East Burdwan
West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.22

Bengal's jab tribute

The state government will start a special drive to vaccinate against Covid-19 all residents of three Bengal districts chosen by the Centre — East Burdwan, and East and West Midnapores — wi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

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

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 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)


West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.22

TMC councillors defy party diktat

Trinamul councillors of two Bengal municipalities elected chairpersons by voting against official nominees of the party on Wednesday during the formation of civic boards. Chaos and ruckus marked the ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Bolpur/ Tamluk

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.22

Girl kills self after 'torture'

A 17-year-old schoolgirl, the youngest of three sisters, purportedly hanged herself at her home in East Burdwan district on Wednesday evening following month-long threats and mental torture allegedly ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Places  /  Published 24.02.22

Set off on a musical journey to Bannabagram Baul Ashram

Bannabagram is in Ausgram of East Burdwan district, about four hours from Kolkata by road. Email or call them on +91 8420106396 for bookings. A visit to Bannabagram  ...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 21.02.22

Natungram: The village of the wooden owl

How to go: Natungram is about 150 km by road from Kolkata, perfect for a day trip. The nearest railway stations are Katwa and Aghradwip. Stay: One can explore the newly set up Resource Centre by th...
By Chaiti Mitra

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)


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