West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.20

Nadia administration issues certificate minus surname

The Nadia administration has issued a birth certificate to the newborn of the Nabadwip couple who chose not to affix a surname to the son’s name. The Telegraph had reported how Nabadwip Municip...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.20

No surname, no birth certificate

What’s in a name? Apparently a lot, especially when it appears on a birth certificate. A young couple has been denied the birth certificate of their newborn son by the Nabadwip Municipality aut...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nabadwip

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.19

Jindal help for Iskcon project

Iskcon authorities have said industrialist Sajjan Jindal will help set up the Chaitanya Cultural World Heritage Centre and head a special committee to oversee the flagship project.The project by the...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Mayapur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

Carpenter chisels idol out of tree trunk

He makes his living making khadam (wooden slippers) and Gour-Nitai dolls for disciples visiting Mayapur and Nabadwip. This Puja, he surprised himself and enchanted visitors with an intricately carved ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.19

Panel suggests heritage tag for Nabadwip and Cooch Behar

The state heritage commission has proposed to declare Nabadwip in Nadia and Cooch Behar in north Bengal as heritage towns because of their rich cultural heritage and history.In two separate notices, t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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