West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.22

Buddha refuses Padma Bhushan

Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Tuesday said he was not aware that he had been named for the Padma Bhushan and he would reject it if it were so, in a rare instance of a re...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.01.22

Param Vishisht Seva Medal for Neeraj

Subedar Neeraj Chopra, who created history last year by winning India's first athletics gold medal in Olympics, was awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal on Tuesday for his distinguished service. Chop...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.01.22

Rawat, Kalyan get Padma Vibhushan posthumously

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Google's Sundar Pichai were also named for the Padma Bhushan. Singer Sonu Nigam and Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra have been honoured with the Padma Shri alo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 23.01.22

Harassment slur on Padma Shri recipient

Uddhab Bharali, a leading innovator and Padma Shri recipient from Assam, was on Friday remanded in 14 days’ judicial custody for alleged sexual harassment of a minor girl under his foster care. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Bengali comic strip pioneer Narayan Debnath passes away

A board, a few brushes, a bottle of black ink and sundry other drawing material. That’s all Narayan Debnath needed to fire the imagination of generations of young Bengali readers over six decade...
By Our Special Correspondent in Howrah


News  /  Published 18.01.22

Veteran Bengali cartoonist Narayan Debnath dies at 96

According to hospital sources, the veteran cartoonist had been suffering from heart problems since Tuesday morning. His condition became critical. His blood pressure was fluctuating.  ...
By My Kolkata & PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 18.01.22

A legend passes on, singing

Raj wrote: “A legendary artist and a gem in the Kathak World. The legacy of Pandit Birju Maharaj ji shall keep influencing many in the years to come. May his soul rest in peace. Folded hands. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

News  /  Published 22.12.21

Bengal governor facilitates Rs 5 lakh for healthcare of cartoonist Narayan Debnath

Debnath, the Bengali comics illustrator, and the creator of Handa Bhonda, Batul The Great and Nonte Phonte, was bestowed with the West Bengal government's highest award of honour, Banga Bibhu...
By My Kolkata & PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 07.12.21

Nanda Prusty dies at 104

Centenarian teacher Nanda Prusty, a class 8 pass-out who had been educating children and village elders free of cost for the last seven decades in Odisha, died at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jajpur

News  /  Published 07.12.21

Odisha teacher Padma Shri Nanda Prusty dies at 104

The veteran teacher’s gesture of blessing President Ram Nath Kovind at the Padma Awards ceremony had gone viral on social media ...


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