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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…


ISKCON Organised ‘Gita Mela’ To Inculcate Spiritual Values

Mayapur, Dec. 29:With an aim to inculcate spiritual values among people, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) organised long “Gita Mela” that began from December 23 in Mayapur. The 10 days long fair would conclude on January 2. To mark the occasion, copies of ‘Bhagavad- Gita’ published in more…


33rd Nadia District Book Fair Begins In Krishnanagar

Krishnanagar, Dec. 22: The 33rd Nadia District Book Fair began on Friday at the Krishnanagar public library ground. The 9day’s fair was inaugurated by academy award wining author Sudhir Chakraborty. This year 81 publishing houses of international and natural repute have taken part in the fair. The fair has been organized…


IISER-Kolkata Signed MoU With 4 Foreign Institutes

Mohanpur, Dec. 20: To increase fruitful collaborative researches, the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata (IISER-K) authorities in this week have signed memorandum of understanding (MoUs) with Institute of Environmental Research of the Faculty of Chemistry, Max Planck Gesellschaft of Germany, Lund University of Sweden, Institute of Molecular Science, Japan and…


Nadia Gets Its 22nd Police Station In Palashipara

Krishnanagar, Dec. 20: A new police station would soon be set up in Nadia’s Palashipara . The new police station would be created bifurcating existing Tehatta police station, which was spanned over 519 square kilometers and comprising of 18 gram panchayat bodies under Tehatta-II block. The newly formed Palashipara police…