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2014-10-30 22:27

Mukul, Partha Attend Preparatory Meeting For Mamata's Nov 21 Meeting

Trinamul Congress top brass including Mukul Roy, Partha Chatterjee and others attended a preparatory meeting in Kalyani on Thursday afternoon in connection with Mamata Banerjee's November 21 meeting to be held in Kalyani

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2014-10-30 22:19

Burdwan Blast: NIA Team Raids House Of Kaliganj Madrasa Clerk

The Nadia link to Burdwan blast on Thursday expanded beyond its initial focused zone – Karimpur ands Thanarpara, when a three member NIA team raided the residence of a clerk of a Madrasa in Mirzapur village of Paglachandi in Kaliganj

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2014-10-30 22:15

Three Youths Arrested For Murder For Student

Krishnanagar police on Tuesday have arrested three youths in connection with alleged abduction and murder of a class 11 student for ransom in March early this year

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2014-10-25 10:49

Lorry Hit Van On NH 34, Two Killed In Bethuadahari

Two persons died and three others were injured when a lorry hit a cycle van on NH 34 on Friday night near Bethuadahari Deer park. The victims were retuning home after visiting Kali puja pandals.

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2014-10-25 10:41

Miscreants Hurled Bomb; Young Teacher Killed

A young teacher was killed and three of his friends were injured when a miscreant hurled a ‘socket’ bomb following an altercation during a celebration at a Kali puja pandal in Asannagar bus stand near Krishnanagar on Friday night.

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Celebration Galore: Jagadhatri Puja Begins In Krishnanagar

The Jagadhatri image at Nuripara in Krishnanagar known as 'Chardini Maa' Picture by PRANAB DEBNATH

People in Krishnanage revived for a fresh celebration from Thursday when the Jagadhatri puja begun. Even though in Krishnanagar celebration is largely concentrated for one day - the Nabami, however, the people in Krishnanagar almost breaking the tradition have started the celebration for four days. The district town has been illuminated and decorations have been completed and the pandal hoppers have started their visit. One of the few earliest puja which since the beginning observing the four day festival is the 'Char-dini Maa' at Nuripara in Krishnanagar. The Jagadhatri image is being offered the prayer at the puja mandap on Thursday which the Maha-Saptami. Picture by PRANAB DEBNATH

'Annakut' At ISKCON On The Occasion Of Govardhan Puja


Large number of foodstuffs arranged at the Iskcon in Mayapur on Friday on the occasion of Govardhan Puja. The Govardhan puja is done as Lord Krishna instructed Nanda Maharaj perform it as an honor to the Govardhan hill by preparing various foodstuffs to offer him. As per Lord Krishna’s instruction on this day the devotees gives charity to brahmanas and decorate the cows and feed them. The ceremony of offering various foodstuffs to the Govardhan is also called Annakuta festival. ISKCON temples across the world celebrate Govardhan puja annually by decorating and worshipping mountains of foodstuff which symbolize Govardhan mountain. Picture by PRANAB DEBNATH

Special Story

2014-06-10 15:12

BARC-BCKV Agreement to Augment Agri Production Using Nuclear Tools

tl_files/images/article_images/1406/20140610barccentre_at_bckv.JPGMohonpur (Nadia): Gone are the days when fruits, vegetables and flowers would rotten in the cold store or on the way to market. Now a simple nuclear radiation using the gamma ray for few minutes could act enough to enhance the shelf life and to preserve the nutrient values. The nuclear scientists of Bhabha Nuclear Research Centre (BARC) would soon show the way to the agriculture scientists at the Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswabidyalaya that how the use of nuclear strategies and tools could be helpful to preserve fruits and vegetables increasing the shelf life and to augment food production improving the quality of different food crops.

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2014-06-10 15:10

qCard To Add Joy In Learning In Nadia School

tl_files/images/article_images/1406/20140610qcard1.jpgNagarukhra (Nadia): A school in a remote village in Nadia has radically changed the way for students to respond with their answers in multiple-choice question (MCQ) based class test. They do no more tick the right answers on the answer sheets, rather they wave sheets of white papers covered with black symbols to record their answer in the laptop of the class teacher kept on his desk.

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