• Sat, 04 May 2019 07:03
    Cyclone targets major Indian city on coastal rampage
    Cyclone Fani headed for the major Indian city of Kolkata on Saturday after leaving a trail of deadly destruction along the country's east coast.
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  • Thu, 02 May 2019 15:08
    THAI Smile adjusts the new day-time flight for Kolkata to 5 flights a week
    THAI Smile Airways continues to expand its routes, reinforcing its aviation standards and excellent services that meet the world class standards, according to its press release.
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  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thai Smile adds Kolkata flights
    Thai Smile makes its way to East India with a new direct flight from Bangkok to Kolkata available from March 31.
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 17:44
    THAI Smile kicks off new route, flying directly from Bangkok to Kolkata
    THAI Smile Airways has launched the latest route from Bangkok to Kolkata (BKK-CCU), the gateway to East India from the Suvarnabhumi Airport to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata, India.
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  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:15
    THAI Smile opens new Bangkok-Kolkata service
    THAI Smile Airways is expanding its service with a new route from Bangkok to Kolkata, starting from March 31.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 13:50
     Stray pup emerges top dog in elite Indian sniffer squad
    Kolkata - Some 18 months after been rescued from stone-throwing children, an Indian street mutt has emerged top dog in an elite bomb- and drug-sniffing squad.
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  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 11:02
    "Pabuk" to strike Andaman Sea on Saturday, Kolkata alert issued for fishermen
    Kolkata in India and its surroundings are not expected to be affected; Alipore Meteorological department office has alerted fishermen not to venture into the sea from January 5 to 7.
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  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:12
    China plans bullet train to India through Bangladesh
    Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu said his country was mooting a bullet train service between Kunming and Kolkata, traversing through Myanmar and Bangladesh.
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 01:00
    The epic city of joy
    In India's culturally richest metropolis, goddesses witness history jostling over the British Raj and Rabindranath Tagore, Kolkata's beloved son
  • Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:56
    Asia News Network calls for immediate release of Eleven Media journalists
    Kolkata - Editors of the Asia News Network have expressed shock and dismay at the detention of Dr Than Htut Aung, CEO of the Eleven Media Group, and of Wai Phyo, the group’s Chief Editor by authorities in Myanmar, reportedly for publication of an article on affairs in the country one year after a momentous national election. 
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  • Sun, 04 Sep 2016 10:13
    Mother Teresa elevated to sainthood
    VATICAN CITY - Mother Teresa, the celebrated nun whose work with the poor of Kolkata made her an instantly recognisable global figure, will be proclaimed a saint on Sunday.
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  • Thu, 18 Aug 2016 01:00
    Indian 'oldest man ever' says yoga, celibacy key to age
    Kolkata - Looking remarkably unlined for his claimed 120 years, an Indian monk who says he is the oldest man to have ever lived puts his longevity down to no sex or spices, and daily yoga.
  • Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:15
    Mass casualties feared as flyover collapses
    Kolkata - A partially built flyover collapsed in India's eastern city of Kolkata on Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring scores, with many more feared trapped under mounds of debris, an official and a lawmaker said.
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  • Tue, 15 Mar 2016 13:08
    Sainthood for Mother Teresa approved
    VATICAN CITY - Mother Teresa will be cleared to become a saint on Tuesday after a Vatican panel recognises a second miracle attributed to the late nun famed for her work with the poor of Kolkata.
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  • Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:04
    Pope recognises second Mother Teresa miracle, sainthood expected
    KOLKATA - Pope Francis has recognised a second miracle attributed to the late Mother Teresa, clearing the path for the beloved nun to be elevated to sainthood next year, the archbishop of Kolkata said Friday.
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