Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh today rejected 18,000 km of road projects under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) proposed by the West Bengal government.

Durgapur, April 12: Mamata Banerjee will tomorrow flag off production at a coal mine in Bankura where around 2,000 land-loser families have been protesting the delay in being given jobs at the proj

BARJORA, 4 APRIL: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is set to flag off coal production next week at a mine that supporters of her Trinamul have been opposing since 2004.

The present work seeks to assess the spatial distribution and level of fluoride in the groundwater of different blocks of Bankura district, West Bengal. This is the first concerted attempt to highlight the vicious presence of fluoride in the sub-surface environment of Bankura and its gradual ingress in tube well water.

KOLKATA, 14 MARCH: Even while choosing the collision course with his party boss Miss Mamata Banerjee over hiking of passenger fares, railway minister Dinesh Trivedi proposed some new projects and 2

KOLKATA, 13 FEB: The state public health engineering (PHE) department has invited experts from across the world to tour the four districts affected by arsenic seeking suggestions for the use of mod

MALDA/BANKURA, 3 FEB: Nine babies at Malda Medical College and Hospital, and 10 babies at Bankura Sammiloni Medical College and Hospital have died in the last 48 hours.

The spectre of infant deaths continued to haunt government hospitals in West Bengal, with 19 cases reported in Malda and Bankura over the past two days. While nine infants died in the Malda Medical College and Hospital, 10 children were reported dead in the Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital.

The babies who died in the Bankura hospital were “suffering from pneumonia and birth asphyxia, while some had low birth weight,” superintendent Panchanan Kundu said.

BANKURA/PURULIA, 24 JAN: Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh today granted Rs 2,000 crore for providing safe drinking water to the people of Bankura district.

BANKURA, 29 NOV: The sale of chemical fertiliser in the black market has had an adverse effect on common farmers in various blocks of Bankura.