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Elderly Woman Kills Alcoholic Husband In Nabadweep

Nabadweep: A 52 year old woman from Nadia’s Nabadweep today killed her alcoholic husband by hitting him with a digger apparently being failed to bear the alleged torture by him. Kajal Pal of Kutirpara, a daily wage earner rushed to Nabadweep police station and surrendered before the police officials a…


Restoration of Tungi-Daulatganj Link Road Demanded

Krishnaganj, Nov. 17: The traders from Nadia and adjacent Bangladeshi district Chuadanaga today demanded restoration of an abandoned stretch of 3-km road connecting Nadia’s Tungi and Chuadanaga’s Daulatganj which they claimed could come up as a viable alternative route to bring Dhaka closer to Kolkata reducing the road distance by over…


Hyacinth Stalls Life, Development In Char Panpara

Santipur, Nov. 16:  A thick cover of water hyacinth infested over a stretch of about 2-square kilometre stretch of a canal of Ganga under Baghanchra panchayat in Nadia’s Santipur has made at least four village almost inaccessible. Water hyacinth is an invasive fast growing aquatic weed that surfaces on water bodies and form…


Ranaghat Celebrates Rasogolla’s GI Tag Win Over Odhisa

Ranaghat, Nov. 15: People in Ranaghat today celebrated Bengal’s victory over Odhisa on Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Rasogolla. Members of Nadia Swadhinata Dibas Udjapan Committee with the support of Ranaghat Municipality today distributed more than 2000 rosogollas among people in the town. Pedestrians and others got sweet surprises when…


DNA Test Demand For Baby Swap Slur On Maternity Home

Krishnanagar, Nov. 13: Father of a newborn today lodged a complaint with Krishnanagar police claiming that the male baby that her wife delivered at a nursing home on Sunday afternoon was exchanged with a female baby by the nursing home authorities a little after he was born. Baban Garai, a…


Phulia Weaver Making World’s Longest Sari

Krishnanagar, Nov. 13: A weaver from Nadia’s Phulia has been making a 3.85-km long sari, claimed to be the longest one in the world, which he would dedicate to the Nation on the ensuing English New Year’s Day as a mark of his tribute to the Motherland. National award winning…


Challenge Mukul Roy In Court, Vijaybargiya Tells Mamata

Bethuadahari, Nov. 11: BJP National secretary and Bengal minder Kailash Vijaybargiya today said that if the Bengal government has enough documents to prove Mukul Roy wrong on what he alleged about the ownership of ‘Biswa-Bangla’, it should then challenge him before court. Yesterday during his first public appearance as a…


Nadia Mom Gives Birth To Girl Fighting Big Tumor, Cancer

Kalyani, Nov. 8: A woman, who was detected having ovarian cancer with a giant tumor during her pregnancy, gave birth to a healthy baby girl at the Jawaharlal Nehru hospital and College of Medicine in Kalyani amidst a great pleasure among the doctors and nurses. Anuradha Sarkar (29), a resident…


Ranaghat Nun Rape: Nozu Gets Lifer

Kolkata, Nov. 8: A court in Kolkata today ordered life imprisonment for Nazrul Islam, a Bangladeshi national, for remaining period of his life for raping an elderly nun during a robbery in Ranaghat’s Convent of Jesus and Mary School on the night of october 13.


Ranaghat Nun Rape Case: 1 Bangladeshi Found Guilty Of Rape

Kolkatga, Nov. 7: An additional district session judges court in Kolkata today pronounced one of the six Bangladeshi accused guilty of raping an elderly nun and five others for dacoity in Ranaghat convent rape and robbery case that occurred on the intervening night of March 13 and 14, 2015. The…