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Youth Sets Girl Friend On Fire, Locks Her From Outside

Krishnanagar, Sept. 29: Police have arrested a young railway gateman allegedly for setting her girlfriend on fire after he came to know that the girl’s father has negotiated her marriage elsewhere. The girl was critically burnt and died late on Thursday night in Saktinagar district hospital, where in a dying…


Boy Electrocuted At Puja Pandal In Bhimpur, Died

Bhimpur, Sept. 28: A 15 year old boy died in Nadia’s Bhimpur after he was electrocuted in a puja pandal while trying to move a pedestal fan using his fingers that developed a technical snag. The incident occurred at the Bhimpur School Para puja committee pandal when many devotees were…


The Divine Beauty Wished To Appear In Blue Here

Krishnanagar, Sept. 27: It was a mistake by an artisan while painting made the deity look blue at the Chattopadhyay family in Krishnanagar’s Nazira Para. The incident occurred in Borishal, now in Bangladesh around three hundred years ago. But, the error was never rectified. As a result for about last 286…


Nadia Launched Mobile App For Puja View And Voting

Krishnanagar, Sept. 25: The Nadia administration has launched a mobile application today so that people could watch the Devi images and decorations of various puja committees in the district and also cast their votes in favour of the best one of their choice using their smart phones. In an attempt…


Puja Committee Portrayed Gauri Lankesh As Maa Durga

Sakdaha, Sept. 24: A Durga puja committee in Nadia’s Sakdaha today portrayed slain journalist turned activist Gauri Lankesh as Goddess Durga while enacting a folk drama titled ‘Mahishasuramardini’ that was staged as part of the inaugural ceremony of this year’s festival. Glorifying the sacrifice of the elderly journalist the organizers…


Bengali Director Announced Biopic On Jhulan Goswami

Kolkata, Sept. 20: Former Indian women’s cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami is the latest sports personality to be added to the list of Hindi biopic set to be made in Bollywood very soon. The story of Jhulan to be portrayed in a Hindi movie to be directed by Bengali film…


Police Crackdown On Rogue Bikers During Puja Season

Sept. 20: Bikers without helmet riding recklessly may get this festive season spoiled as the police would be on road to carry out extensive checking and crackdown. So put the helmet on head, ride carefully and never dare to make any lewd gesture to women to avoid being caught and prosecuted….


Student Dies While Taking Selfie On Train Track

Kalyani, Sept. 19: A polytechnic student died today morning and his teen-aged friend of class nine was critically injured in Nadia’s Kalyani as they were hit by a train while taking selfie standing on railway track. The incident occurred near a level crossing (T-42) in Anandanagar area close to Kalyani…


Mysterious Blast Triggered Panic; One Injured

Krishnanagar, Sept. 18: One person earned critical burn injuries when a mysterious explosion ripped off a part of the basement of a house located on a by-lane off DL Roy road in Krishnanagar on Monday evening. The injured person, identified as Goutam Das (35), a resident of Dhubulia who used…


East Bengal’s Plaza Denies Mohammedan A Win

East Bengal: 2 (Mahmoud Al Amna 2, Willis Plaza 88) Mohammedan Sporting: 2 (Jiten Murmu 23, Aser Dipanda Dicka 67) Kalyani, Sept. 16: A goal barely 2 minutes ahead of the final blow by Willis Plaza today saved the honor for title aspirant East Bengal in their Calcutta Football League…