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Home Credit India to Expand Operations in West Bengal, Aims 900 Double Distribution Points by Dec 2018

  Kolkata, March 30, 2018: ​​ Home Credit India Finance Pvt. Ltd., one of India’s fastest growing non-banking finance company, is expanding its presence in West Bengal this year. As part of the expansion plans, the company is aiming to set up 900 points-of-sale (PoSs) in the state from the current 560 by December end.

Interactive Session on Agri–business Opportunities in West Bengal

Merchants’ Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized an Interactive Session on “Agri–business Opportunities in West Bengal” today. The Session was addressed by: Dr. Sanjeev Chopra, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Govt. of West Bengal – Chairman and Moderator of the Session. Shri Pradip Kumar Mazumdar, Chief Advisor to the Chief Minister of West

Hon’ble President Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates 10th Satya Bharti School in West Bengal

Satya Bharti School at Kanidighi is the 10th School in West Bengal under Bharti Foundation’s flagship ‘Satya Bharti School’ Program The Program currently provides quality education to more than 1900 students across 10 schools in the State, 57% of them being girls Bharti Foundation reaches out to 2,00,000 children through 1700 schools/centres engaging 7,000 teachers

32 inch Curved LED infotainment sets from Sky LED takes West Bengal with a storm

Sky LED is one of the very few brands in the electronic goods segment that has not been affected by demonetization. On the contrary, the entity is doing brisk business, confounding many a seasoned market watcher. Others however, see nothing unnatural in the phenomenon. As one reputed Kolkata based dealer of television sets put it,

Proposed Rules on the Registration of Properties in West Bengal – Vivek Murarka

According to Eminent Lawyer Vivek Murarka, The State Government has proposed several new rules w.e.f. 1st April, 2017, for registration of properties in West Bengal.The new rule of fragmented duty payment states that the parties can go for registration of Sale Agreement upon payment of 2% stamp duty and the balance stamp duty may be

Tourism Australia registers remarkable growth from West Bengal

A whopping 29% growth in arrivals was recorded from the State during 2016   07 February 2017, Kolkata: West Bengal has, over the years, been steadily gaining momentum as a key source market for Australia, with travellers from the State showing a heightened penchant, not just for international travel, but for Australia as their preferred

Alcohol Pricing and the Canon of Expediency – Chawm Ganguly

News of deaths brought about by the consumption of illicitly distilled liquor grabs the headlines with regular monotony. They shock, overwhelm and then fade away, only to break again, to claim their next round of victims, giving rise to a number of questions. What perpetrates this cycle? What are the economic reasons behind this? More

Shree Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay, Hon’ble Minister-in-Charge of Dept. of Power & Non-Conventional Energy Sources, West Bengal inaugurates Eastern India’s largest energy Convention “E3” in Kolkata

Organized by IEEMA, Partnered with Govt. of West Bengal “E3 – Energize, Empower East ” Energy Convention  to be the largest electrical expos in Eastern India E3, is being held till 20th November, 2016 at Milan Mela Ground, Kolkata Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, President, FBCCI, Bangladesh & Dr. Rajesh Pandey,  CMD WBSETCL  and DCL ,


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The lost daughters of the Sunderbans, West Bengal – the Source, Transit and Destination of Human Trafficking

Some are lured by the prospect of two square meals a day. Some, by the promise of easy money and assured jobs in faraway places like Delhi, Mumbai, or even Dubai. Some elope with lovers who have their fill only to bare their fangs. Exploited, abused and broken, some end up in the so-called dance