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West Bengal extends ban on flights to Kolkata from six cities till 31 August amid rising COVID-19 cases
India

West Bengal extends ban on flights to Kolkata from six cities till 31 August amid rising COVID-19 cases

The temporary restriction on the arrival of flights to Kolkata airport from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur and Ahmedabad was to expire on 15 August

'You only care about infiltrators': Amit Shah, at Kolkata rally, slams Mamata Banerjee's opposition to CAA, launches Aar Noi Annay campaign
Politics

'You only care about infiltrators': Amit Shah, at Kolkata rally, slams Mamata Banerjee's opposition to CAA, launches Aar Noi Annay campaign

Promising the public a ‘sonar Bangla’ (golden Bengal), Home Minister Amit Shah, at a rally in Kolkata on Sunday, hit out at West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for her resistance to the Citizenship Amendment Act and vowed to win the upcoming Assembly polls and form the government.

Cyclone Bulbul: Seven killed after heavy rains lash Bengal; Mamata Banerjee cancels visit to northern parts of state to survey affected areas
India

Cyclone Bulbul: Seven killed after heavy rains lash Bengal; Mamata Banerjee cancels visit to northern parts of state to survey affected areas

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about the situation arising out of the cyclone Bulbul and assured the state of all assistance to deal with the calamity

Cyclone Bulbul makes landfall, weakens into deep depression over Bay of Bengal: IMD predicts heavy rains in Bengal, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Assam
India

Cyclone Bulbul makes landfall, weakens into deep depression over Bay of Bengal: IMD predicts heavy rains in Bengal, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Assam

According to IMD's weather bulletin at 7 am, Bulbul weakened into a cyclonic storm and lay centred at 5.30 am over Bangladesh and adjoining coastal West Bengal. It is very likely to move North-Eastwards across Bangladesh and likely to weaken into a deep depression during next the six hours

SC issues notice to West Bengal govt over 'harassment' of custom officials by cops for checking luggage of TMC leader's wife
Politics

SC issues notice to West Bengal govt over 'harassment' of custom officials by cops for checking luggage of TMC leader's wife

On 29 March, the Centre had told the apex court that custom officials at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata were "intimidated, harassed and threatened" by the local police for checking the baggage of the wife of a TMC MP, who is a relative of Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee

Kolkata man deboarded from Jet Airways flight after co-passengers notice social media post saying 'terrorist on flight’
India

Kolkata man deboarded from Jet Airways flight after co-passengers notice social media post saying 'terrorist on flight’

A passenger was detained and forced to de-board a Jet Airways Kolkata-Mumbai flight on Monday at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after fellow passengers allegedly heard him talking about "bombs" and threatening to blow up the plane on video chat.

Water tanker hits Qatar Airways aircraft at Kolkata airport; none hurt, but over 100 passengers stranded
India

Water tanker hits Qatar Airways aircraft at Kolkata airport; none hurt, but over 100 passengers stranded

More than 100 passengers were stranded at the Kolkata airport early on Thursday after a water tanker hit a Qatar Airways aircraft, which was preparing to take off for Doha.

Bomb hoax call delays Kolkata-Guwahati Air India flight
India

Bomb hoax call delays Kolkata-Guwahati Air India flight

Security personnel at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata went into a tizzy on Tuesday after receiving a phone call threatening to blow up an Air India flight.

Bomb threat at Kolkata airport, security beefed up
India

Bomb threat at Kolkata airport, security beefed up

Security personnel at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata went into a tizzy on Wednesday after receiving three phone calls threatening to blow up the airport.

ICC World T20: Shahid Afridi clarifies 'love for India' comments following outrage in Pakistan
Sports

ICC World T20: Shahid Afridi clarifies 'love for India' comments following outrage in Pakistan

Afridi clarified that his comments were meant to be taken positively, and that his identity and everything he has belongs to Pakistan.

Forget media-created hype around India-Pakistan game, focus on winning World T20: Gautam Gambhir
Sports

Forget media-created hype around India-Pakistan game, focus on winning World T20: Gautam Gambhir

Gambhir said the T20 format was unpredictable and no team can be tagged favourites. He said it's a welcome sign that India have had a good build-up to the World T20 winning 10 of their 11 games, with their series triumph against Australia, Sri Lanka and in the Asia Cup.

World T20: Pakistan team greeted with a rousing reception at Kolkata
Sports

World T20: Pakistan team greeted with a rousing reception at Kolkata

The 27-member Pakistan cricket contingent arrived in Kolkata from Abu Dhabi, finally ending days of suspension over their participation in the World T20.

Security increased at Kolkata airport after threat mail
India

Security increased at Kolkata airport after threat mail

Security has been increased at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata after the authorities received an email threat on Sunday.

Another gold haul at Kolkata airport, officials recover 5 kg gold
India

Another gold haul at Kolkata airport, officials recover 5 kg gold

Days after 24 kg gold was recovered from an aeroplane in the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, customs officials on Saturday made twin seizures, confiscating Rs 1.29 crore worth of the metal.

Shocking: Gold worth Rs 7.2 cr seized from plane's toilet at Kolkata
Business

Shocking: Gold worth Rs 7.2 cr seized from plane's toilet at Kolkata

Around 24 kgs of gold estimated to be worth Rs 7.22 crore or $1.1 million was recovered from the toilet of a plane at the NSC Bose International Airport in Kolkata.<br /><br />

Moving forward although backward: The Travelator and the Bengali
Life

Moving forward although backward: The Travelator and the Bengali

The video is of a travelator in the Kolkata airport. A travelator with people walking on it. Only problem is that the people are walking on it in the opposite direction to its motion.

Bizarre Video: Walk like a Bengali, here's how!
Life

Bizarre Video: Walk like a Bengali, here's how!

It may not be intentional, but a woman at the Kolkata Airport chose to use the moving walkway/people mover/mobile sidewalk and set off quite a bizarre chain reaction of people following her.

AAI unions to govt: Don't hand over big airports to private cos
India

AAI unions to govt: Don't hand over big airports to private cos

Opposing the government plan to hand over six leading Airports Authority of India-run airports to private players, its employees union has asked the government to hand over smaller airports to them and not those where huge investment has already been made.

CITU opposes privatization of Kolkata, Chennai airports
Business

CITU opposes privatization of Kolkata, Chennai airports

CITU questioned why private players were being inducted when AAI has already invested over Rs 4,000 crore in modernising and developing these two airports. <br /><br />