West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

CM flags off leather, solar projects

The Bengal government has taken up an initiative to impart quality management training required for the export of leather products to workers of the Bantala Leather Complex in Calcutta. The initiativ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.19

Four killed, seven injured in Basanti crash

Two men who had stepped out of home to buy meat for Bhai Phonta celebrations on Tuesday morning were killed on Basanti Highway when a pickup hit the motorcycle they were on.Two of the nine men on the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.08.19

No country for tanneries

In May 2018, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government announced that tanneries in Jajmau in Kanpur would close down for three months between December and March during the Kumbh Mela. Reason: to keep the rive...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Business  /  Published 18.07.19

Bengal leather hub targets Rs 80,000cr funds

The Bantala leather hub, which houses around 400 tanneries, has got a new name along with infrastructure proposals that could attract investment of Rs 80,000 crore and create employment for 5 lakh pe...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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