food

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…


Lord Jagannath Offered Over 200 Delicacies At ISKCON

As per the legend, after his arrival his chariot (Rath) at Sundarachal, Lord Jagannath stays there for seven days before the return journey (Ulta rath) to Neelachal on the eighth day. During his stay at the holy Sundarachal where he remains in seclusion and enjoys pastimes, he is offered special…


Covid Panic: Crew Forced To Remain Confined On Board By Villagers

Santipur, April 10: 36 crew of a private vessel management company were denied to land at the Guptipara ghat in Santipur since the local villagers have forced them to remain confined on board on the Hooghly river without food and water for past nine days fearing that they could spread…


Meal For Expectant Mothers At ICDS Centre Only For Photo Op, Not To Eat

Santipur, July 28: Nearly a dozen expectant mothers were allegedly asked to pose for photographs before a nutritious platter before being asked to leave with a packet of ‘Dim-Bhat’ (Egg-Rice) during an awareness programme on nutrition for mothers and children organised by the West Bengal Government at an ICDS centre…


8 Stray Dogs Poisoned To Death In Bethuadahari

Bethuadahari, June 4: At least eight stray dogs were suspected to have been killed by unidentified persons by feeding them meat laced with poison in Nadia’s Bethuadahari on Monday night. The local residents in Khidirpur village near Bethuadahari were shocked to see that the dogs are lying dead at several…


Feast For Street Dogs To Celebrate Pet’s Birthday

Ranaghat, Jan. 17: A 45 year old homemaker in Nadia’s Ranaghat gave a special treat to her neighbors and to about 200 street dogs in the town to celebrate the 5th anniversary of her pet Pusu on Wednesday night. While she welcomed the neighbors with snacks and coffee at home, her real “guests”,…


Vajpayee ‘Enjoyed’ Food, Stay At Krishnangar Circuit House

Krishnanagar, Aug. 17: 59 year’s Majid Seikh, head cook at Krishnagar Circuit house in Nadia can still recollects how he felt a dilemma to plan food for Atal Behari Vajpayee for his one night stay in the town during a poll campaign in September 1999 when he was the caretaker…


Sale Of Meat Based Food Items Banned In Krishnanagar

Krishnanagar, May 23: Krishnanagar Municipality authorities on Wednesday announced a temporary ban on sale of meat based cooked food items, particularly biriyani in the town for indefinite period as during an inspection it’s officials found that rotten meats were preserved in freezers of several eateries and restaurants for preparing different…


Ex Nadia CPM Councilor Held For Carcass Meat Racket Link

Kalyani, April 26: A retired supervisor of Gayeshpur based Multi Disciplinary Training Centre ,  was arrested from his home in Kalyani late Thursday night by South 24Pargana police for his alleged nexus with the noxious meat racket that was busted on Thursday. Police said that accused Manik Mukherjee (62), who…


Science Congress To Protect Food In Changing Climate

Kalyani, Jan. 12: Two days 1st Farm Innovation Congress 2018 and National Conference on Innovative Farming For Food and Livelihood Security In Changing climate began in Nadia’s Kalyani on Friday. The Congress has been organized by Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswabidyalaya. Around 200 agriculture scientists across the country would explore ways for…