To lay stress on agriculture development, says Governor

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has commissioned a 40 MW hydro electric generating unit in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district.

Satellite images (with 15' X 15' grid overlaid) used by ISRO to make a comparative study of the Sunderbans landmass.

The State pollution control board has taken an initiative to supply electricity to 100 schools across the State by setting up solar plants.

The West Bengal environment department has taken action against 85 industrial units in the State for disposing the sewage coming out of these units into the rivers, including the Hooghly.

A moderate intensity earthquake shook Jammu and Kashmir and some other parts of north India, including the national capital and adjoining satellite townships on Wednesday afternoon.

There were no reports of any casualty or injury though there were minor damages to some buildings, including two schools in Bhaderwah in Jammu and Kashmir.

The city experienced its coldest day this winter on Wednesday with the mercury dipping to 11.3 degree Celsius, which is three degrees below normal.