SILIGURI, 17 SEPT: A year after an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit the Sikkim-Nepal border, damaging thousands of houses in the Darjeeling Hills, not enough has been done to help

KOLKATA, 16 SEPT: Constant travelling and rapid urbanisation of rural areas have contributed to a nearly 50-fold increase in dengue cases over the last 50 years, say experts.

KOLKATA, 14 SEPT: The state animal resources development (ARD) department will start a livestock census tomorrow.

NEW DELHI, 11 SEPT: The official report from a team sent by the Union health ministry to visit West Bengal following an outbreak of dengue has sought to blame the recurrence of the killer disease i

KOLKATA, 11 SEPT: Calcutta High Court has held that acquisition of land by the transport department of the state government for the East West Metro at Bowbazar for the Central station stood lapsed

KOLKATA, 10 SEPT: Indian scientists have found a safe orally-administered drug against kala-azar, a disease that puts at risk an estimated 165.4 million people in Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and

TAMLUK, 5 SEPT: The rapid expansion of shrimp cultivation in East Midnapore district has been causing trouble, as hundreds of hectares of agricultural land has been converted into shrimp ponds.

The state government had offered lucrative packages to sponge iron units to switch to coal-bed methane (CBM) as an alternate fuel, but none of the units came up with a proposal, rued state environm

KOLKATA, 31 AUG: Outgoing chairman of Tata Sons Mr Ratan Tata today said there was still a possibility of locating a Tata Motors factory somewhere in West Bengal, but it could can be done only when

London, 22 AUG: A new study of nine coastal cities around the world has rated Shanghai as the most vulnerable city to serious flooding, while Kolkata and Dhaka stand midway due to their large popul