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Kolkata microfin company sells off 7 per cent stake

Kolkata: City-headquartered microfinance company VFS has sold off seven per cent stake to Capital First, another non-banking financial company which is based in Mumbai. With this,...

Upset by low price, Malda farmers dump mango harvest on road

Malda: Even as the Bengal government is holding mango festivals with pomp in different parts of the state, growers in mango capital Malda are...

Bengal to build flats at Rs 8-10 lakh for salaried class

Kolkata: Bengal government has decided to build low-cost flats to address the housing needs for the salaried people falling in the lower and lower-middle...

Credit rating firm forecasts 19% growth in housing credit

Kolkata: Credit rating firm ICRA has forecast 17-19 per cent growth in housing credit in the current fiscal year, i.e. FY2019. In the previous...

Bengal’s largest solar plant to come up in East Midnapore

Kolkata: West Bengal government has decided to set up a 200 MW solar power plant at Dadanpatrabar in East Midnapore district. By far, it...

Hit by carcass-meat episode, KFC opens up its Kolkata kitchens to people

Kolkata: With sales taking a severe blow ever since it came to light that meat curated from carcasses in dumping grounds were being sold...

Union textiles min concedes lower import duty affecting domestic textile industry

Kolkata: Union textiles minister Smriti Irani has conceded that lower tax rate on imports of readymade garments is affecting the domestic textile industry in...

Apollo launches online cancer opinion service

Kolkata: Relatives of patients suspected suffering from cancer running helter-skelter for proper diagnosis and the course of treatment is nothing unheard of. In fact, much...

Sikkim’s Temi tea plucks fruits of Darjeeling unrest, eyes 25% production increase

By Bappaditya Paul Gangtok: One man's loss is another man's gain is an old adage that has come true this time around in the tea...

Samsung launches new smartphones that allow watching video, WhatsApp chat on same window

Kolkata: More often than not, an incoming WhatsApp message while watching a video on the smartphone annoys the user. Because every time a message...

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