West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.22

Rotary Club Howrah felicitates 10 traditional heritage family Durga Pujas

Rotary Club Howrah on Saturday felicitated 10 traditional heritage family Durga Pujas which are more than 75 years old.  The event was part of Rotary Howrah’s 75th anniversary celebrations...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 26.09.22

IRCTC offers Durga Puja special menu

"Passengers can call on 1323 to book their meals and get them delivered to their seats," officials said. This is the latest offering from the Rail PSU, which started its 'Vrat Navratri&...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 26.09.22

Puja clothes for kids to boost conservation in areas of man-animal conflict

Over 3,700 people, mostly children, living in areas prone to human-animal conflict have got new clothes ahead of the festive season. The areas are in the Sunderbans, Bankura, Paschim Medinipur, Howra...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.22

Glare on rain deficit in dengue spread

Deficit rainfall this year left drains in rural and semi-urban areas choked, creating a situation that is helping Aedes aegypti mosquitoes breed and increase the number of dengue cases across Bengal. ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 19.09.22

Fire breaks out at Howrah shop

A fire broke out at a shop in Howrah Maidan area on Monday, officials said. Four fire-tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames, they said. The cause of the blaze at the shop filled...


People  /  Published 18.09.22

The 220-year-old Durga Puja of Howrah Ghosh Bari

During Durga Puja, different social functions also take place in the courtyard of the house involving family members and artists. Baul and different folk songs are also performed. Birendra Krishna Bha...
By Amitabha Gupta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.22

Bengal's dengue war

The state health department has decided to increase the number of fever clinics at block-level hospitals and assign health workers on door-to-door visits of fever patients in six Bengal districts wher...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.22

Dengue cases go up

The number of dengue cases are rising in rural areas across Bengal and this has led the health department to blame unplanned urbanisation for creating breeding pockets for aedes aegypti mosquitoes, wh...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

News  /  Published 14.09.22

Nabanna Abhiyan triggers disruption across arteries in Kolkata

Babughat: As the Howrah bridge was closed to traffic, those who were commuting between Kolkata and Howrah chose to avail themselves of the ferry service. Many residents of Howrah who work in Kolkata s...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.22

Nabanna march: Mob beats up cop, burns jeep

At several other locations, BJP leaders staged sit-in demonstrations and blocked thoroughfares in protest at being prevented from marching towards Nabanna. A senior officer at Lalbazar said the arson...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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