KOLKATA

  • Kolkata International Children's Film Festival begins Sunday 58 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Workshops, quizzes and over 200 films for children from 25 countries, in addition to India, will be the highlights at the fourth edition of Kolkata International Children's Film Festival beginning here Sunday. As many as 180 films from India will be screened at the fest which concludes Dec 28, said...
  • Indian Super League 2014 Live: Closing Ceremony 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) A journey of two-and-a-half months has finally arrived at its last junction. After 60 games and 128 goals spread over eight Indian cities, the caravan has reached Mumbai for the grand finale of the inaugural season of the Indian Super...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters' fans excited ahead of finale 2 hours 0 minutes ago

    The DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai will witness history being made as the finalists Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters FC will be up against each other for an appetizing summit clash. ...
  • Hume can score goals, Kerala Blasters are a good side: Saurav Ganguly 4 hours 36 minutes ago

    Former India captain, Sourav Ganguly is of the opinion that Ian Hume has the abilty to score goals that can make Kerela Blasters a dangerous side in the final of the Indian Super League. ...
  • ISL Final: Atletico de Kolkata's injuries could work to Kerala Blasters' advantage 7 hours 58 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) is now down to just one game, the all important final here on Saturday. After a season full of hype, excitement and in the end success, which saw the world take notice of Indian football's renaissance, Kerala Blasters FC and...
  • ISL 2014 Final: Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters all set for a fitting finale 8 hours 46 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A journey of two-and-a-half months has finally arrived at its last junction. After 60 games and 128 goals spread over eight Indian cities, the caravan has reached Mumbai for the grand finale of the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL). On the evening of December 20, the DY...
  • Commuters left stranded as Kolkata taxis go on strike 19 hours 35 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Commuters were left in a lurch again on Friday with trade unions calling a 24-hour taxi strike, the ninth since August to press for a fare hike and to protest "police excesses". Unions have hinted at another strike on January 6. Commuters were stranded and harried as taxis stayed off...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata take on Kerala Blasters in the final 20 hours 6 minutes ago

    Both teams had contrasting wins in the double legged semis. Kolkata beat FC Goa on penalties after the two legs ended 0-0 while Kerala defeated Chennaiyin FC 4-3 on aggregate. ...
  • Luis Garcia, David James want better infrastructure in next year's ISL 23 hours 32 minutes ago

    They are rival skippers but Luis Garcia and David James on Friday agreed in unison that organisers of the Indian Super League need to improve the infrastructure, logistics and scheduling during the next edition of the cash-rich league. "I think one thing (that can be addressed) is the infrastructure with regards...
  • ISL 2014 Final: Will Kerala's stellar defence keep out Kolkata raiders? Yesterday

    After over two months and 60 matches of exhilarating football, the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League has got its finalists - Kerala Blasters FC and Atletico de Kolkata. The final of the glitzy tournament, which has captured the imagination of the football fans in an otherwise cricket-crazy country,...
  • ISL: This is the biggest final in history of Indian football, says David James Yesterday

    Kerala Blasters coach feels that the world media is interested in Indian Super League final and no one really expected that ISL will be such a big hit. ...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata release striker Fikru Teferra Yesterday

    Kolkata: Ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) final against Kerala Blasters FC, Atletico de Kolkata have released ace striker Fikru Teferra Lemessa on account of his hamstring injury. Fikru, who has a grade 1 tear in his hamstring, would return to South Africa for further treatment, the ISL franchisee said...
  • Tendulkar vs Ganguly in ISL 2014 final but Indian football's win confirmed Yesterday

    From the 61 matches to be played for this year's edition of the ISL, we are now down to one. It's the final of the tournament - Kerala Blasters FC vs Atletico de Kolkata. The showdown for the mega final takes place on Saturday, at the DY Patil stadium in Mumbai....
  • Atletico de Kolkata are favourite to win ISL title: Baichung Bhutia Yesterday

    Indian football icon Bhaichung Bhutia on Thursday picked Atletico de Kolkata ahead of Kerala Blasters FC as the hot favourites to win the inaugural Indian Super League title. "Final is all about a knock-out match and with the experience, they are the favourites," Bhutia told reporters about his pick for the...
  • ISL: FC Goa coach Zico lambasts referee for denying penalty Yesterday

    Margao: Slamming referee Ravshan Iramatov for denying his side a penalty, baffled FC Goa coach Zico had questioned the wisdom of putting the controversial Uzbekistani at the helm of the crucial Indian Super League (ISL) second leg semi-final play-off match against Atletico de Kolkata. Zico said he failed to understand why...
  • Watch: How safe are schools in Kolkata 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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...