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Veteran Bengali actor Santu Mukhopadhyay passes away

Veteran Bengali actor Santu Mukhopadhyay recently passed away of cardiac arrest at Kolkata. He was known for his roles in Bengali films such as ‘Sansar Simante’ and ‘Bhalobasa Bhalobasa’. The actor has performed in several memorable films and his acting career spanned a period of over four decades. He was born in 1951 in Kolkata ..

New Jharkhand High Court Chief Justice

On 18 Nov, Justice Ravi Ranjan took oath as the new chief justice of the Jharkhand High Court.  Governor Draupadi Murmu administered the oath to him. The post of the Chief Justice was lying vacant after the elevation of former chief justice Aniruddha Bose to the Supreme Court this year. The swearing ceremony was attended ..

Sri Lanka becomes first South Asian Nation to criminalize match fixing

Sri Lanka has become the first South Asian nation to criminalise several offences related to match fixing as its parliament passed all three reading of the bill labeled “Prevention of Offences Related to Sports”. The newest legislation covers all sports and it is believed that the recent investigation by Anti Corruption Unit prompted this bill ..

West Bengal to set up museum at house of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

The West Bengal government has decided to set up a museum at the north Kolkata house of 19th century social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar where he had spent the last few years of his life. The museum chronicles his life from his birth place at Birsinghapur village in Paschim Medinipur district to the house in ..

Meghalaya School wins Subroto Cup U-17 category

The Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School of Meghalaya defeated Krida Shiksha Prothishtan of Bangladesh 1-0 to win the U-17 junior boys Subroto Cup football tournament. Sangti Janai of the Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School scored the match’s solitary goal in the 32nd minute. The winning team Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School of Meghalaya took home ..

Ellyse Perry becomes first cricketer to reach 1000 runs, 100 wickets in T20Is

Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry has become the first cricketer of either gender to reach the rare milestone of scoring 1000 runs and taking 100 wickets in T20 international cricket. She achieved the feat run in the multi-format 2019 Ashes series where Australia beat England by 7 wickets in Hove. Former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi (1416 ..

West Bengal government to bring legislation for ensuring Journalists’ job security

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government has decided to bring legislation in the Assembly for ensuring the job security of Journalists in the State. The legislation aims at social security of Journalist. Besides, it will deal with the issues of retrenchment of Journalists and closure of TV channels and Newspapers publication houses.

Mithali Raj named as goodwill ambassador of Indian team for Street Child Cricket World Cup

Ace cricketer Mithali Raj has been named as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian team for the Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC-2019. She joined former captain Saurav Ganguly and IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals in supporting the team. The Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC-2019) is the first cricket world cup for street-connected children. The ..