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WB Govt adopts ways to successfully market farmers' produce; ensures sustainability of production & income for farmers

Kolkata | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

The West Bengal Government has undertaken effective steps to market the crops produced by farmers. Krishak Bazar is one of the unique projects that the State Agricultural Marketing Department has been

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Differences in top EC at Mohun Bagan surfaced again, Now about celebration of Mohun Bagan Day on July 29

Kolkata | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

Mohun Bagan's two senior executive members Srinjoy Bose and Debashis Dutta today slammed club general secretary Anjan Kumar Mitra for not inviting them to an executive committee meeting scheduled for

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Salvage Operations on for MV SSL Kolkata that caught fire last month

Kolkata | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

The salvage operations of the container vessel MV SSL Kolkata that had caught fire last month is continuing in rough weather conditions with 2- 4 metre swells. The vessel is grounded at about 8 nautic

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Trinamool hits back at PM's ''syndicate'' comment

Kolkata | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

The Trinamool Congress on Monday expressed profound concern for those injured at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Midnapore rally. In a statement, party leaders Partha Chatterjee and Derek O'Brien s

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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