West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.20

Open libraries for dusting: Bengal govt

Sanjit Dutta, a retired librarian in Krishnagar, said regular cleaning was a must to reduce insects, abrasion and acid degradation. “Most libraries are on public thoroughfares that lead to rapid...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.08.20

Village gets library on Independence Day

The children of the remote Bhandarshol village in Baharagora block of the East Singhbhum district celebrated freedom from ignorance on the 74th Independence Day, when the village got its first li...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.20

Bengal: Home turns library

Members of a family with roots in Krishnagar have come forward to build a modern textbook-cum-resource library as a separate wing at the 164-year-old Krishnanagar Public Library in Nadia. The descend...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnanagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.20

Govt school turns classroom into community library

Competitive examination aspirants in Childag panchayat, Angara in Ranchi are happy to have got their own community library on the premises of the S.S. Plus 2 High School, which has been functional sin...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Calcutta’s ageing gentlemen

Last month’s super cyclone Amphan left a trail of destruction that is not likely to be forgotten in a long time. Nature’s fury went wreaking wrath everywhere, slamming, strangling, decimat...
By Paromita Kar in Una

India  /  Published 06.11.18

PM's paramount leader wish, in an official note

The Narendra Modi government’s preference for a “presidential” system has found reflection in a concept note for the museum of Prime Ministers that is scheduled to come up on the sprawling Teen ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.19

Dengue notice to National Library

 The Calcutta Municipal Corporation on Monday issued a notice to National Library after a civic team spotted the dengue-causing Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae on the campus.The National Library au...
By Our Special Correspondent in Alipore

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.08.19

XLRI marks library day with alumni authors

How about stepping inside your college library and finding a whole wall of shelves stacked with books written by alumni? Inspiring, isn’t it? On National Librarian’s Day, Monday, the Jehangir Ghan...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.06.19

Library built, now wait for books

It’s what they call an excruciatingly slow page turner. East Singhbhum district has received a new public library building in Jamshedpur but no books or manpower to make it actually function. With t...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Books  /  Published 22.11.19

Lost and found amidst the bookshelves

It is easy to get lost inside a library as any avid reader would tell you. But in Idaho, this phrase has been given new meaning. Someone has been hiding anti-Trump literature as well as books on LGBTQ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in


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