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  • Heavy rain alert for South Bengal for next three days

    Heavy rain alert for South Bengal for next three days

    Due to the squally weather and wind speed that is likely to exceed 45kmph over North Bay of Bengal along and off West Bengal and Bangladesh coast during 17-19 October, fishermen are being advised to stay on the shore while the ones already in mid-seas are being advised to return to shore by 16 October night.

    October 15, 2021
  • Ghoshal Bari Puja: Residents reminisce days of idol immersion on boats as they embrace the new

    Ghoshal Bari Puja: Residents reminisce days of idol immersion on boats as they embrace the new

    Residents recalled that the base structure of the idol used to be balanced on the edge of two boats which then sailed to the middle of the Hooghly River where they slowly drifted apart, leading the idol to find its way into the river.

    October 15, 2021
  • Bijoya: A sad send-off and hope for the next year

    Bijoya: A sad send-off and hope for the next year

    The crowd now will be of the many Durgas heading for adieu, decorated gloriously in sad send-off, followed by followers, and dhakis drumming their last beat for this year.

    October 15, 2021
  • Authorities gear up for Dashami immersion; steps taken to prevent covid, pollution

    Authorities gear up for Dashami immersion; steps taken to prevent covid, pollution

    As a measure to combat pollution, Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkata will assist in the removal of idols after immersion from Baje Kadamtola Ghat (Babu Ghat) and Judges Ghat. The port authorities said suitable arrangements have been made at the ghats through contractors by deploying pontoon mounted cranes, stationing three mechanized boats at each ghat.

    October 15, 2021
  • IAS Punya Salila Srivastava Appointed As Additional Secretary in PMO

    IAS Punya Salila Srivastava Appointed As Additional Secretary in PMO

    A 1993-batch AGMUT cadre officer, Srivastava is the female IAS officer who addressed the briefings on behalf of MHA in the initial days of the Covid-19 pandemic.

    October 14, 2021
  • AMD has warned of heavy rains with strong winds : WB NAVAMI

    AMD has warned of heavy rains with strong winds : WB NAVAMI

    The Alipore Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rains with strong winds. Rain will increase from Saturday. Sunday indicates catastrophic weather. The Alipore Meteorological Department has issued a warning for heavy rains (West Bengal Weather) with strong winds. Rain will increase from Saturday. Today and tomorrow there is a rain forecast with thunder. Coastal districts …

    October 14, 2021
  • Goddess Aradhana on Sandhi puja
  • Goddess Aradhana on Maha Asthami
  • KKR beat Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets : IPL 2021 Qualifier 2

    KKR beat Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets : IPL 2021 Qualifier 2

    KKR will now face Chennai Super Kings in the final, which is scheduled to be played at Dubai International Stadium on Friday.

    October 14, 2021
  • Fresh tremors in Mohun Bagan

    Fresh tremors in Mohun Bagan

    The club's electoral rolls may have to be taken a fresh look at and they might call for corrections and large-scale revision as polls have been demanded as a consequence of rifts within the leadership set-up "*riding piggyback on ATK where expenses are concerned" but holding on to power, "making a mess of everything in the process."

    October 12, 2021
  • NIA conducts raids at 16 locations in Delhi-NCR, Kashmir

    NIA conducts raids at 16 locations in Delhi-NCR, Kashmir

    The crackdown on anti-India elements by the security forces took place just after the terror attacks on minorities last week.

    October 12, 2021
  • Goddess Aradhana on Maha Saptami

    Goddess Aradhana on Maha Saptami

     

    October 12, 2021
  • Four more children die at NBMCH

    Four more children die at NBMCH

    The cause of most of the deaths has remained low birth weight, septicemia, and birth asphyxia, doctors have said. Amid concerns over the recent series of deaths, NBMCH superintendent Dr Sanjay Mallik said best efforts were made to save children's lives.

    October 12, 2021
  • K’pong homestays to get 2nd part govt funds

    K’pong homestays to get 2nd part govt funds

    "A total of 328 homestay owners, out of the 337, in Kalimpong district have qualified for the second installment, with which they will improve their existing homestays," the Kalimpong DM said, adding, "A team has conducted a survey on homestays and screened them for the second installment."

    October 12, 2021
  • Govt awards ‘Sherar Shera’ ‘Sarod Samman’ to 36 Pujas

    Govt awards ‘Sherar Shera’ ‘Sarod Samman’ to 36 Pujas

    The “Covid Warrior Puja” award went to Alipore Bodyguard Lines Durga Puja and the “Sera Covid Sachetan Puja” to Salt Lake AK Block, Kasba Bosepukur Sitala Mandir, Bhawanipore 75 Pally, Purbapara Sarbajain Durgotsav Samity, 14 Pally Udayan Sangha, Kalighat Kishore Sangha, Bhawanipore Mahapuja Samity, Nabapally Sangha Sarbajanin Durgatsav, Tala Park 15 Pally and Salt Lake CJ Block Welfare Association.

    October 12, 2021
  • Cong dilemma over ties with Left

    Cong dilemma over ties with Left

    The leaders from West Bengal see no need to dispense with an alliance Congress /though recent bypolls have ruffled the feathers of both outfits. Things came to such a pass that Congress and CPI-M nominees contested against each other at Samsergunj in Murshidabad.

    October 12, 2021
  • It will be very hot and humid : Durga Saptami

    It will be very hot and humid : Durga Saptami

    Saptami will have partly cloudy .

    October 12, 2021