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TMC in Bangla peace call

The Trinamul Congress, through an editorial in its Bengali mouthpiece Jago Bangla, on Friday expressed concern...

Jumbo awareness drive in pandal

The death of a young tourist in an elephant attack this July prompted a Durga Puja committee in Jhargram to ch...
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Durga Puja: Low-key immersions

Immersions of the idols of Goddess Durga and her children in the Ichhamati in Taki, North 24-Parganas, were he...

451 new Covid cases in Bengal on Dashami

Bengal on Friday, Vijaya Dashami, reported 451 new Covid-19 infections, 506 recoveries and eight deaths. The ...

Puja reunion heals scars

After a two-year gap, some 300 Hindu and Muslim families have come together in Mominpara of Barrackpore’...

530 more Covid infections in Bengal

Bengal on Thursday reported 530 new Covid-19 infections, 601 recoveries and 10 deaths. The total number of ac...

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West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.21

TMC in Bangla peace call

The Trinamul Congress, through an editorial in its Bengali mouthpiece Jago Bangla, on Friday expressed concern on  reports of communal tension around Durga Puja in neighbouring Bangladesh, apprec...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.21

Jumbo awareness drive in pandal

That incident prompted us to draw up the new plan for our puja pandal,” said Rabindra Baske, treasurer of the puja committee. Puja organisers said they  contacted local artisan Santu Mahat...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.21

451 new Covid cases in Bengal on Dashami

Bengal on Friday, Vijaya Dashami, reported 451 new Covid-19 infections, 506 recoveries and eight deaths. The total of active Covid-19 cases fell by 63 to 7,513. Last year, Bengal’s total number...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.21

Durga Puja: Low-key immersions

Immersions of the idols of Goddess Durga and her children in the Ichhamati in Taki, North 24-Parganas, were held on Friday under the watchful eyes of the state police, administration, the BSF and thei...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Taki (North 24-Parganas)

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.21

Puja reunion heals scars

After a two-year gap, some 300 Hindu and Muslim families have come together in Mominpara of Barrackpore’s Jagaddal to celebrate the golden jubilee year of the local Sri Durga Sati Sangha puja. ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Jagaddal

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.21

Hope of CT scan machine

Tourist hotspot Darjeeling will finally have a CT scan machine. Sources said the state government has floated a tender to select a private partner for the establishment, operation, maintenance and ma...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.21

Musical fundraiser for tribal kids’ clothes

Although the footfall has declined considerably since the Covid-19 outbreak, the rural market remains fairly crowded on weekends. “During our musical adda on the outskirts of Santiniketan, we s...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.21

Husband, co-worker set on fire in Siliguri

A homemaker in a tea estate under Naxalbari block of Siliguri subdivision allegedly set her husband and his co-worker on fire on Wednesday evening, suspecting them of having an affair. Rupa Das, wife...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.21

530 more Covid infections in Bengal

Bengal on Thursday reported 530 new Covid-19 infections, 601 recoveries and 10 deaths. The total number of active cases, or people being treated for Covid-19, fell by 81 to 7,576 on Mahanavami, the p...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.21

ACKO brings moving pandals to Kolkata for ease and safety of Darshan

Hey Kolkata, this Durga Pujo, you don’t need to step out for the darshan.  ACKO Insurance is bringing a unique pandal experience to Kolkata. Traditionally during Durga Puja Kolkata comes a...
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