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Jhulan Goswami To Be Conferred ‘D-Lit’ By Kalyani Univ

Kalyani, Aug. 31: Ace allrounder of Indian women’s cricket team and former captain Jhulan Goswami will be honored with a new feather as the Kalyani University has decided to confer honorary doctorate of letters (D-Lt) to the dusky Chakdaha girl. On September 7 (Thursday) Jhulan will be conferred the “honoris…


Daughter In Law, Fiancé Arrested For Bogula Murder

Ranaghat, Aug. 29: Police today arrested the widowed young daughter in law and her fiancé in connection with murder of a 70 year old woman which occurred on August 23 night in College Para area in Bogula. Ashima Biswas (26), widow of victim Binapani Biswas’s elder son Sameer, was arrested…


Erosion Threat To Schools In Chakdaha

Chakdaha, Aug. 29: The students of Hemnagar primary school in Nadia’s Chakdaha is teetering at present being close to the edge of the bank of river Hooghly that has been eroding first. Panic gripped the 60 students, their teachers and guardians living in Hemnagar and adjacent villages as river would possibly engulf…


BSF Seizes Exotic Australian Parakeets Worth Rs.15Lakhs

Krishnanagar, Aug. 27: Border Security Force personnel attached to 9th Battalion posted in Nadia’s Hanshkhali area today seized 43 rare Australian Turquoise Parakeet (a species of color bird) while being smuggled to India from Bangladesh. The birds worth about Rupees 15-lakhsin the international market. BSF sources claimed that normal price…


Rahul Resents Durga Idol Immersion Ban For Muharram

Bethuadahari, Aug. 26: BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha today came down heavily on the West Bengal government for its decision not to allow immersion of Durga idols on October 1, because Muharram has fallen on the same day. The former president of party’s Bengal unit termed the decision announced by…


Ishwar Gupta Bridge Closed Again After Fresh Cracks

Kalyani, Aug. 25: The Ishwar Gupta Bridge that connects Nadia (Kalyani) and Hooghly (Tribeni) has been closed for movements of heavy vehicles following fresh snags were detected on at least two of its girders on Thursday evening. The state public works department which looks after the bridge today said that…


Bogula Tense After Murder Of 70 Year Old Woman

Bogula, Aug. 24: Bogula became tense after an elderly woman was found killed at her home on Thursday in the College para area early in the morning. Angry women of the locality blocked Bogula-Sahapara road and Krishnanagar-Bogula road, staged agitation and led rallies armed with sticks and brooms accusing police…


State Govt Announced ‘Kalyani’ As 18Th Block In Nadia

Krishnanagar/Kolkata, Aug. 23: The state government today announced creation of Kalyani block pulling out 7 gram panchayats from the existing Chakdaha block, which was the biggest block in Nadia district till a day ago. The Chakdaha block which has so far 17 gram panchayats, has been reduced to 10 panchayats….


Mamata Took 3 Breaks On NH 34 To Say Party Leaders “Be United”

Krishnanagar/Ranaghat, Aug. 22: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today asked party leaders in Nadia to work as a united force to strengthen the organizational support base in a bid to defend the BJP in the 2019 lok sabha election. Trinamul supremo conveyed the instruction to the faction ridden leadership in the…


Mamata Takes Break In Krishnanagar After Visiting Malda

Krishnanagar, Aug. 21: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took a break tonight in Krishnanagar while returning Kolkata after visiting the flood affected areas in Malda district. She arrived at the circuit house in Krishnanagar at 9.20pm to spend the night after a day long hectic schedule. She was accompanied by state…