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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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2014-10-25 08:30

NIA Team Traced Out Zahirul's Wife Khansa, Quizzed For Two Hours

NIA team probing the Nadia links into the Burdwan blast case on Friday traced out Khansa Biwi, one of the prime suspects Zahirul Sheikh’s wife at her parental home in Barbaqpur village in Karimpur and quizzed her for over two hours

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2014-10-25 08:15

Thanarpara Imam Appeals To Find Out Zahirul And Help NIA Probe

Embarrassed with alleged involvement of Zahirul Sheikh to the Burdwan blast as one of the suspected, a mosque committee in Nadia’s Thanarapara where he lived, appealed the locals on Friday to help the NIA probe and to find out him, if possible.

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2014-10-22 12:46

Trinamul Congress MLA Sushil Biswas Died

Sitting Trinamul Congress MLA Sushil Biswas (64) from Krishnaganj (SC) assembly seat in Nadia had died late on Monday night at his home in Dafarpota village near Krishnanagar due to kidney failure.

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'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

Lorry Crushed On Road Side Tree, 3 Died On Spot

The ill fated lorry at Sandhya Mathpara on Krishnanagar-Majhdia road on Friday evening. Picture by PRANAB DEBNATH

Three persons were killed and at least ten others were injured when a lorry heading towards Majhdia lost control and ramned on to a road side tree after hitting a mini truck on Krishnanagar -Majhdia road near Sandhya Math para on Friday evening. All the victims were residents of Swarnakhali village in Majhdia, who were returning after attending a programme in Krishnanagar. The accident occurred at about 6.45 in the evening, when the Majhdia bound lorry hit a mini truck first after loosing control and then rammed onto the tree killing three persons on the spot. Local people started rescue operation and also called police. The injured persons were taken to Saktinagar district hospital. 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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