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School Delays Teacher’s Pension For Donation

Majhdia, Sept. 5: On a day when the country was paying tributes to the teachers, a retired school teacher in Nadia’s Majhdia was allegedly abused and shown the door at his own workplace by its head master who refused to issue him a ‘No liability’ certificate required for release of…


Nadia ICDS Centres To Be Housed On Unused School Land

Krishnanagar, Sept.4: Nadia administrations has decided to construct Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) centres on the unused lands of nearby government aided schools as it failed getting villagers to donate small piece of land to construct their own centres. As per provision, the ICDS project launched in 1975, which is…


GST Have Shortcomings, Need Rectifications: Ashim

Kalyani, Sept. 2: Former state finance minister Ashim Dasgupta today expressed his concern about the hurried way the ‘Goods and Service Tax’ (GST) being implemented by the centre ignoring the need of preparedness of the traders and businessmen across the country. The senior CPI (M) leader who was the chairman…


Civic Volunteers To Watch Trinamul Councilors’ Houses

Santipur, Sept. 2: The senior officials at Santipur police stations in Nadia having a tough time to deploy civic volunteers for night vigilance in its 111 Sq. Km. area as nearly half of them being regularly engaged to keep watch at the residence of 23 Trinamul Congress councilors and 7…


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…