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Darjeeling, Siliguri and Jalpaiguri are a few of the prominent towns that fall within the Dooars. With the mighty Himalayan mountains stretching across the horizon and dense, naturally diverse forests around it, the Dooars is a blessed and beautiful region. And it is going to get even more beautiful if a plan ...
Malda: The wail of the women at Mohammad Afrajul's village in West Bengal's Malda seemed drowned out by the memory of the piteous bleating of the 50-year-old road construction labour who was hacked to ... Saiydpur village in Kaliachak, 25 km from Malda town, is dumbstruck by the horror of it all.

West Bengal will announce its IT policy in January, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Thursday. The policy announcement will come at the annual investors' meet to be held on January 16 and 17. The State government has been working on a comprehensive IT policy to woo investments in the ...
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condemned the killing of a labourer from West Bengal on Thursday, who was burnt alive to "save a girl from 'love jihad'". The incident took place in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district and the accused, Shambunath Raigar, also recorded the horrific act which was ...
BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Thursday and urged him to look into the law-and-order situation in West Bengal. Singh is in the city to chair a meeting of chief ministers of the states bordering Bangladesh. Sinha, along with other senior leaders of the ...
It began with 13 women pooling their savings - 30,000 rupees - in 1995. Today, the bank's turnover is 300m rupees a year and it has a membership of 31,000 sex workers from across West Bengal. Sex workers are surrounded by ill-wishers - madams, pimps, "boyfriends" and often relatives trying to relieve ...

The West Bengal directorate of textiles recently decided to set up a mega carpet cluster at Malgaon village in Kaliaganj block of West Bengal's North Dinajpur district where weavers have been stitching Banarasi-style carpets since the 1980s with little recognition. Work will start after the government ...
In 1780, Governor General of India, Warren Hastings, wrote to his wife about a small beach in Beerkul village of Bengal, which he dubbed the 'Brighton of the East' (Brighton is an English seaside resort town, south of London). According to popular records, around 1923, a British traveller, John Frank Smith, ...
Seven years ago, Dey and her family finally got a small plot of their own, in the West Bengal village of Shantinagar, or "place of peace. ... Now, the idea is to create a silicon Valley-like ecosystem of support for small-town entrepreneurs across the U.S., J.D. Vance, the author of "Hillbilly Elegy" recruited by ...
Pune has achieved maximum progress in projects launched by it under the smart cities mission followed by Bhopal and Ahmedabad, says the AmCham and PwC ... the state government of West Bengal pulled out the already selected New Town Kolkata, leaving 30 states participating in the challenge and 89 selected cities.
Thousands of mills churned out hundreds of metres of cloth. With time, trade died down, and support for the artisans disappeared. Malgaon, a small village in the Kaliaganj Block in North Dinajpur in West Bengal, is 392 km away from the Kolkata, and light years away from the development that the city has ...
The chief minister announced that her government has increased the release of planned funds this year and has decided to spend Rs 12,000 crore separately for infrastructural development across the state. 0. Shares. Share. By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: December 5, 2017 1:06 am. West Bengal exam ...
Mamata Banerjee alleged that the Centre is yet to release Rs 13,714.32 crore to the state under several welfare projects. Supriyo alleged that the state government had not only renamed central projects as its own, but also failed to submit an account of usage of those funds. 0. Shares. Share. By: Express ...
Weavers in a remote village in North Dinajpur district of West Bengal have been stitching Banarasi-style carpets for around three decades, but with little ... Only recently, the West Bengal directorate of textiles has decided to set up a mega carpet cluster at Malgaon village in Kaliaganj block of the district ...
Kalimpong is a small beautiful mountain town in northern West Bengal but the locals insist their homeland be called Gorkhaland. This town that overlooks Sikkim from one of its high spots, has been historically important for exchange between India and its neighbours -- Bhutan, Tibet and China.
Forty-four percent of the nation's trafficking victims are from West Bengal, according to fresh data released by the National crime Records Bureau (NCRB). Though the data also showed a rise in the number of rescues and arrests in such cases, experts called for more grassroots intervention by the state ...
Kolkata: Uttar Pradesh health minister Sidharth Nath Singh on Saturday said that Trinamool Congress will be making a mistake by getting into an alliance with Samajwadi Party. Singh, who earlier was BJP's affairs in charge in Bengal, claimed that TMC will start feeling the heat in the Panchayat elections.

Meerut: A 38-year old rape and acid attack survivor faced her fourth acid attack in July this year in Lucknow. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath had met the victim and assured her of medical and financial help. Several cases of acid attack, including the horrific attack on Bareilly sisters - Sabina, 17 ...
For example, take the story of the couple Jagdish and Ratni, from Rajasthan's Ajmer district (see picture), who faced criticism for buying their daughter a mobile phone and sending her to a faraway village to study nursing. "All this talk about not educating girls or allowing them to leave the house is nonsense ...
West Bengal's capital Kolkata was one of the safest cities for women in the country but the state recorded the highest number of cases of Domestic Violence, the ... The rate of crime against women has significantly reduced in Kolkata over the past couple of years as the city recorded 1,693 cases in 2016 as ...
A total of 8,132 cases of human trafficking were reported in the country with West Bengal reporting the highest number of cases (3,579)," said the National ... The NCRB figures came on a day when a report was released in Kolkata on commercial sexual exploitation of children in and around the city and ...
The West Bengal government has negotiated with the World Bank to avail subsidy to buy 130 electric buses for plying in Kolkata, Asansol and Durgapur, state Transport Minister ... While 100 buses would ply in Kolkata, the remaining 30 have been earmarked for industrial towns of Durgapur and Asansol.
You can also significantly contribute by taking your teams to villages to teach English, science and mathematics, the subjects in which a lot many poor ... Dushyant Nariala, Principal Secretary to the Department of school education in West Bengal, too, called upon corporates to take their CSR efforts to ...
Kolkata: The West Bengal pollution Control Board has stopped automatic monitoring of air quality index (AQI) in Kolkata at a time when pollution levels in the city have started ... All this comes at a time when Indian cities, led by the national capital, have hit global headlines for spiking pollution levels.
Kolkata: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that her government will invest $15 billion to upgrade infrastructure in Bengal. The CM was addressing over 350 CEOs across the world at the Horasis Asia Meeting, the biggest corporate and economic event in the state in 12 years.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed concern over the slow progress of work on the 'Kanyashree' project ...
Hili, a town under Balurghat subdivision of the district, is a border ... police said the five, all Indian residents, gathered near a village fair in Hili ...
Agra girl, who was crowned Miss West Bengal 2017, casts vote for ... not aware of Agra city, but in my locality, the residents are conservative.
CHINSURAH: The chairman of a municipality in Hooghly district was shot dead by unidentified assailants when he was returning home on a ...
The chairman of a municipality in Hooghly district was shot dead by unidentified assailants when he was returning home on a motorbike, the police said today. Bhadreswar Municipality Chairman Manoj Upadhyay, also a Trinamool Congress leader, was shot from point blank range late last night.
The City police have arrested a native of West Bengal for alleged thefts ... identified as Pintu Mandal, 39, of North 24 Parganas in West Bengal.
HOOGHLY: TMC leader and chairman of Bhadreswar Municipality Manoj Upadhyay was shot dead on Tuesday night in West Bengal's Hooghly ...
The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Centre and the West Bengal government to file in a sealed cover their responses on a plea by ...
"The government of West Bengal has recently formed safety committees in schools in the state to look into safety issues in schools. There are ...
CALANGUTE: Salam Mandal, a native of West Bengal, was arrested by Calangute police with 150g of ganja worth Rs 15,000 during a raid ...
The 33rd All India Postal table tennis Tournament hosted by Andhra Pradesh Circle ended on Friday with Assam and West Bengal emerging ...
amata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, and a host of ... delighted to return and see the City, the smaller towns and the wild places that are ... West Bengal enjoys a power surplus with 100% villages electrified and ...
So is the Paschimbaga Hastashilpa Mela, or West Bengal State ... shifting to the north-eastern part of the city," said Hidco chief Debashis Sen, ...
Just off the railroad tracks bordering Kolkata, along the Ganges river, is the quiet and verdant town of Seoraphuli, where Sintu lives. Much to ...
"Out of the 3400-odd seats allotted for West Bengal, only 200 seats have ... view to promote job opportunities in smaller towns and cities across ...
Speaking to mediapersons at the state Legislative Assembly, Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan said: "I don't expect to a person, who knows ...
The city has recorded 30 mm of rain in span of 48 hours from 8:30 am ... the 24 hours as depression is moving closer to Gangetic West Bengal.
Depression forms in Bay, heavy rains in Kolkata, West Bengal, Odisha ... In fact, Kolkata, the capital city of the neighbouring West Bengal has ...
Ever since he bought the Kolkata franchise of an IPL team, Shah Rukh Khan has been associated closely with the City of Joy. He has also been ...
About 40% of the 8,000 blood samples sent by the West Bengal government to the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric diseases (NICED) ...
The Opposition leaders were allegedly heckled by the Trinamool Congress cadres and the police in two separate incidents in West Bengal on ...
West Bengal: Villagers and forest officers trying to drive away more than 80 elephants, which entered Sonakhali in West Midnapore, in a bid to ...
The Geographical Indication (GI) Registry and intellectual Property India on Tuesday presented the Geographical Indication Tag status to ...
Finally the West Bengal government has agreed to the proposal given by ... Hill Municipalities namely Darjeeling, Kurseong, Mirik and Kalimpong. ... Affairs Minister of the acute water shortage faced by Kalimpong town along ...
The Geographical Indication (GI) Registry and intellectual Property India on Tuesday presented the Geographical Indication Tag status to ...


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