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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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La Martiniere for boys all set on greens fighting to defend their trophy

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST

As the second day of Tolly Protouch Inter-School Golf Championship, the largest inter-school golf tournament in the country takes place at the Tollygunge Club here, day 2 saw serious contention, wit

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Heroin seized in Bengal, one arrested

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:10 PM IST

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) personnel have seized 450 grams of heroin in West Bengal's Murshidabad district and arrested one person in this connection, officials said on Wednesday.

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Bandhan Bank net profit up 47.5% in Q1

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST

Bandhan Bank on Wednesday reported a 47.5 per cent increase in net profit to Rs 481.71 crore in the quarter ended on June 30 as compared to Rs 327 crore in the corresponding period last year.

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Bengal suggests alternative devolution formula to Finance Commission (Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:07 PM IST

The West Bengal government on Wednesday said it has suggested an alternative formula to the 15th Finance Commission for devolution based on locational complexities, social backwardness, continuation o

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Bengal suggests alternative devolution formula to Finance Commission

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:40 PM IST

The West Bengal government has suggested an alternative formula to the 15th Finance Commission for devolution based on locational complexities, social backwardness, continuation of revenue deficit gra

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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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Police book BJP leaders after canopy collapse at Modi rally

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:47 PM IST

A day after a canopy collapsed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town, injuring nearly 90 people, police on Tuesday booked the rally organisers, the state BJP, for att

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Bengal's economy very strategically placed;New initiatives of Bengal govt to create huge employment : N K Singh

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

New initiatives of the power sector, urbanization and utilizing the comparative factor advantages of the West Bengal government will result in huge creation of new employment in the state and will pla

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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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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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