Darjeeling: A youth was arrested in the wee hours of Saturday in connection with an alleged gang rape of a minor girl at New Jalpaiguri station area. Two others are absconding. The accused Mohammad Ansar, a resident of Dangipara, Siliguri was produced at Jalpaiguri court on Saturday.The incident had occurred three days ago. Ansar and two of his friends had abducted a minor girl and taken her to the parking lot adjacent to the NJP station. They had allegedly sexually assaulted her inside an auto. The victim was then rescued. Police have also launched a man hunt for two of Ansar’s associates.
Kolkata: The Bengal Government is very sincere, active, and doing quite well in its efforts to bring investments to the state, according to Masayuki Taga, Consul General of Japan, Consulate General of Japan, Kolkata.”Apart from creating a strong eco-system and good infrastructure for businesses, the Bengal Government is trying to build a positive image, and that’s a positive exercise,” Taga said at the Manufacturing Excellence 2018 organised by CII on Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeWednesday afternoon.”This is quite a prudent approach on its part in view of the stiff competition among the states for getting investments. Here my suggestion is: get as many Japanese as possible here in Bengal. Let them to see for themselves what the state is all about and whether it is worth investing in. In fact, more Japanese must know of Bengal’s potential as a rewarding investment destination. The more potential Japanese investors visit the state, the better for Bengal,” Taga observed.”A lot of changes have taken place and a conducive industrial climate has come about in Bengal in the past few years,” Taga said. “Let more people know about this, and the moment they will know about the changes, investments will flow,” Taga added. read more