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East Burdwan
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)

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 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)

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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)

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.21

Jumbo calves slow down herd exit

Seven jumbo calves,  among the herd of 49 elephants roaming East Burdwan’s Ausgram since the past couple of days, can’t keep pace with elders of the group, a challenge for foresters t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.21

Farmers halt jumbo chase

At least 100 personnel of the forest department have been unable to drive away a herd of 49 elephants, including seven calves, from East Burdwan’s Ausgram as local villagers have not allowed the...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.21

Elephants change route, damage paddy

 A herd of 49 elephants, including calves, ravaged paddy farms in parts of East Burdwan on Thursday.  Forest officials said the herd had charted an “unorthodox” route compared to...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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