The Telegraph
Friday , February 22 , 2013
Since 1st March, 1999

An island of isolation

Separated from the mainland and neglected by successive state governments since Independence, the residents of Ghoraberia-Chitnan-Bhatora, Howrah’s only island, appear to have resigned to their fate of a life of hardship. The life of the island...  | Read..
Scaling new heights
For an avid mountaineer, the call of the mountains is hard to resist. So Dipankar Ghosh finds himself back in the mountains e ...  | Read.. 
Haven for offenders
As dusk descends on Ashu Bose Lane in Tikiapara, the area turns into a haven for drug peddlers and gamblers. A vacant plot of ...  | Read.. 
Space and funds crunch at library
Jhorehat Public Library is no different from other rural libraries in Howrah district. Its walls, covered with racks and cupb ...  | Read.. 
Themes for the goddess of learning
Pherari Club of Makardah has no fixed address. For the past three years, the club has been holding Saraswati puja at differen ...  | Read.. 
Villagers carry a body for last rites. Death due to snake bite is common in the island
An island of isolation