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BCCI Technical Committee proposes Division B in Ranji Trophy; Bihar, states from North East to be...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India is mulling having a second division, or a B Division, in the Ranji Trophy from next season in a bid to accommodate each and every associate state associati...

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IPL 2018: KKR bowling coach Heath Streak feels West Indian cricketers get bored playing Test cricket

Kolkata: Be it Chris Gayle or Andre Russell, the West Indian cricketers have been in big demand in Twenty20 leagues across the world and former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak says it could be becaus...

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Petrol price rises to highest since Sept 2013 at Rs 74.08/ltr in Delhi

Read more about Petrol price rises to highest since Sept 2013 at Rs 74.08/ltr in Delhi on Business Standard. In Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai too, prices climbed to new multi-year highs at Rs 76.78, ...

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Paytm sees three-fold jump in gold sales on Akshaya Tritiya

Read more about Paytm sees three-fold jump in gold sales on Akshaya Tritiya on Business Standard. Maximum sales were reported in Bengaluru, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kolkata

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West Bengal panchayat elections: Calcutta HC directs state EC to reschedule dates, conduct polls ...

Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday quashed the State Election Commission's (SEC) order cancelling the notification for extension of deadline for filing nomination for panchayat polls in Wes...

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Petrol prices touch nearly five-year high: Rs 74.08 per litre in Delhi, Rs 81.94 per litre in Mumbai

Petrol prices in Delhi touched a new high of Rs 74.08 per litre on Friday, the highest in nearly five years. Back in September 2013, the price had touched Rs 74.10 a litre. Other metro cities such ...

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Kolkata, or Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly river, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port as well as its sole major riverine port.