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Krishnagar Public School Celebrated 50Th World Earth Day

Krishnagar, April 22: Students of Krishnagar Public School (KPS) celebrated the World Earth Day on Wednesday ‘virtually’ while staying at home owing to the nationwide lockdown pledging support for the protection of the environment. The annual celebration of the World Earth Day turned 50 this year. The theme of this…



Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra Festival Begins in Mayapur

MAYAPUR: Around fifty thousand devotees from across the country as well as from at least 80 countries like Italy, France, Brazil, Spain, UK, US, China, Russia took part in Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra festival organised by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) at its headquarter in Nadia’s Mayapur on Thursday….


Doctors Pay Tribute To Bengal’s Pulwama Martyrs

Howrah, June 22: Members of the Howrah unit of Indian Railway Medical Service Association (IRMSA) on Saturday handed over a cheque of Rupees fifty thousand each to the family members of slain CRPF jawan Sudip Biswas of Nadia’s Hanspukuria and Bablu Santra of Howrah, who were killed along with 38…



Documentary Films Shot On Mobile Phone Showcased In Santipur

Santipur: In an attempt to make people aware about local culture and heritage, a mobile documentary film festival cum competition was organised in Nadia’s Santipur on Sunday.  15 short documentary films on local culture and heritage of Bengal each with 10 minutes duration shot exclusive on mobile phones in English…


ISKCON To Launch Kolkata-Mayapur Cruise Service For Gaud Purnima Festival

Mayapur, Feb. 25: To help devotees interested to visit its temples in Mayapur on the occasion of ensuing Gaud Purnima festival set to begin this week, the Iskcon authorities will operate direct cruise services from Kolkata to Mayapur Ghat from February 28. The special cruise, titled as ‘Jaladuta1’ will run…


Vyas Puja Mahotsava Celebrated In Maypur

Mayapur, Feb. 24: A large number of devotees celebrated the 146th holy appearance day of Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Swaraswati Thakur Prabhupad with pomp and enthusiasm in Nadia’s Mayapur on Sunday. The day is otherwise celebrated as Sri Vyas Puja Mahotsava. Sri Saraswat Gaudiya Vaishnav Sangha, a body of all the…


Theatre At IISER-K Against Misinterpretation of Science And Superstition

Kalyani, Jan. 16:In an effort to convey a clear message to its students and teachers who often suffer from conflict between science and religious superstitions, the IISER-K on Wednesday evening invited a group of scientists, who formed a theatre group ‘Kalyani Mukhosh’, to stage a play that projects sheer hypocrisy of…


ISKCON Offers Bullock Cart Ride For Visitors

Mayapur, Dec. 30: Iskcon authorities in Mayapur have introduced well decorated bullock carts ride for the visitors inside its temple premise in Mayapur from this week. The carts made of steel structure with rubber wheels, which will be available on rent, are aimed to provide a traditional taste as well as to support the elderly…