KOLKATA

  • ISL: AIFF suspends Atletico de Kolkata coach, Fikru and Pires 6 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip, the All India Football Federation on Saturday suspended head coach of Atletico de Kolkata Antonio Lopez Habas for four matches while two players Robert Pires and Fikru Lemessa have been banned for two matches for breaching disciplinary code during the ongoing Indian Super League. Both the...
  • More emergency fire calls in Kolkata this Diwali Yesterday

    Kolakta: The West Bengal Fire and Emergency Services here received 108 calls on Diwali, slightly higher than last year, an official said on Friday. "Till 12 midnight October 23, we received 108 calls. This is slightly higher than last year as Diwali and Kali puja coincided," an official said. According to the...
  • ISL: Win more important, says Atletico de Kolkata co-owner Ganguly Yesterday

    Kolkata: His side might have made headlines for the wrong reasons in Goa, but Atletico de Kolkata co-owner and former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday said the win was more important. Asked to comment on French World Cup winner Robert Pires' shocking claim that ATK coach Antonio Habas punched...
  • Ground report: NIA looking for key operatives to track the terror network Yesterday

    Kolkata: A cache of some 39 IEDs and chemicals were recovered from a secret chamber atop a toilet inside these premises on Badshahi Road on the outskirts of Burdwan town by the NIA and its assisting NSG commandos on Thursday evening. The explosives were diffused in a controlled environment on...
  • Robert Pires allegedly hit by Atletico de Kolkata coach, ISL probes Yesterday

    The Indian Super League (ISL) said on Friday it is looking into allegation that former France midfielder Robert Pires was punched in the face by an opposition coach during a halftime altercation in Thursday's match in Goa. Former Brazilian great Zico, the coach of FC Goa, said Pires told him about...
  • NIA chief monitors probe into Burdwan blast Yesterday

    Kolkata: NIA Director General Sharad Kumar on Friday took stock of the progress in the investigation in the Burdwan blast case. Kumar arrived on Friday morning and left for Burdwan where he met NIA investigators and assessed the progress in the probe into the blast at Khagragarh in Burdwan town on...
  • ISL 2014: Atletico de Kolkata remain unbeaten with 2-1 win over FC Goa 2 days ago

    Margao: East Bengal midfielder Cavin Lobo scored a brace in the second half to help table-toppers Atletico de Kolkata overcome a one goal deficit and edge past hosts FC Goa 2-1 in the Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Thursday. It was Brazil International Andre Santos, who opened...
  • West Bengal: 11 infants die over three days in Malda Medical College 2 days ago

    Kolkata: The ghost of crib deaths returned to haunt West Bengal with 11 infants losing their lives at the Malda Medical College and Hospital in the past three days, an official said on Thursday. Confirming the deaths, medical superintendent and vice principal MA Rashid said all the infants were underweight and...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Goa, ISL, Match 10 2 days ago

    Margao: Atletico de Kolkata are all set to consolidate their position at the top of the table when they take on hosts FC Goa in their fourth Indian Super League encounter at the Fatorda Stadium on Thursday. It will be an ideal Diwali gift for the growing number of Atletico fans,...
  • ISL: Goa FC ready for Atletico de Kolkata test, says Andre Santos 2 days ago

    Former Arsenal and Brazil left-back Andre Santos is happy with the way his stint at Indian Super League has taken off with Goa FC and hopes to leave an impact in the inaugural season of the league. Goa take on table toppers Atletico de Kolkata on Thursday and Santos said before...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata start as favourites against FC Goa 2 days ago

    Margao: Atletico de Kolkata is all set to consolidate their position at the top of the table when they take on hosts FC Goa in their fourth Indian Super League encounter at the Fatorda Stadium, here on Thursday. It will be an ideal Diwali gift for the growing number of Atletico...
  • West Bengal: If needed beat policemen, they work for TMC, says Congress 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Triggering a row, a Congress councillor on Wednesday asked his party workers to thrash policemen when under attack, as "they work for ruling Trimanool and have no morals." Congress Councillor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation ward no 45, Santosh Pathak, while addressing a rally during a protest-march to the state...
  • ISL 2014: Atletico de Kolkata buoyant after return of Borja Fernandez 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata will be bolstered by the return of Borja Fernandez, even as their marquee signing and Liverpool star Luis Garcia is all set to miss their ISL away fixture against FC Goa on Thursday. "Borja's return will give us a big advantage," ATK's Spanish midfielder Jofre Mateu said...
  • WB: Mamata's younger brother denies assaulting staff at Kolkata's Alipore Zoo 4 days ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's younger brother Kartik Banerjee on Tuesday has denied charges he beat up a security guard at the Alipore Zoo in Kolkata. Rakesh Singh, President of Alipore Zoological Garden Employees' Union, said Amir was assaulted over his action by Trinamool supporters. "I did not visit...
  • ISL 2014: Early days but Atletico de Kolkata look the team to beat 5 days ago

    A week and just first round of matches to analyse is undoubtedly too early to make any predictions, but the spotlight in the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL) is for the moment decisively on Atletico de Kolkata. Donning the stripes of Spanish giants Atletico Madrid, the franchise's co-owners,...
  • Atletico de Kolkata manager criticises ISL scheduling 6 days ago

    Kolkata: The scheduling of the Indian Super League Sunday drew the ire of Atletico de Kolkata marquee manager Antonio Habas after his side finished 1-1 with Delhi Dynamos here. Habas said his charges were tired after turning out in three matches over the past eight days. Atletico de Kolkata played the tournament...
  • ISL 2014: Luis Garcia pulls hamstring, may not be available for a week 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata's marquee player and former Liverpool star Luis Garcia may be unavailable for a week after pulling a hamstring muscle just before the half time in their 1-1 draw against Delhi Dynamos FC in the ISL on Sunday. "He felt like a bit tired. We will check in...
  • ISL 2014: Delhi Dynamos, Atletico de Kolkata share points after Elias stunner 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Czech midfielder Pavel Elias struck a stunner to help Delhi Dynamos halt Atletico de Kolkata's two-match winning run as both the teams settled for a point each after an intense 1-1 draw in their Indian Super League fixture on Sunday. Barcelona's youth system product, Jofre Mateu, gave the home franchise...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs Delhi Dynamos, ISL 2014, Match 7 6 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) High on confidence after an ideal start to their campaign with back-to-back victories, Atletico de Kolkata will look to keep the momentum going when they take on a star-studded Delhi Dynamos FC. Luis Garcia's men have played some quality football since...
  • ISL: Unbeaten Atletico de Kolkata take on Delhi Dynamos 6 days ago

    Kolkata: High on confidence after an ideal start to their campaign with back-to-back victories, Atletico de Kolkata will look to keep the momentum going when they take on a star-studded Delhi Dynamos FC in their Indian Super League match on Sunday. Luis Garcia's men have played some quality football since the...
  • Former cricketer Kris Srikkanth hails Eden Gardens crowd 1 week 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...
  • ISL: I am not intimidated by Del Piero, says Franco 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata defender Denzil Franco on Saturday said that he was not intimidated at the prospect of tackling Italian World Cup winner Alessandro Del Piero in their Indian Super League fixture against Delhi Dynamos FC on Sunday. "It doesn't matter. At the end, we are all players, with two...
  • ISL: We are here to fight and show our best, says Del Piero 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Delhi Dynamos might not have begun their Hero Indian Super League campaign with a bang but their marquee player Alessandro Del Piero on Saturday said that his side would look to play their best against Atletico de Kolkata on Sunday. "I know it will be tough tomorrow, they (Atletico) are...
  • Radar trouble affects operations at Kolkata airport 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Flight operations were affected at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport as the Air Traffic Control (ATC) faced problems in the automatic radar system due to failure of BSNL link from a number of destinations. The Airport Authority of India (AAI) Regional Executive Director S Bhaduri said that...
  • Revamped bus service in Kolkata on anvil October 17, 2014

    Kolkata: The metropolis will soon have a revamped bus service system in place with the Calcutta State Transport Corporation planning to introduce more buses and route realignment. The plan involves putting more buses on roads in addition to a fleet of AC and non-AC Volvo, Ashok Leyland buses already introduced,...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata outplay hosts NorthEast United FC 2-0 October 16, 2014

    Ten-man Atletico de Kolkata continued their impressive performance in the ISL, winning their second consecutive match, beating hosts NorthEast United FC 2-0. ...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata maintain winning ways, beat NorthEast United 2-0 October 16, 2014

    Guwahati: Ten-man Atletico de Kolkata continued their impressive performance in the Indian Super League ISL, winning their second consecutive match, beating hosts NorthEast United FC 2-0 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium on Thursday. Ethiopian striker Fikru Teferra Lemessa and Czech Republic midfielder Jakub Podany scored for the visiting team who consolidated...
  • As it happened: Atletico De Kolkata vs Northeast United FC, ISL 2014 October 16, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) A tricky test awaits the Northeast United FC as they prepare to host in-form Atletico de Kolkata in what promises to be cracker of a contest. The John Abraham co-owned franchise will have the packed home crowd on its side but...