Bengali people: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Ellyse Perry becomes first cricketer to reach 1000 runs, 100 wickets in T20Is

Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry has become the first cricketer of either gender to reach the rare milestone of scoring 1000 runs and taking 100 wickets in T20 international cricket. She achieved the feat run in the multi-format 2019 Ashes series where Australia beat England by 7 wickets in Hove. Former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi (1416 ..

West Bengal government to bring legislation for ensuring Journalists’ job security

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government has decided to bring legislation in the Assembly for ensuring the job security of Journalists in the State. The legislation aims at social security of Journalist. Besides, it will deal with the issues of retrenchment of Journalists and closure of TV channels and Newspapers publication houses.

Mithali Raj named as goodwill ambassador of Indian team for Street Child Cricket World Cup

Ace cricketer Mithali Raj has been named as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian team for the Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC-2019. She joined former captain Saurav Ganguly and IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals in supporting the team. The Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC-2019) is the first cricket world cup for street-connected children. The ..

Ashis Nandy receives “Hans Kilian” award

Ashis Nandy, an eminent Sociologist and political psychoanalyst has been conferred with this year’s “Hans Kilian” Award. This Hans Kilian Award is given to researchers whose scientific achievements has provided the insight into the historical and cultural existence of humankind and the constantly evolving human psyche. The award was instituted by the Kohler Foundation in ..

Mamata Banerjee authors book “India in Distress”

The book titled “ India in Distress” has been authored by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, which is scheduled to be launch in the National Capital on February 27. Banerjee has so far published 87 books. Among the seven books that Banerjee has penned this time, there are ones for children, of poems in ..