West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.22

Highway chase nabs robbers

A unit of the Asansol-Durgapur police on Monday night chased down and arrested two of a gang of three burglars within an hour of a robbery in West Burdwan’s Andal. The third robber who managed ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.22

Hospital steps up blaze safety vigil

The Burdwan Medical College and Hospital (BMCH) authorities have decided to revisit its fire arrangement system and electric wires passing through old buildings, and increase surveillance to stop its ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.22

Hospital fire kills patient

A 60-year-old Covid-19 patient died of burns in a fire that broke out in Burdwan Medical College and Hospital’s Covid ward early on Saturday. The fire at the hospital’s Covid ward raised ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.22

Patient killed in hospital blaze

An elderly Covid-19 patient was killed after a fire broke out at the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital in West Bengal on Saturday morning, officials said. The deceased, Sandhya Mondal (60), was ad...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Teachers’ video classes to prevent dropouts

Three teachers in Purulia and West Burdwan have taken up initiatives on their own expenses to continue teaching at a time schools are again closed because of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Ben...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol


West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Bank robbery in Burdwan

A gang of seven armed robbers raided a nationalised bank in the heart of Burdwan town and looted around Rs 34 lakh from the vault while holding employees and customers at gunpoint on Friday morning. ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Google Meet, Zomato help beat crowd cap

A 28-year-old social worker and trader from East Burdwan’s Palla Road, Sandipan Sarkar, has invited 400 people for his wedding on the evening of January 24, but without flouting the 200-head cei...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.22

Left’s Asansol civic poll manifesto goes digital

The Left Front in West Burdwan has gone digital with its election manifesto for the upcoming civic polls in Asansol as Covid restrictions has affected the process of physical campaign.  &nbs...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Places  /  Published 15.01.22

Exploring Burdwan’s Dariyapur Dokra village

Before you go Dariyapur is about 145 km from Kolkata and can be an ideal day-trip  The nearest railway station to Dariyapur is Guskara, 4 km away Burdwan town is an hour’s drive away a...
By Rangan Datta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

SAI sports hub plan

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) will develop a National Centre of Excellence or a sports hub in Cooch Behar and has sought 25 acres of “flat land” from the Bengal government, Nisith Pr...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar


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