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I once advised Vajpayee ji to reserve 20 percent seats for women in Civil Services: Guv

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

Skipper Foundation the CSR wing of Skipper Limited organized a unique initiative "Beti Padhao Abhiyaan" which focusses on educating underprivileged girl children of India. This is the 2nd editio

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Finance panel assures on Bengal's debt restructuring demand (Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:55 AM IST

The 15th Finance Commission on Tuesday assured West Bengal that it would "explore all possible ways" to meet the state's demand for restructuring the debt.

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Bandhan Bank Q1 net profit jumps at 47.5 per cent at Rs 481.71 Cr

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST

Achieving a faster growth than any private lender in India Bandhan Bank today announced a net profit up to 47.5 per cent at Rs 481.71 crore in the first quarter ending June 2018 compared to Rs 327.91

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Bengal Govt connects Purulia to Kolkata via helicopter flights

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, during her recent district visit to Purulia, announced the start of helicopter services to the district. This is a big step in the promotion of industry in Purulia. Th

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Chief Operations Manager conducts passenger amenity inspection at Metro stations

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

Chief Operations Manager of Metro Railway Kolkata Satyaki Nath on Tuesday conducted a footplate inspection in the Metro tunnel from Park Street to Mahanayak Uttam Kumar station. As per instruction

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Dollar foundation sets up RO purified water kiosks across 24 Kolkata Metro Rail Stations

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

Dollar Foundation & Jal Seva Trust in a joint initiative with Metro Railway, Kolkata have set up RO purified water dispensers called 'Water kiosks' across all the 24 metro stations across the city on

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19 fishermen missing after boats capsize in Bay of Bengal

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 11:15:09 PM IST

At least 19 fishermen have gone missing after their boats capsized in the Bay of Bengal near the coastline of West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, a state Minister said on Tuesday.

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South Bengal to have 20 more CNG buses soon

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

The state government is going to bring in 20 more CNG buses in south Bengal districts at its own cost as part of its plan to adopt sustainable means of transport. CNG is a non-polluting substitute fo

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Now kochur loti from Bengal to capture European markets

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

Soon, another vegetable is going to be added to Bengal's export list – yam stem, or kochur loti in Bengali. A popular vegetable among Bengalis, kochur loti has managed to create a certain market in

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Diphtheria an infectious disease caused by bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheria

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

Diphtheria is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheria, which primarily infects the throat and upper airways and produces a toxin affecting other organs. The illnes

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11 Automatic air quality monitoring stations to check city's air accurately

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

The West Bengal government has decided to get more accurate measure of the air quality in Kolkata and its neighbourhhod by setting up 11 automatic air quality monitoring stations in the city. Three

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Every year World Day for International Justiceobserved all around world on July 17

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

Every year World Day for International Justice is observed all around the world on July 17 to support justice as well as promote victims' rights The aim of this day is to unite everyone who wants to s

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