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


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


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