Rajib

  • Kolkata boy selected to train at Manchester United 20-04-2014 02:19 PM

    Rajib Ray, 16-year-old and living in a slum of Kolkata's red light area has been chosen to train with Premier League club Manchester United. The teenager plays barefoot on the back streets of Kolkata was spotted by the scouts of United at a tournament for India's best youngsters. Rajib's life...
  • Manchester United's Theatre of Dreams set to welcome two Indian teens 16-03-2014 04:28 PM

    Kolkata: Two Indian teenagers, one the son of a sex worker and the other a street vendor, are among young players chosen to take part in a Manchester United Football Club training camp. Rajib Boy, whose mother earns 200 rupees (three dollars) a day, said he was dreaming big after...
  • Bengal govt to act tough against sand mafia, says Irrigation Minister 14-08-2013 08:51 PM

    The West Bengal government is contemplating an amendment to the West Bengal Minor Minerals Act-2002 act to strengthen laws to stop illegal sand mining and the mafia activities in the state, Irrigation minister Rajib Banerjee said in Kolata on Wednesday. Stating that a proposal has been placed before Chief Minister...
  • Bangladesh: Editor of pro-Opposition daily arrested 11-04-2013 06:31 PM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh police on Thursday arrested the editor of the Bengali daily 'Amar Desh', a pro-opposition newspaper, on charges of sedition and inciting religious tension. Plainclothesmen picked up Mahmudur Rahman in a raid on the newspaper office at Karwan Bazar area and police said he was taken away for initial...
  • Cong demands resignation of Buddhadeb 16-02-2011 09:43 PM

    Kolkata: Congress on Wednesday demanded resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee over the brutal killing of a teenager by a gang of drunken youths, while ruling coalition partners Forward Bloc and RSP slammed police for their alleged negligence. "The incident is a reflection of the deteriorating law and...