Asian time zones:

IST – India Standard Time

Current time in Kolkata

Friday, April 18, 2014 at 9:03:21 PM IST

Kolkata is on IST all of year 2014

Find local time and time zone for a location

We recommend looking up by location name, not time zone name.

Time zone offset: UTC + 5:30 hours

IST is 5 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Time zone abbreviation: IST

Full name is India Standard Time

Email time zone indicator: +0530

An email sent from someone in the IST time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0530" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0530" does not have to be in IST, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below
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Example location in IST

Other time zones in Asia

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Time zones in other regions

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