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DST Nominates IISER-Kolkata Professor For Swarnajayanti Fellowship

Mohonpur, Nov. 29: Rahul Banerjee, an associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata has been nominated for the prestigious Swarnajayanti Fellowship 2016-2017 by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. The Swarnajayanti Fellowships are bestowed upon only a few young scientists…


Iskcon’s Gita Jayanti Festival Begins In Mayapur

Mayapur, Nov. 28: The 3-day long Gita Jayanti festival organised by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) begins at its main hub in Mayapur this evening. The festival aims to promote the understanding of “Bhagawad Gita” among all sections of the society. The Iskcon aims to expand the knowledge…


4th Chakdaha Book Fair To Begin From December 9

Chakdaha, Nov. 22: The 4th Chakdaha Book Fair is all set to begin from December 9 at the Nabaraun Samity ground in the town. The six days long event will be concluded on December 14 with a gala cultural programme. The fair will be inaugurated by state education minister Partha…


BSF Seizes 12Kg Ganja From Meghna

Hogolberia, Nov. 14: Border Security Force personnel attached to 43Battalion seized 12kg of ganja while being smuggled to India through a porous point of Indo-Bangladesh border near Meghna border outpost under Hogolberia police station in Nadia. BSF sources said that a team of BSF personnel patrolling along the border spotted…


Youth Arrested For Abetting Wife’s Suicide

Nabadweep, Nov. 14: Police have today arrested a BA final year student of English honors of Nabadweep College allegedly for uploading some private photographs of her estranged wife, one of her classmates, creating a fake facebook account in her name that eventually led her to commit suicide out of humiliation….


School Students Visit Kalyani Univ Laboratories

Nov. 1: Around 500 students of different schools in Nadia today got the access to visit the science laboratories of Kalyani University as a special gesture on its 58th Foundation day. Vice chancellor professor Sankar Kumar Ghosh said: “From this year we would observe the University’s foundation day as the…


KU Felicitates Retired Staff On Foundation Day

Nov. 1: Kalyani University today felicitated 147 retired teachers and non teaching staff on the occasion of its 58th foundation day. The felicitation was given at the newly built APJ Abdul Kalam auditorium inside the University campus.


Doctors Afraid Of Threat On Dengue Identification

Mayapur, Nov. 1: The state BJP today alleged that the state government has unleashed a terror among the doctors on the Dengue issue. Party’s Bengal president Dilip Ghosh said: “The doctors at private and government hospitals as well as those involved with the pathological test centres are being threatened so…


Snatcher Paid Back In Own Coin

Oct. 31: Maya Mir (46),  a snatcher today paid back in own coin when she was caught by some daily passengers in a Krishnanagar bound train when she was travelling with a leather bag she snatched from a woman from the same train yesterday. Some woman travelling in the train…


Jagadhatri Puja: Immersion Begins With “Ghat Bisarjan”

Krishnanagar, Oct. 30: The immersion of holy ‘Mangal Ghat’ of Goddess Jagadhatri begins today in Krishnanagar on Monday morning with pomp and color. As per the tradition followed by people in the town, the ‘Mangal Ghat’ is immersed in the river Jalangi prior to the immersion of the Devi’s image later in…