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BJP a militant organisation, doling out money to win polls: Mamata (Lead)

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 11:20:54 AM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday dubbed the BJP a "militant organiation" and accused it of doling out cash to win elections, saying such practices by it will soon be the reason f

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Water quality testing brings Kentucky and eastern Indian students together

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST

Students from ten schools of east India and twelve from US' Kentucky state collaborated in a project culminating on Friday that explored water quality in the two far-off parts of the globe.

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Unique navigated knee replacement at MedicaSuperspecialty Hospital

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | June 22, 2018 1:41:29 PM IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 22 (Businesswire-India): A 63-year old English school teacher from Gariahat, Riddhima Chatterjee (name changed), was in an acute knee pain for more than 8 years. Sy

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Skoch Award for Gatidhara and Pathadisha

Kolkata | Friday, Jun 22 2018 IST

New feathers have been added to Bengal's cap. Gatidhara and Pathadisha, two epochal programmes started by the Bengal Government, have won the prestigious Skoch Smart Governance Order of Merit Award.

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Emami subsidiary invests $5.65 lakh in US FMCG

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST

Emami Ltd on Friday said its Dubai-based wholly owned subsidiary has invested $5.65 lakh in acquiring 7.54 per cent stake in US-based fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company Loli Beauty Inc.

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Bengal cyclist to travel across India on cycle sans break, seat to promote Swachh Bharat

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST

Speeding cars pulled over and pedestrians stopped by on a busy central Kolkata street on Friday afternoon seeing a middl-aged man strangely bending forward on his bicycle and spinning the front wheel

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Launching Amistad, a residential project in New Town, Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | June 22, 2018 8:11:23 PM IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 22 (BusinessWire India): With an aim to capitalise the bourgeoning real estate market in Rajarhat, launching Amistad, where life is for the like-minded, a residenti

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China always attaches great importance to its relationship with India: Ma Zhanwu

Kolkata | Friday, Jun 22 2018 IST

Taking note of the fact that chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced the cancellation of her trip to China on Friday afternoon, Chinese consul general Ma Zhanwu said China always attaches great imp

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Truckers 'postpone' strike following request from centre (Lead)

Kolkata/New Delhi |Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST

Truckers on Friday "temporarily postponed" their ongoing indefinite nationwide strike following a request from the Central government as Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari was out of station.

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Dementia major cause of disability & dependency among aged

Kolkata | Friday, Jun 22 2018 IST

Dementia is a syndrome – usually of a chronic or progressive nature – in which there is deterioration in cognitive function (i.e. the ability to process thought) beyond what might be expected from

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Mamata to visit China from June 22 to 30

Kolkata | Friday, Jun 22 2018 IST

On the invitation of the Chinese Government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will embark on a eight-day trip to the country – from June 22 to June 30. The Chinese consulate in the city is facilitat

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Bengal Govt to examine surge pricing mechanism by app cab companies

Kolkata | Friday, Jun 22 2018 IST

The West Bengal Government has decided to frame rules for fares of app cabs. This decision comes after regular complaints by passengers about arbitrary increase of fares on the basis of 'surge pricin

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