South 24 Parganas
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


West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.22

Protesters shut power grid

The power grid station in Bhangar in South 24-Parganas, the site which had turned into a hotbed of agitation in 2017, was put under lock and key by protesting villagers who claimed that the administra...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.22

3 men shot dead in 24 hours

Two persons were shot dead in separate incidents in North and South 24-Parganas over the past 24 hours. In North 24-Parganas’ Jagaddal, a Trinamul activist was shot dead on Saturday afternoon. ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.22

Women’s river voyage for drinking water

Homemakers from 20 families living in the remote Shibrampur village of Namkhana in South 24-Parganas are compelled to cross the Sundarika-Dewaniya river to fetch drinking water as the only tubewell in...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 25.06.22

How the bhadralok can become an Agniveer

The author, Vikram Poddar, is a Marwari investment banker turned corporate comedian. The views expressed in this article are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the website.  ...
By Vikram Poddar

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.06.22

Yoga day with the bhadralok

Now raised finger asana is a national pastime in India and especially in Bengal. Where people appoint themselves as umpires in your life and declare you out when they were not even invited to the stad...
By Vikram Poddar


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