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Arsenic contamination in paddy is rising in Bengal: Study

According to recent study, arsenic contamination in paddy is rising from ground water in West Bengal. It reveals that rise in arsenic contamination of paddy plants due to concentration of arsenic accumulation depends on variety of paddy and its stage in ..

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Sharmila Tagore conferred D Litt (Honoris Causa) by Kazi Nazrul University in West Bengal

On July 26, Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore has been conferred D Litt (Honoris Causa) by West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi at a special convocation of Kazi Nazrul University (KNU) held at the Raj Bhawan. Tripathi, who is also the ..

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution to rename state as Bangla

West Bengal state assembly dominated by Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress Government has unanimously passed resolution to change state’s name to ‘Bangla’ in all three languages – Bengali, Hindi and English. The name change will only become official when resolution gets ..

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National Mission for Clean Ganga organizes Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) had organised Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan in five main Ganga basin states – Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. The drive was launched on 9th July 2018 for a week upto 15 July ..

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The 2018 National Doctors Day (NDD)

The National Doctors’ Day is celebrated on July 1 all across India to express gratitude and acknowledge the dedication and commitment of the doctors’ towards our society. It is an attempt to emphasize on the value of doctors in our ..

The 12th National Statistics Day (NSD-2018)

The 12th National Statistics Day (NSD-2018) is celebrated on June 29 at the National level in India with theme “Quality Assurance in Official Statistics” to create public awareness about the importance of statistics in socio-economic planning and policy formulation, and ..