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Bengal Govt's mouthpiece published in Ol Chiki

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

The West Bengal Government's official magazine, Paschimbanga, has been published in a new script now. Besides English and Bengali, it used to be published in Santhali, among other languages, but tha

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PM to address rally in Midnapore tomorrow

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

With an eye on strengthening the BJP's base in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in Midnapore district of West Bengal on Monday. Mr Modi will reach Midnapore around 1

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Young woman commits suicide in Bengal

Kolkata |Sunday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

A young woman committed suicide by hanging herself in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Sunday, police said.

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I think France will be the world champion: Rituparna Sengupta

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

''I think France will be the world cup champion for the second time,'' said Renowned actor Rituparna Sengupta in an exclusive conversation with UNI. Rituparna, who received an award from Pele when th

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Adil-Paoli shines in 'Maati'; a Saibal-Leena directorial

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

Saibal Banerjee and Leena Ganguly excels and sets up a level high with their debut directorial 'Maati'. A story, very essential for today's world is based on a backdrop of partition. 'Maati' is a

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Veteran Bollywood actor turned politician Shatrughan Sinha turns 72

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

Veteran Bollywood actor turned politician Shatrughan Sinha turned 72 on Sunday. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished him on the occasion. "Wishing @ShatruganSinha Ji a very happy

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Mamata waxed eloquent about Bengal's spectacular performance in skill development

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

The World Youth Skills Day is observed globally on July 15 every year to raise awareness on the importance of investing in youth skills development. The United Nations General Assembly has decided to

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Presidency inmates to become master tailors;clothes sewn by them to be sold by leading fashion brand

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

Popular menswear brand 'Turtle' is imparting advanced tailoring skills to the Presidency Correctional Home inmates. The State Correctional Administration Department decided to involve Turtle in the

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HIB bacteria can cause many types of invasive disease

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) is a bacteria responsible for severe pneumonia, meningitis and other invasive diseases almost exclusively in children aged less than 5 years. Despite its name, i

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Modi to address rally in Bengal's Midnapore on Monday

Kolkata |Sunday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town on Monday, a BJP leader said on Sunday.

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Elephants population in Bengal rises from 590 to 682 in four years

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

The elephant population in the Bengal has increased from 590 in 2014 to 682, the recent elephant census by the State Forest Department has revealed. The numbers reflect the elephants inhabiting both

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Conservation of forests – Bengal shows the way ; 'Vanmahotsav' begins today

Kolkata | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST

The West Bengal Forest Department has taken several significant steps for the conservation of forests. The festival of Vanmahotsav, organised by the State Government every year for a week from July

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