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Mamata remembers Jyoti Basu on death anniversary

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered former Chief Minister and Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his seventh death anniversary.

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Greater efforts needed to meet international family planning goals

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Women and girls have a human right to choose whether and when to become pregnant. When they do not have access to high quality contraceptive and fertility care services and information to help them

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Uber signs MoU with West Bengal govt to create 1 lakh micro - entrepreneurship opportunities in the next 5 years

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, today announced its partnership with West Bengal Transport Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (WBTIDCL) at The Bengal Global Busin

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Bengal nets over Rs 2.19 lakh cr of investment proposals (Second Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST

The two-day "Bengal Global Business Summit 2018" organised by the state government has so far received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here o

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Tirupati Vessel announces Rs 250-cr project for Bengal

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

City based Tirupati Vessel Pvt Ltd, a logistics support provider with over 15 years of experience in waterways, today announced a Rs 250-crore twin integrated RoRo (roll-on-roll-off) services and Floa

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Sexogenarian woman found murdered after being gangraped

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

A woman, in her early 60s, was found murdered with a heavy object after being allegedly gang-raped near her home at Sonarpur in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas, police said today. Her half-naked body

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Mamata remembers Jyoti Basu on death anniversary (Lead, Correcting year in Para 3)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 4:15:05 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered former Chief Minister and Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his seventh death anniversary.

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Bengal nets over Rs 2 lakh cr of investment proposals (Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has so far received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Wedne

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Bengal govt gets new investment proposals of over Rs 2,19,925 crore at 4th business summit

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today announced that West Bengal has received new investment proposals of over Rs 2,19,925 crore at the 2-day 4th Bengal Global Business Summit, that concluded here with

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Bengal to get Rs 4,300 cr investment in warehousing, logistics: JLL India

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

West Bengal is expected to receive over Rs 4,300 crore in investment over three years in warehousing and logistics, real estate services firm JLL India said here on Wednesday.

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Basking under protection, steel makers charge huge premium in domestic market over export price: EEPC

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Basking under a slew of "protectionist" measures initiated by the government, the Indian steel makers are enjoying a huge premium in the domestic market, up to USD 200 a tonne, cutting into the comp

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FICCI & AIFF to organise 'Goal", 5th international convention on football business

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

FICCI in support with AIFF organizing the 5th edition of FICCI "GOAL", 5th International convention on Football Business, scheduled on January 23 in Federation House at Tansen Marg in New Delhi.

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