03-04.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Despite Rera, West Bengal notifies its own real estate law The Centre’s target to bring all new and ongoing real estate projects under Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) has received a setback as West Bengal government has notified its own law for the sector in the state. This surprised many considering the state … Read more

02.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL West Bengal to hold talks on fare revision for buses, taxis   For the first time in four years the state has not rejected the transport department’s proposal to increase the fare of buses and taxis. Instead, it has assured to speak to all the stake holders to develop a mechanism that will … Read more

15.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Historic blue plaque to make a comeback in West Bengal   The historic blue plaque is going to make a comeback in Bengal after a gap of five years. Since the British period, Bengal has had a tradition of blue enamel plaques being installed to honour names of lanes and buildings of historic importance.   The … Read more

14.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Bengal first to opt out of Modi’s healthcare plan   Bengal has become the first state to opt out of the ambitious National Health Protection Scheme unveiled in the Union Budget — and dubbed ‘Modicare’ — with chief minister Mamata Banerjee announcing on Tuesday that the state will not “waste” its hard-earned resources … Read more

08.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

  WEST BENGAL   US envoy all for trade ties   The US has underscored the need for the right environment to promote trade and investment in Bengal and India.   US ambassador Kenneth I. Juster said removal of non-trade barriers would, in the long run, aid investment that depends on market, regulatory climate, governmental … Read more

27.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata becomes first Indian metro to get a floating market   Kolkata is now witness to a floating market, the first of its kind across any metro.   The market, as the name suggests, will be located on a water-body with boats doubling up as shops.   The market, located on the … Read more

26.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL States praised West Bengal govt’s official emblem   States praised the West Bengal government official emblem, conceptualized and designed by chief minister Mamata Banerjee.   The state emblem – the “Biswa Bangla” logo with Ashoka Pillar of the national emblem – would be used in all the official works and documents of the Bengal government … Read more

25.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Bengal opposes Centre plan for backward districts   An integrated development plan for the 115 Most Backward Districts (MBD) in the country, of which five are from West Bengal, has hit a roadblock in the state. The Mamata Banerjee government doesn’t agree with PM Narendra Modi’s plan because the Centre proposes to engage a central government … Read more

24.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Google Doodle pays tribute to Mahasweta Devi   Google on Sunday dedicated its doodle to noted author and social activist Mahasweta Devi on her 92nd birth anniversary. Google India wrote on Twitter, “With courage flowing through her pen, she created powerful prose. Celebrating writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi on her 92nd … Read more

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