Side Stories

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…


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…