To enhance community-based initiatives in educating mothers and caregivers on nutrition issues, the West Bengal government is observing National Nutrition Week till next Monday.

Post-1977 leaders from this state, be it late chief minister Jyoti Basu or the present incumbent Mamata Banerjee, have never let go an opportunity to cite instances of Centre’s deprivation of the s

Solar lights installed in various parts of Sunderbans, one of the most energy-deficient regions of the country, are helping in reducing man-animal conflict in the region.

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) will come up with a digitised and updated database of landslide-prone zones for West Bengal's Darjeeling hills where recent landslides claimed around 40 lives,

The state food and supplies department will take strong action against ration dealers in case they violate the National Food Security Act, Jyotipriya Mallick, the state minister for food and suppli

Atleast four hundred people have been affected in Jalpaiguri district following release of excess water Teesta river after rains in upper reaches.

To measure the effect of climate change on the flora and fauna of Sundarbans, the Zoological Survey of India has set up monitoring bases inside the mangrove forests.

Nearly 78 per cent of the West Bengal's population were dependent on the government's healthcare delivery system, state minister Chandrima Bhattacharya said on Tuesday.

The sweltering heat wave that has captured the entire South Dinajpur district, caused the death of a middle aged man here, according to locals.

After a gap of almost two months, swine flu claimed another life in West Bengal.