Tag: Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee inviting PM Narendra Modi to business meet in Bengal triggers war of words between TMC, Congress

NEW DELHI: A war of words broke out between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate a global business meet to be hosted by her government, with the grand old party claiming that the “understanding” between the two parties is […]

Vibrant Kolkata can lead eastern India”s development: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Noting that India historically enjoyed its golden era when its eastern part led the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that his government has put maximum emphasis on developing this region and asserted that a vibrant Kolkata can lead its development. Speaking on the occasion of the release of the Hindi […]

First Covishield consignment leaves Serum Institute for 13 locations

NEW DELHI: A decisive phase in India’s fight against coronavirus began in the wee hours on Tuesday as the first consignment of Covishield vaccines left Serum Institute of India for Pune airport, four days ahead of the nationwide inoculation drive launch. Three temperature-controlled trucks rolled out of the Serum Institute gates shortly before 5 am […]

US Consulate in Kolkata launches project for Northeastern women entrepreneurs

By Sujit Chakraborty AGARTALA/KOLKATA: The US Consulate General in Kolkata under the White House-led “Academy for Women Entrepreneurs” (AWE) project brings together 150 women entrepreneurs and early-stage business owners from five northeastern states of India and to boost their startups. In partnership with Shillong-based think tank “Asian Confluence”, US Consulate Kolkata’s acting Consul General Monica […]

ED Special Director Yogesh Gupta transferred from Kolkata to Delhi

NEW DELHI: The government of India has transferred Yogesh Gupta, Special Director of Enforcement Directorate (ED) from Kolkata to New Delhi and assigned the additional charge of post of Special Director of Kolkata to Vivek Wadekar. The decision was taken by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on Monday. “The ACC has approved the proposal […]

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