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  • NIA arrests fake currency racketeer from Murshidabad

    NIA arrests fake currency racketeer from Murshidabad

    A case was originally registered on August 7, 2018, in Bengaluru relating to the seizure of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) having a face value of Rs 6.84 lakh

    June 25, 2021
  • Drug bust: Rs two crore worth brown sugar seized in Odisha

    Drug bust: Rs two crore worth brown sugar seized in Odisha

    The increased crackdown on drug peddlers could be gauged from the fact that the cumulative seizure of brown sugar in the past 18 months is more than three-fold than of drug haul of the past eight years.

    June 24, 2021
  • Murshidabad: BJP and TMC see silver lining in Adhir Chowdhury’s home turf

    Murshidabad: BJP and TMC see silver lining in Adhir Chowdhury’s home turf

    If a peaceful election with high voters’ turnout takes place, it is apparently going to be a level playing field for most of the political parties.

    April 28, 2021
  • Amidst massive virus surge,75.06 per cent turnout in seventh phase polling

    Amidst massive virus surge,75.06 per cent turnout in seventh phase polling

    “Polls were overall peaceful and Covid protocols were completely enforced. There were 742 preventive arrests of which 11 arrests were in connection to violation of section 144. While 57 bombs were recovered though there were no incidents of bombing. A total of 1146 complaints were lodged in this phase,” said CEO Ariz Aftab at a press con ference today.

    April 27, 2021
  • ‘He is innocent’: Family of latest al-Qaeda suspect after his arrest from Murshidabad

    ‘He is innocent’: Family of latest al-Qaeda suspect after his arrest from Murshidabad

    Abdul Momin Mondal, Mondal, who was arrested on Sunday by NIA, was found to have links with the nine al-Qaeda terrorists, who were arrested in September.

    November 3, 2020
  • Girl child’s wedding

    Girl child’s wedding

    In such a cataclysmic situation, many distraught families in a state of utter helplessness, are likely to marry off their minor daughters, the 'perceived burden', just as a 'survival mechanism', as 'poverty is a known driver of child marriages'. For many families, it may be a way of reducing the number of children to support or paying a lesser amount of dowry and doing it during the period of containment, is a means to make the affair less expensive and concealed.

    July 19, 2020
  • East Burdwan accrues an estimated crop damage of Rs 299 cr in cyclone Amphan

    East Burdwan accrues an estimated crop damage of Rs 299 cr in cyclone Amphan

    The strong wind with an estimated speed of 90 kmph continued circling over the Burdwan (East) blocks of Memari, Monteswar, Kalna – 1 till 11:45 pm last night also caused extensive damage to the residential quarters razing 254 houses to ground and leaving partial damage to 1564 residential houses.

    May 22, 2020
  • Murshidabad’s mangoes to arrive in city, thanks to India Post

    Murshidabad’s mangoes to arrive in city, thanks to India Post

    “During the lockdown period we have delivered about 2750 numbers of ‘Mylab’ Covid -19 test kits ( each containing 100 individual testing capacity) from Pune to hospitals, R&D centres, laboratories in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, MP, Telangana, TN, Delhi, Karnataka. We also handled diplomatic consignments of MEA,” she added.

    May 18, 2020
  • Bread feels the heat: Shortage of labourers in bakery industry

    Bread feels the heat: Shortage of labourers in bakery industry

    Plagued by the outbreak of the pandemic of corona virus, the bakery industry in the city is badly hit due to acute shortage of labourers.

    April 2, 2020
  • BJP warns of stiff response to poll violence by TMC

    BJP warns of stiff response to poll violence by TMC

    Addressing a BJP party workers’ meeting at Lalbagh municipal town in Murshidabad district, Ghosh, also a member of parliament (MP) from Kharagpur, threatened of revenge.

    March 15, 2020
  • 13 exam centres declared vulnerable

    13 exam centres declared vulnerable

    “We want utmost fairness in the examination system. At the same time, we have to ensure that the students should get marks what they deserve. We have to address the problem of evaluation, so that the examinees can score well and become happy,” said Jakir Hossain, the minister of state for labour.

    March 12, 2020
  • Suspected nCoV patient dies in Murshidabad hospital

    Suspected nCoV patient dies in Murshidabad hospital

    The deceased was identified as Jinarul Sheikh hailing from Belepukur area under Nabagram block in Murshidabad district.

    March 9, 2020
  • Girls in age group 15-19 married off early in Murshidabad

    Girls in age group 15-19 married off early in Murshidabad

    The NGO has identified Bamuha village in the district as ‘mature prevention site’ wherein there are maximum cases of child abuse and village Gopalgunj as its ‘early prevention site’ wherein there are minimum such cases.

    March 5, 2020
  • Statue of Swami Vivekananda vandalised in Murshidabad district

    Statue of Swami Vivekananda vandalised in Murshidabad district

    The locals informed the police after seeing the statue before the Maa Sharada Nani Devi Sishu Siksha Kendra vandalised.

    February 22, 2020
  • Women clash with BSF personnel at Jalangi

    Women clash with BSF personnel at Jalangi

    Just five days after the shootout and double murders at an anti-NRC rally at Sahebnagar village under Jalangi police station limits, fresh violence like firing, arson, clash, assault of women etc, allegedly erupted today at an island of displaced settlers in Paraspur area of Jalangi.

    February 3, 2020
  • Two, including minor, shot at in Murshidabad

    Two, including minor, shot at in Murshidabad

    According to eye-witnesses, Entajul had come to Suraj to photocopy a few documents and the incident took place shortly thereafter.

    January 3, 2020
  • As temperature hits 11°C, city witnesses its coldest day

    As temperature hits 11°C, city witnesses its coldest day

    “The shallow to moderate fog will continue in the mornings, but there will be an increase in temperature in next week” said the official, adding that some precipitation is expected around the New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

    December 29, 2019