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  • French silk expert wants to see Murshidabad in global Silk City network

    French silk expert wants to see Murshidabad in global Silk City network

    Moulin said she would travel to Murshidabad district, and interact with craftsmen, local experts of silk, and study the culture of silk artists. She said that the entire initiative would be carried out in partnership with Institut francais India, Embassy of France and Crafts Council of West Bengal.

    April 8, 2022
  • Deaf and dumb youth stabbed to death, accused’s house set afire

    Deaf and dumb youth stabbed to death, accused’s house set afire

    A kangaroo court had reportedly intervened to settle the issue of elopement about six months back when Ripon, the deaf and dumb youth, desperately tried to express his apprehension before the Majlis (rural court) that he might be killed by Imran

    April 4, 2022
  • Mamata bats for tobacco industry

    Mamata bats for tobacco industry

    When informed that an ESI hospital in Murshidabad, reportedly run by the Union labour department, has no doctors, Miss Banerjee today declared that the Bengal government would set up a similar hospital exclusively for tobacco workers.

    December 9, 2021
  • Mamata may visit Murshidabad, officials inspect choked wetlands

    Mamata may visit Murshidabad, officials inspect choked wetlands

    Miss Banerjee, during her administrative meeting at Behrampore, may ask district officials for clarification regarding host of allegations that cropped up recently against racket of mafias responsible for filling up of ponds and wetlands

    December 4, 2021
  • Murshidabad: Eyeing civic body polls, TMC launches campaign

    Murshidabad: Eyeing civic body polls, TMC launches campaign

    The TMC leaders claimed that a few hundred workers and loyalists belonging to opposition parties like the CPI-M, Congress and BJP joined the TMC during the event.

    October 7, 2021
  • 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