Government-aided schools have no right to fix dress code for teachers: High Court

Kolkata, 7th May: Calcutta High Court today ruled that authorities of government-aided schools have no right to fix dress code for teachers. Justice Jayanta Biswas issued the ruling on a writ petition filed by several women teachers of a secondary school for girls in sub-urban Kolkata. In 2008 the managing committee of Gulab Mohini School […]

Prices of diamonds to ascend by 10 pc

Kolkata, 8th May: The prices of diamonds are expected to increase by almost 10 per cent globally, according to noted diamond merchant Harshad R Mehta. Explaining the reasons for the price rise, Harshad R Mehta, Chairman, Rosy Blue (India) Private Limited said, ”The miners across the globe are mining less to increase the life of […]

Blood test before marriage to prevent Thalassaemia

Kolkata, 8th May: Planning to tie the nuptial knot. Get a blood test done. That was the message which went loud and clear from city doctors to help prevent the spread of Thalassaemia. ”Society needs to be more conscious of the disease. A simple blood test before marriage can ensure that your child is not […]

Again alleged Maoists killed CPI (M) leader in West Midnapore

West Midnapore, 8th May: Suspected Maoists killed a local Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader at his residence in West Bengal’s West Midnapore district on Friday. Local Committee Secretary of CPI (M) and West Midnapore District Committee member Himangshu Maity was asleep when a group of suspected Maoists arrived at his home around midnight and […]

Mamata Banerjee probable to finish CPI(M) dominion in West Bengal

Now the drama has already been started with Subrata Mukherjee. He was Information & Cultural Minister of West Bengal during the black days of Internal Emergency promulgated by the then Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi. Since 1977 till today, CPI(M)-led Left Front is ruling the state and Subrata Mukherjee is hopping between two parties […]

Jorasanko Thakurbari – keeps the memories of Tagore

A leisurely walk down the spacious balconies of 6, Dwarkanath Tagore Lane transports one to the time of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore with every brick and object telling the story of the poet, his family, lifestyle and achievements. Located in a congested north Kolkata lane, the Rabindra Bharati Museum is housed in Tagore’s ancestral home […]

One more CPI(M) worker killed

Jhargram, 8th May: The body of a local committee member of the CPI(M)’s Lodhasuli branch was found this morning at Naharia village under Jhargram policde station near National Highway six. SP, West Midnapore, MK Varma said Maoists were suspected to be behind the murder. About 40 to 45 suspected Maoists came to Sudhansu Maity’s (45) […]

“I’m not a Maoist”- Kabir Suman

Kolkata, 7th May: Singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman Friday denied that he was a Maoist and said he only raised his voice against the oppression of tribals. “I am neither a Maoist nor a Maoist sympathiser. I have only raised the issues of tribals. I have raised my voice against the oppression inflicted on the […]

India prefers Germany for help in renewable energy technologies

Kolkata, 7th May: German companies, which have the largest solar market worldwide, are keen to enter India with their Solar thermal, photovoltaic cell and concentrated solar power products as well as facilitate transfer of technology through workshops and training under India’s National Solar Mission, according to Mr Berthold Breid, CEO, Renewable Energy Academy, Germany. Breid […]