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Lord Jagannath Returns To Iskcon’s Rajapur Temple

SUBROTO BISWAS Mayapur, July 3: The devotees today celebrated Ulta Rath festival, the return journey of Lord Jagannath from Gundicha, with fervour and gaiety at the Keertan capital of the world and spiritual headquarter of Iskcon in Mayapur of Nadia. To mark the occasion the devotees were busy preparing various…


‘Nature First’ Begins Week Long Tree Planting Programme

NfN NETWORK Ranaghat, July 1: Nature first, a nature lovers’ organization, today organized a tree-planting programme at the Rabindranath Tagore Sesquicentennial auditorium compound in Ranaghat town. The programme was organized to mark the week-long “Van Mahotsav” programme that commenced today. The “Van Mahotsav” is an annual tree planting programme that…


Know Lord Jagannath’s Chhappan Bhog At ISKCON

SUBROTO BISWAS Mayapur, June 26: The “Chhappan Bhog” (56 delicacies) that offered to Lord Jagannath during his stay in Gudicha has always been a matter of curiosity to the devotees. Be it in Puri, or in Iskcon hub of Mayapur, it is always a matter curiosity that help the devotees…


Iskcon Devotees Celebrate Rath Yatra In Rajapur

NfN NETWORK Rajapur (Nadia), June 25: The holy Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath organised by the Iskcon authorities began today in traditional way from Rajapur temple premise in Nadia. Near about one lakh of people across the globe gathered at this pilgrim township to experience Lord Jagannath riding the chariot…



Kalyani University Observed World Yoga Day

NfN NETWORK Kalyani, June 21: Around 350 students today took part in a yoga show organised by Kalyani University at its sports ground on the occasion of World Yoga Day. The event was jointly organised university’s department of physical education, department of environmental science and the National Service Scheme  (NSS)…


SBI Felicitates Progressive Farmers

NfN NETWORK Krishnanagar, June 20: The State Bank of India authorities today conferred honors to the progressive farmers and self help groups in Nadia district for their success with support of bank. The felicitations were conferred at a programme that was organised by SBI’s  Krishnanagar based Regional Business Office (Region…


Refresher Workshop For Journalists Held In Ranaghat

NfN NETWORK Ranaghat, June 15: The state information and culture department today organized a refresher workshop for the journalists working for different media houses in Nadia district. Around one hundred journalists from electronic and daily newspapers as well as local periodicals took part in the workshop that was held at…


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…