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Chandan Sen Received Dinabandhu Puraskar

Eminent playwright director Chandan Sen today conferred upon the prestigious Dinabandhu Puraskar by the West Bengal government for his lifetime contribution to the Bengali theatre. The award that contains a citation, a memorabilia and cash award of Rupees twenty five thousand was handed over by state information and culture minister Indranil…


Students Donate Blood At Kalyani University

NfN NETWORK Kalyani, May 25: 50 students of Kalyani University today donated blood at a blood donation camp organised by the University’s NSS unit with the support of Kolkata based Association of Voluntary Blood Donors. The camp was inaugurated by the University’s registrar professor Debangshu Roy. The camp was organised as announced by…


‘UV Ray Guard’ Sunglasses Distributed Among Poor

NfN NETWORK Chakdaha, May 21: Chakdaha Abhijan Association, a voluntary organisation have come up to help the people living below the poverty life to protect their eyes from the harmful solar radiation generated by ultra violet ray. In a positive gesture to make people aware about the harmful impact of ultra…


Iskcon Organized Festival To Mark Inter Religious Harmony

SUBROTO BISWAS Nabadweep, May 21: In an endeavour to promote the brotherhood and harmony among different communities carrying out the legacy of relationship between Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and magistrate Chand Kazi that blossomed more than 500 years ago, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) authorities have organized “Sri Maha Prabhu…


Brave Heart Azizul Ranked 8th In Alim Exam

ANARAUL HAQUE Nakashipara, May 17: Azizul Sheikh, 17, a resident of Nakashipara-Bilwagram has ranked 8th in the state Alim Examination, the result of which was announced on Monday (May 15). Son of a laborer couple, Azizul scored 775 marks with an average of 86.1%. He appeared in the Alim examination as…


KU Launched Certificate Course On Blood Donors’ Motivation

NfN NETWORK Kalyani, May 17: In an attempt to increase awareness about voluntary donation of blood and to motivate people, the Kalyani University authorities today launched a certificate course on ‘Blood Donors’ Motivation’ for the students involved with the National Service Scheme (NSS). The objective of the course is to…


Narsimha Chaturdashi Celebrated In Mayapur Iskcon

SUBROTO BISWAS Mayapur, May 9: The devotees of ISKCON celebrated Narsimha Chaturdashi, the divine appearance day of Lord Narsimha Deva in Mayapur today with traditional pomp and gaiety. A large number devotee including the Iskcon residents from across the country gathered on the occasion in Mayapur that bears special significance as…


60Ft Model Of Chaitanyadeva Installed In Nabadweep

A 60ft high fibre glass model of Lord Chaitanyadev was inaugurated by state micro and small scale enterprise and textiles minister Swapan Debnath in Nabadweep’s Prachin Mayapur. The model made by artisan Sushanta Pal of Calcutta, costing about Rupees 50-lakh. was set up at the ‘Thakur Haridham Ashram’ compound. Debnath…


Artisan Makes Miniature Durga Model

Clay artisan Subir Pal working on a miniature model of Goddess Durga at his workshop in the clay model hub of Ghurni in Krishnanagar on Tuesday. There are generally a great demand of such miniature models of the Goddess Durga every year before puja in the domestic market and abroad….


Sujit Draws 90 Sketches Of Mahasweta Devi

NfN NETWORK Ranaghat, Aug. 1: An ardent fan of author Mahasweta Devi and her social initiatives, Sujit Mondal (35), an artiste from Ranaghat Siddheswari Tala lane on Monday paid tribute to the demised author in own way. As an artist, to whom, human faces are the most fascinating subject, Sujit…