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

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

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

16.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata to get real-time pollution study devices   The World Bank will fund the environment department’s multipoint real-time air quality monitoring system and the methods to counter pollution. Apart from a few stationary air-quality monitoring devices, around 10 others mounted on government buses will generate area-specific real-time air quality data. This information … 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

11-12.02.18 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 area … Read more

31.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Bengali literature readership declining in both Bengal and Bangladesh: Shankha Ghosh   The readership of Bengali literature has been steadily declining in both West Bengal and Bangladesh, with students turning their back on writings in the language, Jnanpith awardee poet Sankha Ghosh said.   About the present situation of Bengali literature, renowned author Sanjib Chattopadhyay said writers should stop … 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

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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