Kolkata: A project to convert contaminated surface water into potable water taken up by an NGO with the help of a French organisation has helped check diseases in about a dozen arsenic prone villages on Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal, the chief of the NGO said on Friday.
Published 29-Jun-2018 20:08 IST
Kolkata: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) seized 95 kilos of ganja (cannabis indica), meant to be smuggled to Bangladesh, from West Bengal's Nadia district and arrested one person in this connection, an official said on Friday.
Published 29-Jun-2018 18:30 IST
Kolkata: Dismissing BJP President Amit Shah as an "empty vessel that sounds much", West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday called him a "rioteer" and said the people would give him a "befitting reply" for trying to foment lawlessness in the state and making wild allegations against ChiefMore
Published 29-Jun-2018 04:00 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal government is working out a strategy to evacuate those who were allotted plots at industrial parks but have not started operations, the state MSME Director Vijay Bharti said here on Thursday.
Published 28-Jun-2018 22:45 IST
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee on Thursday advised Amit Shah to pay more attention to his party's government at the Centre, after the BJP chief slammed the TMC dispensation in West Bengal for "unleashing violence" on political rivals.
Published 28-Jun-2018 21:23 IST | Updated 21:32 IST
Kolkata: The health conditions of former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who was admitted to a city hospital earlier this week, were stable and gradually improving, sources at the hospital said.
Published 28-Jun-2018 21:12 IST
Kolkata: BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday reached out to the rural families in West Bengal's Purulia district as part of the party's 'Jan Sampark Abhiyan', a nationwide campaign to highlight the success of the NDA regime in the last four years.
Published 28-Jun-2018 20:11 IST | Updated 20:20 IST
Kolkata: Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee suffered a hemorrhagic stroke, said Kolkata's Belle Vue hospital sources.
Published 28-Jun-2018 09:41 IST
Kolkata: BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday said the country's partition could have been avoided had Congress not made the mistake of "censoring" national song "Vande Mataram" as part of its appeasement policy.
Published 28-Jun-2018 03:00 IST | Updated 03:54 IST
Kolkata: Three labourers were killed when a wall of a power sub-station collapsed and fell on them during heavy rains at Garia in the southern outskirt of the city on Wednesday, police said.
Published 28-Jun-2018 03:00 IST
Kolkata: Students of Jadavpur University withdrew their almost 40 hour long protest demonstration on Wednesday after the authorities decided to hold admission tests for six undergraduate courses in humanities.
Published 27-Jun-2018 22:41 IST
Nadia(WB): A team of CBI special branch sleuths on Wednesday raided eight places across West Bengal and one in Madhya Pradesh in connection with an ongoing probe into a ponzi scheme case, a senior official of the investigating agency said.
Published 27-Jun-2018 22:13 IST
New Delhi: An illegal fire arm supplier has been arrested along two of his associates, and 26 sophisticated pistols recovered from their possession, police said on Wednesday.
Published 27-Jun-2018 21:45 IST
Kolkata: The samples collected during the 'carcass meat racket' that came to light around two months back were found 'unfit for examination', a lawyer said here on Wednesday. "Samples taken from an intercepted vehicle were sent to the forensic department. In the laboratory reports, the expertsMore
Published 27-Jun-2018 21:05 IST
Kolkata: Six persons, including four Trinamool Congress activists, died on Wednesday when their car collided with a bus in West Bengal's East Midnapore district, police said.
Published 27-Jun-2018 20:55 IST | Updated 21:43 IST
Kolkata: Johnson Controls - Hitachi Air Conditioning India Limited on Wednesday inaugurated its fourth state-of-the-art Engineering Excellence Center (EEC) in the city, a company statement said. The centre aims to skill and generate manpower and in the industry and help create employability in theMore
Published 27-Jun-2018 20:17 IST
Kolkata: Kolkata police has landed in hot water after posting on its Facebook page a meme of Colombia footballer Andres Escobar's infamous own goal at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the US which cost him his life days later.
Published 27-Jun-2018 19:08 IST
Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday asked the party's West Bengal leadership to strive for victory in 100 per cent Lok Sabha seats in the state in the coming 2019 general election, a state BJP leader said here. Shah, on a two day tour of the state, has also asked theMore
Published 27-Jun-2018 18:35 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Wednesday said there is a growing demand for quality education and old institutions such as St James' School has the responsibility to meet the demand.
Published 27-Jun-2018 18:20 IST
Kolkata: An eight-year-old girl was found dead in her house in neighbouring North 24 Parganas having choked herself fatally while playing with ropes, police said on Tuesday.
Published 26-Jun-2018 20:11 IST | Updated 21:05 IST

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