Kolkata

Onus to rejoin NDA on Mamata Banerjee: Advani

Onus to rejoin NDA on Mamata Banerjee: AdvaniKolkata, Apr 29

Election Commissioner to review poll preparedness in Kolkata today

Election Commissioner to review poll preparedness in Kolkata todayKolkata, Apr 28 : Election Commissioner V. S. Sampat and his Deputy R. Balakrishnan will review the poll preparedness for the coming Lok Sabha polls here today.

During their visit, the team will conduct video conference with the district administration of Maoist infested Purulia, Bankura and West Midnapur districts.

Besides, the Commission will also interact with the state administration and representative of political parties.

Rahul Gandhi describes Bofors allegations a complete lie

Rahul Gandhi describes Bofors allegations a complete lieKolkata, Apr 25: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Bofors allegations against his family are a complete lie.

"I don't appreciate terminology that you stand on a pile of rubbish. That''''s not a nice word, but Bofors allegations against my family are a complete lie" Gandhi told reporters here.

When asked if he would apologies for the Bofors kickbacks rows, Gandhi said there was nothing to apologies for.

Rahul Gandhi blames LTTE for father’s assassination

Rahul Gandhi blames LTTE for father’s assassinationKolkata, Apr 25: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday blamed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assissination.

"The LTTE is banned. It is a terrorist organisation personally responsible for killing my father," Rahul said during a `Meet the Press' programme here.

When asked about the Sri Lankan crisis, Rahul Gandhi said India is concerned about the plight of Tamil civilians.

Shantha Biotechnics To Roll Out Bivalent Oral Cholera Vaccine ‘Shanchol’

Shantha BiotechnicsShantha Biotechnics, a pioneer in the biotechnology field, has made announcement about the launching of its bivalent oral cholera vaccine, 'Shanchol'.

Shanchol, which is believed to the first of its kind in the world, will be launched on Sunday during a two-day seminar on Continuous Medical Education (CME) of National Infectious Diseases organized by Indian Academy of Pediatrics at Kolkata.

SSKM Hospital Performs State’s First-Ever Liver Transplant

liver transplantA successful liver transplant operation has been carried out on Roushan, a seven-month-old baby girl, at the state-run SSKM hospital in Kolkata, on Friday.

According to reports, this was the first time that a transplant operation was performed in the eastern part of the country.

The infant's father Rajab Ali, a mason from Burdwan district, donated a portion of his liver to save the baby.

The hospital functionaries said that the baby was suffering a serious liver problem from the very first day of her life.

Liver transplantation was the only way through her life could be saved.

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