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Burdwan
Opinion  /  Published 16.05.22

Ancient chill

“Like one with quartan fever’s chill so near.” Dante Alighieri wrote this about a malaria patient’s trepidation before the paroxysmal fevers. He himself died in the Roman marsh...
By Arunabha Sengupta

News  /  Published 14.05.22

Varsities to take decision on mode of exam

Sonali Chakravorty Banerjee, the vice-chancellor of Calcutta University, said after they received the notice, they would hold a meeting of the undergraduate council on May 20 to take a decision on the...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.22

Asani threat looms

The Bengal government has directed officials in south Bengal districts to ask farmers to harvest their ripe crops, mainly boro paddy, as soon as possible following the Met department’s forecast ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.22

Swimmer crosses Molokai Channel

Local people and family members said the resident of Baruipara area of Kalna town, Sayani, was introduced to swimming by his father who is a sports enthusiast. Sayani, who is a postgraduate student, s...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.22

Heat wave in South Bengal

Bengal’s highest temperature on Monday was recorded in Bankura at 43.9 degrees Celsius as “heat wave conditions” continued to prevail for the second straight day in southern district...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

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News  /  Published 08.04.22

Affordable accommodation for Bardhaman natives in Salt Lake

Needy students and patients hailing from Bardhaman will soon find affordable accommodation in Salt Lake. Minister Jyotipriya Mallick recently laid the foundation stone of Bardhaman Sanmilani Bhaban in...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.22

5 dead as truck hits toto

Five persons were killed when the e-rickshaw that they were in collided head on with a truck outside Burdwan town on Burdwan-Bolpur national highway 2B early on Monday. Police sources said the deceas...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Places  /  Published 23.03.22

Temple-spotting, birdwatching and a meander through serene Singi

Singi is 133 km north of Kolkata and 60 km northeast of Burdwan town. It takes about four hours to reach by road Among the many routes to reach Singi, most advisable is via Memari through Durgapur ...
By Amitabha Gupta

Business  /  Published 22.03.22

'No plan to buy more mills'

Adani Wilmar Ltd (AWL) has confirmed it has “taken” a rice-processing unit in Burdwan but said it has no plans to purchase more such units in Bengal and that it intends to work closely wit...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 21.03.22

Adanis buy rice mill in East Burdwan

The Adani Group has bought a closed rice-processing unit in East Burdwan, signalling that the Gujarat-headquartered industrial house led by chairman and managing director Gautam Adani is expanding its...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Sambit Saha in Calcutta, Bolpur(Birbhum)


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