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National Handloom Day: PM Modi Salutes People Associated with Handloom, Handicrafts Sector

On National Handloom Day on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted those associated with the handloom and handicrafts sector and urged people to strengthen...

Bengal Focuses on Alternatives after Banning Stubble Burning

Having banned stubble burning earlier this year, the West Bengal government is now relying on an intense awareness campaign and use of advanced agri-equipment...

Heavy Drenching in Bengal, Cyclone Fani Strongest Storm in Decades

Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, uprooted trees and triggered rains as it entered West Bengal...

Victims of Self-Serving Mamata And Her Outrages

By: SALIL GEWALI  How does one describe the tantrums that have often been thrown by W. Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee? Much has been heard of...

This Durga Puja Brings Narratives of Communal Harmony

Kolkata, Sep 15, 2017: For over 200 years, the Nandi family in West Bengal's Hooghly has been feeding Muslim fakirs during the Hindu festival...

Reason to worry over Communal Violence in Basirhat, says Nobel laureate Amartya Sen

The communal violence that has engulfed pockets in Basirhat sub-division of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district are indeed worrisome Violence erupted between...

Goddess Bonbibi: Here is Why this Goddess in Sunderban unites both Hindus and Muslims!

The Goddess Bonbibi is worshiped by Hindu and Muslim communities in Bengal's Sunderbans Bibi serves as an all-purpose surname by Muslim women. Bonbibi...

Commemorating the Master Flicks of an avid Indian Bengali Filmmaker, Satyajit Ray

May 07, 2017: Honouring the legendary and the greatest filmmaker Satyajit Ray on the auspicious occasion of his birthday, Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa aptly...

Legend of Bengal School of Painting Dhirendra Nath Brahma passes away in Kolkata

Kolkata, Aug 25, 2016: Celebrated artist Dhirendra Nath Brahma, a legend of the Bengal school of painting, died at a state-run hospital here on...

Anthyesti Funeral Services: NRIs can now book funeral services in Bengal online

Anthyesti Funeral Services Private Ltd, has managed 60 cases mid-March and end-June Shruthi Reddy's start-up company provides funeral assistance at four mortuaries in...

‘Baul’ tradition: The folk music from Bengal fights Extinction

The ambit of folk music in India is huge but it is primarily a countryside representation of the urban society it is of...

Bengali New year is on April 14: here is a recipe for you!

By Rinku Bhattacharya (Zester Daily) - In mid-April, the people of Bengal -- a region straddling Bangladesh and parts of India, including my hometown in...

Will Bengal’s syndicate Raj anguish the Trinamool Congress?

Kolkata: Simply defined, 'syndicate' means a group of individuals combining to promote a common interest; but in West Bengal, 'syndicate' not only dominates the...

Left asks Center to make public all Netaji related files

Kolkata: The primary opposition in Bengal, Left Front asked the center government to declassify all the files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The...

Chhath Puja in Bengal

By Arnab Mitra Kolkata: Like several other parts of India, Kolkata too celebrated Chhath Puja with fervour. The banks of river Ganga witnessed a huge...

Durga Puja: No newspaper in Kolkata

By Arnab Mitra Kolkata: Press is said to be the third eye of the society and fourth pillar of democracy. However, during the four days of...

Small tea growers in north Bengal prepare to set up own processing units

Kolkata: Complaining about the abnormally low price for their yields, small tea growers in north Bengal's Terai and Dooars area are now seeking help from...

Black Pearl still rules the hearts of Kolkata

By Arnab Mitra Kolkata: 38 years ago, 'he' came to the 'City of Joy' to play a friendly match with the then Mohun Bagan Athletic...

Man threatens Bengal minister, gets arrested

Kolkata: A 30-year-old man was on Sunday arrested from West Bengal's Malda district following a complaint by state minister Krishnendu Narayan Choudhury about getting...

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