Side Stories

Veteran Communist And Author Narugopal Ghosh Passed Away

Krishnanagar, Oct. 26: Veteran journalist and author Narugopal Ghosh (83) has passed away on Friday afternoon at Saktingar district hospital in Krishnanagar. Born on June 1, 1935, the elderly author and former CPI leader, was suffering from sodium deficiency apart from old age ailments. He was admitted to the hospital…



ISRO’s Space Exhibition Prize For Two Nadia Students

Haringhata, Sept. 30: Two class 11 students of Nagarukhra High School in Nadia’s Haringhata have been adjudged the first in a space model competition organized by the Ahmedabad based Space Application Centre, a major research and development centre of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). Ridam Bhowmik and Chayan Debnath,…



Computer Instructors Under Centre’s ICT Project In Schools Demand Regularization Of Job

Krishnanagar, Aug. 29: Computer instructors working at state government aided secondary schools in Nadia under the centre’s project “Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in schools” submitted deputation before the District Inspector of School (secondary) on Wednesday demanding regularization of their job similar with the status of school teachers and enhancement…


Doctors Remove 35Kg Tumors From Elderly Woman’s Ovary

Kalyani, July 28: A team of doctors at Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial hospital and College of Medicine in Kalyani has removed two ovarian tumors grossly weighing 35.300-kg from the body of an elderly woman on Saturday evening. The recovery was done after a rigorous five hours long surgery. Doctors said, the…


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…