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AIIMS To Get Water Temporarily From PHE’s Haringhata Reservoir

Kalyani, Oct. 15: The state Public Health Engineering department authorities have offered to supply 700-kiloliter (KLT) clear water on daily basis to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) site from its Haringhata based reservoir on temporary basis so that the ‘Out-Patient Department’ (OPD) could start functioning from April…


Flipkart To Invest Rs.991-Cr For Logistic Hub In Haringhata

Kolkata/Haringhata, Oct. 10: Online retail giant Flipkart would set up a logistic hub in Nadia’s Haringhata hopefully by the beginning of 2021, through one of its subsidiary Instakart Services Private Limited, Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra told reporters on Wednesday. Mitra said that the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC)…


Fiancé Shot Dead Girl Inside Shikarpur Park

Shikarpur, Oct. 4: A young girl from Shikarpur was shot dead allegedly by her fiancé inside an amusement park in Nadia’s Shikarpur in broad daylight as she expressed her unwillingness to continue the affair anymore. The youth later had tried to kill self, hitting own head with the metal butt…


Chapra Homemaker Shot Dead In Trinamul’s Internal Clash

Chapra, Oct. 4:  A homemaker was allegedly shot dead in Nadia’s Chapra on Thursday afternoon by a group of five armed miscreants having allegiance with a faction of Trinamul Congress because her husband had provided shelter to the members of a rival gang after a clash in last month. Deceased…


SC Memorial School Chosen As TPC For Higher Educational Entrance Exams

Chakdah, Oct. 2: Satish Chandra Memorial School in Nadia’s Chakdah, a CBSE affiliated higher secondary school, has been chosen as one of the ‘Test Practice Centre’ (TPC) in the state by the Ministry of Human Resource Development’s (MHRD) National Testing Agency (NTA) for aspiring candidates who would appear in higher…


2 IISER-Kolkata Scientists Get Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize

Kalyani, Sept. 26: Two scientists from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata’s (IISER-K) Chemical Science department – Swadhin K Mandal and Rahul Banerjee – have been awarded the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize, the highest science award in the country annually given by the Council of Scientific and Industrial…


Class Six Boy Jumps Off Train To Escape From Clutches Of Kidnappers

Shimurali, Sept. 25:  A class six boy of a Kendriya Vidyalaya from North 24-Pargana’s Kanchrapara who was allegedly kidnapped on Monday afternoon from close to his house, had escaped from the clutches of his kidnappers by jumping off a Santipur bound running train at Shimurali rail station in Nadia around…


Trinamul’s Internal Feud In Chakdaha Leads To Assault On Councillor

Chakdaha, Sept. 26: Over a dozen Trinamul Congress activists were injured in a clash between two factions of the party in Nadia’s Chakdah on Sunday night after a party councilor was allegedly threatened and beaten up at gun point by rival activists, bringing to the fore the violent internal bickering…


Rikta Kundu Announced As New Nadia Zilla Parishad Chief

Krishnanagar, Sept. 22: Senior Trinamul Congress women’s wing leader Rikta Kundu was unanimously chosen as the new chief of Nadia Zilla Parishad on Saturday. Party’s Secretary general Partha Chatterjee, who is also party observer of Nadia district, announced her name after 45 elected representatives given their nods for the elderly…


Gangnapur Blast: Factories Stocked Explosives More Than Approved Limit

Gangnapur, Sept. 17: A day after the massive explosion at a firework manufacturing unit in Nadia’s Gangnapur that claimed two lives and rocked the adjacent area developing cracks on several buildings, the district administration to its sheer embarrassment found that only about twenty factories have valid licence to manufacture fireworks….