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ISKCON Plans Rath Yatra Carnival To Draw More Visitors

Mayapur, July 9: The Iskcon authorities in Mayapur would organise a carnival on the occasion of Rath Yatra festival during July 14 to 22. The carnival will be organised close to the ground of Sri Prabhupad ghat in Mayapur where the Iskcon authority would construct a grand ‘Gundicha’ temple that…


Manabi Relents, Unlocks Staff Room After DM Intervenes

Krishnanagar, July 7: Principal of Krishnagar Women’s College professor Manabi Bandopadhyay unlocked the staff room of the college at about 8pm on Saturday night, 30 hours after she locked it finding no teacher inside on Friday afternoon. The 20 teachers of the college was absent at the college on Friday…


Cash Donation For Parents Of Slain CRPF Jawan By REC PDCL

Karimpur, July 4: The REC Power Distribution Company Limited, a ‘Navratna’ Central Public Sector Enterprises under its community social responsibility initiative paid a compensation of Rupees eighty thousand to slain CRPF constable Arup Karmakar, 74-battalion who was killed during indiscriminate firing by Maoist rebels along with 24 other jawans in Sukmadistrict of Chhattisgarh on April 24,…


Kalyani Municipality Releases Guppy Fish To Combat Dengue

Kalyani, July 3: In a bid to combat any possible outbreak dengue in the town, the Kalyani Municipality on Wednesday released guppy fish in a number of water bodies, drainage, canals, ponds in the town. The initiative is supported by the State Fisheries Department. Chairman of Kalyani Municipality Sushil Talukdar…


Workshop On Migration By KU Centre For Diaspora Begins

Kalyani, July 3: In a major step towards study of diaspora, a weeklong inter-disciplinary workshop titled Migration for Better Life: Challenge and Response in a Globalized world began at the Kalyani University on Tuesday. More than fifty teachers and research scholars across the state have participated in this workshop which was organized…


NCC 14 Begal Bn Observed International Yoga Day

Bethuadahari, June 21: The personnel of 40 battalion of National Cadet Corps observed the International Yoga Day at the Bethuadahari railways ground on Thursday. Over five hundred enthusiasts that include school students participated in the programme and exhibited yoga postures. The programme was organised  under the guidance of NCC 40-Battalion…


Centenary Celebrations Of Chakdaha Basanta Smriti Pathagar Begins

Chakdaha, June 17: The yearlong centenary celebration of Basanta Smriti Pathagar, a state government sponsored library in Nadia’s Chakdaha begin in the town on Sunday afternoon. To mark the beginning of the celebration, around one thousand readers of the library that includes students and people from all walks of life…


Defusing Work Of War Time Bombs Begins

Majhdia, May 22: A team of Indian army today started the defusing process of the two unexploded war time bombs those were found during reclamation of a pond in Nadia’s Hanshkhali on April 15. The bombs, weighs over 200kg, look similar to ‘general purpose bombs’ (GP bombs) are approximately 75…


ISKCON Launched Full-Dome Theatre In Mayapur

Mayapur, May 7: The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) authorities has launched an immersive 360 degree dome theatre at its head quarter in Nadia’s Mayapur. The Authorities of this famous Religious  Organization have claimed that the hi-tech theatre with 108 seat capacity is first of its kind at any spiritual institution in the country. The theatre has…


Seminar On ‘Media And Culture’ At Kalyani Univ

Kalyani, April 26: Bengali department of University of kalyani on Thursday organised an international seminar titled “Bengali Language: Media and Culture”. Eminent author professor Kunal Bose, journalist Suman Chattopadhyay and Programme director of Calcutta Doordarshan Arunabha Roy took part in the seminar. Vice Chancellor of University of Kalyani professor Sankar…