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

07.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   WB governor K N Tripathi to hold additional charge of Tripura   West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was today given the additional charge of Tripura, according to a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.   The President of India is pleased to appoint Keshari Nath Tripathi to discharge the functions of the governor of Tripura, in … 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

04-05.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata airport to go green with 15 MW solar power plant   The Kolkata airport is all set to start using clean and green energy for its day to day operations, as its ground mounted grid connected solar plant is ready for commissioning.   The 15 MW plant, capacity wise the largest … Read more

02.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal’s Chilkigarh to be declared ‘National Bio-Diversity Heritage Site’     A forested stretch around Chilkigarh’s Kanak Durga temple in Jhargram district of West Bengal will soon be declared a national bio-diversity heritage site by the government.   The popular tourist destination will be labelled a ‘plastic free zone’ and 61 acres of forest … Read more

30.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Bengal heritage logo launched in London   The Bengali diaspora, which has been professionally very successful in the UK, has been driving corporate growth and public services over the years. What is unique is that it also is a community that has a strong cultural focus. This is best manifested through the … Read more

28-29.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Veteran Bengali Actress Supriya Devi Passes Away   Veteran Bengali film actress and Padmashri awardee, Supriya Devi,passed away in Kolkata, following a severe cardiac arrest. She was 83. Supriya Devi made her debut in the Uttam Kumar-starrer Basu Parivar in 1952. She was also awarded the Banga Vibushan – the highest-ever civilian award given … 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

21-22.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL West Bengal to revive WWII airstrips   The state government wants to revive airstrips of World War II vintage in the districts that have been lying idle for decades to increase intra-state air connectivity. There are a dozen such airstrips in the state that were used by either the Royal Air Force or US Air Force between 1942 and … Read more

19.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal is fast emerging as an all-weather tourist destination   West Bengal is fast emerging as an all-weather destination welcoming tourists on business, social, and leisure trips throughout the year, and in terms of variety of products, the State can be matched by few States, according to Indranil Sen, Minister of State for … Read more

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