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Amazon bets big on tier 2 and tier 3 Indian cities driving its growth

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.

Bengal: TMC leader Firhad Hakim caught abusing BJP, CISF in viral video

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.

PM Modi to inaugurate key infrastructure projects in West Bengal on Feb 7

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.

Department of Posts: West Bengal circle launches 'Know your postman'

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.

World Bank signs $105 million project to improve waterways in West Bengal

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.

Vivo V20SE smartphone launched in West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: Chinese smartphone giant, Vivo has expanded its V20-series line-up with the launch of V20 SE in West Bengal.

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park signs MoU with West Bengal State Council of Science & Technology

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.

West Bengal to increase solar generation capacity to 300 MW within a year, says state power minister

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.

IIT Kharagpur offers weather advisories to farmers for better crop management

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.

CREDAI West Bengal says using local products in real estate sector will boost economy

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.

ICICI Bank commits rupees four crore towards West Bengal cyclone relief

Kolkata/IBNS: ICICI Bank announced that it has committed rupees four crore towards the relief and assistance in areas affected by the supercyclone Amphan.

Bengal Chamber provides relief for Amphan victims in South 24 Parganas

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.

Axis Bank rolls out Mobile ATM 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.

Uber offers free rides worth 75 lakhs to West Bengal government for transporting frontline healthcare workers and non-COVID patients

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. 

CREDAI West Bengal writes to Union Finance Minister seeking reliefs for Real Estate industry

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.