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West Bengal Assembly passes Bill to give land rights to enclave dwellers in north Bengal

West Bengal Assembly unanimously passed West Bengal Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2018 to give land rights to enclave dwellers in north Bengal. The bill will end era of uncertain future for the people residing in those enclaves as it will ..

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India and Japan signs loan Agreement for Turga Hydel Project

India and Japan signed Loan Agreement worth Rs. 1817 crore for construction of Turga Pumped Storage (I)’ Hydel Project. On completion, this project will contribute to Industrial Development and Living Standard Improvement in the West Bengal. Key Facts This loan ..

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Justice Debasish Kar Gupta sworn-in as new chief justice of Calcutta High Court

Justice Debasish Kar Gupta has recently been sworn-in as the new chief justice of the Calcutta High Court. It is the oldest High Court in India and has jurisdiction over the state of West Bengal and the Union Territory of ..

IIT Kharagpur signs pact with Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in research and education

The IIT Kharagpur and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have signed an MoU to facilitate cooperation in research and education between the two institutes in New Delhi on October 11. NTNU is an expert in Hydro Power, Ocean ..

IIT Kharagpur decided to establish an ‘Academy of Leadership’

The IIT Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) has decided to establish an ‘Academy of Leadership’, which intends to develop innovative programmes combining the core curricula in science and engineering disciplines with philosophy and liberal arts. This academy will be based not only on ..

India signs loan pact with ADB for safe drinking water some districts of West Bengal

On October 3, the Government of India (GoI) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed $240 million loan for providing safe and sustainable drinking water to about 1.65 million people in three districts of the state of West Bengal affected ..