US Consul General Helen LaFave Visits Kalyani University
US consul general Helen LaFave inaugurating a book exhibition at Kalyani University Central Library. US Consul general Helen G LaFave visited Kalyani University on Wednesday to interact with the students to help them to explore the opportunities for study in the USA. This is the first time LaFave visited any University in the South Bengal in such a dedicated visit to explore and develop educational opportunities for students between India and USA. Earlier after taking charge as the US Consul in Calcutta, she paid a visit to the North Bengal University. LaFave who is a Master degree holder in American studies from Virginia based College of Willium & Marry told the students in Kalyani: "I am here to clear the confusions in you about the scopes in USA."Picture by RANJIT SARKAR.
Dev Show In Karimpur
Actor turned TMC candidate Deb with TMC candidate for Murshidabad seat Mohammed Ali during a public meeting at the Regulated Market ground in Karimpur in Nadia on Tuesday afternoon. Dev landed in Karimpur accompanied by Mukul Roy in a chopper at around 2.20 Pm. He joined a road show on the way to the venue to the public meeting making the traffic halt in this remote town in nadia close to Indo Bangladesh border. Address the huge crowd that gathered at the ground, Deb said: "Initially I was afraid to join the politics when offered nomination by Didi. However, it was Didi's sincere endeavor for development for our state fascinated me to respond to her call. She has done a lot in last three years. She has changed our Bengali film industry I have watched her closely in this endeavor. I want to inspire the youth of the state to join the call for development which Didi has made. I have also joined the poll fray only for this as a TMC candidate. I hope the people of the state would also realise the Didi's call and extend support to her". Picture by SAURAV BHATTACHARYYA.
Special Story: Fulia Boy Won Best Science Model Award
By NfN NETWORK
Fulia, Sept. 15: 18 years old Rurdrarup Das of Fulia Township in Nadia has dreams unlimited! The class-twelve boy with a creative mind has a dream do a scientific research on the Mermaids of the fairy tales and find out their existence in the real world. In his endeavor scientific research works, which he began at the age of 14, Rudrarup, son of a poor night-guard of a local market in Fulia, has already earned accolades by making the models in support of his research findings.
The State Youth Services department on last week added another feather to his crown, when it had chosen Rudrarup as winner of the state level Science model competition (higher secondary level) that was held at the Kshudiram Anusilan Kendra on the occasion of State Science Fair.
Rurdrarup, who is a student of Fulia Sikshaniketan won a cash award of Rs 35,000 being the winner for his model on agriculture development titled – “Ti Plasmid : A Blessing Tool”.
SPECIAL STORY: BCKV Makes Adoption Of Tree Mandatory For 1st Year Students
Mohonpur, Sept. 22: The Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswabidyalaya (BCKV) in a bid to develop an emotional bonding and an understanding about trees and plants among the students, have come up with a unique programme to have all its first years B Sc and B Tech students to adopt a plant each mandatorily since the beginning of their four years’ course period.
The programme, which began from September this year, was conceived after teachers of different faculties had experienced a sheer lack of understanding and knowledge about common trees and plants among a large section students, who did not opt for agriculture as their natural choice.