14.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Raksha Mantri Inaugurates 1st BEL Representative Office in Vietnam   Raksha Mantri, Nirmala Sitharamaninaugurated the first Representative Office of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Smt Sitharaman handed over the symbolic key of the Representative Office of BEL at Vietnam (VIRO) to Chairman & Managing Director, BEL Mr Gowtama … Read more

10-11.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal all set to get its first organ transplant registry   The state is all set to get an organ sharing registry that will list potential recipients for different organs. The step is critical for streamlining organ donation and giving the movement a new impetus. The Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO) … Read more

09.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi to Hold Additional Charge of Tripura   West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was given the additional charge of Tripura, according to a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The President of India has appointed Keshari Nath Tripathi to discharge the functions of the Governor of Tripura, … Read more

08.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal Government decides to invest Rs 107 cr to check riverbank erosion   The West Bengal Governmentdecided to invest 107 crore rupees to check erosion at vulnerable areas along the banks of the Ganga and the Padma. A stretch of 15 kilometers will be concretized, to prevent erosion. The work will be … Read more

05.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal government hikes bus fare by Re 1   West Bengal government has decided to increase the transport fare by Re 1 in each stage.   The initial fare for private buses will be Rs 7 and that for mini bus will be Rs 8. Adhikari said that the bus fare for state owned … 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

17.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata Corporation officials collect packaged water samples for quality tests   A sudden diarrhea outbreak in Southern suburbs of Kolkata has scared citizens. Out of fear of water contamination, many citizens are buying packaged drinking waters but a recent sample test found bacteria in the packaged water. Kolkata Corporation officials on Friday … 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

13.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Assign specific drivers for a bus: West Bengal   The state transport department is making bus drivers more accountable and bringing in certain changes in the certificate of fitness (CF) and permit conditions. The transport department and Kolkata Police are also making each bus driver-specific so that accountability could be fixed.   Kolkata Police is procuring … Read more

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