Global warming causing 'irreversible' mass melting in Antarctica
Recent human activity has intensified global warming, which could result in a mass melting of Antarctica, said Zoe Thomas, a research fellow at the University of New South Wales who was part of an international team of scientists that recently published a paper on Antarctic ice melting.
Centre to auction 1st batch of ‘enemy properties’ in Bengal
In 2017, the Centre amended the Enemy Property Act, 1968, and Public Premises (Ev...
Oil falls below $57 on virus impact, OPEC+ delay
Brent crude was down 82 cents at $56.85 a barrel by 1452 GMT after rallying in the previous ...
Crude oil futures slip over 1 pc on weak global cues
West Texas Intermediate crude oil fell 0.67 per cent at $51.70 per barrel.
Oil prices steady as output cut expectations offset coronavirus concern
Brent crude was at $57.23 a barrel, down 9 cents, by 1525 GMT after rising 5.2% last week, its biggest weekly gain since September 2019.
RBI employees union seeks support from Mamata Banerjee
The vacancies announced in Kolkata zone is even less than in a small centre such as Jammu, a union member said. Kolkata zone includes RBI offices West Bengal, Sikkim and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
At 744, West Bengal tops crimes by foreigners
West Bengal recorded the highest number of crimes (744) committed by foreigners in 2018 followed by Karnataka (175) and Himachal Pradesh (147), according to 2018 National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report.
Unless you visit jail, you cannot be a leader: Bengal BJP chief tells partymen
Asking party cadres to "actively" counter the ruling TMC, Ghosh said sitting back at home would not make one a good political activist. "Don't expect to be a good political activist just by sitting back at home. You all have to work. You have to be active, so that police is forced to arrest you. Don't get cowed down by threats from TMC goons.
Dilip Ghosh re-elected as West Bengal BJP president
Despite the controversial comments made by BJP’s Dilip Ghosh, he is re-elected as the state president of BJP West Bengal unit. Ghosh, who wa...
Nalasopara arms haul case: Maharashtra ATS arrests 34-year-old West Bengal resident
Maharashtra ATS arrests 34-year-old Pratap Hajara in connection with the Nalasopara arms haul case from Nainapur in West Bengal.Nalasopara a...
Minority institution moves SC over ruling on teachers' appointment
Days after the Supreme Court upheld the right of the Bengal government to set up a statutory board to oversee appointment of teachers in madrasas, a minority institution has moved the top court seeking to have it set aside as violative of the court’s larger bench ruling in the TMA Pai case.
LV with Levi’s: High-low fashion trend is fast catching up
Kate Middleton does it, and so does Michelle Obama. In India, Kangana Ranaut is always game for it, while Alia Bhatt has hit paparazzi gold with her airport looks, a carefully curated mix of high and low.
Bengal to skip Home Ministry meet on Census & NPR
The representatives of all states and Union territories, except West Bengal, are expected to attend the Friday’s meeting convened by the Union home ministry to discuss the modalities for the census and the National Population Register (NPR).
West Bengal: Protest by Muslim women against CAA, NPR, NRC in Kolkata
Women staged a sit-in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Park Circus Maidan...
Self-reliance a must to achieve $5 trillion GDP target: Piyush Goyal
Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal called on domestic industry to be more self-reliant and imbibe the spirit of nationalism in realising the country’s goal to become a $5 trillion economy.
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