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.

PURULIA, 4 DEC: Around 1,500 students of several primary and upper primary schools in Ayodhya hills have been studying in classrooms that do not have either electricity or proper drinking water fa

. 20,000-cr project was put on a backburner after demand for steel got affected due to recession in 2008

Oil and gas major ONGC and two other companies have taken preliminary interest in developing solar projects at Purulia district in West Bengal. The total capacity of such project(s) may range up to 900 MW.

Purulia, Nov. 6: A Maoist couple in Purulia today became the first to surrender after Mamata Banerjee announced a revised rehabilitation package in August.

KOLKATA, 28 SEPT: The state public health engineering department will supply piped water to the arid districts of Purulia and Bankura from Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) by undertaking a Rs 2,600

It is ironic that India, which is aiming to become a hub of medical tourism and boasts of world class medical facilties, cannot provide even basic midwifery services and primary health care to thou

PURULIA, 14 SEPT: Despite the Centre having introduced the Forest Rights Act in 2006 to distribute forest land to the tribals, the district administration here is yet to do so for most of the Kheri

Calcutta, Aug.

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