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Burdwan
West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.20

Mobile app to keep track of projects

The East Burdwan district administration on Monday launched a mobile application for its officials to monitor and inspect several development projects from its headquarters.The application — Purba B...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

IIT help sought on sweet packaging

The Mamata Banerjee government has sought IIT Kharagpur’s technical support for proper preservation and packaging of Mihidana and Sitabhog so that the popular sweets from Burdwan can be exported to ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.19

Marathas’ unfinished puja gets a lease of life

A Durga Puja started by an invader in Bengal 277 years ago but could not be completed because of an attack by the local Nawab in the early hours of Navami continues to be the centre of attraction in K...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Katwa

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.20

Station lacked health audit: Officials

A section of railway officials and experts have said the portion of the 166-year-old Burdwan station which caved in on Saturday night was undergoing renovation without proper precaution and study. One...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

3 trapped in coal mine in West Burdwan’s Kulti

Three suspected coal pilferers have been trapped inside an abandoned mine filled with poisonous gases in West Burdwan’s Kulti since Sunday morning, with rescue teams not able to get in and pull them...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

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West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.19

Calcutta doctors threaten protest

A team of junior doctors met the director-general of Bengal police on Saturday and alleged no action had been taken in at least 60 cases of assault on doctors across Bengal since their week-long strik...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.20

Burdwan varsity ex-VC passes on

Mohit Bhattacharya, academic and former vice-chancellor of Burdwan University, passed away following a cardiac arrest at his Salt Lake home on Friday. He was 88 and is survived by his wife, daughter a...
By Surajit C. Mukhopadhyay in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

Bengal: Cattle trade ‘ban’ bid in East Burdwan

An undeclared but intimidation-driven effort to replicate in Bengal a cattle trade ban that has played havoc with the rural economy of the Hindi heartland has been reported in East Burdwan.The issue h...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

Migrant welcome with bump on head

Call it a bumpy homecoming. A young migrant worker, who had just alighted from a Kerala train and was standing in queue for the mandatory health screening at Burdwan railway station on Sunday morning,...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

Mom’s sorrow, voices behind

Union minister Babul Supriyo posted a video on his Facebook and Twitter accounts on Saturday showing the 50-year-old mother of Debanjan Ballabh — a youth caught on camera jostling with the BJP leade...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan


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