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Cloud Over Nadia Food Processing Unit Following Extortion Threat

Chakdah, Jan. 3: Two Kolkata based young women entrepreneurs setting up an export-oriented food processing and preservation unit on a 49 bigha land adjacent to NH12 in Nadia’s Chakdah have been forced to suspend work due to a threat by a group miscreant for their unsatisfied extortion attempt. The company…


‘Caste Bias’ Denies Rehabilitation To Erosion Victims In Chakdaha

Chakdaha, Aug. 29: At least 16 families of ‘Dom’ community in Gournagar area of Nadia’s Chakdaha who either lost their home due to erosion of the Hooghly river bank or facing the threat were denied rehabilitation on government land by the local panchayat authorities because of opposition by a section…


Robbers Block Chakdah-Kalyani Road, Loot Traders

Chakdah, June 29: Armed miscreants with their faces covered by mask blocked Chakdah-Kalyani state highway in the Ishwaripur area with a branch of a tree and looted cash, camera, and gold ornaments worth over Rs.20 lakh from businessmen and farmers when they were heading to different markets on separate vehicles…


Abducted Baby Recovered From Shimurali, Father Held

Chakdah, June 16: The 13-month-old breastfeeding baby who was allegedly abducted by his father was rescued by police with the help of villagers in the Shimurali-Manashapota area of Chakdah on Monday evening. Local sources said the recovery of the baby became possible when Sourav Sharma, a resident of Kanthalpuli-Nimtala in Chakdah…


Father Abducts Breastfeeding Son To Settle Score With Wife

Chakdah, June 14: A migrant labour from Nadia’s Chakdah has allegedly abducted his 13-months old breastfeeding baby apparently to settle a score with his wife with whom he is having a conjugal differences. The mother of the baby has lodged a police complaint against her husband seeking help to trace…


Chakdah Teens Die In Crash During Joyride On New Motorcycle

Chakdah, June 2: A joyride on a new motorcycle turned fatal when a class X boy was crushed to death along with one of his friends as he rammed a stationary vehicle head-on at a high speed on Bongaon expressway in Pumlia-Talikhola area at the outskirts of Chakdah town on…


ePathshala: A Teaching Initiative Through Cable TV During Covid Lockdown

Chakdaha, May 19: In an attempt to compensate the loss of classes suspended owing to the nationwide lockdown for the Covid situation, the Chakdaha block administration in Nadia has launched an ‘ePathshala’, a cable channel based regular classes for students of state board reading in from class VII to X. For about…


2 Homemakers Tested Covid Positive, Total Positive Case Raised to 16

Krishnanagar, May 18: Two homemaker from Nadia’s Chakdaha and Santipur were tested Covid positive increasing the number of active patient in the district to 16. This excludes the Covid positivbe persons from the district who were infected while staying outside owing to their professional obligations. Both the women were sent…


HC Petition For Compensatory Plantation Along Chakdaha-Bongaon Road

Chakdaha, March 17: Two nature care activists have filed a petition before the Calcutta High Court seeking a directive to the state Public Works Department to stop the ongoing four-laning work of 27.44-km road stretch between Chakdaha and Bangaon unless it undertakes compensatory planting of trees. The duo has alleged…