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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…


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…


Gopalkrishna Gandhi Inaugurated 21st Kalyani Banga Sanskriti Utsav

Kalyani, Jan. 12: Former Bengal governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi inaugurating the 21st Bango Sanskriti Utsav in Kalyani on Friday evening. Inaugurating the festival, Gandhi, who recently fought the vice presidential election said: “Today is Swami Vivekananda’s Day. I could not have been more fortunate to be present in the city…


Science Congress To Protect Food In Changing Climate

Kalyani, Jan. 12: Two days 1st Farm Innovation Congress 2018 and National Conference on Innovative Farming For Food and Livelihood Security In Changing climate began in Nadia’s Kalyani on Friday. The Congress has been organized by Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswabidyalaya. Around 200 agriculture scientists across the country would explore ways for…


IISER-K Develops New Type Of Poly Plasticizer For Cement

Mohanpur, Jan. 10: The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata (IISER-K) in collaboration with Calcutta based ADO Additive Limited has developed a new kind of “Poly Plasticizer”, which will increase the setting time of cement and prevent loss of materials that often occurs due to hardening during transportation from…


Chakdaha Dhanicha School Gets Atal Tinkering Lab

Chakdah, Jan. 4: A new age science laboratory was inaugurated at Dhanicha High School in Chakdah on the occasion of its foundation day. The laboratory titled as ‘Atal Tinkering Laboratory’, has been set up under centre’s “Atal Innovation Mission” envisaged by Union ministry of human resource development. The mission, being overseen by the…


Class 9 Boy Killed By Friend For Protesting His Indecent Proposal

Murutia, Jan. 2: A class XI boy from Nadia’s Murutia was allegedly killed by one of his neighboring friend as he protested some indecent comments about his aunt. Body of Aminul Seikh (16), a resident of Madhpur village, was found on the bank of Bhairav River on Tuesday morning. Police said, the boy was…


Gaudiya Mission Launched English Medium Co-Ed School

Nabadweep, Jan.1: The Gaudiya Mission, a Vaishnab organization today launched an English medium co-education school in Ghatigacha village of Swarupganj. The new school titled ‘Gaudiya Mission Vidya Mandir’, would particularly cater the need of students belong to socially and economically backward classes who mainly live within 12km radius of the school….


Plant More Trees, Make Kalyani Green: Partha

Kalyani, Dec. 30: State education minister Partha Chatterjee today instructed the Kalyani civic administration to plant more trees to make the town a real green one. He also advised vice chancellor of Kalyani University professor Sankar Kumar Ghosh to plant more trees at the University campus so that it turns…


Suvendu Adhikari Inaugurated Kalyani Book Festival

Kalyani, Dec. 29: State transport minister Suvendu Adhikari today inaugurated ‘Kalyani Book Festival’ at the Central Park civic centre ground in the town. Eminent author Bani Basu was present on the occassion as the chief guest. Over 60 publishing houses of National and International repute took part in this year’s…