West Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

Service upgrade for city to boost India’s score

The Bengal government is working to make the system for issuing building permits, trade licences and mutation papers faster and easier because World Bank will consider the state’s performance in the...
By Subhajoy Roy and Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.19

Bengal HS board to ban student caught with mobile phone

The registration of any Higher Secondary examinee caught with a mobile phone inside the examination hall will be cancelled.A candidate whose registration is cancelled will be barred from writing this ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.20

Pact for solar power plant

The Bengal government will set up a 150MW solar power plant in East Midnapore’s Ramnagar after KfW — a German state-owned development bank — agreed to give a soft loan of Rs 600 crore, state fin...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Sent back SC/ST file: Jagdeep Dhankhar

Bengal chief secretary Rajiva Sinha on Wednesday called on governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and discussed “a host of issues” including the SC-ST Commission Bill that has been pending with Raj Bhavan. Aft...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.20

Govt to manage college progress funds

State-aided colleges in Bengal will be asked to deposit the development fees paid by students to the government.The government will supply funds to the colleges for day-to-day maintenance of the campu...
By Mita Mukherjee in Salt Lake


West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

State government glare on toy train death

The Bengal government will speak to the railway authorities to know what exactly led to last week’s death of Pradip Saxena, a tourist from Rishra in Hooghly, during a toy train ride near Darjeeling....
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.19

Old mansion with new look for tourists in Bengal

In yet another marriage of conservation and tourism, a beautiful riverfront property close to Belur Math, belonging to the Daw family of Jorasanko, has been renovated as a homestay for tourists. The D...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 16.01.19

Britannia eyes bigger slice of Bengal pie

By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.20

Active Covid cases reach 300, six more cured

The number of active novel coronavirus cases in Bengal has reached 300 with 32 more people being diagnosed with Covid-19 and six persons cured from the infection.The 32 new patients belong to Calcutta...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.20

State board tweaks check rules

A single set of examiners will check Madhyamik answer scripts twice this time.The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education has asked examiners doing the first round of evaluation to recheck the papers...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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