Jofre Mateu Gonzalez has been ruled out of their penultimate league clash against Mumbai City FC after picking up a ligament injury. "He's a very important player and he has contributed a lot. We will miss him in the next...
  • ISL: I can give 100 per cent to Atletico de Kolkata, says Garcia December 5, 2014

    Atletico de Kolkata marquee midfielder Luis Garcia on Friday said he is ready to fire as the team is "anxious" to get three points against Mumbai in order to make the ISL semi-finals cut. "Not desperate, but yes we are anxious to get the points and get through. Our target from...
  • Atletico under pressure to reach ISL semis, says coach Habas December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) chief coach Spaniard Antonio Lopez Habas said his side is under immense pressure to reach the Indian Super League (ISL) semi-finals. The former Valencia (Spanish football club) coach however praised his wards' commitment and the desire to win and was also happy with the team's...