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2014-11-24 12:27

Clash Over Land In Krishnaganj, Woman Killed

A 40-year-old homemaker was shot dead and three others were injured in Krishnaganj on Sunday morning when they tried to resist an attempt by armed miscreants to take possession of a 7-acre private plot being cultivated by villagers

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2014-11-21 22:29

Use Social Media To Counter Slander Against Party, Mamata Tells Youth Activists

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday asked party's net savvy young activists to use social media to counter slander against the Trinamul Congress

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2014-11-21 22:22

Ponzi Fund Agent Found Dead Mysteriously

An agent of a fund raising company, who is also a quack by profession, was found hanging at his chamber in Kurtirpara area of Nabadweep town on Tuesday night

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2014-11-21 22:08

Teacher Punished Student, Disallowed To Sign Attendance

A lady teacher of a girls’ high school in Ranaghat is not being allowed to sign the attendance by head mistress for last four days because she had punished some students of class six for failing to answer questions on English paper

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2014-11-17 20:56

5 Members Of Funeral Team Died In Road Accident In Hanshkhali

Five persons of a funeral team from Bagdah of North 24 Parganas died in a road accident in Nadia’s Hanshkhali on the way to a burning ghat in Nabadweep late on Sunday night

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The Ever Green Iron Man: Manohar Aich


103 Year Old bodybuilder Manohar Aich inaugurated the Nadia district body building championship 2014 at Rittick Sadan in Kalyani on Sunday. The Mr. Universe of 1952 told the young body builders to be true and honest to their endeavor and to maintain a simple life. The 'three' times Asian Games gold medalist, Manohar Aich was once honored to be nick named as 'pocker hercules'. Now even after crossing the centenary age, the iron man, as he known in the country, appeared to be ever green in mind. He talked to the young body builders, inspired them, watched their show given them tips and answered their queries at the programme. Text and Photograph by TAPAN DAS

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

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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