West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.21

Moa on envelope

The Indian postal department, in association with the Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, has released a specially designed envelope in recognition of Joynagorer Moa,...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

Culture  /  Published 29.08.21

Putul Watch

Ganesh Ghorai is a puppeteer from Nandakumar in East Midnapore. He was barely seven years old when he started out in the profession. Says Ghorai, “I am in my fifties. I do not have a birth certi...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.21

9 migrant workers die in van crash

Nine migrant labourers died and 18 others were critically injured when the pick-up van in which they were travelling rammed into a concrete lamppost near Kultali Simana Bazaar area of Baruipur in Sout...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Joynagar

Calcutta  /  Published 20.01.21

GI-tagged Joynagar Moa fly to Bahrain

The first consignment of GI-tagged Joynagar Moa will leave Calcutta on Wednesday. Thirty kilos of moa will land in Bahrain after flying out of Calcutta in specially created packages. Along with it wi...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.11.20

Joynagar Moa earns branding mojo

Area: The area of production of Joynagar Moa lies between Joynagar Block I and Joynagar Block II of the Joynagar-Mazilpur municipal area, which is around 53km south ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.19

Suicide after shooting pets in Joynagar

A 42-year-old man allegedly shot dead his two pet dogs — an alsatian and a spaniel — before gunning himself down at Joynagar in South 24-Parganas early on Thursday.Subhankar Roy Chowdhury had used...
By Kinsuk Basu in Joynagar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.18

MLA gets off car, 3 shot dead

A bullet-and-bomb attack on a Trinamul Congress MLA’s car at a petrol pump in Joynagar, South 24-Parganas, minutes after he had got off on Thursday evening left his driver and two local party leader...
By Our Special Correspondent in Joynagar


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