The Mamata Banerjee government has taken up a scheme to supply 70 litres of safe drinking water daily to each household in rural areas by 2020.

The chief minister has asked public health engineering (PHE) minister Subrata Mukherjee to draw up a detailed report on the project

Burdwan, June 19: The Singur land take-back bill has spurred a group of farmers in Burdwan to demand return of their plots that were acquired for a proposed health city.

The 84 farmers had turned down cheques in exchange for 23 acres

If the industry dream is the pivot around which this Bengal election is swinging, nowhere is the see-saw between hope and despair as stark as in the 11 seats in Left citadel Burdwan

Andal (Burdwan), May 4: Over 450 unwilling farmers whose land has been taken for the airport city project in Burdwan

Burdwan, Feb.

Burdwan, 9 FEB: US Consul General in Kolkata, Ms Beth A Payne, today visited a watershed project in Burdwan district and praised the women who were associated with the Nabard-funded scheme (see sns photo).

DURGAPUR, 6 FEB: Chinese mining experts, appointed by Jindal Steel for the purpose, started a survey for a coal mining project in the Sarpi-Ichapur area in Laudoha block about 12 km from Durgapur town. The coal deposits were located in January, 2011. A group of 31 Chinese coal mining experts headed by Mr U Lee were seen conducting land survey in the Ichapur-Sarpi area this morning.

DURGAPUR: The South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC) has failed to utilise 100 buses bought under JnNURM.

Non compliance with emission standards. Analysis report of the sack sampling conducted by the State Board officials on 10/11/2010.

KOLKATA/MALDA: Even though the city dwellers were expected to get a breather from the chill, cold wave claimed another three victims, including a 106-year-old woman, today in Malda taking the toll to four in the state.

Annapurna Saha (63), a resident of Malda town, and Radharani Das (106), a resident of Birampur died of cold late last night while 49-year-old Budhai Tutu passed away last night i