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Kolkata: The AICTE is setting up four teacher training academies in the country which will equip candidates with the latest changes in technical education, the council's Chairman Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe said on Sunday.
Published 30-Sep-2018 20:59 IST
Kolkata: A woman was arrested by Uttarakhand Police from West Bengal's Howrah district for allegedly being associated with an inter-state kidney smuggling racket, police said on Sunday.
Published 30-Sep-2018 20:47 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal government has been renovating the Gandhi Bhavan in Beleghata area of the city, a two-storey building where Mahatma Gandhi spent 25 days between August and September in 1947 when Kolkata was in the grip of riots.
Published 30-Sep-2018 14:44 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday said translation promotes unity in diversity. She said many of her books have been translated to different languages.
Published 30-Sep-2018 14:26 IST
Kolkata: The Indian Navy currently has only two minesweeper ships at its disposal to safeguard sea lanes and ports spread across thousands of kilometres of coastlines in the eastern and western seaboards, a top Navy officer has said.
Published 30-Sep-2018 12:17 IST
Kolkata: A group of students in a college of West Bengal's Murshidabad district turned violent on Saturday while submitting a deputation complaining of irregular attendance of teachers and lack of basic facilities.
Published 30-Sep-2018 09:44 IST
Kolkata: A man was suspected to have died of electrocution on Saturday while carrying out repairing work inside a studio in southern part of the citys' Anwar Shah area, police said.
Published 30-Sep-2018 07:27 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta University authorities Saturday asked affiliated colleges to ensure that students were not allowed to appear for examinations if their attendance is below 60 per cent, a university official said.
Published 29-Sep-2018 23:32 IST
Kolkata: The Eastern India Motion Picture Association (EIMPA) has urged the West Bengal government to address the issue of increasing service charge for showing films in single screen theatres on an urgent basis.
Published 29-Sep-2018 19:40 IST
Kolkata: Stressing that a "healthy heart is essential for a healthy body", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday her government, under its 'Shishu Sathi' scheme, has been funding surgery of children with cardiac problems. The CM, on the occasion of World Heart Day, also statedMore
Published 29-Sep-2018 15:00 IST
Kolkata: A 43-year-old woman was killed and another injured after a slab of the foot over-bridge at Baruipur rail station fell on them on Friday evening, a senior Eastern Railway official said.
Published 28-Sep-2018 23:10 IST | Updated 23:40 IST
Kolkata: State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, has set up an intermediary review mechanism to review the sectors where it would go for exposure in view of the mounting bad loans plaguing the banking system, a top official said Friday.
Published 28-Sep-2018 19:45 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal CID on Thursday took over the investigation into the Islampur firing that killed two students during a clash between a mob and the police in North Dinajpur district last week, a senior officer said.
Published 28-Sep-2018 08:09 IST
Kolkata: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has busted an international drugs racket here by seizing more than 3,000 tablets of psychotropic substances and arresting three persons, a senior NCB official said on Thursday.
Published 27-Sep-2018 18:54 IST
Kolkata: Amid a political storm over the publication of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is rooting for a similar exercise in Bengal and vowing to drive out illegal Bangladeshi immigrants once the party is voted to power in the state. However,More
Published 27-Sep-2018 13:43 IST
Kolkata: Senior Bharatiya Janta Party leader Roopa Ganguly on Wednesday said that it has become a norm in West Bengal to hate people.
Published 26-Sep-2018 21:19 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that the BJP was behind the killing of the two students in North Dinajpur district and is now trying to derive political mileage out of the issue by calling a bandh.
Published 26-Sep-2018 19:48 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed the West Bengal government to ensure that normal life is not hit in the state during the 12-hour bandh called by the BJP to protest death of two students in a clash in North Dinajpur district.
Published 26-Sep-2018 15:59 IST
Kolkata: The BSF on Tuesday seized 7.5 Kg silver ornaments valued at Rs 3,01,500 from two persons at Khajibagan under Krishnangar Sector in Nadia district of West Bengal. The alleged culprits, however, managed to flee, a Border Security Force (BSF) release said.
Published 26-Sep-2018 08:50 IST
Kolkata: Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from some West Bengal districts when BJP and Trinamool Congress supporters clashed during a 12-hour bandh called by the saffron party on Wednesday to protest the killing of two students in a clash in North Dinajpur district, police said. SeniorMore
Published 26-Sep-2018 08:43 IST | Updated 22:26 IST

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