Business  /  Published 09.08.22

NCLAT sets aside petition

The NCLAT has set aside a petition and upheld a 2017 CCI order that dismissed a complaint of predatory pricing against instant messaging platform WhatsApp. The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Filmmaker Tarun Majumdar remembered in street meet

Mastul, a township-based socio-cultural group, braved heavy downpour and gusty wind in paying tribute to filmmaker Tarun Majumdar, who passed away on July 4 at the age of 91. Majumdar holds a special ...
By Bharati Kanjilal in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Crocodile rescued from lake in Nadia, freed at Farakka barrage

A group of farmers in a pocket of Nadia, who went to a lake for retting jute, stumbled upon a crocodile a few days ago. The crocodile, suspected to have come from the Hooghly which is less than 200m ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.07.22

Trafficked twice, girl from South 24-Parganas didn’t give up

The highlight of a panel discussion on human trafficking on Tuesday was personal accounts of some survivors. The accounts suggested that their lives were an ongoing struggle, even after being rescued...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 25.07.22

Man held for raping 53-yr-old woman

A 29-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly repeatedly raping a 53-year-old Taiwanese woman after falsely promising to marry her, police said here on Monday. An FIR was registered at Sector 53 ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Gurugram


News  /  Published 25.07.22

NGO gifts computers to Bardhaman school

A residential school for deprived and underprivileged kids in a remote village in Purba Bardhaman got computers last week, thanks to an NGO. Since its inauguration last Monday, the new “compute...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.07.22

Drive in West Bengal to bring pandemic dropouts back to class

The state education department has initiated steps to bring back to class students "who have had to drop out of the schools due to financial constraints during the Covid pandemic”. An orde...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.07.22

Beautician course to help Kolkata women earn livelihood

A group of women who do not have a strong academic background are being trained in a beautician course so they can earn a livelihood out of it. Most of the women have studied till Class VIII, IX or X...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.07.22

American Center director stresses on importance of English

The American Center director on Tuesday told a group of children, many of whom come from underprivileged families, the importance of learning English. “We at the American Center focus a lot of ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.07.22

West Bengal govt ties up with NGO for massive turtle conservation project

West Bengal has joined hands with a non-government organisation to carry out a crucial project for conservation of the species of turtle found in the state, officials said. The initiative, to be unde...
By PTI in Kolkata


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