News  /  Published 30.03.22

KMC to address concerns of stall owners in Lansdowne market makeover bid

The new board of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has decided to address the concerns of the stall owners of Lansdowne market on Sarat Bose Road in south Kolkata before reviving a makeover proj...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 28.03.21

Modi: modernisation need of hour in agriculture

Modernisation in the agriculture sector is the need of the hour as already a lot of time has been lost, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. In his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio address, Modi al...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.11.20

Finance panel tables report

The 15th Finance Commission, tasked to recommend the devolution of the central taxes among the Union government and the states, has submitted its report to the President. The commission, headed by N....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

CAG highlights lapses in museum upgrade

The Indian Museum executed a Rs 100-crore “modernisation” programme to celebrate its bicentennial year in 2014 without any conservation plan or detailed project report and proper planning,...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.08.20

Bata turns austere on capex plan

Footwear major Bata will remain conservative on capital expenditure and expansion as the pandemic-induced lockdown has affected demand for shoes and led to a decline in footfall at  the company&r...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.20

Safety work hits trains

Movement of some trains would be hit for the next three months due to safety-related modernisation work in the Rourkela-Bilaspur-Jharsuguda section of the South Eastern Railway’s Chakradharpur divis...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

A civilizational code that lingers

As an ‘OCI card-holder’, to speak the language of immigration counters of the international airport in Delhi, I could perhaps say that my life is an instance of the realization of the slogan, ‘M...
By Dipesh Chakrabarty

Business  /  Published 19.04.19

Bata styles brands to the casual look

Global footwear major Bata has reworked its strategy to keep pace with the demanding tastes of the millennials, with their preference for casuals. The company, which set up base in India in 1931, is ...
By Pinak Ghosh in Prague

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.19

Museum seeks 300cr for repairs

The director of the 144-year-old Indian Museum has sought a Rs 300-crore grant from the Union ministry of culture for repair and restoration of the old museum building and the adminisrative block, dem...
By Anasuya Basu in Chowringhee

India  /  Published 02.02.19

Modi cash-for-farmers plan hits land record gaps

The Modi government’s grand announcement of Rs 6,000 a year for small and marginal farmers owning land up to 2 hectares — which many critics see as a blatant cash-for-votes overture ahead of this ...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


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