Side Stories

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…


Bangladeshi Boy Rescued In Santipur

Santipur, April 20: Police have rescued a 13 year old Bangladeshi boy from Kalnaghat area of Santipur town late on Thursday night.   Police sources said that the boy who has identified himself as Mohammed Ashiq, son of Mohammed Saiful, a resident of Kamalpur in Dhaka, was handed over to “Child Line”,…


Chandana Yatra Festival Begins At Iskcon In Mayapur

Mayapur, April 18: Braving the heat a large number of devotees of Iskcon have been attending the Samadhi temple regularly to render their devotional services to Lord Jagannath on the occasion of holy “Chandana Yatra” festival that has begun from Wednesday in Mayapur. The occasion also known as the “Boat…


Sunil Pal Took 8 Days To Return To Trinamul

Krishnanagar, April 16: Sunil Pal (alias Kesto), a Nadia Zilla Parishad member elected on Trinamul ticket, who joined BJP on April 8, returned to Trinamul Congress on Monday appearing at the party’s head office in Kolkata. Pal, who was disgruntled with the Trinamul’s Nadia leadership received BJP’s party flag from…


Demand For Rail Link Revived In Karimpur

Karimpur: The bus accident in Daulatabad of Murshidabad that claimed 45 lives on January 29 this year has revived the demand for a railway link between Krishnanagar and Berhampur via Karimpur. To reiterate their demand, youths in Karimpur have launched campaign in social media asking every resident to send a petition to union railways minister…


Cop Fired At Lorry After Failed Extortion Attempt

Debagram, March 20: A sub inspector of Murshidabad police today fired at a lorry laden with sand after its driver refused to pay him Rupees 500 as demanded by him. The officer in a jeep chased the lorry for over 5km when it was trying to flee and fired on…


‘Padman’ Show For Girls For Menstrual Hygiene Awareness

Krishnanagar, Feb. 28: In an attempt to develop concept of menstrual hygiene, a group of 214 young girls and women living East Burdwan’s Purbasthali (East) block were shown Hindi film “Padman” at a Cineplex today in Krishnanagar. The team included School girl, members of self help groups as well as…