South 24 Parganas
West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.22

6-day clean campaign bid to prevent dengue

The Bengal government has asked all districts, including Calcutta Municipal Corporation, to hold a six-day-long cleanliness drive starting Monday in a bid to ensure that the Aedes aegypti mosquito, &n...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.22

‘Theft’ at farmhouse linked to Partha

An alleged theft in a farmhouse linked to former minister Partha Chatterjee at a village in Baruipur, South 24-Parganas, in the small hours of Thursday led police in several districts to increase vigi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Events  /  Published 26.07.22

Moi Chara, a centuries-old tradition, on the verge of turning into a tourist attraction

The pandemic dealt its blow and the Moi Chara tournament could not be held for two years. Many of the champion cows have aged and are no longer fit for the race. “A cow needs to be trained from...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.22

HC cancels bail to 13 in post-poll cases

Calcutta High Court on Monday cancelled the bail granted by lower courts to 13 South 24-Parganas residents, who had been arrested by the CBI on the charges of murder, rape and attempt to rape after pu...
By Tapas Ghosh, Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta, Tamluk

News  /  Published 22.07.22

Tourist in Sunderbans overnight boat party feared drowned

A 19-year-old youth was arrested on Thursday for allegedly posing with a gun and posting the photograph on his social media page.  Officers of the detective department identified the youth as An...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kolkata


Lifestyle  /  Published 19.07.22

A 13-year-old’s spaced out letter to the James Webb Telescope

I heard you also clicked a Nebula. Tell her I said, ‘Hi Nebula, big fan here. Loved your work in Avengers. Maybe I can be your Starlord”. Disclaimer: I don’t have a fake 18+ account ...
By Vikram Poddar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.22

Portal on homestays to help tourists

The Bengal tourism department is making plans to launch a dedicated portal with detailed information on homestay facilities in the state to help both tourists and people who run the facilities. &ldqu...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.22

Hilsa catch brings joy

Hilsa fishermen in East Midnapore and South 24-Parganas finally saw an end to a two-year drought this week when they returned from deep seas with catch of over 100 tonnes. As many as 3,000 trawlers f...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.07.22

The Marwari perspective on the Rupee’s depreciation

See, most people are scared to take a bet on themselves and hence never end up making a rupee. But you can certainly take a bet on yourself and go like that Instagram reel “Drop some money&rdquo...
By Vikram Poddar

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.22

Bengal: 3 TMC workers killed

Three workers of the ruling TMC were killed by unknown miscreants at Canning in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Thursday morning when they were passing through a crowded road, the poli...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Canning


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