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  • Teacher Arrested in India in Rape of 6-year-old Girl

    Teacher Arrested in India in Rape of 6-year-old Girl

    Calcutta News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    A roller-skating instructor was due in court Monday over the alleged rape of a 6-year-old student that sparked protests Sunday from outraged parents and the student wing of India's ruling party, an ...

  • Sensex gains 310 points oil and gas stocks rise

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday closed trade 310.63 points or 1.21 percent up on positive international cues and a surge in oil and gas stocks. All the sectors, except capital ...

  • SC turns down Subrata Roys plea for parole

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The Supreme Court Tuesday turned down Sahara Group chairman Subrata Roy's plea for release on parole to arrange the sale of three overseas hotels to generate Rs.10,000 crore to be returned to ...

  • Rajya Sabha concern over Delhi attacks on northeast people

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Rajya Sabha members Tuesday expressed concern over incidents of violence with people from the northeast in Delhi, and the chair directed the government to make a statement on it. BJP leader Tarun ...

  • Lok Sabha disrupted over Katjus allegations

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The Lok Sabha was Tuesday disrupted due to uproar by AIADMK members over Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju's allegations of corruption in judiciary while the government ...

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  • Ayan Mukerjis next to release in December 2016

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Director Ayan Mukerji's next project starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt will hit the screens Dec 23, 2016. This will be Mukerji-Ranbir's third film together. "AYAN MUKERJI's next for Dharma ...

  • Three kanwarias die in accident

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Three 'kanwarias' or Shiva devotees were killed Tuesday when a truck in which they were travelling overturned in Uttar Pradesh, police said. Seventeen others were injured in the accident in ...

  • Sania Mirza is Telanganas brand ambassador

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The Telangana government Tuesday appointed ace tennis player Sania Mirza as its brand ambassador. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao handed over the appointment letter to Sania along with a cheque ...

  • The Expendables 3 to release as 14 Khiladi in Hindi

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The dubbed Hindi version of Hollywood ensemble actioner "The Expendables 3" will be released as "14 Khiladi". Apart from English, the film, which will hit the theatres Aug 22, will be released in ...

  • Goa legislator calls Parrikar parallel PM

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar tried to hold back his smile when a legislator called him a "parallel prime minister" in the Goa assembly Tuesday. Speaking during question hour on the first day ...

  • Teleperformance India literacy program adjudged best

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Teleperformance India's literacy program for children has been adjudged the Best Community Spirit Program in the Asia Pacific region by Contact Centre World, a worldwide body focused on propagating ...

  • Indian soldier dies in Pakistan firing

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    An Indian soldier was killed Tuesday when Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the military said. Military spokesman Col Manish Mehta told ...

  • Showers cool Delhi nearby areas

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Brief rains Tuesday cooled the national capital and its adjoining areas after days of humid weather. The afternoon shower brought down the morning temperature of 29.4 degrees Celsius. The Met ...

  • Never met grandpa but proud to be his grandson Neil on Mukesh

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh says he didn't get a chance to meet his grandfather, legendary singer Mukesh, but is proud to be his grandson. On Mukesh's 91st birth anniversary Tuesday, Neil shared how ...

  • New app for booking autos cabs

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A local company here has introduced a mobile application that enables users book autos and cabs without the hassles of waiting by the roadside or through the internet or phone calls. Developed by ...

  • Soon a memorial to shame society on growing sexual crimes

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Stirred by a series of sexual crimes in the state and elsewhere, an NGO has decided to build a Nirbhaya Memorial to the women who were victims of such crimes and to stir society's conscience against ...

  • Indias child sex ratio drops UN report

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    India needs to take urgent action following a sharp fall in its child sex ratio, a United Nations report said Tuesday. The study named "Sex Ratios and Gender-Biased Sex Selection: History, Debate ...

  • Serena tops WTA rankings Sania maintains 5th place in doubles

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    American star Serena Williams continued to occupy top spot in the singles WTA rankings while former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki climbed two places to 13th. India's Sania Mirza maintained her ...

  • Bird droppings can be mosquito busters

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Don't get upset if birds mess up your courtyard or your home garden with their dropppings. These winged creatures may actually be helping to protect you and your family from dengue and other ...

  • Watch out for Aryas new avatar in Meegaamann Magizh

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Filmmaker Magizh Thirumeni says he will present Arya, known for doing romantic comedies, in a never seen before avatar in his upcoming Tamil action-thriller "Meegaamann". After delivering ...

  • Jaitley assures befitting reply to ceasefire violations

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday said the army has been giving befitting replies to ceasefire violations by Pakistan. "Indian Army has given befitting reply to Pakistan's repeated attempts of ...

  • Thousands evacuated as Odisha river breaches embankment

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    About 10,000 people were evacuated and moved to safer places Tuesday after the Baitarani river breached its embankment following heavy rain in Odisha's Jajpur district. Meanwhile, thousands of ...

  • Three soldiers arrested for molesting girl in Bihar

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Three soldiers were arrested in Bihar's Khagaria district for molesting a girl on a train, police said Tuesday. "Three soldiers were arrested after the girl lodged a complaint to railway police ...

  • Old man killed inside Delhi home

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A 75-year-old man was killed inside his house here Tuesday morning, police said. Kashi Ram was found dead inside his Mansarovar Park residence in east Delhi around 5.30 a.m. His daughter-in-law ...

  • Indian scientists develop seedless mangoes

    Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    First came seedless grapes. Now, Indian scientists have developed what could be the ultimate delicacy - a seedless mango which is finely textured and juicy, with a rich, sweet and distinctive ...

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