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  • ICC shifts India-Pakistan World T20 venue to Kolkata

    KARACHI: Owing to security concerns, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday moved the venue for India-Pakistan World T20 match to Kolkata from Dharamsala, which is scheduled to take place on March 19...

    “The decision has been taken to relocate the India-Pakistan match from Dharamsala to Kolkata for security reasons,” chief executive of the cricket's governing body, David Richardson, told reporters...

  • India ride on Rahul-Dhawan stand to surge ahead in Kolkata Test

    KOLKATA: Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul featured in a rollicking 166-run stand to help India erase the 122-run lead they had conceded to Sri Lanka on the penultimate day of the opening Test on Sunday...

    Cheteshwar Pujara was on two at the other end with India 49 runs ahead with nine wickets in hand, an impressive fightback after being all out for 172 in their first innings...

  • India bars Pakistani diplomats from visiting Kolkata to watch T20 encounter

    ISLAMABAD: The Indian government barred five Pakistani diplomats and two of their family members from travelling to Kolkata to watch the upcoming World T20 match between the two neighbouring countries...

    “Yes, I can confirm that two counsellors, one first secretary, two protocol officers and two family members have been denied permission to travel to Kolkata," said a senior Pakistani diplomat talking on the phone with DawnNews from...

  • New Zealand bowlers restrain India in Kolkata

    KOLKATA: New Zealand bowlers put India on the backfoot despite fighting half-centuries from Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, to leave the hosts on 239 for seven in the second Test here at the Eden Gardens on Friday...

    New Zealand’s recalled pace bowler Matt Henry and off-spinner Jeetan Patel shared five wickets between them on the first day of a must-win match for the visitors in Kolkata...

  • Kolkata clashes spark election row in India

    KOLKATA: Clashes between followers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a firebrand opposition leader heightened tensions in the key Indian city of Kolkata on Wednesday ahead of the final round of the country’s hard-fought national election...

  • Canvassing in ‘mini-Pakistan’ of Kolkata

    KOLKATA: “Please come along and let us take you to mini-Pakistan in Kolkata,” says Bobby Firhad Hakim, MLA candidate of the incumbent party in West Bengal, All India Trinamool Congress, which is on its last leg of its canvassing and voters decide the party’s fate in the phase-wise West Bengal assembly elections scheduled to be held on April 30 and May 5...

    Firhad is right … This does feel like mini-Pakistan...

  • Kolkata to host World Twenty20 final

    MUMBAI: The iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata will host the World Twenty20 final in April next year, the Indian board said on Tuesday as it announced the venues for the tournament...

    The 16-nation men’s tournament will be played alongside the women’s event across various venues in India from March 11 to April 3...

  • Pujara, rain thwart rampaging Sri Lanka in Kolkata

    KOLKATA: India’s top order bulwark Cheteshwar Pujara resisted a relentless Sri Lankan pace attack with a gutsy unbeaten 47 before rain returned to wipe out more than two sessions of the second day’s play in the opening Test on Friday...

    5 overs on the first day of the three-match series and the heavens opened once more on Friday to initially force an early lunch and then wash out the final two sessions with India reeling on 74 for...

  • Kolkata’s Writers’ Building refit plagued by problems

    KOLKATA: It was home to the army of colonial bureaucrats who ran India, so it was perhaps inevitable that the original 18th-century plans for Kolkata’s Writers’ Building would be found buried under reams of paperwork...

    “We even wrote to the British Library in the hope that some of the drawings might have been preserved there,” says architect Madhumita Roy as she talks through some of the problems her team has faced trying to restore...

  • At least 14 killed, 70 injured as flyover collapses in Kolkata

    KOLKATA: At least 14 people were killed and dozens more injured when a flyover collapsed in Kolkata on Thursday, an official said, as emergency workers battled to rescue people trapped under the rubble...

    Kolkata, in India's east, is the venue of this Sunday's World T20 cricket final which is set to draw thousands of fans to the city...

  • Interview: Younis on Woolmer, Murali and a Kolkata escape

    Younis Khan on Tuesday broke Javed Miandad's long-standing record as the highest run-getter for Pakistan in Tests...

    Though Pakistan failed to win, what was a well contested match, I scored that ton in a tough situation which made me feel satisfied and introduced me to top level cricket...

  • Russell, Uthappa steer Kolkata back to the top

    KOLKATA: Andre Russell played a pivotal role in helping Kolkata Knight Riders climb back to the top of the Indian Premier League standings with a narrow seen run defeat of Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday night...

    Gambhir and Uthappa, who have been the pillar of many a Kolkata wins in the past, were in the thick of things yet again...

  • Neesham to miss Kolkata Test as well

    KOLKATA: New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham will miss the second Test against India in Kolkata due to the rib injury that kept him out of the first match in Kanpur, coach Mike Hesson said on Wednesday...

    Off-spinner Jeetan Patel’s flight from England was cancelled which means he will land in Kolkata only a day before the Test gets underway on Friday...

  • How a Pakistani's journey of studying in Kolkata changed his life

    I once dreamed that I would discover that I have relatives in India, a sentimental romance of families who migrated to Pakistan along with their extended clan, from among those who survived the Partition riots, of course...

    That dream came true in July, when I learnt that I had relatives in Kolkata ? family, you know, whom I then met for the first time, on Eid...

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