Kolkata/IBNS: Around 65 percent of Amazon's orders in India are placed from tier two cities driving the growth of the American e-commerce giant in the South Asian nation, said a top official.
Kolkata/IBNS: In another new low in the West Bengal politics, Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate from Kolkata Port, Firhad Hakim, was heard abusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in a video, which went viral on social media.
Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate key infrastructure projects in the oil and gas sector and road sector in West Bengal in a public function to be held in Haldia on Feb 7.
Kolkata/UNI: Department of Posts, West Bengal Circle, has launched a new concept on the information of the Postmen available to the members of public.
New Delhi: The Government of India, the Government of West Bengal and the World Bank today signed a $105 million project to improve the inland water transport infrastructure in Kolkata, West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Chinese smartphone giant, Vivo has expanded its V20-series line-up with the launch of V20 SE in West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) will act as a knowledge partner in a collaborative effort with the government of West Bengal to promote entrepreneurship in areas of science and technology in the state.
Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government is making serious efforts in adopting clean energy, as a part of which the solar generation capacity of the state has increased to 30 Megawatt and in the course of next one year it will increase to 300 Megawatt, said state power minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay on Thursday.
Kharagpur (West Bengal)/IBNS: In collaboration with India Meteorological Department (IMD), IIT Kharagpur, is disseminating weather based agro-advisory to farmers for improving agricultural production in highly variable weather conditions.
Kolkata/IBNS: Sushil Mohta, president of Credai West Bengal, recently said that the organisation has urged its members to refrain from using imported Chinese goods in the construction sector they serve in the wake of the Indo-China border crisis and use locally manufactured products instead.
Kolkata/IBNS: ICICI Bank announced that it has committed rupees four crore towards the relief and assistance in areas affected by the supercyclone Amphan.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Bengal Chamber is providing relief materials to a few of the worst cyclone Amphan-hit areas of South 24 parganas in West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Taking a step towards offering ease and convenience to citizens, Axis Bank has deployed a mobile ATM Van in West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Uber has offered free rides worth Rs. 75 lakhs to the West Bengal government for emergency services through its UberMedic service, which will transport frontline healthcare workers, government officials on COVID-19 related duties, and support other essential requirements.
Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal chapter of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India (CREDAI) has approached the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for relief to aid the real estate industry in the backdrop of the Covid 19 pandemic.