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Kolkata Comes up with its first Zero Waste Shop

The shop that is adding to environment protection awareness

Statue vandalised in JNU! Didn’t Swami Vivekananda preach to...

Bigotry and hate were what Swami Vivekananda always protested agai...

GB Children’s Day Special – Tagore’s Minnie and ...

Children are hotpots of unadulterated love

Dadagiri Champ European bou of Chandernagar – Exclusive on N...

Neline Mondal talks and walks the Bengali way!

Ram Ray – Giant of Indian Advertising passes away

Kolkata mourns the death of a creative soul

Burdwan Medical College doctors perform first ever uretero-duodena...

Patient’s life saved in a first-of-its kind operation

Ayodhya Verdict Day: The case Siddhartha Shankar Ray fought for Mu...

Kolkata’s legal eagle ‘Manuda’ was intrinsic par...

Feisty Radharani, mother of Nabaneeta Dev Sen, who did her own Sam...

The heroine of Nabaneeta’s life was as courageous as she was...

Bengal’s answer to terrorism: Village that lost 5 to terrori...

Tropical Murshidabad will start growing apples!

‘Nati Nabaneeta’ --- Nabaneeta Dev Sen’s void ca...

GB tribute to the feisty feminist and humourist

BREAKING! AQI 362-426! Today Kolkata is polluted twice than Delhi!...

GB has laid hands on exclusive pollutant measurement reports!

Why not Bengali? JEE 2020 will have questions in Gujrati, English ...

All India examination with a whiff of provincialism

Is Haryana-Punjab’s stubble burning similar to Bengal’...

Will Kolkata soon take the Delhi-NCR route?

GB shares a rare poem of Chittaranjan Das and how it was translate...

Our tribute to Chittaranjan Das on his birth anniversary

India’s youngest IAS Ansar Shaikh, who worked in tea-stalls ...

Ansar brings a ray of hope to youths of Coochbehar!

Founder of the first women’s organisation of India and Asia ...

GB tribute to Sarala Devi who ruled the feminist movement of India...

Rural Bengal Innovation! Purulia Doll Makers spread plant seeds th...

How rural women of Bengal bring environmental awareness

Blanket ban on Gutka & Pan Masala! Look how they almost destro...

West Bengal Government takes a bold step by banning gutka from Nov...

Bengali scientist Pratik Mukherjee’s AI to detect brain haem...

Path-breaking invention of US based scientist 

Will Behala and Salt Lake sink or swim? IIT Kharagpur-JU research&...

Bay of Bengal rising much faster than Arabian Sea

Kolkata submerged by 2050! Environmentalist Somendra Mohan Ghosh o...

GB speaks to well-known environmentalist to find out Kolkata&rsquo...

Breaking! Last ICS of India Monishi Sen dies 51 days before his 10...

End of an era of British groomed ICS officers of India!

Santiniketan’s Pushparani turns You-Tube sensation at 78! Ea...

Tale of a rural housewife earning lakhs through food videos

IIT student Debayan Saha’s Minus 2.5 to combat Delhi polluti...

Proud of Saha’s technological discovery to fight rising poll...

KUDOS Institute of Neurosciences! Student recovers from 3-month pa...

How JEE student Souvik Mukherjee got back from the jaws of death ...

Meet ‘Housewife’ Sushmita, First Female Ola Bike Taxi ...

She fought patriarchy to earn her own living

Congrats! Jadavpur University’s Pramit ranks 2nd in UPSC IES...

Indian Topper Pramit is from JU and makes Bengal proud

SPOOKY! Ghostbuster team of Kolkata’s Paranormal Society fac...

Crematorium at Siuri proves presence of six kinds of ‘spirit...

BREAKING! Baloch leader tells India Sati peeth Hinglaj Temple in P...

This Sakti peeth is in Balochistan province and controlled by Pak ...

Today is Bhoot Chaturdashi. Why do Bengalis have 14 saag on this d...

Bengal’s own Halloween follows scientific norms

His family was follower of Ram, yet Ramakrishna Paramhansa took Ma...

How Goddess Kali became a favourite of Ramkrishna Dev

CM Mamata Banerjee to give Bhai Phonta to WB Governor

Season of good wishes and brotherhood in Bengal

Powder to stop bleeding in 20 secs! DRDO honours Burdwan rice-mill...

Discovery of young scientist from Bengal will save many soldiers! ...

Singur’s Kalyan Koley, impacted by TATA agitation brings new...

New business boost for Bengal’s Meat Industry

BREAKING! MBBS Course to start at IIT Kharagpur from 2021!

The course will have 50 students in the beginning!

1 crore poor patients get free medical benefits under Swasthya Sat...

7.5 crore more people to be added under this state government sche...

Bengal tops in largest recruitment of engineers and IT professiona...

All India Council for Technical Education brings out the list

 ‘Ambulance Dada’ Karimul donates money of biopic...

Bollywood biopic on Karimul’s incredible way of ferrying pat...

Nominated 8 times, why Bengali scientist Meghnad Saha never got a ...

Not just science, he had a huge contribution to education of India...

 Institute of Neurosciences sets milestone! Rare operation on...

Spine surgeon Dr Anindya Basu and his team perform a rare feat

Scientist Sambhunath De, the unsung hero who never got a Nobel Pri...

Despite being nominated many times for Nobel Prize in Medicine!

Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee says India economy doing ‘badl...

He believes Indian economy’s slowdown is a big cause for con...

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are 6th married couple to win No...

Did you know Esther spent many years in Ballygunge?

Nadia’s govt school grows own vegetables and fish for mid-da...

Barnia Abhaynagar Vidyalaya is a role model for mid-day meal solut...

Howrah’s Suchorita fights poverty and studies under street-l...

Courage and grit has taken Suchorita to College

How Lakshmi Puja of Bangaals and Ghotis of Bengal are different! ...

Did refugees from East Bengal, bring Kojagori Lakshmi Puja to Kolk...

Meet Sudipta Sengupta, first Indian woman to conquer Antarctica

Professor of Structural Geology in Jadavpur University

CONGRATS! Entrepreneur Ankiti Bose in 2019 Fortune ‘40 Under...

Co-founder of Zilingo, Bose is one of world’s most influenti...

Mother Dairy shuns plastic packaged milk through ‘Token Milk...

Learn how leading dairy chain joins ‘Plastic Free’ dri...

Visually challenged teenager from Bengal climbs 19,000 ft high pea...

While we were pandal hopping, a feat created atop Rudragaira peak ...

Why was Mahatma Gandhi unnerved by Bengal riots?

How did he react to the butchering of innocent lives!

New Lightning Arresters for Kolkata – Coconut Tree plantatio...

HIDCO to plant series of coconut trees in New Town

Landmark initiative to give ‘Gene Cards’ to Kanyashree...

First in India! Students under Bengal’s Kanyashree scheme to...

Bengali IFS officer Vidisha Maitra gives befitting reply to Pak PM...

IAS rank holder Vidisha Maitra nailed every lie of Imran Khan at U...

Hooghly electrician’s daughter, 10-year-old Srija is Yoga As...

She wins the prestigious gold medal in South Korea!

Youngest Bhatnagar Award winner is a Kolkata Mathematician

Neena Gupta of Kolkata’s Indian Statistical Institute makes ...

BREAKING! Bengal tops India’s 2019 Bhatnagar Science Awards ...

Out of 12 scientists awarded, 5 are from Bengal

On his death anniversary GB tribute to ‘Father of Indian Ren...

What Tagore and Max Mueller wrote about Rammohan Roy

CONGRATS! Low-Cost Breast Cancer detectors by NIT Durgapur

Check yourself for any Breast Cancer signs!

Why Santhals of Bengal mourn during Durga Puja?

Did you know Mahishasura is regarded as their leader?

Lathiyal of Birshingha who protected Vidyasagar from Brahmin goons...

Though we could not protect even a statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyas...

How many Indian sons today can marry off their widowed mother?

Century back reformist Durga Mohan Das married off his widowed ste...

Father a grocer, Bengal’s Shweta Agarwal had topped IAS exam...

Meet Marwari girl Shweta Agarwal who broke ceiling of patriarchy ...

Muslim MLA crafts Maa Durga – sends message of religious uni...

In a rare show a Muslim MLA of Bengal has made a Durga idol

Laughing Gas used for first time in delivery!

Calcutta Medical College creates history

HIDCO makes area around Eco Park ‘No Horn Zone’

In a bid to protect the wildlife and birds of the Park

State government launches Patha Bandhu app for accident victims

Accidents on Highways to be tracked through this app

Bengali architect Rajendranath Mookerjee builds Victoria Memorial ...

Why the British asked him to build Palta waterworks?

Join Bhaswati Bose in recycling Durga Pujo flowers to organic fert...

Dumped garbage of Durga Pujo flowers will turn to fertilisers

CONGRATS! Bengal bags Krishi Karman Award six times in a row!

Phenomenal increase in maize and oil seed production!

Son of Bengal, Army veteran Abhijit Guha appointed by UN

Lieutenant General Guha will head the Yemen Mission

‘Bho Katta’— why children these days no more sho...

Have mobile phones taken away the fun of kite flying?

BREAKING NEWS! Dengue vaccine to be launched in Bengal

ICMR vaccine based on serotype survey in Bengal

Kolkata’s ITC Sonar is world’s first hotel to get UN&r...

ITC Hotel, Kolkata champions responsible luxury.

Bengali doctor who invented the first Bangla computer typing Avro ...

Dr Mehedi Khan believes language should not be a bar to knowledge ...

Will Bengal tolerate Amit Shah’s imposition of Hindi?

How a rich language like Bengali is deliberately put on the backse...

Meet Bengal’s own Sudha Chandran, who lost a leg to cancer! ...

A look at Anjali’s Kathak recital with a prosthetic limb

Is Burdwan’s history older than Kolkata?

Unearthing ancient stone age relics of Burdwan

When the twain met: Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay and Satyajit Ray ...

What did Akira Kurosawa say about Pather Panchali?

After 19 years boats sail on River Ichhamati!

Thanks to lone crusader Sabarna Saraswati’s efforts

Help and not fight, assimilation and not destruction – Vivek...

On this day Swami Vivekananda gave his famous Chicago speech

Why Rabindranath Tagore went to meet a dying Sukumar Ray?

Tagore had a great respect for Ray’s versatile talent

Bengal Police gets new Anti-Terror Unit

Is Bengal a target of terrorists?

Bengal’s Aushgram celebrates a different Muharram today!

Instead of self-penance, they proposed blood donation

Food for Plastic! Siliguri NGOs find innovative way to make city&r...

If you give plastic waste, you get two square meals!

After Chandrayaan II, India’s Sun Mission Aditya will have a...

Meet Dipankar Banerjee, ex-student of Rajabazar Science College

First Translator of Quran into Bengali was a Brahmo Samaj scholar ...

Tracing the extraordinary talent of Girish Chandra Sen

Shei Shomoy! On Sunil Gangopadhyay’s birth anniversary, a GB...

One of the most illustrious books on Bengal Renaissance

Saksham – Special High Altitude Trek for differently-abled u...

Organised by Voice of the World, you can also help in this endeavo...

Chandrayan II launched! Rajabazar Science College scientist Chandr...

Rajabazar College scientist Chandrakanto will control Chandrayaan&...

Lunar Treat for Burdwan’s Yusra Alam as Chandrayaan II lands...

Student from Bengal will join PM to watch the feat!

INSPIRATION! Two Class XII students of St Xavier’s bring sci...

Students set up STEM Labs in schools for poor children

Who was the teacher of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and CV Raman? None...

Celebrating Teacher’s Day with the teacher of the great teac...

Salute to the Piano Teacher who makes wheelchairs for stray dogs! ...

Prasenjit Goswami is not just a music teacher, but a teacher who t...

Did you know the British paid less to teacher Acharya Jagadish Bos...

The teacher who was a victim of racial discrimination!

INSPIRATION! Durgapur’s retired Headmaster takes free classe...

70-year-old partially blind teacher Rabilal Garai is a living lege...

Rs 3 lakh bank loan to feed stray dogs! Meet Kalyani’s Nilan...

Woman with a canine mission, who has even sold her ornaments to ra...

Bengali Scientist Biman Mondal invents lab meat in IIT Guwahati

GB tracks this path-breaking invention that will bring a revolutio...

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Howrah house in neglect! Desp...

Bankim Chandra stayed in this house and met Tagore here

BREAKING NEWS! Sustainable solar energy introduced at Tarapith Tem...

Tarapith temple goes green! Solar energy replaces fossil fuel for ...

NRC IN ASSAM! Did you know even British rulers were concerned abou...

Tracing the colonial history of illegal immigration in Assam

Death penalty for lynching in Bengal, new Prevention of Lynching B...

State Assembly passes New Bill in wake of lynching deaths

Mukherjis of Bengal maintain Jallianwala Bagh even 100 yrs after m...

On 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, tribute to the family ...

Meet Purulia’s ‘Pad Girl’ Kiran. Join on her jou...

Learn the daunting tale of how Kiran is also stopping child marria...

Central government sends letter to close down 100-year-old Santini...

When and why Rabindranath Tagore started Santiniketan Press

How Dr Madhumala Chattopadhyay reached out to hostile tribes of An...

Why Jarwas and Sentinelese tribes accepted her but no one else!

Pulitzer winner Jhumpa Lahiri appointed as new creative writing di...

She will head unique undergraduate program celebrating its 80th an...

No More Killing Animals! IIT scientist Biman Mondal invents lab me...

GB tracks this path-breaking invention that is good news for anima...

BREAKING NEWS! India’s longest road tunnel to be named after...

Chenani-Nashri Tunnel on Jammu Srinagar National Highway

CONGRATS! Siliguri’s Sarbari Das becomes first woman command...

We are proud of Marine Officer Sarbari Das for breaking the gender...

BREAKING NEWS! Chandrayaan II spots moon crater named after Bengal...

What is the Mitra Crater? Who is Sisir Kumar Mitra?

EUREKA! Paper from Field Moss! Scientists of Burdwan University wo...

Farmers of Bengal can earn now by making paper from field moss

Nabadwip and Coochbehar get Bengal’s First Heritage City tag...

The rich cultural heritage of these two cities make them famous

Breaking News! Arun Jaitley is no more!

Not just a politician, a lawyer par excellence

18-year-old Ballet Dancer from Siliguri puts India on World Ballet...

Meet Dipesh, the male ballet dancer of Bengal who is going global ...

BREAKING NEWS! Netaji’s daughter writes to PM for DNA test o...

Netaji Subhash Bose’s daughter Anita wants an end to the con...

CONGRATS! Chandrima Shaha is first woman to head Indian National S...

Chandrima was also a cricketer and a commentator!

Princess Diana’s secret letter reveals she wanted to work in...

Diana was keen to uplift condition of AIDS patients of the city

Chandrayaan II enters Moon’s Orbit! Kudos to Bengali scienti...

Chandrakanto Kumar has controlled the crucial antennae of the spac...

From Cancer Survivor to Mrs India Finalist – Incredible Tani...

The girl from Bengal who will head to Greece for the worldwide fin...

Is there ‘Dalit’ literature in Bangla?

IPPL discusses ‘The Bangla Dalit Interface’

Happy Navroz -- Why Parsis of India celebrate New Year today?

For Paris of India, celebrations start 200 days after vernal equin...

Kudos to scientist Moumita Dutta who was part of real Mission Mang...

Calcutta University scientist was ISRO project manager

Bilkis Bano – First woman cab driver of Kolkata 

How she overcame domestic violence to prove her worth!

Did Aurobindo Ghosh wish for an Akhand Bharat?

Quoting his famous Independence Day speech

Are we really free in a Free and Independent India?

Watch this video and ask for freedom from atrocities

IIT Kharagpur’s incredible invention! Blood tests with your ...

Prof Suman Chakraborty and team invented this path-breaking device...

Didi vs Modi even in Kolkata’s Rakhi Bazar!

Political figures rob the show this Rakhi festival

Akhilchandra Sen – the man behind toilets on long distance t...

Why and how he forced the British to create toilets on trains

Engineering students of Durgapur BC Roy College invent solar pump ...

Kudos to the Mechanical Engineering students for this feat!

How Rabindranath Tagore protested Qurbani or animal sacrifice!

Beyond religious lines, Tagore’s play Bisarjan is relevant e...

Why Khudiram Bose has been referred to as terrorist in history boo...

Hanged today by the British just at the age of 18!

Ranaghat railway station’s beggar singer Ranu gets call from...

Lata kanthi Ranu’s songs have taken Bengal by storm 

Founder of Bengal’s famous Ayurveda chain was killed by Paki...

Tale of Jogesh Chandra Ghosh and Sadhana Oushadhalaya

Why are promising students of Kolkata’s best colleges commit...

Learn of the insecurities from the students themselves

Bong beauty with brains Sushmita Sen finally to get married

Vogue claims she and her boyfriend Rohman will get married by year...

Beware! Tourists at Digha will be spot fined for using plastic

State government takes new move to save the beaches of Digha

Kolkata’s orthopaedic surgeon gets int’l award for mus...

Meet Dr Sumanta Thakur who has performed more than 100 musical sur...

Tiff between Dr Bidhan Roy & Dr Nilratan Sarkar on Tagore&rsqu...

The operation after which Rabindranath Tagore never recovered

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee to get Bharat Ratna today...

Award to be given to one of the best politicians of India

On his last journey Rabindranath Tagore got lost in a sea of human...

People close to him were not even allowed to come near him

Lady Abala Bose – inspiration behind Jagadish Bose’s s...

GB remembers Lady Abala Bose on her birth anniversary

Demand to change name of Bagdogra Airport! Why?

Business community of Siliguri raise demand to change name

Remembering Sushma Swaraj through her fiery speech ripping Pakista...

Here is Swaraj’s full speech she gave last year at UNGA

New lease of life for Sunderbans’ tiger widows

Prasenjit Mandal gives an exclusive interview to GB

CU scientist proves black cumin can cure breast and lung cancer! ...

Our very own Kalo Jeere has anti-carcinogenic properties

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee’s dreams about Kashmir finally comes...

Why was Bengal’s Shyama Prasad Mukherjee’s wish so con...

Miss England 2019 is a Bengali girl! Kudos to Bhasha Mukherjee

Beauty with Brains! Bengali girl rules England’s glamour wor...

In wake of scrapping Article 370, look at Kashmir’s Bengali ...

Famous Dar community of Kashmir are Dhars of Bengal

On Friendship Day, explore the friendship of Kabuliwala and Minnie...

Rabindranath Tagore had struck an odd friendship beyond time and b...

Meet Ankita of Gobordanga who won Saregamapa 2019 crown

Student of Ichhapur High School, Ankita is now concentrating on st...

Prafulla Chandra Ray’s dream Bengal Chemicals and its downfa...

Central government to privatize Bengal’s pride Bengal Chemic...

Centre will not rename Burdwan station after freedom fighter Batuk...

Why have we forgotten the sacrifice of freedom fighters like Batuk...

Once hounded out Rathindranath Tagore finally honoured by Visva Bh...

Rabindranath Tagore’s only surviving son Rathin, gets his du...

How Howrah’s Ishrat Jahan’s fight helped Triple Talaq ...

Ishrat was given talaq over phone by her husband from Dubai

Sarada Devi set example in overcoming menstruation taboo in 19th c...

Why Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Sarada Ma were greatest feminists ...

Good News! Dial the Chief Minister directly to voice your grievanc...

Now you will be surely heard, new Dial in Bengal CM

Burdwan to introduce machine cooked hygienic mid-day meals!

Students now stands a chance to a healthier lunch

Train to Bangladesh! Launch of Benapole Express

Here is good news for all who wish to travel to Bangladesh on trai...

95-year-old Hindu mother given refuge by a Muslim family

None of Bela Rani Debi’s 13 children gave her a home

Path-breaking jute sanitary napkins by Kolkata’s Jute Resear...

Jute based pads will prevent cervical cancer and revive Bengal&rsq...

Memories of his last journey from Santiniketan to Kolkata for trea...

Memories of his last journey from Santiniketan to Kolkata for trea...

Ichhamati is dying; Lone crusade of a 26-year-old to save his belo...

Meet Sabarna Saraswati who has travelled more than 130 km along it...

Engineer Souresh Pal from Katwa controlled fuel tank of Chandrayaa...

Not just Chandrakanto Kumar, another engineer from Bengal make us ...

Bengal’s Aihika scripts history at Commonwealth Table Tennis...

Aihika Mukherjee is first Indian woman to win gold at Table Tennis...

Utkarsh Bangla creates promising job opportunities

Apply before July 26 and stand a chance to get a state government ...

CU MTech, ISRO scientist Moumita Dutta’s Mission on Mars

After Chandrakanto Kumar of Chandrayaan II, another Bengali ISRO s...

Birdman of Bengal, Amaresh Mitra is no less than Salim Ali!

Meet the 82-year-old passionate man with rare collection of bird e...

Exclusive GB video of the first Bengali chair umpire at Wimbledon ...

Abhishek Mukherjee of Belur has umpired more than 37 grand slams ...

HIDCO campaigns to stop people from eating ‘Khoka Ilish&rsqu...

New Hilsa slogan; Eat Large Save Small at two hilsa festivals

IT professional from Bengal cracks Indus Valley script!

Meet Bahata Mukherjee who has used technology to decipher the scri...

Raigunj baby prodigy names countries, capitals and more at 21 mont...

Baby Mayukh has created a stir in Bengal and scientists are visiti...

Author Bonophul’s ancestral home in Bihar is in a bad shape!...

GB asks on his birthday why his house at Manihari was not restored...

US based Bengali scientist invents world’s first implantable...

Shuvo Roy is co-inventor of an artificial kidney that can be trans...

Coolie to Crorepati – amazing tale of Harun Mondal and his h...

Inspiring tale of a coolie from Baduria who runs a business runnin...

8-year-old Bengal boy beats cancer to win Table Tennis gold at wor...

Aronyatesh Ganguly is our GB inspiration of the week!

No saplings in polythene bags! Use coconut shells instead

Siliguri Forest Department brings an innovative project

Rajabazar Science College scientist part of Chandrayaan II

Chandrakanto Kumar is in charge of Chandrayaan II’s antennae...

First Bengali Crorepati, two centuries ago and his trade with Amer...

More than two centuries ago Ramdulal Dey had turned a crorepati! ...

Academician Pabitra Sarkar gets 3rd highest civilian award of Japa...

On July 15th he will receive ‘The Order of the Rising Sun&rs...

Real life Life of Pi --Kakdwip fisherman survived 4 days on choppy...

Adrift for four days, without food and even a life jacket, fisherm...

Bengali language left out from verdict list of Supreme Court!

Lawyers of Calcutta High Court writes a letter in protest to Chief...

Underground water depletion poses serious threat in South Kolkata ...

South Kolkata’s groundwater level is abysmally low

State government focuses on rainwater conservation to combat scarc...

After Chennai it can be Kolkata, one day. Save water!

State-RKM joint initiative: Sister Nivedita’s statue install...

First outdoor statue of Sister Nivedita to be unveiled on July 27 ...

Kolkata’s Solar Man gets Canada’s Mission Innovation C...

Meet scientist S.P. Gon Chaudhuri who made India’s first flo...

State government brings big change in process of recruiting school...

The entire procedure turns online to stop malpractices

New Parliament sensation Mahua Moitra questions Aadhar privacy

After her fiery and controversial speech on fascism, she now turns...

Doctor-patient jugalbandi in operation theatre while operating on ...

First of its kind music therapy during operation at Thakurpukur Ca...

Author Buddhadeb Guha to receive D.Lit

A proud moment for all Bengali readers who have loved his books

Children of Champahati help in making eco-friendly bricks from pla...

Jadavpur University’s Pradip Mondal motivates the whole area...

Howrah-Delhi trains to run in just 12 hours!

Very soon you might wish to travel the distance on train and not f...

Rabindranath Tagore called ‘Notun Bouthan’ after Greek...

On Kadambari Devi’s birthday, GB finds out why she was alway...

7-year-old Rishika chops off her long hair to donate to cancer pat...

Now she is inspiring her friends and running a hair donation drive...

Today was the day when Swami Vivekananda left this world in medita...

What was Sister Nivedita’s reaction at his funeral?

Kolkata woman at MIT invents world’s first underwater drone ...

Meet Sampriti Bhattacharya, one of Forbes’ top 30 young tale...

Hi-Fashion clothes this Puja being made by Tiger Widows of Sunderb...

Meet Prasenjit Mondal who is helping poor women turn to skilled ta...

World renowned neurosurgeon Dr Robin Sengupta in a candid intervie...

Listen to his visions and future plans for Bengal

Rushmita Oraon of Jalpaiguri brings home the National Rugby cup

Daughter of a driver and tea worker who is the Rugby Champ this ye...

Kolkata scientists discover new protein to treat breast cancer

Scientific breakthrough by scientists of Saha Institute of Nuclear...

Electric supply might be shut every week for half an hour to save ...

State Government takes commendable step to save environment

All India IMA headquarters named after Dr Bidhan Roy

On Dr Roy’s birth anniversary Bengal again rules over Delhi ...

Students embrace their favourite tree crying to save it from felli...

Young students of Aushgram remind us of the Chipko Movement

Did Ramkrishna Dev die of cancer? Death certificate states ulcer ...

Today KMC will handover his controversial death certificate to Bel...

Fake news on special dining halls in minority dominated state scho...

State government urges citizens not to spread distorted news on so...

Celebrating 100 years of Amala Shankar

Legendary Amala Shankar’s centenary celebrations start today...

Meet the first woman train mechanic of India from Bengal!

Pritilata Mandal keeps trains of Santragachhi fit and fine

After Krittika, another Class X student slashes wrist in school

Are Kolkata’s students falling to stress or suicide attempts...

Dr Sushobhon Banerjee treats patients for just Re 1!

The doctor who is treated as God by tribals of Bolpur

Nabarun Bhattacharjee’s voice could never be silenced

Remembering the revolutionary writer on his birthday

Regular brutal handling of 85-year-old Kolkata woman by ayah

Do nurse and ayah centres of Kolkata keep a tab on those they hire...

Child of a sex worker, Sushila Sundori showed tiger stunts a centu...

Meet the brave-heart woman from Bengal who was the first tiger tra...

Even Imran Khan needs Tagore for public administration!

Rabindranath Tagore’s views on nationalism are still relevan...

Yoga got a global view in 1930s, thanks to Bengal’s Bishnu C...

On this World Yoga Day a tribute to one of the earliest yoga gurus...

Why prominent Kolkata Muslims wrote a letter to punish the Bike Ga...

Urge to bring waylaid Muslim youths of Bengal to mainstream

Creator of India’s first test-tube baby was forced to commit...

Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay took his life on this day

Litchis – Saviours or Killers

This scorching summer, should you pop in litchis?

Mother names newborn ‘Andolan’ respecting junior docto...

Baby was born during ongoing strike at Midnapore Medical College ...

While on strike today junior doctor gives blood to patient

Need for O positive blood urges doctor to donate blood

Pagla Dashu, our childhood nostalgia shot as a movie on mobile

Abhirup Ganguly of Jalpaiguri makes a wonder film on his android p...

Doctor of Kalna who still treats patients for only Rs 5!

Dr Goswami is like Uttam Kumar of Agnishwar

Nurses of Bengal trained to become health officers

State government project for Suswasthya Centres

Why did Vidyasagar throw his shoe on the stage of Nildorpon?

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay compared it to Uncle Tom’s Cabi...

Now Purulia gets a floating market

Municipality run market will promote local handicrafts

Is Bengal’s health sector known only for doctor assaults?

What about pathbreaking operations and new facilities?

Two Kolkata mosques open doors to women

Special provisions for women to offer namaaz

Wonder twins from Chinsurah selected by ISRO

They will participate in Young Scientist Programme

Malda school gives fee concessions for students who collect plasti...

The plastic is recycled and bottles made into flower pots

How much of Barna Parichay do Bengalis still follow?

New Vidyasagar statue to be unveiled at Vidyasagar College today ...

Online OPD appointments for state run hospitals in Bengal

New facility from state health department for all patients

Swimmer Sayani Das from Kalna conquers Catalina Channel

Swimming for more than 12 hours, she again makes us proud

Visva Bharati requests Central Govt. to take up Poush Mela celebra...

As fear of shutting down of the mela looms large

When books worth a lakh is given as dowry!

In-laws gift the groom expensive books as ‘wedding gift&rsqu...

Sarala Ray’s daughter Kanaklata was a true modern woman

A blend of old-world charm and feminist ideologies

Newly launched electric buses might save Kolkata from pollution

Centre for Science and Environment lauds Bengal government

Due to lack of funds, HS 9th rank holder might have to leave studi...

Beliatore’s Ishita Chattopadhyay is fighting poverty

Will Bangla again take a backseat with Hindi language imposition? ...

Should we fight for the rights of our mother tongue in West Bengal...

Adrija of Bardhaman selected for Under 17 Football World Cup

She will be part of India’s women world cup team

Trendsetter Bethune College, make ‘Humanity’ a religio...

In the admission forms ‘Humanity’ is a religion column...

Mimi and Nusrat’s smart trousers a disrespect to Parliament?...

Or a woman’s rights to wear comfortable clothes this summer?...

Quiz competitions in Siliguri to stop criminal activities

Innovative approach to maintain peace and order

Her husband partitioned Bengal, while she danced in her peacock go...

Lady Curzon and India’s needle work art on her gown

 Vegetable vendor’s daughter stands 3rd in Higher Secon...

Barnali has fought poverty, yet reached heights of academic succes...

Child turned ice-cream seller to fund his dad’s medicines

He travels miles to sell ice-creams this summer

Gayatri Devi, Princess of Coochbehar on 100th birth anniversary

Maharani’s story comes alive through year-long celebrations ...

Poll strong room of East Burdwan centre haunted?

Are ghosts playing with the EVM machines?

Youngest member of US Congress wants to learn Bengali! Why?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had also campaigned partly in Bangla

Imagine Bengali as the official language of an African nation!

Sierra Leone has adopted Bengali as one of its official language ...

Kundu Sir, the ex-Naxalite and demi-god of Basirhat

How his institute for poor students coaches for free

Student from Balurghat receives NASA scholarship

He won an essay competition on spaceships

Wedding card that Rabindranath Tagore wrote himself

Some memories from Tagore’s wedding

Mystery of the lost pen and Lalbazar’s summons to Tagore

Why was Rabindranath Tagore called to Lalbazar?

Salute to rural women entrepreneurs of Bengal

Women of Bonhooghly beat all odds to establish profitable turkey b...

Hot Stimulating Café of Darjeeling shuts down

We shall miss their hot piping momos and Nepalese food

Sarala Roy’s father had married off his widowed stepmother ...

On Gokhale Memorial’s centenary some unheard stories

Tamralipta – the lost port of Bengal

It played a major role in spreading Buddhism

Lost son to cancer, mother builds school for slum children

Shimanti Das dedicates her life to hundreds of children

Did ‘communist’ Bengal ever understand the relevance o...

Labour unions of Bengal only knew lock outs and militant agitation...

Visionary behind 100-year journey of Gokhale Memorial

What led Sarala Roy to set up a school for girls

This poll season Didi Jhalmuri and Modi Rosogolla

How Kolkata gears up for polls through gastronomical delights

Child brigade in Ayodhya Hills make the region plastic free

Children of some forest hamlets of Purulia show the way

RK Mission Belur bags highest NAAC score

Creates history as the only institute from Bengal to get this hono...

Burdwan Medical College doctors perform miracle operation

Extract a growing foetus from the stomach of a baby

What role are greeting cards playing this poll season?

Take a look at Poila Baisakh greetings cards

Mourning for Notre Dame Cathedral – Aparajita Sen from Franc...

The cathedral was a sanctuary for Sen who landed in France 35 year...

Shreya Sen turned a well-known architect despite losing an arm

Victim of the ill-fated Gyaneshwari train accident

Poll graffiti in Mandarin adorn Kolkata’s China Town

City’s Chinese community show support to the ruling party

When humanity speaks above religion

Meet grandma Smritilata and ‘grandson’ Abu

Horbola art of Bengal being used in poll campaigns

Meet Horbola Idris Ali, poll campaigner for all parties

Why Sonagachhi sex workers might opt for NOTA

Voters who wish to keep away from the polls

Author Saradindu Bandopadhyay and his unusual murder weapons ...

On his birthday GB remembers the unusual success of his Byomkesh s...

Laksmikanta Style Dhoti- Cultural symbolism of ‘Calcutta&rsq...

How Indranil Halder is popularizing Bengali attire in Australia

Special creches during poll season to help young parents

National Election Commission woos voters

Six Shirish trees to be chopped down in Kolkata’s Rabindra S...

This squall season these trees might pose a threat

First Lokpal of India – Judge from Bengal

Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh makes us all proud

Mental Hospital patients in Bengal gain the right to vote

64 patients of Baharampur Mental Hospital will vote

Viswa Bharati brings back the lost glory of Panchabati

Five trees that were planted by Rabindranath Tagore

Remembering Masterda Surya Sen on his birthday

Chittagong Armoury Raid and India’s Freedom Movement

Maximum women candidates from Bengal in upcoming elections

More than 40% of Lok Sabha TMC candidates are women this year

Unsung heroine Kalpana Dutta who fought against the British

The science graduate who handled explosives

Service to the nation stood above marriage for this Purulia jawan!...

Rajesh Gope of Indian Army kept his motherland above his wedding ...

The man who spoke to elephants

Dhritikanta Lahiri Chowdhury’s death leaves a big void

Agricultural scientist Angshuman Majumdar returns to his roots

Helps farmers of Jalpaiguri earn more through organic farming

Six theme cities to come up in Bengal

The cities will be built on PPP model

Lost glory of Atreyi River and its Raikher Fish!

How are locals trying to save this historic river in Balurghat

On International Women’s Day tale of a different ‘Kany...

Bengali wedding that deconstructs age-old beliefs

Jalpaiguri stops country liquor sale with mushroom cultivation

Innovative idea to stop liquor addiction of tea estate workers

Santhal women of Bankura unite to fight log poachers

Adivasi women showed the way to protect forests with just sickles ...

Is Jibanananda’s Dhanseri dying?

What is Bangladesh doing to save this river?

Have we failed our freedom fighters? 

Have you heard of Batukeshwar Dutt, the unsung revolutionary

Cancer Treatment for the poor in Bengal free of cost! 

Calcutta Medical College comes up with ‘State Cancer Centre&...

Subhomoy Biswas of Nadia invents a solar bike

Eco-friendly bike will help in curbing environmental pollution

On Int’l Mother Language Day a look at Bengal’s endang...

How state government is trying to revive lost languages of Bengal ...

CM launches all-women pink cabs in Kolkata today

State government ensures women safety and women empowerment

Gudiya’s dreams – from a beggar to a Madhyamik student...

GB traces the courage of a child beggar who dreamt of going to sch...

Solving the doctor-patient conflict in Bengal

Civic volunteers in government hospitals will resist attacks on do...

When shall we stop maiming voices of artistic dissent?

Even ghosts are afraid of humans! A letter to Bhooter Raja

Kolkata’s SSKM hospital saves a woman with blood tears!

How doctors of Institute of Psychiatry treated a rare ‘blood...

Soumyadeep Jana did not succumb to terrorist bullets

The 14-year-old from Midnapore who came out of come

State government hospital revives ‘brain dead’ woman ...

A feather in the cap of MR Bangur Hospital

Raju ‘Joker’who brings a smile to the poor of North Be...

He has overcome his own poverty to make the poor happy

Unique discovery of life in India by IIT Kharagpur researchers

Earliest life flourished in India 2,500 million years ago

Leela Roy – the first woman post-graduate of Dhaka Universit...

She saved many Hindu women during Noakhali riots

Meet Ujjwal Pal from Siuri who cycled to the top of Chander Pahar ...

Real life Shankar of Chander Pahar back in action?

West Bengal is a role model in empowering backward classes

The state has implemented various schemes for their upliftment

Speech of first Bengali Christian member of Constituent Assembly ...

H.C. Mookerjee helped in drafting Indian constitution

Handwritten Indian Constitution byNandalal Bose

Beautifully ornamented constitution of India 

When did Pondicherry join the Indian Republic?

How Aurobindo Ghosh helped in the merger

Do not miss Bengal’s tableau tomorrow at Republic Day parade...

Tableau to feature the meeting of Rabindranath Tagore and Gandhiji...

How Madhusudan Dutta defied Ram and made Meghnad the hero

When the villain of Hindu mythology turns a hero in an epic poem ...

Why Kolkata’s ‘Lake’ needs to be preserved

Rich biodiversity of Rabindra Sarobar is important for the city&nb...

Young scientists from Bengal sweep Science Congress Awards

Bengal bags the highest number of awards, ahead of other states

Student Rupam from Chandannagar wins National Award

Made cheap Beat the Heat Cooling Jacket while in school

Did Netaji Subhash Bose die in a Vietnam Prison?

What has a French historian find recently about Netaji’s dea...

Why Ross Island has been named after Netaji Subhas Bose?

First hoisting of Indian National Flag 75 years ago

Emotional letter by Netaji’s wife written to his brother

The letter that first mentions the presence of Anita

Did you know a century back 1 crore was spent for Bally Bridge?

The bridge that bears memories of Vivekananda

Bird hunting tribe of Bengal – The Pakhmaras

How the nomadic gypsies withstood modern world

Geet Govindam poet Jaidev’s temple endangered

How and why the famous temple needs immediate attention!

The unsung woman physicist from Bengal

Why Bibha Chowdhury never got her due recognition?

Mountain Man from Bengal conquers Antarctica peak

Satyarup Siddhanta has achieved the unthinkable!

‘Virginity’ decoded by JU professor, but why?

GB tries to trace the obsession about women’s virginity

RG Kar Hospital of Kolkata creates history

Successfully transplants goat ears on humans with deformities

All women Pink Cabs to be launched in Kolkata

Bengal government’s Gatidhara project to help women drivers ...

Scientists from Bengal discover electricity in spider webs

New green energy can be generated from webs and egg shells

Chattagram Astragar Lunthan! Hang Surya Sen!

How Master da was brutally tortured and hanged on this day!

Swami Vivekananda tried beef and all non-vegetarian food

In a ‘food intolerant’ India how Vivekananda’s t...

New year calendar that spreads wildlife conservation awareness

Imagine a calendar with 12 hand-painted endangered species

State government comes up with schemes for farmers

 Beneficiary schemes to aid farmers

Is Kolkata’s Rabindra Sarobar dying?

How can the lungs of South Kolkata be saved

Will the Left succeed in their bandh today in Bengal?

Bengal gears up to resist the decade old menace.

English medium schools re-introduced by Bengal government

Huge boost in primary and secondary education sector

Kalyani Palui and her girl gang’s fight against hooch dens ...

Despite death threats, the team has destroyed 60 cholai shops

Revolutionary online mutation process in Bengal

Now property owners will have a hassle-free online mutation

Bengal to celebrate the power of 90 million!

Watch us out as we are preparing to be a part of the celebration. ...

Bengal government focus on malnutrition in tribal belt

Lodha and Sabar communities getting special protein food

West Bengal tops list of Scotch Foundation list

Mamata Banerjee’s projects get highest recognition

Bringing sunshine to Pavlov Hospital patients through baking

Chef Sunshine Bhattacharjee Alam using baking for mental therapy ...

Jaynagar girls fight out gender discrimination on the football gro...

They formed Shakti Vahini to stop child marriages

Pakistan Army's inhuman atrocities against Bangladesh’s ...

Today is 16th December, the day Bangladesh was liberated

Swimmer Bula Chowdhury and her dream Swimming Academy

Bula Chowdhury pours her heart out in this exclusive GB interview&...

‘Crab Man of Sundarbans’ is GB Inspiration of this wee...

Sukumar Mahato, a school drop-out, earns in lakhs

Netaji’s flag hoisting at Andamans completes 75 years!

New 75-rupee coins to commemorate the historic event

Septuagenarian headmaster cleans Churni bridge single-handedly

Swachh Bharat campaign needs to learn from his dedication

First crowd-funded school of Bengal for Sabars

Exclusive GB interview with Swarnabha Dey

Tanzil – the new boutique cum café in Santiniketan

 If you love handloom products, drop in at Tanzil

Fragile mangrove forests cut down mercilessly by land sharks

Mangrove forest deforestation in Bakkhali-Henry Island

Architecture of ‘Santiniketan Griha’ is answer to reli...

GB takes a stock of the house built by Debendranath Tagore

West Bengal Radio Club reunites lost man with family

Group of amateur radio enthusiasts work wonders

Now breathe easy at Uttarpara’s oxygen parlour

Uttarpara Municipal Corporation starts an oxygen parlour

Darjeeling Hills now grow coffee and orchids!

Directorate of Cinchona Plantation Mungpoo experiments

Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee, As I Know Him

Not just an artist, but also a great human being

Café Positive celebrates the cause of HIV positive patients...

Only café in India managed by HIV positive people

Child prodigies from Bengal who beat all odds and made it big

Do not miss the tales of Babbar Ali, Tuhin Dey and Saifa Khatun

Today is the day when Rabindranath Tagore won Nobel Prize

What was Tagore’s reaction to the news?

Are Silent Crackers a Greater Devil?

Brace for air pollution this Diwali

Kaun Banega Crorepati crown for taxi driver from Sunderbans  ...

Gazi Jalaluddin runs orphanage and schools for the poor

Kanyasree Yoddhas of Bengal is GB’s ‘Lakshmi’ br...

They stop child marriages, they save girls from doom

Malda’s orphan Rohim wins international brick-laying competi...

Abu Dhabi crown goes to Rohim who fought many odds

Are dhaakis of Bengal a fading community today?

Why dhaakis no longer wish to carry forward their tradition

Bengal builds first bus-stand for breastfeeding mothers

Mothers can breast-feed their babies at Bishnupur’s new bus-...

Let’s celebrate Mahalaya with ‘Onyo Durga’

Tales of five women who can only be compared to Goddess Durga

Musician from Bengal popularizes Indian Classical in China!

Exclusive interview with Moumita Mitra on music trends in Beijing ...

Bengal’s Noakhali riots drowned Gandhi into ‘darkest d...

Gandhi’s non-violence shed to ruins on Noakhali’s bloo...

Smartboards ‘n’ virtual teachers vs Chalk ‘n&rsq...

Let’s find out a modern teachers’ choice

How social reformer William Carey’s cemetery got cleaned

Kudos to Purono Kolkatar Golpo for highlighting the neglect

How Satyarup turned from an asthmatic kid to Mountain Man 

Satyarup Siddhanta speaks to GB on his incredible journey

He preached ‘Power of the Pen’ is greater than divisiv...

Atal Behari Vajpayee knew how to hold a nation together

Somnath Chatterjee: The Man As I Knew Him

Remembering Somnath Chatterjee

Bengali singer Anasua Choudhury overcomes paralysis to sing again!...

GB exclusive interview on her inspirational journey

Pather Panchali's 'Harihar' Kanu Bandopadhyay refused ...

Did you know Kanu Bandopadhyay donated his earnings to Swadeshi Mo...

Which mask to use this Swine Flu season?

Just any mask does not help to avoid Swine Flu contamination

GB speaks to the ‘Padman of Bengal’

Sobhan Mukherjee, the college student who stacks sanitary pads

GB Face of Bengal – Rajlakshmi Syam

Meet famous entrepreneur and fashion designer of Kolkata

Madhubanti Roy Chowdhury helps ‘communities’ make thei...

How patuas, bauls and Kumortuli artisans make their own books

Scientist from Bengal saves Australians from sharks!

Is the movie Jaws relived by a man from Bengal?

France is World Champions; Is Bengal’s French pocket worth a...

GB travels to Chandernagore to assess universal appeal of Bengal&r...

Sensational comeback of gymnast Dipa Karmakar

How Dipa overcame a serious injury that could have ruined her care...

Celebrating Rashbehari Bose and Toshiko’s 100th marriage ann...

Why is Bengal’s Murgir Jhol famous in Japan?

How Kadambini fought patriarchy and became a doctor in British Ind...

First female graduate and doctor from Bengal even ridiculed by med...

Students of ten city schools grow their own vegetables for mid-day...

Innovative project that teaches students about environment

Remembering Manohar Aich who took elephants on his chest

Anitesh Chakraborty remembers his ‘Sir’ from his para ...

Panihati is older than Kolkata!

Explorer Amitava Purakayastha pens Panihati’s600-year-old hi...

Girl Power Groups in North Bengal stop trafficking

How the group of village girls stand against illicit trafficking ...

Platform Children of Howrah Station

How are they on International Day against Drug Abuse?

Bengal – The Land of Inclusiveness

Activist Saira Shah Halim on her personal Eid experience

How Jalpaiguri became a part of Bengal!

GB travels to Baikunthapur once under Nepal to unravel the truth ...

Eternal dilemma of Ghoti vs Bangaal

Paschim bari and Puber bari of Taki

Sahana Bajpaie gets Bengal’s Pride Award at UK Parliament

Famous Bengali singer gives an in-depth interview on music and muc...

Scientist from Kolkata who won Mr Gay World runners up 2018

Samarpan Maiti of Institute of Chemical Biology makes us proud

Patha Bhavan and My Childhood

Piyali Chanda, an ashramite pens her experiences about Santiniketa...

Another Bengali from NASA who makes us proud

Anita Sengupta, brain behind creating coldest spot in the universe...

Despite Nipah virus scare, Bengal is a safe haven for bats

Bat’ pockets of Bengal; where are they found?

The ‘pigeon’ who flew in to topple Chandraketugar...

King Chandraketu fought with the Pir to protect his faith

How was a White Tiger cub born in Siliguri?

What is the genetics behind this exceptional birth?

Getaway to Eastern Hills has a rich past

Siliguri celebrates 111 years of existence

Did Belghoria get its name from Bel trees?

How is it named in William Carey’s documents?

Peep into newly opened Bangladesh Bhavan of Santiniketan

Priceless artefacts and letters housed in the Bhavan

Boats from Khulna and Jessore in Salt Lake!

Once upon a time Bidhannagar traded with Bangladesh

What did Kazi Nazrul Islam write to his lady love?

On Nazrul’s birthday a slice of that rare letter

Mungpoo’s Cinchona Plantation now grows coffee!

Medicinal plants producing cancer drugs are also grown

Father of Indian Renaissance: Raja Rammohan Roy

How Tagore and Max Mueller describes this great man!

Meet the Bengal boy on Trans-Himalayan cycle mission 

Jyotishko is out to spread environmental awareness

Does Indian political scenario need Lalon Fakir today? 

His songs have always mocked identity politics

The house that Tagore built in the Hills

And the house that belonged to Mymenshingh’s zamindar

Pathe Prabashe is not a mere travelogue

Annada Shankar Ray believed in borderless world

World’s second blood bank was in Kolkata

Kaalazar famed U.N. Brahmachari started the bank

Konnagar municipality saves Aban Thakur’s home

Residents and authorities join hands to keep promoters away

What was Tagore doing at Kashimbazar Rajbari?

This is where he sang a famous song

Mungpoo’s Rabindra Bhavan revived: Open to tourists

How the Hills are celebrating Rabindranath Tagore’s birthday...

She won against cancer, and still she dances

Anjali Roy is our inspiration, who lost her leg to cancer

Visva Bharati brings back Tagore’s Sajano Sansar

Furniture and utensils that Tagore used on display

Bengal’s village gets India’s best Panchayat Award

Sunderban’s Patharpratima  bags the highest award

From a promising sportswoman to a tuk-tuk driver

Poverty robbed the dreams of Murshidabad’s Milan Tara

Visva Bharati’s Desikottam Honour for Amitabh Bachchan

Big B to receive highest honour from Visva Bharati, Santiniketan ...

New bacteria to stop dengue outbreak in New Town

A new bacteria proposed by a Zoology professor is on trial

GB obituary to Lalgarh Tiger

Wildlife expert Shubhobroto Ghosh finds out why it was killed

Kolkata girl nominated for international sci-fi award

Jadavpur University alumnus eyes for Hugo Awards

Meet the Jol Bondhu team of Balurghat

A group of children being trained to protect the Atrei River

Where have all the Buxa Tigers gone?

They were not killed by poachers as per popular belief

Bengal’s scientists find an alternate to chemotherapy

Medicine extracted from snails of Sunderbans

How Mungpoo’s Cymbidium Park was reconstructed

Cinchona plantation workers worked wonders

The world of Sarala Ray’s daughter Kanaklata Ray

Anglicised, yet simple at heart, she was a woman of substance

Gajon festival of Bengal is a great social leveller

Arpita Chanda delves into the history of this festival

How Jaldapara has almost stopped rhino poaching

Recent poaching case was one of its kind

She coaches Table Tennis stars from Bengal at 75!

Bharati Ghosh of Siliguri is indeed our inspiration

Job Charnock’s Bengali wife who was to become a Sati

How Charnock saved a Bengali girl from her husband’s pyre

Do our children read Tuntunir Golpo or ThakumarJhuli theses days? ...

How one man is trying to popularise books among children of Bengal...

Bankura’s remote Susunia villages get an ‘all women li...

Library with a difference to recreate old world of ‘Mahila M...

From elephant sirens to speed-breaker electricity

Students of North Bengal are at their innovative best

How log poaching was stopped in North Bengal forests?

Youths guard the very forests, where they once cut trees

The girl from Kalna who swam across international channels

Sayani Das, the swimmer and pride of Bengal needs funding

Tracing the man who built Cinchona Plantation of Bengal

Learn how the history of Anderson was traced

Have you seen Rs 10,000 and 5,000 currency notes of British Bengal...

One man in Siliguri has a collection of such priceless notes

Massive archive to save Bengal’s fading tribal scripts

Attempt to revive the tribal folk culture of Bengal

Cinchona Plantation of Bengal -- Then and Now

How a plant grown in the Darjeeling Hills saved generations from d...

Bengal puts women health and hygiene in front seat

Bengal government brings sanitary napkins at just Re 1

World Bank appreciates achievements of Bengal’s Panchayat! ...

Bengal has completed 3 years’ work in one year

How Bikramgarh Jheel got  saved from land sharks?

Bikramgarh Jheel got Kolkata’s first floating Solar Power pl...

Sharmila Tagore’s ancestor praised by poet Madhusudan? ...

Dwijendranath Tagore --- Bengal’s little-known poet and rese...

Murshidabad girls who have fought all odds to succeed in sports! ...

Meet the KanyashreeYoddha kabbadi team of a Murshidabad Madrasah ...

Bengal’s very own clothing brand

Made by destitute women and children of Liluah home

Ration shops in Bengal to turn into mini malls

Upgrading 2,000 ration shops to mini malls

Darjeeling Mail was run by bullocks!

During British era Darjeeling Mail had a bullock engine!

Why did Vidyasagar praise kaviyal Bhola Moira?

Kavi-gaan was an intrinsic part of Bengal’s entertainment in...

Famous 100-year-old Nagpur school set up by a Bengali

Did you know Jaya Bhaduri and Basanta Choudhury

Bengali diaspora laments close down of Gurusaday Museum

How many of us have ever visited the museum protecting priceless t...

Never-before aired Ritwik Ghatak play on radio

Jala deals with dark tales of suicides

Why are archaeological wonders of Debagram neglected

When locals turn saviour in preserving history in Bengal!

Why is pre-1857 Santhal revolt of Bengal never mentioned?

Bengal had revolted way back before Sepoy Mutiny

Why did Bengal’s banks fail once upon a time?

Kolkata was a bigger financial capital than Mumbai

Mother, are we losing our mother language?

Endangered languages of Bengal

Taxi driver from Baruipur who built a hospital

Meet Saidul Laskar, who drives a taxi, but thought of the poor

Special train remembering Vivekananda’s Chicago speech

When Swamiji returned to Kolkata through Budge Budge

What is Tagore’s bronze bust doing in police cell?

The statue was made by famous sculptor Rodenstein

Who taught Bengali women to drape a saree?

Not designer Sabyasachi, but Jnanadanandini

Murshidabad brings back indigenous fish varieties

Fisheries department holds fairs to educate farmers

She sold vegetables, yet this woman from Bengal serve the poor

Subhasini Mistry built a free hospital for the poor

Mayapur temple gets two ‘Sudarshana Chakras!’

ISKON’s Mayapur temple gets two chakras at the top

What was Job Charnock doing in Uluberia?

Charnock tried settling in Uluberia much before Kolkata

Saline river water of Sunderbans to turn sweet

Bengal govt. on a massive project to bring safe drinking water

Bengali professor in Guinness Book for frog stamps

Ballygunge boy sets world record by collecting 1,600 frog stamps ...

How Bengal’s Little Europe can bring global tourists

Travel with GB to Bandel and Chinsurah

Kolkata engineer who helps you turn a farmer

Farmizen allows you to grow your own vegetables

Why is Bengal losing its indigenous fish varieties?

Where have all the parshe, topshe, gurjali and tyangra gone?

Enjoy today once-in-a-blue-moon treat!

Watch a rare Total Lunar Eclipse from Kolkata today

IIT scientist from Alipurduar brings letter revolution!

Bengal man’s letter route to build bridges among children

100-year-old Bengali school and library of Nagpur

How are Probashi Bengalis in Nagpur doing?

Bengal’s 98-year-old revolutionary who gets Padma Shri

How Sudhanshu Biswas turned a social reformer from a revolutionary...

Why Tagore and Netaji joined Hijli protests?

Well-known city dermatologist takes GB on historical trip

Jhargram scientist turns ‘Make in India’ dream true

Discovered raw material to make anti-landmine vehicles

Bengali student who feeds hundreds of hungry mouths

The man behind ‘Skip A Meal’ project

Why do Bengal’s taash have Dutch names?

Ruhiton, Haroton,Ishkapon and the Dutch!

Who are helping Sunderban’s Tiger Widows?

Alternate livelihoods are needed for Sunderbans

How Kolkata’s twin city got the name Howrah!

History of Howrah is older than Kolkata

Did Sardar Patel pay Rs 18,000 to Netaji’s wife?

False propaganda to malign Netaji’s family

How Netaji brought communal harmony in INA

He believed in co-existence of different faiths

Buffer zone between Ghotis and Bangals

An insider’s story on Taki and its zamindars

Kolkata gets a cattle shelter for stray cows

New shelter was prompted by accidents caused by stray cattle

West Bengal rural development a role model for India

Bengal’s panchayat development is being taken up as case stu...

Sundarini Scheme to help women of Sunderbans

Women will sell their farm and dairy produce directly

Infosys Mathematics Award goes to a Kolkata scientist

Ritabrata Munshi of ISI has made a name with numbers

Swami Vivekananda’s views on World Fashion!

Which clothes are more functional for women?

Arsenic toxicity is a great threat to West Bengal

How is state government fighting the arsenic menace

Strawberry Fields and Bengal! Yes, we are growing too

How a North Bengal farmer is growing succulent strawberries

Crowd-funding to save Chandernagar’s heritage building?

This French colony’s Registry Building to be restored

Migratory birds are flocking to Narja and not Santragachhi

Learn how Narja villagers are protecting their feathered guests

Remember the Litigon and Tigon of Alipore Zoo?

Why did they disappear into oblivion?

After Kanyashree, comes up Bangla Gramin Abas Yojna

State government promises home for 5 lakh people

Kolkata boys get US invite for their cancer studies

School boys use a chemical to stop cancer from killing good cells&...

Did you know Nadia’s original capital was Matiyari?

Nadia Raj family is one of the oldest families of Bengal

Haunted station of Purulia is ‘haunted’ no more

A group of rationalists busted the myth recently

Science stalls at Sunderban’s rural fair!

How about listening to Sunita Williams at Sunderbans?

Why is state government auctioning old film reels?

Lack of proper storage led to damage of priceless films

Freedom fighter Dinesh Gupta’s take on death

Last letter to his mother before he was hanged

How a Bengal village turned fertile from fallow

Australian expertise and state’s agricultural scientists wor...

Where have all the circus clowns gone?

They make the audience laugh, but are they themselves happy?

Why are animals transported from Alipore Zoo dying?

Wildlife expert Shubhobroto Ghosh speaks on the flaws

Finally, a medicine to stop cancer metastasis!

Scientists at Bose Institute Kolkata make a path-breaking discover...

Indian Wild Dog sighted for the first time at Buxa

They can tear your flesh like a lion, and now they are reigning in...

Kanyashree girls stop minor’s marriage

Kanyashree Scheme is not just on paper, it is showing results

Journey of a poor student from Ghatal to Oxford, England

He had no money to buy books, but he always stood first

She set up a women’s college at a Bengal village recently

Meet this famous educationist who went back to her roots

Unique Women Writer’s Festival in town!

Enjoy feminism and much more in a new avatar!

Technology helped this hearing-speech impaired couple find love

How Tulsi and Subhendu interacted through sign-language videos

On World Disability Day he got the ‘Role Model Award’ ...

Basam Sonar of Jalpaiguri has overcome disability to work for disa...

Path-breaking research: Bengali scientist duo in Nature

Father-son duo make Kolkata proud with path-breaking discovery

‘Holy Forest’ around Jhargram declared Bio-Heritage Si...

Chikligarh gets the National Bio-diversity Heritage tag!

A mini Kolkata in Bangladesh! Watch out!

Kapotaksha River and Kotchandpur

Winner of Infosys Award is a scientist from Bengal

Meet Sanghamitra Bandopadhay, who works with cancer cells

Begum Rokeya: Pioneer of Islamic Feminism in Bengal

Founder of Sakhawat Memorial Girls’ High School

Siliguri rickshaw puller popularizes Paytm

Meet Sushil, who give 80% discount on rickshaw rides via Paytm

JU student develops Bengali voice typing app

Agniswar Chakraborty wishes to give it free of cost

When Sibram was upset with Sarat Chandra 

Even in smiles, one can shed tears

Lara Croft of Bengal: Kolkata’s paleontologist Devapriya

Scientist balances motherhood and fossil hunting in remote Kutch ...

Struggles of a female rickshaw puller on Kolkata streets

Mithu Pandit took up a rickshaw after her husband’s paralysi...

Indigo grown again in Bengal after 150 years!

GB speaks to Amrita Mukherjee of Indigo Sutra

Truth is missing in Bengali protest songs

Salilda is missed but there is hope in Shayan

Follow Marlon Brando to eradicate mosquitoes

How Hollywood heart-throb Brando eradicated mosquitoes

Kolkata fashion designers who make dresses of paper!

Kreativ -- run by students, making waves in the fashion world ...

Did you know Fishing Cat is Bengal’s state animal?

Thanks to apathy, Fishing Cats never feature in any state logo

Domestic help from Bengal who became an author

Baby Haldar, best-selling author, who works as a maid

Children of Bengal who have no childhood

Brick kiln child labourers of Bengal

Children who got a second childhood

Thanks to scholarships from Kishalay Foundation

Bengal’s apathy to age old Mekhli craft

Government turning a blind eye to the dying tradition

Lost rural games of Bengal

‘Days’when children lived in a world of simple games ...

Panchanan Mondal, ‘manuscript seeker’ of Bengal

He went from door to door, collecting rare manuscripts

Bengal’s town where Bhadu gaan originated

City dermatologist Dr Asok Ganguly travels to Kashipur

Salil, Sudhin, Soumitra to find place at Jorasanko museum

A new museum coming up at JorasankoThakurbari

IIM graduate who is changing lives in Sunderbans

Meet Jadavpur University alumnus Biplab Das

Tribute to Chittaranjan Das

What he had to say about great men of India?

Moment of pride for Bengal’s Midnapore College

It stands 7th nationally as per NAAC report

Is Tagore’s Visva Bharati falling prey to ‘Cow Politic...

‘Goshala’ to be set up at Visva Bharati

Ghostbusters of Kolkata

Meet the sorcerers and spirit chasers of this city

Bengali girl gets NASA’s highest honour this year

Mahmooda of Bangladesh receives NASA’s IRAD Innovator award ...

What relationship did Tagore and Nivedita share?

Tagore wanted Nivedita to teach his daughter

The man from Bengal who first signed with FIFA

Indrajit Sen tried 27 years ago to bring FIFA matches to India

House from where Rashbehari Bose fled

Did you know this Domjur Rajbari is being pulled down?

Malda girl who assisted Physics Nobel-Prize winners this year

Meet Nairwita Mazumder, the astrophysicist from Malda

Manchester United might sign Bengal’s U-17 player

Bengal’s Jitendra Singh on Man-U radar 

Who was Jibanananda Das’ Bonolata Sen?

Was she an essence of feminism?

Author Taslima Nasreen celebrated Bon Phonta

What about Bon Phonta on Bhai Phonta?

Harmless firecrackers can be more harmful

Charkis, fuljhuris and rangmashals can be worst enemies

Where have all the Shyama poka gone?

Remembering those Diwali harbingers

Was Goddess Kali misinterpreted by Western feminists?

Kali is not a result of a patriarchal society

Bengal’s very own Bandit Queen

Devi Chaudhurani played a role in Sanyasi Revolt

Lalon Fakir’s songs have always mocked identity politics

On his death anniversary, GB recalls Lalon’s relevance in pr...

 Will the rain god spare Diwali?

Rain and cyclone predicted during Kali Puja

Alipore prison inmates make Kali idols

Master sculptors among prison convicts

No Chhath at Rabindra Sarovar to stop pollution

Lungs of the city to be spared this Chhath Puja

She still sings and paints, meet this freedom fighter

Today is Jyotirmoyee Mukherjee’s 100th birthday

Kolkata girl takes American fashion world by storm

She happens to be a Jadavpur University graduate

Tantric meditation of east or Tantric sex of west?

How Goddess Kali is being marketed in the West?

Bengal govt. gives free footballs under Khelashree scheme

State tries to encourage youths to take up football

How farmers of Alipurduar are keeping elephants away?

Harvesting some fruits can keep elephants at bay

Panagarh airbase turns to training hub

Indian Army’s special forces are training here

Planting fruit trees in Kolkata to bring back birds

Will Kolkata’s avian population now grow?

Neuroscientists on verge of inventing ‘Love Pills’

Did you know you can fall in and out of love with pills?

Why Salt Lake Stadium will never witness crowd rampage?

Stadium architect Hirak Sen speaks on its architecture

Meet the Bengali lad who was ‘Father of Indian Football&rsqu...

Fascinating story of how football was introduced in Bengal

Bengal’s love for soccer on celluloid

Tollywood has produced some great ‘soccer movies’

Pune-based designer Aparna Sastry on Bengal Handloom

Countdown to Weaves and Hues’ Diwali collection

How was scientist Meghnad Saha as a Parliamentarian?

Was this Bengali scientist a victim of provincialism in Indian pol...

How U-17 Chile team prepares to cope with city’s climate

 Chile team getting used to humid climate

Get set to know your Indian U-17 team

Boys mostly come from poor families

Santragachhi Jheel to turn a ‘silence zone’

Migratory birds to get a serene place

Bengal government gifts handicraft store to transgenders

Handicraft store showcasing work of transgenders

‘Footpath to football’ in upcoming U-17 World Cup

India’s U-17 World Cup players are mostly underprivileged

Where have all Neelkantha birds gone? 

Do they no more carry news of Durga’s arrival to Kailash?

Lost childhood, lost Bijaya Dashami

No more home-made narus and chaanchersandesh

Rs 100 to turn into silver coins

Govt. to introduce 100-rupee coins

World-renowned Bengali techie brings projects to Bengal

Top technologist Sauvik Banerjjee’s homecoming

Branding Bengal – success of Biswa Bangla

Tracing the success story of Bengal’s own brand, Biswa Bangl...

Was Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay a messiah for women?

His last novel SheshProshno also celebrates women

BEWARE! Do not fall prey to ‘Toxic Beauty’

Learn about harmful ‘Dirty Dozen’ cosmetic ingredients...

China to improve Indian ties through education in Bengal

Chinese minister thinks Bengal is cultural and education hub

74 years after his submarine journey

Eastern Naval Command inaugurates Netaji statue to honour his subm...

Kolkata Police offers citizens water sports on Hooghly

First police force in India to bring community policing

Food Park coming up for Sector V’s IT hub

Techies in Kolkata to get new food destination

Bengal bags top project awards from Skoch Foundation

Six top awards for innovative projects go to Bengal

Bengal’sgrand progress in transplant surgery

Transplant surgeon Subhash Gupta lauds state hospitals

Is Bengal finally changing its land policy?

State pays record 27crore for land acquisition

West Bengal tops in tax registration under GST

77% new tax registration under GST regime

Museum in Town Hall to shut down

Town Hall restoration starts

172.5 crore investment at Haldia dock complex

New liquid terminal to be set up 

R. G. Kar Hospital on a tree rescue mission

91-year-old X-mas tree to be rescued

Street food stalls in Kolkata to turn more hygienic

KMC makes registration compulsory

How poet Sukanto Bhattacharya’s teacher inspired him

Poet Sukanto had a mentor in his school teacher

Tagore and H.G. Wells speak on universal education

Rare excerpt from their conversation

 Aramco might invest $4billion in Bengal

New port and oil refinery might come up

English sections to start in Bengal’s government schools

English to be re-introduced from Class I

Nabanna to get a grand conference hall

900 people can sit in the new hall

Buxa core area hotels to shut down

Tourist lodge to be demolished

Why Indian classical musicians never spoke of Bishnupur Gharana

Only classical music Gharana of Bengal is dying!

Saudi oil giant exploring investment in Bengal

World’s largest petroleum firm set to invest

GB checks out Diana's 'Royal Secret' on her 20th death...

As a child, Diana called Queen Elizabeth, ‘Aunt Lillibet&rsq...

Geographical location tag for Kolkatti

Jewelry made in Kolkata might get GI tag

Get mobile connectivity in metro tunnels

You can use your mobile on a metro ride

Bengal might soon get a Jewelry Park

Integrated Jewelry Park to come up soon

Bengal’s rifle factory makes first indigenous sniper

Rifle Factory Ishapore with first sniper ‘made in India&rsqu...

IT giant Infosys to finally invest in Bengal

100 croreinvestment coming to Bengal

GetBengal flies to Germany to embrace Sampriti

GB and Sampriti  to showcase Bengal to Europe

Bengal only state to get HAM radio centre in India

HAM centre to be set up at state secretariat

Killer sweets as mosquito repellant

Use sweets to kill mosquitoes

Bengal government to start animation studies

Poor students will get chance to study 

Mysterious blasts at Digha were from missile tests

Tourists asked not to venture near sea

Naga Sanyasi chief was no less sexy than a Hollwyood hero!

Head of Juna Akhara was a boy from Bengal

New reptile fossil of India 100m years older than dinos

A new reptile fossil unearthed by ISI Kolkata

Bengal government tries to plug vegetable prices

Mamata Banerjee takes stock of rising prices

Kolkata’s police chief himself needs security

Commissioner of Police to get Z security

FIFA might live stream this year’s Durga Puja

Bengal’s Puja to be seen across the globe

Nandan Nilekani might take up reins of Infosys

Nilekani might return as Infosys head

All Visva Bharati books to get a new Tagore logo

Reproduction of French artist’s painting

All ration shops of Bengal will use digital ration cards

Aim to end theft of crops from ration stores

Tragic queen Meena Kumari was a victim of Triple Talaq

She had to marry again to return to first husband 

Remembering legendary stage actor Sombhu Mitra

Listen to these iconic productions

Iftehkar Ahsan of Calcutta Walks on Triple Talaq

Islam has always supported women’s rights

Will Haldia shuttler be the next Saina Nehwal?

Bengal’s badminton champ eyes global glory

Demand for heritage status for trees along Jessore Road 

Century-old trees get a new lease of life

Will Kolkata get the World Heritage City status?

Kolkata might pitch for the status soon

 Sudden surplus of coins in Kolkata

Bus and auto-drivers refusing coins

Tale of a woman who survived 3 terror attacks!

Australian woman who missed death thrice

Two faces of Darjeeling

Students leave schools, tea-workers join gardens

World’s fastest man Usain Bolt all set to play football

Charity match between Manchester United and Barcelona

Hidden tale of Metropolitan Building

Century old White way Laid law & Co.

Food ATM in Kolkata for underprivileged

Unique concept to use leftovers

Prison that detained Matangini Hazra to get facelift

IIT Kharagpur to renovate prison on campus

Bengali NRI doctors help to upgrade city hospital for poor

London NRIs pitch in for Thakurpukur hospital

Netaji dead or alive: A new web series

India’s biggest cover up in a series

North Bengal floods hit Jaldapara and Buxa tiger reserves

Leopard carcass found after water recedes

Kolkata prepares for U-17 Football World Cup

Biswa Bangla Sarani to get a new look

Model of rural Bengal in Kolkata’s Eco Park

Replica of Bengal village comes up at Eco Park

The woman who guarded Netaji’s signature

Takes out the autograph every Independence Day

Let’s celebrate the smiles of differently-abled children

Through their dreams of ‘Better India’

The doctor who tried to save dying children was sacked

Dr Kafeel Ahmed paid, to keep oxygen going

When cows had separate toilets

Hari Ghosh’s tale of Black Cows

13 Bengalis unjustly detained by UP police

False ‘illegal immigrants’ tag

IIT Kharagpur receives ‘International Award’

Launches National Digital Library android app

Indian classical singer’s songs heard in space

Keshar Bai’s 'Jata Kahan' resonates in the galaxy

Calcuttans can now adopt a tree and save Lake Greens

Hope in times of rampant tree felling

Teen trades tress for cancer patient

16-year-old Jiya cuts her 28-inch-long plait

Story of a selfless teacher from Purulia 

Ex-teacher builds metal road in his village

'Anti-industry’ Loba welcomes DVC

DVC begins mining project at Loba

Kolkata's Anglo-Indians embraced an inclusive culture

Student Shae-Lynn Samuel pens down her thoughts

Inmates of mental home turn models 

Chetla home encourages abandoned women

Hills to lose 75 crore this puja season 

Gorkhaland agitation leads to huge loss

Can Tagore’s Mungpoo be saved from dying a silent death?

How a handful of Nepali workers celebrate Baishe Srabon

Meals on trains to cost more

Prices rise for meals on Indian Railways

Raining hilsa in Bengal

Fishing trawlers brimming with hilsa catch anchor at Bengal ports ...

Uber helps Kolkata save 279,000 litres of fuel

Uber pool makes citizens use less cars 

Bengal to build 'Happiness City'

State government sigs MoU with IIT

World Bank tie-up with Bengal to check floods

Damodar embankment to be overhauled

Vanishing Anglo-Indians of Kolkata 

Celebrating World Anglo-Indian Day

Presidency student in menstrual blood

Proves menstruation is not a taboo

Jwala 'anti-national' as her mother is Chinese

Badminton player targetted by trollers

Israel-China in a secret pact?

Israel passed defense technology

Pakistan SC dismisses Nawaz Sharif 

Is Pakistan headed for army rule?

Armed guards to stop tomato loot

Tomatoes are acting pricey!

Sister Nivedita’s London home gets special plaque

Celebrating Nivedita’s 150th birthday

US military bans transgenders

Trump says, ‘They are burden’

Tejashwi Yadav will not quit

Says Lallu Prasad Yadav

Not Re 1, pay Rs 2 crores

Jethmalani sends bill to Kejriwal

Man pays alimony in coins

25kg bag with 24K in coins!

Metro to run below the Ganges in another two and a half years time...

Boring for construction tunnel of metro rail below the river bed g...

Tea gardens reopen, bring hope

Hundreds of tea workers get back their job

Rogue crow suspends postal service

Why a crow attacks postal carriers?

New Kolkata Police App helps file FIR online

No need to go to police stations/ Register complaints online

Bovine masks to protest violence against women

Innovative protest by city photographer

Is Calcutta High Court sinking?

The British era building needs extensive repair

State-of-the-art crematorium for pets

Bengal to get its first electric crematorium for pets

Ruckus over Ram Setu

PushpakRath as the precursor to modern aircraft

Chandannagar's famous lighting to get their due

The lighting hub to get fillip for their craft

Mad Chocolates owner shares her view on GST

Chocolates will burn a hole in your pocket!

Pathadisha to update on ferry and tram services

Tracking service will include 300 more buses

Bhawani Munda empowers tribal girls of Dooars

Banga-Ratna trains football to tribal girls!

Eastern India’s first organ bank in West Bengal

Human organs preserved for transplants

State lends a helping hand for Bharosa

Youth as caregivers for city's elderly

Bengal government reins in poppy narcotics of Malda.

State successful in restricting poppy seeds farming

How can I carry so many corpses?

Why artistes frequently face road accidents

The first measurement of Mt Everest

Should Mt Everest be called Mount Radhanath?

Iskon celebrates Rathyatra to the beat of tribal drums

Tribals dance and sing for Lord Jagannath

Meet the Kanyasree Yoddha: Girl Brigade of Bengal

These girls are bringing a revolution to Bengal

Irene Begum’s Fight for Women at Border Area

Nakshi Kantha,her means to survive and support

Oyon Ganguli wins the Mighty Minds Contest

9 years old Oyon wins the Mighty Minds Contest

Neurosurgeon develops National Neurosciences Centre

Dr Sengupta establishes centre of excellence

A crusader for lakhs of divorced women

Standing besides divorced Muslim women