06.06.18 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

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

03.03.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal government directs to clear the due bonus of Tea estate workers   Darjeeling tea but little bit we know about the grief of workers of Tea Garden in North Bengal. Deaths from malnutrition, suicide owing to poverty are regular phenomena in those tea estates. In a change, the Bengal government directed … Read more

02.03.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata Metro Station to get a tech savvy remodeling with advanced mechanization and safety   Kolkata metro station are all set to get the much needed modern makeover. The East-West metro will debut its new makeover with new rakes and will be outfitted with the latest state of art technology this year. There … 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

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

06.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Over 24 lakh cases pending in courts of West Bengal   There were around 24,18,374 cases pending at various courts of West Bengal including the Calcutta high court till June last year, state law minister Moloy Ghatak said at the assembly.   The minister informed the House that out of the 17,17,741 cases pending at different … Read more

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