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  • MQM cuts short strike duration

    KARACHI: In a late-night development, the MQM’s Coordination Committee reviewed its call for strike for Sunday, urging people to observe the strike for half a day only...

    The MQM had given the strike call in protest against the Sindh government’s `anti-people’ budget for 2015-16 presented in the provincial assembly earlier in the day
  • Loadshedding duration increasing as payables rise

    ISLAMABAD: With the general election beginning to weigh heavily on the minds of all the parties, including the ruling party, the duration of loadshedding across the country has surged to between six and eight hours amid increasing payables owed to fuel suppliers and power producers as many power plants sit idle...

    An information officer, however, shared a datasheet showing peak generation on Wednesday at 12,442MW but the document said...

  • 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...

    ”The discovery was a rare piece of good news in a project that is more than a year behind schedule and has drawn widespread criticism in the eastern metropolis of Kolkata...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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