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  • State gearing up for digital drive to promote tourism

    State gearing up for digital drive to promote tourism

    Four blogs will come out on a monthly basis. Advertisements will also follow the campaign to draw more tourists.

    October 24, 2021
  • Govt gets ABG investment proposal of Rs 1,000 crore

    Govt gets ABG investment proposal of Rs 1,000 crore

    According to an official, the group has shown interest to come up with a water-based solvent and has requested for allotment of land for decorative paint unit with backward integration on 80 acres of land in Vidyasagar Park.

    October 22, 2021
  • Bengal likely to hold civic polls in December

    Bengal likely to hold civic polls in December

    Sources in the SEC indicated that the poll body is likely to conduct the elections in three phases where the election in Kolkata and Howrah Municipal Corporations will be held in the first phase, for municipalities in south Bengal in the second phase and the rest of the municipalities in north Bengal in the third phase.

    October 20, 2021
  • Unesco report highlights pathetic condition of Bengal schools

    Unesco report highlights pathetic condition of Bengal schools

    Bengal's education department sources said that the indication of this pathetic state of affairs first became evident a couple of years ago when the Union Human Resources Ministry forwarded some queries on the student to teacher ratio in the schools of the state.

    October 17, 2021
  • Fire breaks out in Bengal secretariat Nabanna

    Fire breaks out in Bengal secretariat Nabanna

    Fire brigade was immediately summoned and three fire engines were rushed to the spot. According to the fire officers present on the spot, the fire was on the electrical panel of the mobile towers placed on the top of the building.

    October 13, 2021
  • Bengal guv terms state bureaucrats as ‘political servants’

    Bengal guv terms state bureaucrats as ‘political servants’

    "I am disturbed by the dilution of democratic norms and values. I painfully indicate to the media that the state in which we are in is very severe and painful, known to other parts of the country. I am surprised how members of IAS and IPS including the chief secretary can be so unmindful of the constitution and the rule of law and their obligations to the governor"

    October 12, 2021
  • Bengal’s tourism industry eyes revival this Durga Puja

    Bengal’s tourism industry eyes revival this Durga Puja

    Shaukat, a travel agent from Srinagar who recently attended a travel trade fair here, said that though the numbers are yet to reach the pre-Covid era, things are fast getting back to normal with tourists flocking back to the destinations in Kashmir.

    October 11, 2021
  • Infosys begins work on 1st project, aims completion within 22 months

    Infosys begins work on 1st project, aims completion within 22 months

    According to sources, the IT major will come up with a data centre at the site. This apart, another IT major Wipro is coming up with its second campus Rajarhat. Wipro’s first campus was set up at Salt Lake Sector V in 2005-06. Both Infosys and Wipro were given 50 acres of land for setting up their campuses.

    October 9, 2021
  • Bengal’s sweet dish ‘Mihidan’ reaches Bahrain

    Bengal’s sweet dish ‘Mihidan’ reaches Bahrain

    This unique sweet dish exported by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is being displayed (also provided for tasting purposes) to consumers at Aljazira superstores in Bahrain

    October 6, 2021
  • Schools likely to reopen in Bengal

    Schools likely to reopen in Bengal

    "...For one year and nine months there has been no activity in the schools and naturally, the buildings are in very bad shape. The opening of the schools will depend on the final nod of the chief minister,"

    October 5, 2021
  • 7 Army columns enter flood-hit areas, rescue 91

    7 Army columns enter flood-hit areas, rescue 91

    In a statement, the Defence spokesperson said that seven columns of the army are out for flood relief operations. Two columns have been deployed in West Burdwan, three in Hooghly and two columns in Howrah.

    October 2, 2021
  • Bypolls in 4 Bengal assembly seats on October 30

    Bypolls in 4 Bengal assembly seats on October 30

    Earlier, the ECI announced election in Bhabanipur constituency treating it as a 'Special Case' on the request of the state government and that triggered controversy. A PIL was filed challenging the commission's decision and the matter is pending before the Calcutta High Court.

    September 28, 2021
  • Heavy rains to lash S. Bengal in next 2 days

    Heavy rains to lash S. Bengal in next 2 days

    The Met department forecast heavy to very heavy rain at one or two places in South 24 Parganas, East and West Midnapore districts on Tuesday. Heavy rain has been forecast in Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, Jhargram and North 24 Parganas districts on Tuesday.

    September 28, 2021
  • Cyclone alert: Rescue map for low areas

    Cyclone alert: Rescue map for low areas

    Mr Dwivedi has asked DMs to ensure that adequate relief materials are kept in stock. This apart, officials have been asked to keep a close watch on the condition of dams and undertake necessary repairs if required. Fishermen have been asked not to go to the sea till 5 October.

    September 26, 2021
  • Bengal BJP candidate hurt in post-poll violence succumbs

    Bengal BJP candidate hurt in post-poll violence succumbs

    The family members of Saha claimed that he was brutally beaten up by Trinamool 'goons' on May 2, in which he had received severe head injuries

    September 23, 2021
  • Durga Puja gift from Bangladesh: Padma hilsa to hit city markets by Thursday

    Durga Puja gift from Bangladesh: Padma hilsa to hit city markets by Thursday

    “It will be the biggest ever consignment of Bangladeshi hilsa hitting markets in Kolkata and other towns since 2012 when the Bangladesh government had banned export the silver fish of the Padma to India,”

    September 22, 2021
  • First lung transplantation takes place in Bengal; patient under observation

    First lung transplantation takes place in Bengal; patient under observation

    He was tested Covid negative and undergoing treatment with life-support system like ECMO at the private hospital. The cadaveric lungs of the 52-year-old brain-dead person were extracted by specialist doctors and transported to Kolkata on Monday night.

    September 22, 2021