West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.21

Bengal: Covid safety priority

District authorities are finding it difficult to find out spacious venues to set up the third edition of Duare Sarkar camps scheduled from January 2 amid fears that the omicron variant of Covid-19 cou...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 21.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Christ Church of Burdwan

It is important to note that though Curzon Gate is the most well-known landmark of Burdwan city, Christ Church is of a much older colonial heritage. The church is located just off GT Road in Pakmara ...
By Somen Sengupta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.21

200 fake SC certificates cancelled

The Jhargram district administration has cancelled over 200 fake Scheduled Caste certificates, including one belonging to a government official posted as joint block development officer in West Burdwa...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.21

Nadia loom owners make big strides

Power loom owners in Nadia’s Santipur and Phulia, famed for making traditional cotton saris, will now broaden their horizons. The Bengal government is offering them logistics support in setting...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 29.11.21

Day trip: The heritage ruins of Mankar

How to Go Though Mankar is connected by rail, the best way to get there is by road through Durgapur Expressway. It is a distance of about 147km and takes about three hours. Drive via Dankuni, Sing...
By Amitabha Gupta


West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.21

3 workers feared dead

Three workers of a private integrated iron plant in West Burdwan’s Raniganj are feared dead after the container with around 300 tonnes of hot fly ash collapsed on them early on Saturday. The inc...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.21

Left seeks farmer connect with jatra

The CPM in East Burdwan’s Khandaghosh is striving to go back to the basics and revive its connect with people through the jatra. The folk form is a huge draw among people, mostly farmers in a d...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Places  /  Published 23.11.21

Day trip: Tracing history in Burdwan

Once the private rose garden of the kings of Burdwan, the Golap Bagh or Golapbag hold pride of place within the campus of the University of Burdwan. The university campus was originally the property o...
By Rangan Datta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.21

School teachers try to woo dropouts

Teachers of an East Burdwan school on Tuesday started reaching out to parents of dropouts to convince them to send the youngsters back to class as schools opened after a 20-month gap induced by the Co...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

News  /  Published 14.11.21

Jumbo calves slow herd exit

Seven calves, among the herd of 49 elephants roaming East Burdwan’s Ausgram for the past couple of days, cannot keep pace with the elders, a challenge for foresters to drive away the animals bac...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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