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First Industry-Academia Meet At IISER-Kolkata

Mohanpur, Feb. 8: With an objective to facilitate a direct interaction between the academic community and the industry, the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata (IISER-K) organised ‘Industry-Academia’ meet, a first of its kind held at its campus in Mohanpur. The two day meet concluded on Thursday. Industrial giants like…


Lorry Mowed Toto,7 Died Near Chapra

Chapra, Feb. 9: At least 7 persons including four women died near Hatra market of Chapra on Friday night when a lorry had hit a toto in high speed and mowed its 8 passengers on Krishnanagar-Karimpur road. All the victims except the driver of the ill fated toto belonged to the…


Chakras Installed Over ISKCON’s Vedic Planetarium Domes

Mayapur, Feb. 7: The ISKCON authorities in Nadia’s Mayapur on Wednesday installed two giant Chakras (wheels) on to the two domes of the “Temple of Vedic Planetarium” (TOVP). A crane pulled the two chakras above and put them on the top of the two domes, one big and the other…



No Cold Store, Farmers Throw Unsold Flowers On Road

Ranaghat, Feb.1: The farmers producing flowers in Nadia’s Ranaghat-II block have been regularly throwing out the unsold flowers on the street because the state run cold store available in the locality is out of order for over last six years. The farmers in the block, who exclusively earn their living…


ISKCON Begins Recycling Of Garbage, Makes Compost

Mayapur, Jan. 30: The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) authorities at its global headquarters in Nadia’s Mayapur have launched a cleanliness drive and urged the devotees to join the initiative considering it as a ‘seva’ to the God for sake of mankind. The authorities have also started making compost…


36 Died In Karimpur-Malda Bus Tragedy, 17 From Nadia

Karimpur/Daulatabad, Jan. 29: A Maldah bound bus of North Bengal State Transport Corporation packed with over 50 passengers plunged into a canal in Daulatabad in Murshidabad district crashing through the concrete railing of a bridge while running over it in high speed this morning. Till late evening bodies of 36…


Farmers Set Ablaze Boat Of Soil Mafias In Santipur

Santipur:  Farmers in Nadia’s Santipur today set ablaze a motor operated boat and damaged two others loaded with earth   for supply to brick kilns in Kalna in Burdwan by miscreants who were removing earth from a ‘char’ land which they have been using for farming for over two decades since…


Largest National Flag Flown In Phulia

Phulia, Jan. 26: Members of Junior-100 club in Phulia today hoisted an Indian National tricolor on the occasion of 68th Republic Day measuring 121.5ft x 81 ft, which they claimed as the largest Indian flag hoisted so far in the country. The flag, weighs about 65kg was raised by 95…


Elderly Teacher Beaten Up To Bleed For Drink Protest

Krishnanagar, Jan. 24: A 58 year old teacher was allegedly beaten up outside his home in Krishnanagar on Tuesday night after he protested against two youths drinking in the open creating nuisance. The man, a teacher by profession, was beaten up again by those drunken youths barely after two hours…