Sick of coming last, India’s state of West Bengal could soon change name to ‘Bongo

  Indian state of West Bengal could soon be known as “Bongo”, following a decision by its cabinet on Tuesday. Officials there have voiced frustrations at West Bengal being placed last alphabetically in India’s inter-state parliamentary discussions, by which time many legislators have left or lost interest, and also say the name is a relic…

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Heavy rains hit Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal; four killed in Uttar Pradesh

  July 22, 2016 | 5:32 PM By PTI People walk with umbrellas during heavy rains in Shimla on Thursday. The weatherman has warned of very heavy rains in West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya and Bihar on Saturday. Photo – PTI Sharelines Heavy rains hit Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal; four killed in…

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India-Bangladesh Post Assembly Elections In West Bengal And Assam – Analysis

    By Delwar Hossain* People from every corner of Bangladesh closely observed the 2016 assembly elections in the Indian states of West Bengal and Assam. These two state elections in India had generated huge interest and enthusiasm in Bangladesh about the future direction of the Bangladesh-India bilateral. Social media, print and electronic media widely…

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Himalaya Glaciers Retreating glaciers and icecaps, including in the Himalayas, continue to inform climate action, are focus of new scientific and photography studies.

Melting ice around the world remains in the news and central to the scientific evidence of climate change informing international negotiations at COP18, in Doha. New scientific reports and observations have shown the rapid changes to the polar regions and the mountain sources of so much of the world’s fresh water, and how they contribute…

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