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November 12 2020

Naxalbari, students today, and Communism in Covid times

Veteran journalist Suvashis Maitra explores the possibility of a new world order amidst the pandemic

By Suvashish Moitra

November 10 2020

When marriage and job promises are used as baits

The single handed fight against women and child trafficking in North Bengal

By Saheli Mitra

November 10 2020

The Power of the 90 Million

Connecting you to the positive essence of Bengal

By Indrajit Sen

November 05 2020

High Court orders a Silent Diwali

Sale of crackers, both sound and light banned

By Information Desk

October 16 2020

With Kishore Bhimani and Pradip Ghosh, Kolkata loses two more gems

They belonged to different professions, but Bhimani and Ghosh also had a few things in common

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

October 15 2020

World’s first vegetarian soap ad with Rabindranath Tagore as model raised...

Why this vegetarian soap ad created hue and cry!

By Information Desk

October 12 2020

Nobel 2020 winner Roger Penrose’s theory based on Scientist Amal Raychaud...

Yet this Bengali scientist finds no mention

By Information Desk

October 05 2020

Swami Vivekananda was at Hathras a century ago where he met trusted discipl...

Sharat Gupta was the additional station master of Hathras

By TTW

October 03 2020

Sonali Mistry – the only lady two-wheeler mechanic of Kolkata

She wants to set up an institute to skill up girls

By Information Desk

September 28 2020

“I have a dream--” Rupa Chowdhury’s lone battle, first woman Swiggy g...

She fought poverty, disease and torture

By TTW

September 23 2020

Not just the deaf, everyone should learn the ‘Sign Language.’ Why?

Sign language helps in better communication even among children

By Information Desk

September 21 2020

‘Afghanistan is my watan, but Kolkata is my mulk’ – stateless Kabuliw...

How are the Rahmats of Tagore’s Kabuliwala fame doing?

By TTW

September 09 2020

Priyaranjan Sarkar – Bengal’s flag collector, picks thrown away Indian ...

Team of youths from different districts have now joined him

By Information Desk

September 05 2020

Tagore wanted to break walls – then why walls coming up in Visva Bharati?...

GB speaks to leading residents of Santiniketan to get a view

By Shuvra Dey

August 21 2020

The state government has brought several measures to look after the Senior ...

On World Senior Citizen’s Day a look at the elderly population

By Information Desk

August 19 2020

KP constable Arup Mukherjee called ‘Shobor Pita’ for supporting Purulia...

Selected for global award ‘Bravo International Book of World Records’

By Information Desk

August 15 2020

Let’s be self-reliant, let’s be independent where it is much needed!

West Bengal government’s meaningful self-reliant projects

By Information Desk

August 13 2020

Daughters of Bengal always had right on father’s property by Dayabhaga la...

Recent SC judgement upholding Hindu daughter’s inheritance rights

By Saheli Mitra

August 02 2020

Bengal CMO wins highest Skoch Award for unique E-Samadhan portal

Addressing public grievances online

By Information Desk

July 21 2020

Watershed moment for Bengal Politics-July21

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s virtual rally on July 21

By Suvashish Moitra

July 19 2020

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee leads mass COVID-19 awareness campaign in r...

Celebrity messages help create awareness better

By Information Desk

July 15 2020

Bengal celebrates Youth Skill Day with unique Yuvasree project and Employme...

Channelizing youth potential for a better tomorrow

By Information Desk

July 04 2020

Meet Chandra Sekhar Kundu, the ‘Foodman’ of Sundarbans

Computer Science teacher who runs community kitchens to feed the poor

By Information Desk

June 25 2020

Setting foot on Amphaan-ravaged Kakima’s Pathsala in Kultali

Aura of International Teacher’s Day enwraps the hamlet

By Indrajit Sen

June 18 2020

Asima’s Pathshala for Amphan hit school children of Kultali

Housewife who keeps the candle of knowledge burning still

By Information Desk

May 30 2020

Finally Tollywood rises to help Amphaan victims of Bengal

From providing food packets to medicines

By Information Desk

May 29 2020

How a Siliguri couple is helping poor tea garden workers during Lockdown

From supplying sanitary pads to free vegetables

By Bapi Ghosh

May 19 2020

Bridging the gap between Bankura and Spain

Bankura court rises to humanitarian gesture during Corona

By Information Desk

May 18 2020

Saving a museum! When Bengal rose to save Gurusaday Museum

On International Museum Day a GB exclusive

By Information Desk

May 16 2020

Lockdown and family – We are in it together, we shall overcome

On World Family day, let’s look at a real-family story

By Shuvra Dey

May 07 2020

MR Bangur turns 1st state-run hospital to start ‘virtual visiting hours!...

Help COVID patients interact with their families

By Information Desk

April 30 2020

How Bengal’s ‘Gramin’ Banks rise to Lockdown to help tribals

Rural Mini Banker – they too are Corona Warriors

By Sudipta Biswas

April 23 2020

Free Sunday vegetable markets during Lockdown

Garulia of North 24 Parganas sets an example

By Information Desk

April 18 2020

Even after Lockdown, do visit your local Kirana stores! They were your savi...

From online grocery and veggie stores, shall we again move back to locals?

By Saheli Mitra

April 16 2020

Real Heroes of Bengal – Policemen donating blood daily

Meeting the huge crunch of blood in blood banks

By Information Desk

April 14 2020

On 101st anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre, Tagore’s letter giving...

GB brings that letter written to Lord Chelmsford

By Information Desk

April 05 2020

How Bengal’s tribal villages are quarantining migrants

Corona awareness among them seems to be better than urbanites

By Information Desk

April 02 2020

How West Bengal is efficiently handling migrant labourer movements during L...

Strict vigil to stop any migrant labourer from leaving base

By Information Desk

April 02 2020

Life in the US without toilet paper

Pratyush Nag shares his experience post Corona scare from USA

By PRATYUSH NAG

April 01 2020

Yes, Hon’ble Chief Minister, you have really inspired us all to donate!

CM Mamata Banerjee donates 10 lakhs to COVID fund

By Information Desk

March 13 2020

Bank of Calcutta, oldest bank of Asia never failed!

The bank that was precursor to State Bank of India

By Information Desk

March 09 2020

Durga Mohan Das, the feminist who married off his widowed stepmother

Remembering men who stood by women on this Women’s Day

By Supriya Roy

March 02 2020

Kazi Nazrul Islam – harbinger of Hindu-Muslim harmony

Remembering Bengal’s rebel poet who questioned all religions

By Saheli Mitra

March 01 2020

‘Vedanta brain and Islam body’ --- Swami Vivekananda preached unique re...

Why is India moving away from Swamiji’s dreams?

By Saheli Mitra

February 28 2020

How Rabindranath Tagore stopped communal divide through Raksha Bandhan!

Today’s India truly needs a man like Tagore!

By Information Desk

February 25 2020

Is Sri Ramakrishna’s belief that ‘all religions are same’ relevant in...

On his birth anniversary GB traces Joto Mot Toto Poth

By Information Desk

February 07 2020

Save ancestral houses of Ritwik, Satyajit and Mrinal in Bangladesh!

Global campaign to preserve houses on verge of being demolished

By Information Desk

January 27 2020

When did Pondicherry join the Indian Republic?

How Aurobindo Ghosh helped in the merger

By Information Desk

January 26 2020

Speech of first Bengali Christian member of Constituent Assembly

H.C. Mookerjee helped in drafting Indian constitution

By Information Desk

January 23 2020

Netaji’s historical meet with world leaders frozen in time in this rare v...

Subhas Bose was declared as leader to lead 100 million Indians

By Information Desk

January 12 2020

I still seek for my freedom in this Free Land

How free are we today?

By Saheli Mitra

January 10 2020

Kolkata scientist who helped Dr Subhas Mukhopadhyay to create India’s fir...

Our tribute to Cryobiologist Sunit Mukherjee

By Information Desk

January 08 2020

Ashapurna Devi – the voice of the nameless, faceless women

GB tribute on her birth anniversary

By Information Desk

December 04 2019

BREAKING! Bengali officially declared the second language of London!

Can you believe Bengali is 2nd most spoken language in London?

By Information Desk

August 06 2019

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

Beauty with Brains! Bengali girl rules England’s glamour world!

By Information Desk

July 27 2019

Train to Bangladesh! Launch of Benapole Express

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

By Information Desk

July 11 2019

State-RKM joint initiative: Sister Nivedita’s statue installed at UK ...

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

By Information Desk

May 22 2019

How the passion of one man helped discover 2,500-year-old city

City of Forts unearthed in Bangladesh!

By Information Desk

April 17 2019

Mourning for Notre Dame Cathedral – Aparajita Sen from France

The cathedral was a sanctuary for Sen who landed in France 35 years ago

By Aparajita Sen

October 09 2017

Neuroscientists on verge of inventing ‘Love Pills’

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

By Information Desk

September 01 2017

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

As a child, Diana called Queen Elizabeth, ‘Aunt Lillibet’

By Information Desk

August 29 2017

GetBengal flies to Germany to embrace Sampriti

GB and Sampriti  to showcase Bengal to Europe  

By Information Desk

August 26 2017

Astronaut’s urine to be recycled as nutrients

Space travel gets new dimension

By Information Desk

August 20 2017

Tale of a woman who survived 3 terror attacks!

Australian woman who missed death thrice

By Information Desk

August 12 2017

Harvard University defeats apartheid

Whites become a minority

By Information Desk

August 03 2017

World Bank tie-up with Bengal to check floods

Damodar embankment to be overhauled

By Information Desk

August 02 2017

Israel-China in a secret pact?

Israel passed defense technology

By Information Desk

January 03 2020

Murshidabad’s Sagardighi paves the way for apple plantation in Bengal...

State government aids setting up apple orchards

By Information Desk

December 28 2019

Intellectuals and locals of Bangladesh form human chain to save Ritwik Ghat...

House is being demolished for cycle garage

By Information Desk

December 24 2019

Bengali-Bihari association of Karmatar preserves Vidyasagar’s house a...

Why Vidyasagar lived with the Santhals of Jharkhand?

By Information Desk

December 23 2019

Swami Vivekananda’s homecoming from Chicago and the Bawalis of Budge ...

Bawali still holds 300-year-old Rathayatra

By Information Desk

December 21 2019

Kolkata girl from London University launches innovative TB awareness throug...

Sreyashi Basu uses Bengal’s art forms to lead awareness

By Saheli Mitra

December 15 2019

As India fights over NRC and CAB, here’s an inspiring tale from Benga...

How Muslim family gave refuge to an abandoned Hindu woman

By Information Desk

December 11 2019

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Human rights violation at Nandigram lead to international...

Amnesty International found gross human rights violation

By Information Desk

December 10 2019

Netaji’s kin to ask Japanese PM for DNA analysis of ashes on his Indi...

Will Netaji’s death mystery get a final closure?

By Information Desk

December 10 2019

KUDOS! State government launches Banglar Shiksha app with data on 1.5 crore...

Even Central Government heaps praise for this new e-portal

By Information Desk

December 06 2019

Even Hindu rulers destroyed Buddhist stupas and built temples on them!

On Babri Masjid Demolition Day, a look at historical Hindu terror 

By Information Desk

December 03 2019

State government medical colleges bring online test report facility

5 state run hospitals help patients get reports fast on their mobile

By Information Desk

December 01 2019

State government to give low-cost flats to the poor in Bengal

Almost 1 lakh 20k flats already given

By Information Desk

December 01 2019

GB Exclusive: Muslim Sanskrit Prof Ramzan Ali of Belur Vidyamandir says why...

Tolerance and unity in face of communal hatred

By Sreyon

December 01 2019

Bengal’s ‘Lathi Khela’ is an answer to modern martial art...

Tracing glorious years of Pulin Behari Das and Bengal’s lathiyals

By Information Desk

November 29 2019

Good news for Bengali medium students! Give JEE (Main) in Bengali

Mamata Banerjee’s government able to make Bengali a part of JEE Main

By Information Desk

November 29 2019

BREAKING! NRS Hospital to start free-of-cost IVF clinic in memory of Dr Sub...

Poor patients get a chance to have test-tube babies

By Information Desk

November 27 2019

Revisiting refugees of Marichjhapi as Bengal gives land rights to 12k refug...

Kudos to Mamata Banerjee government for recognizing victims of partition

By Information Desk

November 20 2019

‘Men, fight for your rights!’ Men’s rights activist Nandi...

Why men’s rights should also be looked into in present day India!

By Saheli Mitra

November 19 2019

Big boost for Kolkata’s logistics infrastructure! World Bank to pump ...

Bengal features in World Bank’s South Asia connectivity plan

By Information Desk

November 18 2019

Centre’s NCRB records show Bengal fared best with 90% drop in women &...

Kudos to social welfare schemes of CM Mamata Banerjee

By Information Desk

November 15 2019

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

Bigotry and hate were what Swami Vivekananda always protested against

By Information Desk

November 09 2019

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

Kolkata’s legal eagle ‘Manuda’ was intrinsic part of this historical case

By Information Desk

November 09 2019

Bengal’s answer to terrorism: Village that lost 5 to terrorists in Ka...

Tropical Murshidabad will start growing apples!

By Information Desk

November 07 2019

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

All India examination with a whiff of provincialism

By Information Desk

November 03 2019

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

West Bengal Government takes a bold step by banning gutka from Nov 7

By Information Desk

October 27 2019

SPOOKY! Ghostbuster team of Kolkata’s Paranormal Society face aggress...

Crematorium at Siuri proves presence of six kinds of ‘spirits’

By Information Desk

October 27 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

October 27 2019

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

Bengal’s own Halloween follows scientific norms

By Information Desk

October 26 2019

Did you know a Dinosaur fossil in India is named after Rabindranath Tagore?...

Recent tweet reveals this surprising truth!

By Information Desk

October 25 2019

CM Mamata Banerjee to give Bhai Phonta to WB Governor

Season of good wishes and brotherhood in Bengal

By Information Desk

October 22 2019

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

The course will have 50 students in the beginning!

By Information Desk

October 20 2019

1 crore poor patients get free medical benefits under Swasthya Sathi Scheme...

7.5 crore more people to be added under this state government scheme

By Information Desk

October 16 2019

Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee says India economy doing ‘badly’ ...

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

By Information Desk

October 03 2019

Why was Mahatma Gandhi unnerved by Bengal riots?

How did he react to the butchering of innocent lives!

By Information Desk

September 30 2019

Landmark initiative to give ‘Gene Cards’ to Kanyashree girls

First in India! Students under Bengal’s Kanyashree scheme to get Gene Cards

By Information Desk

September 27 2019

Why Santhals of Bengal mourn during Durga Puja?

Did you know Mahishasura is regarded as their leader?

By Information Desk

September 26 2019

Lathiyal of Birshingha who protected Vidyasagar from Brahmin goons

Though we could not protect even a statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

By Information Desk

September 24 2019

Muslim MLA crafts Maa Durga – sends message of religious unity

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

By Information Desk

September 22 2019

State government launches Patha Bandhu app for accident victims

Accidents on Highways to be tracked through this app

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

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

Phenomenal increase in maize and oil seed production!

By Information Desk

September 19 2019

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

Have mobile phones taken away the fun of kite flying?

By Shuvangi Dey

September 16 2019

Will Bengal tolerate Amit Shah’s imposition of Hindi?

How a rich language like Bengali is deliberately put on the backseat!

By Saheli Mitra

September 15 2019

Bangladesh names road after famous neurosurgeon Dr Robin Sengupta 

Chittagong now has Prof R.P. Sengupta Sadak

By Information Desk

September 12 2019

Bengal Police gets new Anti-Terror Unit

Is Bengal a target of terrorists?

By Information Desk

September 10 2019

Bengal’s Aushgram celebrates a different Muharram today!

Instead of self-penance, they proposed blood donation

By Information Desk

September 10 2019

Food for Plastic! Siliguri NGOs find innovative way to make city’s po...

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

By Information Desk

September 08 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

September 06 2019

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

Prasenjit Goswami is not just a music teacher, but a teacher who teaches compassion

By Information Desk

September 02 2019

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Howrah house in neglect! Despite Rs 5 ...

Bankim Chandra stayed in this house and met Tagore here

By Information Desk

September 01 2019

Death penalty for lynching in Bengal, new Prevention of Lynching Bill 2019 ...

State Assembly passes New Bill in wake of lynching deaths

By Information Desk

September 01 2019

State government wins prestigious SKOCH Health Award for making ‘wait...

A big laurel for Bengal’s Health Sector

By Information Desk

August 30 2019

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

When and why Rabindranath Tagore started Santiniketan Press

By Information Desk

August 30 2019

How Dr Madhumala Chattopadhyay reached out to hostile tribes of Andamans! ...

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

By Saheli Mitra

August 30 2019

Remembering 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre through poetry

IPPL meet at ICCR speaks of the martyrdom

By Information Desk

August 29 2019

Salman Khan to buy house for Ranaghat’s beggar-singer Ranu?

The house in Mumbai might cost 55 lakh!

By Information Desk

August 28 2019

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

Chenani-Nashri Tunnel on Jammu Srinagar National Highway

By Information Desk

August 25 2019

Police ‘kaku’ of Murshidabad giving free English coaching to st...

OC of Raninagar is an inspiration to all

By Information Desk

August 24 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

August 22 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

August 20 2019

Is there ‘Dalit’ literature in Bangla?

IPPL discusses ‘The Bangla Dalit Interface’

By Information Desk

August 15 2019

Did Aurobindo Ghosh wish for an Akhand Bharat?

Quoting his famous Independence Day speech

By Information Desk

August 15 2019

Are we really free in a Free and Independent India?

Watch this video and ask for freedom from atrocities

By Information Desk

August 13 2019

Didi vs Modi even in Kolkata’s Rakhi Bazar!

Political figures rob the show this Rakhi festival

By Information Desk

August 13 2019

How Rabindranath Tagore protested Qurbani or animal sacrifice!

Beyond religious lines, Tagore’s play Bisarjan is relevant even today

By Saheli Mitra

August 10 2019

Why are promising students of Kolkata’s best colleges committing suic...

Learn of the insecurities from the students themselves

By Information Desk

August 08 2019

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

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

By Saheli Mitra

August 08 2019

Demand to change name of Bagdogra Airport! Why?

Business community of Siliguri raise demand to change name

By Information Desk

August 07 2019

New lease of life for Sunderbans’ tiger widows

Prasenjit Mandal gives an exclusive interview to GB

By Saheli Mitra

August 06 2019

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

Famous Dar community of Kashmir are Dhars of Bengal

By Information Desk

August 05 2019

On Friendship Day, explore the friendship of Kabuliwala and Minnie

Rabindranath Tagore had struck an odd friendship beyond time and borders

By Saheli Mitra

July 31 2019

How Howrah’s Ishrat Jahan’s fight helped Triple Talaq Bill to b...

Ishrat was given talaq over phone by her husband from Dubai

By Information Desk

July 30 2019

Good News! Dial the Chief Minister directly to voice your grievances

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

By Information Desk

July 30 2019

Burdwan to introduce machine cooked hygienic mid-day meals!

Students now stands a chance to a healthier lunch

By Information Desk

July 24 2019

Utkarsh Bangla creates promising job opportunities

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

By Information Desk

July 21 2019

HIDCO campaigns to stop people from eating ‘Khoka Ilish’

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

By Information Desk

July 13 2019

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

Adrift for four days, without food and even a life jacket, fisherman rescued

By Information Desk

July 13 2019

Bengali language left out from verdict list of Supreme Court!

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

By Information Desk

July 13 2019

Underground water depletion poses serious threat in South Kolkata

South Kolkata’s groundwater level is abysmally low

By Information Desk

July 10 2019

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

The entire procedure turns online to stop malpractices

By Information Desk

July 06 2019

Howrah-Delhi trains to run in just 12 hours!

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

By Information Desk

June 30 2019

Students embrace their favourite tree crying to save it from felling

Young students of Aushgram remind us of the Chipko Movement

By Information Desk

June 29 2019

Fake news on special dining halls in minority dominated state schools

State government urges citizens not to spread distorted news on social media

By Information Desk

June 27 2019

After Krittika, another Class X student slashes wrist in school

Are Kolkata’s students falling to stress or suicide attempts are contagious?

By Saheli Mitra

June 25 2019

State government introduces ‘Sukanya’ to teach students self de...

State police officials to impart training

By Information Desk

June 23 2019

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?

By Information Desk

June 21 2019

Why prominent Kolkata Muslims wrote a letter to punish the Bike Gangs?

Urge to bring waylaid Muslim youths of Bengal to mainstream

By Information Desk

June 19 2019

Litchis – Saviours or Killers

This scorching summer, should you pop in litchis?

By Information Desk

June 18 2019

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

Baby was born during ongoing strike at Midnapore Medical College

By Information Desk

June 16 2019

While on strike today junior doctor gives blood to patient

Need for O positive blood urges doctor to donate blood

By Information Desk

June 14 2019

Nurses of Bengal trained to become health officers

State government project for Suswasthya Centres

By Information Desk

June 13 2019

Now Purulia gets a floating market

Municipality run market will promote local handicrafts

By Information Desk

June 13 2019

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

What about pathbreaking operations and new facilities?

By Saheli Mitra

June 13 2019

Two Kolkata mosques open doors to women

Special provisions for women to offer namaaz

By Information Desk

June 11 2019

How much of Barna Parichay do Bengalis still follow?

New Vidyasagar statue to be unveiled at Vidyasagar College today

By Information Desk

June 11 2019

Online OPD appointments for state run hospitals in Bengal

New facility from state health department for all patients

By Information Desk

June 11 2019

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

As fear of shutting down of the mela looms large

By Information Desk

June 07 2019

When books worth a lakh is given as dowry!

In-laws gift the groom expensive books as ‘wedding gift’

By Information Desk

June 04 2019

Will Bangla again take a backseat with Hindi language imposition?

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

By Saheli Mitra

June 01 2019

Trendsetter Bethune College, make ‘Humanity’ a religion choice ...

In the admission forms ‘Humanity’ is a religion column

By Information Desk

May 31 2019

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

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

By Saheli Mitra

May 30 2019

Rammohan Roy a British Chamcha or the greatest feminist?

Abolishment of Sati in a new light

By Saheli Mitra

May 30 2019

Quiz competitions in Siliguri to stop criminal activities

Innovative approach to maintain peace and order

By Information Desk

May 19 2019

Poll strong room of East Burdwan centre haunted?

Are ghosts playing with the EVM machines?

By Information Desk

May 07 2019

Hot Stimulating Café of Darjeeling shuts down

We shall miss their hot piping momos and Nepalese food

By Anitesh Chakraborty

May 07 2019

Sarala Roy’s father had married off his widowed stepmother

On Gokhale Memorial’s centenary some unheard stories

By Supriya Roy

April 25 2019

RK Mission Belur bags highest NAAC score

Creates history as the only institute from Bengal to get this honour

By Information Desk

April 12 2019

State government starts ‘Jit’ Project to identify tuberculosis&...

Patients are being registered in Kolkata

By Information Desk

March 24 2019

Viswa Bharati brings back the lost glory of Panchabati

Five trees that were planted by Rabindranath Tagore

By Information Desk

March 13 2019

Six theme cities to come up in Bengal

The cities will be built on PPP model

By Information Desk

March 08 2019

Jalpaiguri stops country liquor sale with mushroom cultivation

Innovative idea to stop liquor addiction of tea estate workers

By Information Desk

March 04 2019

How did Swami Vivekananda establish the scientific basis of Shivlinga

The image where all cosmic energy meets

By Saheli Mitra

February 28 2019

Santhal women of Bankura unite to fight log poachers

Adivasi women showed the way to protect forests with just sickles

By Information Desk

February 25 2019

Cancer Treatment for the poor in Bengal free of cost! 

Calcutta Medical College comes up with ‘State Cancer Centre’

By Information Desk

February 22 2019

Thriving Bengali Department of Pakistan’s Karachi University!

Where Tagore and Jibanananda are read

By Information Desk

February 20 2019

CM launches all-women pink cabs in Kolkata today

State government ensures women safety and women empowerment

By Information Desk

February 19 2019

Solving the doctor-patient conflict in Bengal

Civic volunteers in government hospitals will resist attacks on doctors

By Information Desk

February 18 2019

When shall we stop maiming voices of artistic dissent?

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

By Saheli Mitra

January 29 2019

West Bengal is a role model in empowering backward classes

The state has implemented various schemes for their upliftment

By Information Desk

January 26 2019

Handwritten Indian Constitution byNandalal Bose

Beautifully ornamented constitution of India 

By Debdutta Gupta

January 26 2019

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

Tableau to feature the meeting of Rabindranath Tagore and Gandhiji

By Information Desk

January 24 2019

Why Ross Island has been named after Netaji Subhas Bose?

First hoisting of Indian National Flag 75 years ago

By Information Desk

January 20 2019

Bird hunting tribe of Bengal – The Pakhmaras

How the nomadic gypsies withstood modern world

By Information Desk

January 16 2019

‘Virginity’ decoded by JU professor, but why?

GB tries to trace the obsession about women’s virginity

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

January 09 2019

State government comes up with schemes for farmers

 Beneficiary schemes to aid farmers

By Information Desk

January 07 2019

English medium schools re-introduced by Bengal government

Huge boost in primary and secondary education sector

By Information Desk

January 03 2019

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

Despite death threats, the team has destroyed 60 cholai shops

By Information Desk

January 03 2019

Revolutionary online mutation process in Bengal

Now property owners will have a hassle-free online mutation

By Information Desk

January 02 2019

Bengal to celebrate the power of 90 million!

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

By Indrajit Sen

December 26 2018

West Bengal tops list of Scotch Foundation list

Mamata Banerjee’s projects get highest recognition

By Information Desk

December 14 2018

Netaji’s flag hoisting at Andamans completes 75 years!

New 75-rupee coins to commemorate the historic event

By Information Desk

December 11 2018

First crowd-funded school of Bengal for Sabars

Exclusive GB interview with Swarnabha Dey

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

December 08 2018

Tanzil – the new boutique cum café in Santiniketan

 If you love handloom products, drop in at Tanzil

By Debanjana Saha

November 29 2018

Now breathe easy at Uttarpara’s oxygen parlour

Uttarpara Municipal Corporation starts an oxygen parlour

By Information Desk

November 27 2018

Darjeeling Hills now grow coffee and orchids!

Directorate of Cinchona Plantation Mungpoo experiments

By Information Desk

November 16 2018

Café Positive celebrates the cause of HIV positive patients

Only café in India managed by HIV positive people

By Information Desk

October 09 2018

Bengal builds first bus-stand for breastfeeding mothers

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

By Information Desk

September 05 2018

Smartboards ‘n’ virtual teachers vs Chalk ‘n’ Duste...

Let’s find out a modern teachers’ choice

By Information Desk

July 24 2018

Madhubanti Roy Chowdhury helps ‘communities’ make their own boo...

How patuas, bauls and Kumortuli artisans make their own books

By Saheli Mitra

June 27 2018

Girl Power Groups in North Bengal stop trafficking

How the group of village girls stand against illicit trafficking

By Bapi Ghosh

June 27 2018

Platform Children of Howrah Station

How are they on International Day against Drug Abuse?

By Saheli Mitra

May 26 2018

Peep into newly opened Bangladesh Bhavan of Santiniketan

Priceless artefacts and letters housed in the Bhavan

By Information Desk

May 25 2018

Boats from Khulna and Jessore in Salt Lake!

Once upon a time Bidhannagar traded with Bangladesh

By Information Desk

May 24 2018

Mungpoo’s Cinchona Plantation now grows coffee!

Medicinal plants producing cancer drugs are also grown

By Dr. Samuel Rai

May 18 2018

The house that Tagore built in the Hills

And the house that belonged to Mymenshingh’s zamindar

By Bapi Ghosh

May 16 2018

Pathe Prabashe is not a mere travelogue

Annada Shankar Ray believed in borderless world

By Information Desk

May 12 2018

What was Tagore doing at Kashimbazar Rajbari?

This is where he sang a famous song

By Information Desk

April 25 2018

Bengal’s village gets India’s best Panchayat Award

Sunderban’s Patharpratima  bags the highest award

By Information Desk

April 03 2018

Bankura’s remote Susunia villages get an ‘all women library&rsq...

Library with a difference to recreate old world of ‘Mahila Mahal’

By Information Desk

March 28 2018

Tracing the man who built Cinchona Plantation of Bengal

Learn how the history of Anderson was traced

By Dr. Samuel Rai

March 27 2018

Massive archive to save Bengal’s fading tribal scripts

Attempt to revive the tribal folk culture of Bengal

By Information Desk

March 25 2018

Cinchona Plantation of Bengal -- Then and Now

How a plant grown in the Darjeeling Hills saved generations from deadly malaria

By Dr. Samuel Rai

March 22 2018

Bengal puts women health and hygiene in front seat

Bengal government brings sanitary napkins at just Re 1

By Information Desk

March 22 2018

World Bank appreciates achievements of Bengal’s Panchayat!

Bengal has completed 3 years’ work in one year

By Information Desk

March 17 2018

Sharmila Tagore’s ancestor praised by poet Madhusudan? 

Dwijendranath Tagore --- Bengal’s little-known poet and researcher

By Information Desk

March 15 2018

Bengal’s very own clothing brand

Made by destitute women and children of Liluah home

By Information Desk

March 09 2018

Ration shops in Bengal to turn into mini malls

Upgrading 2,000 ration shops to mini malls

By Information Desk

March 05 2018

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

Did you know Jaya Bhaduri and Basanta Choudhury

By Shyamal Mukhopadhyay

February 20 2018

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

The statue was made by famous sculptor Rodenstein

By Information Desk

February 19 2018

Who taught Bengali women to drape a saree?

Not designer Sabyasachi, but Jnanadanandini

By Information Desk

January 30 2018

100-year-old Bengali school and library of Nagpur

How are Probashi Bengalis in Nagpur doing?

By Shyamal Mukhopadhyay

January 25 2018

Who are helping Sunderban’s Tiger Widows?

Alternate livelihoods are needed for Sunderbans

By Biplab Das

January 23 2018

How Netaji brought communal harmony in INA

He believed in co-existence of different faiths

By Information Desk

January 19 2018

Kolkata gets a cattle shelter for stray cows

New shelter was prompted by accidents caused by stray cattle

By Information Desk

January 18 2018

West Bengal rural development a role model for India

Bengal’s panchayat development is being taken up as case study

By Information Desk

January 17 2018

Sundarini Scheme to help women of Sunderbans

Women will sell their farm and dairy produce directly

By Information Desk

January 08 2018

After Kanyashree, comes up Bangla Gramin Abas Yojna

State government promises home for 5 lakh people  

By Information Desk

January 05 2018

Haunted station of Purulia is ‘haunted’ no more

A group of rationalists busted the myth recently

By Information Desk

January 02 2018

Science stalls at Sunderban’s rural fair!

How about listening to Sunita Williams at Sunderbans?

By Biplab Das

December 26 2017

Why is state government auctioning old film reels?

Lack of proper storage led to damage of priceless films

By Information Desk

November 14 2017

Children of Bengal who have no childhood

Brick kiln child labourers of Bengal

By Saheli Mitra

November 14 2017

Children who got a second childhood

Thanks to scholarships from Kishalay Foundation

By Information Desk

October 31 2017

Ghostbusters of Kolkata

Meet the sorcerers and spirit chasers of this city

By Information Desk

October 21 2017

Author Taslima Nasreen celebrated Bon Phonta

What about Bon Phonta on Bhai Phonta?

By Information Desk

October 21 2017

Harmless firecrackers can be more harmful

Charkis, fuljhuris and rangmashals can be worst enemies

By Shuvangi Dey

October 20 2017

Where have all the Shyama poka gone?

Remembering those Diwali harbingers

By Information Desk

October 13 2017

Tantric meditation of east or Tantric sex of west?

How Goddess Kali is being marketed in the West?

By Saheli Mitra

October 09 2017

Should we immerse idols in artificial tanks? 

Save rivers from pollution

By Information Desk

October 04 2017

Where have all Neelkantha birds gone? 

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

By Information Desk

September 19 2017

Rs 100 to turn into silver coins

Govt. to introduce 100-rupee coins

By Information Desk

September 17 2017

Branding Bengal – success of Biswa Bangla

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

By Information Desk

September 15 2017

BEWARE! Do not fall prey to ‘Toxic Beauty’

Learn about harmful ‘Dirty Dozen’ cosmetic ingredients

By Saheli Mitra

September 13 2017

Kolkata Police offers citizens water sports on Hooghly

First police force in India to bring community policing

By Information Desk

September 12 2017

Sex workers to manage food stalls during Puja

To bring them to mainstream

By Information Desk

September 12 2017

Is Bengal finally changing its land policy?

State pays record 27crore for land acquisition

By Information Desk

September 09 2017

Will lost folk genre Rangoom mourn Rohingya disaster?

The tale of return migration

By Saheli Mitra

September 09 2017

Bengal takes a lead in stopping open defecation  

 Mission Nirmal Bangla successful

By Information Desk

September 09 2017

Go for an eco-friendly ride in New Town

Dedicated cycling tracks

By Information Desk

September 07 2017

Tata Group’s Vistara opens new office in Kolkata

New Bengali menu on their flights

By Information Desk

September 07 2017

Street food stalls in Kolkata to turn more hygienic

KMC makes registration compulsory  

By Information Desk

September 06 2017

Hi-tech traffic plans for Fifa Under-17 world cup

Bar-coded parking introduced

By Information Desk

September 05 2017

 Aramco might invest $4billion in Bengal

New port and oil refinery might come up  

By Information Desk

September 05 2017

English sections to start in Bengal’s government schools

English to be re-introduced from Class I  

By Information Desk

September 05 2017

Buxa core area hotels to shut down

Tourist lodge to be demolished

By Information Desk

September 02 2017

Rape convict Ram Rahim had plans for a Tollywood debut!

In the role of Subhash Chandra Bose!

By Information Desk

September 02 2017

Saudi oil giant exploring investment in Bengal

World’s largest petroleum firm set to invest

By Information Desk

August 31 2017

Get mobile connectivity in metro tunnels

You can use your mobile on a metro ride

By Information Desk

August 31 2017

Bengal might soon get a Jewelry Park

Integrated Jewelry Park to come up soon

By Information Desk

August 31 2017

IT giant Infosys to finally invest in Bengal

100 croreinvestment coming to Bengal

By Information Desk

August 31 2017

Will Ram Rahim’s Darjeeling ashram be ever completed?

Darjeeling Dera Ashram under scanner

By Information Desk

August 29 2017

Killer sweets as mosquito repellant

Use sweets to kill mosquitoes

By Information Desk

August 29 2017

Bengal government to start animation studies

Poor students will get chance to study 

By Information Desk

August 29 2017

Mysterious blasts at Digha were from missile tests

Tourists asked not to venture near sea

By Information Desk

August 27 2017

Supreme Court of India gets a new emblem

Exclusive flag and plate

By Information Desk

August 27 2017

Bengal government tries to plug vegetable prices

Mamata Banerjee takes stock of rising prices

By Information Desk

August 26 2017

Kolkata’s police chief himself needs security

Commissioner of Police to get Z security

By Information Desk

August 25 2017

Cricket field where Kapil Dev played turns into prison

Stadium in Chandigarh turns prison

By Information Desk

August 24 2017

All Visva Bharati books to get a new Tagore logo

Reproduction of French artist’s painting

By Information Desk

August 24 2017

All ration shops of Bengal will use digital ration cards

Aim to end theft of crops from ration stores

By Information Desk

August 24 2017

Tragic queen Meena Kumari was a victim of Triple Talaq

She had to marry again to return to first husband 

By Information Desk

August 24 2017

Ishrat Jahan from Howrah who fought Triple Talaq

Tale of five brave Muslim women

By Information Desk

August 23 2017

Iftehkar Ahsan of Calcutta Walks on Triple Talaq

Islam has always supported women’s rights

By Information Desk

August 23 2017

Social activist Saira Shah Halim on Triple Talaq

Now is the real testing time

By Information Desk

August 23 2017

Demand for heritage status for trees along Jessore Road 

Century-old trees get a new lease of life

By Information Desk

August 22 2017

 Sudden surplus of coins in Kolkata  

Bus and auto-drivers refusing coins

By Information Desk

August 18 2017

Food ATM in Kolkata for underprivileged

Unique concept to use leftovers

By Information Desk

August 18 2017

Prison that detained Matangini Hazra to get facelift

IIT Kharagpur to renovate prison on campus

By Information Desk

August 17 2017

North Bengal floods hit Jaldapara and Buxa tiger reserves

Leopard carcass found after water recedes

By Information Desk

August 17 2017

Model of rural Bengal in Kolkata’s Eco Park

Replica of Bengal village comes up at Eco Park

By Information Desk

August 15 2017

Let’s celebrate the smiles of differently-abled children

Through their dreams of ‘Better India’

By Information Desk

August 12 2017

Calcuttans can now adopt a tree and save Lake Greens

Hope in times of rampant tree felling

By Information Desk

August 10 2017

Kolkata's Anglo-Indians embraced an inclusive culture

Student Shae-Lynn Samuel pens down her thoughts

By Shae-Lynn Samuel

August 10 2017

School girl donates prize money for school building

She had won Kanyashree poem contest

By Information Desk

August 10 2017

Inmates of mental home turn models 

Chetla home encourages abandoned women

By Information Desk

August 08 2017

Meals on trains to cost more

Prices rise for meals on Indian Railways

By Information Desk

August 08 2017

SSKM to get most advance CT scan machine

First in Eastern India

By Information Desk

August 04 2017

Bengal to build 'Happiness City'

State government sigs MoU with IIT

By Information Desk

August 03 2017

Vanishing Anglo-Indians of Kolkata 

Celebrating World Anglo-Indian Day

By Information Desk

August 03 2017

Presidency student in menstrual blood

Proves menstruation is not a taboo

By Pratibha Sarkar

August 01 2017

Bengal first in rescuing trafficked kids

On Anti-trafficking Day

By Information Desk

July 29 2017

Armed guards to stop tomato loot

Tomatoes are acting pricey!

By Saheli Mitra

July 27 2017

Man pays alimony in coins

25kg bag with 24K in coins!

By Information Desk

August 06 2019

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee’s dreams about Kashmir finally comes true?

Why was Bengal’s Shyama Prasad Mukherjee’s wish so controversial?

By Information Desk

July 21 2019

Looking back at 21st July and how police fired on a peaceful march!

Why is 21st July observed as Shahid Divas?

By Information Desk

July 09 2019

New Parliament sensation Mahua Moitra questions Aadhar privacy

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

By Information Desk

July 04 2019

State name to remain West Bengal, Centre discards ‘Bangla’

Should our state be renamed? If so, why?

By Information Desk

June 22 2019

Even Imran Khan needs Tagore for public administration!

Rabindranath Tagore’s views on nationalism are still relevant today

By Information Desk

May 17 2019

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

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had also campaigned partly in Bangla

By Information Desk

May 01 2019

Did ‘communist’ Bengal ever understand the relevance of May Day...

Labour unions of Bengal only knew lock outs and militant agitation

By Saheli Mitra

April 27 2019

This poll season Didi Jhalmuri and Modi Rosogolla

How Kolkata gears up for polls through gastronomical delights

By Information Desk

April 18 2019

What role are greeting cards playing this poll season?

Take a look at Poila Baisakh greetings cards

By Information Desk

April 11 2019

Poll graffiti in Mandarin adorn Kolkata’s China Town

City’s Chinese community show support to the ruling party

By Information Desk

April 09 2019

Horbola art of Bengal being used in poll campaigns

Meet Horbola Idris Ali, poll campaigner for all parties

By Information Desk

April 05 2019

Why Sonagachhi sex workers might opt for NOTA

Voters who wish to keep away from the polls

By Information Desk

April 05 2019

‘Lion’ poll graffiti gives sleepless nights to Forward Bloc

None to draw lions on walls before polls

By Information Desk

April 04 2019

How is the Das Munshi bastion of Raiganj voting this time?

All eyes on this Dinajpur constituency

By Information Desk

March 30 2019

Special creches during poll season to help young parents

National Election Commission woos voters

By Information Desk

March 26 2019

Mental Hospital patients in Bengal gain the right to vote

64 patients of Baharampur Mental Hospital will vote

By Information Desk

March 21 2019

Maximum women candidates from Bengal in upcoming elections

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

By Information Desk

March 17 2019

What makes Mimi Chakraborty the most sought-after Tollywood heroine

The other face of TMC candidate from Jadavpur

By Information Desk

January 24 2019

Did Netaji Subhash Bose die in a Vietnam Prison?

What has a French historian find recently about Netaji’s death?

By Information Desk

January 08 2019

Will the Left succeed in their bandh today in Bengal?

Bengal gears up to resist the decade old menace.

By Saheli Mitra

December 16 2018

Pakistan Army's inhuman atrocities against Bangladesh’s women

Today is 16th December, the day Bangladesh was liberated

By Information Desk

October 02 2018

Bengal’s Noakhali riots drowned Gandhi into ‘darkest despair&rs...

Gandhi’s non-violence shed to ruins on Noakhali’s bloody paths 

By Information Desk

July 03 2018

Why Utpal Dutt said Rifle is the source of all Power

How a quote led to a revolution!

By Suman Sadhu

June 22 2018

Bengal – The Land of Inclusiveness

Activist Saira Shah Halim on her personal Eid experience

By Saira Shah Halim

May 19 2018

Does Indian political scenario need Lalon Fakir today? 

His songs have always mocked identity politics

By Information Desk

February 22 2018

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

Bengal had revolted way back before Sepoy Mutiny

By Information Desk

January 30 2018

Why Tagore and Netaji joined Hijli protests?

Well-known city dermatologist takes GB on historical trip

By Dr Asok Ganguly

November 06 2017

Tribute to Chittaranjan Das

What he had to say about great men of India?

By Information Desk

November 02 2017

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

‘Goshala’ to be set up at Visva Bharati

By Information Desk

October 17 2017

Lalon Fakir’s songs have always mocked identity politics

On his death anniversary, GB recalls Lalon’s relevance in present India  

By Information Desk

September 05 2017

Nabanna to get a grand conference hall

900 people can sit in the new hall

By Information Desk

August 15 2017

When cows had separate toilets

Hari Ghosh’s tale of Black Cows

By Information Desk

August 15 2017

13 Bengalis unjustly detained by UP police

False ‘illegal immigrants’ tag

By Information Desk

August 10 2017

Hills to lose 75 crore this puja season 

Gorkhaland agitation leads to huge loss

By Information Desk

August 02 2017

Jwala 'anti-national' as her mother is Chinese

Badminton player targetted by trollers

By Information Desk

August 01 2017

Dev will moot Ghatal Master Plan

Stop Midnapore floods

By Information Desk

July 29 2017

Pakistan SC dismisses Nawaz Sharif 

Is Pakistan headed for army rule?

By Information Desk

July 28 2017

US military bans transgenders

Trump says, ‘They are burden’

By Information Desk

July 27 2017

Tejashwi Yadav will not quit

Says Lallu Prasad Yadav

By Information Desk

July 27 2017

Not Re 1, pay Rs 2 crores

Jethmalani sends bill to Kejriwal

By Information Desk

July 26 2017

"Comrade" Somnath Chatterjee’s scathing attack

 Karat is ruining CPI(M) party

By Tale spin

December 28 2019

Jaan Bari of Kolkata --- Hot seat of ancient tantric rites

Did Tantra Sadhana take birth in the city’s famous Jaan Bari?

By Information Desk

December 21 2019

South Asia’s oldest dental college of Kolkata celebrates 100 years

Visionary Rafiuddin Ahmed and the college he established

By Information Desk

December 20 2019

Breaking! Sahitya Akademi for Bengali professor and writer Chinmoy Guha

Guha has also won multiple French Awards

By Information Desk

December 18 2019

K.C. Paul, the man who tried to prove Galileo wrong! Was he mad or a man of...

How for decades Paul preached Sun goes around the Earth!

By Saheli Mitra

December 17 2019

Salute to Chattagram’s Ratna Chakraborty who got Birangana title for ...

Celebrating Vijay Diwas today, independence of Bangladesh

By Information Desk

December 11 2019

Abhijit Banerjee will receive Nobel Prize this afternoon at Stockholm

Set your eyes on TV for the 2.30 pm IST ceremony

By Information Desk

December 09 2019

Forgotten Hero swimmer Mihir Sen, only man to swim oceans of 5 continents i...

How Left front government turned him to penury

By Information Desk

December 08 2019

Did you know Kolkata produced the first professional female photographer of...

Photographic Society of Bengal established in 1857 with 23 female photographers

By Information Desk

December 07 2019

She was ‘evil or scheming’ mother onscreen, yet Gita Dey was ca...

Tracing the life and times of this legendary actress

By Information Desk

December 03 2019

Neil Basu, son of Bengali doctor from Kolkata headed recent London Bridge t...

He is a counter-terrorism expert of Scotland Yard!

By Information Desk

November 28 2019

Why Ronald Ross’ Bengali partner Kishori Mohan not get Nobel Prize? ...

Colonial apathy for Kishori not getting his due!

By Information Desk

November 24 2019

‘Human Computer’ Shakuntala Devi wrote India’s first book...

Maths Genius who married Bengali IAS Paritosh Bannerjee

By Information Desk

November 18 2019

CONGRATS! Bandhan Bank’s Chandra Shekhar Ghosh gets ‘Banker of ...

Business Standard Banker of the Year 2018-19 goes to this Bengali

By Information Desk

November 17 2019

Sanjay Sen, a Bengali Engineer is contesting British elections!

Candidate of Wales Conservative Party 

By Information Desk

November 16 2019

Lenin wrote letters to Swami Vivekananda’s brother!

Is Left-leaned JNU listening?

By Information Desk

November 14 2019

GB Children’s Day Special – Tagore’s Minnie and a child&r...

Children are hotpots of unadulterated love

By Information Desk

November 14 2019

Dadagiri Champ European bou of Chandernagar – Exclusive on Neline Mon...

Neline Mondal talks and walks the Bengali way!

By Saheli Mitra

November 13 2019

Ram Ray – Giant of Indian Advertising passes away

Kolkata mourns the death of a creative soul

By Information Desk

November 12 2019

‘Na Jeo Na’ -- Lata Mangeshkar was hospitalised with pneumonia ...

We wish Lata Mangeshkar a speedy recovery

By Information Desk

November 09 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

November 08 2019

‘Nati Nabaneeta’ --- Nabaneeta Dev Sen’s void can never b...

GB tribute to the feisty feminist and humourist

By Saheli Mitra

November 05 2019

GB shares a rare poem of Chittaranjan Das and how it was translated by Auro...

Our tribute to Chittaranjan Das on his birth anniversary

By Information Desk

November 05 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

November 01 2019

Breaking! Last ICS of India Monishi Sen dies 51 days before his 100th birth...

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

By Information Desk

October 31 2019

On his birth anniversary GB explores England trained Print Technologist Suk...

Abol Tabol creator was a multi-faceted talent

By Information Desk

October 26 2019

His family was follower of Ram, yet Ramakrishna Paramhansa took Maa Kali as...

How Goddess Kali became a favourite of Ramkrishna Dev

By Information Desk

October 21 2019

Despite saving more than 50 lakh lives from Kalazar, U.N. Brahmachari was d...

British gave him knighthood in recognition 

By Information Desk

October 20 2019

After Tagore, author Mahasweta Devi was nominated for 2012 Nobel Prize in L...

Why no more Literature Nobel came to India?

By Information Desk

October 18 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

October 17 2019

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

Despite being nominated many times for Nobel Prize in Medicine!

By Information Desk

October 13 2019

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

Did refugees from East Bengal, bring Kojagori Lakshmi Puja to Kolkata?

By Information Desk

September 28 2019

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

Out of 12 scientists awarded, 5 are from Bengal

By Information Desk

September 28 2019

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

What Tagore and Max Mueller wrote about Rammohan Roy

By Supriya Roy

September 22 2019

Bengali architect Rajendranath Mookerjee builds Victoria Memorial

Why the British asked him to build Palta waterworks?

By Information Desk

September 13 2019

When the twain met: Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay and Satyajit Ray

What did Akira Kurosawa say about Pather Panchali?

By Information Desk

September 12 2019

Why Rabindranath Tagore went to meet a dying Sukumar Ray?

Tagore had a great respect for Ray’s versatile talent

By Information Desk

September 08 2019

First Translator of Quran into Bengali was a Brahmo Samaj scholar

Tracing the extraordinary talent of Girish Chandra Sen

By Information Desk

September 08 2019

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

One of the most illustrious books on Bengal Renaissance

By Information Desk

September 07 2019

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

Student from Bengal will join PM to watch the feat!

By Information Desk

September 06 2019

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

Celebrating Teacher’s Day with the teacher of the great teacher!

By Information Desk

September 05 2019

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

The teacher who was a victim of racial discrimination!

By Information Desk

September 05 2019

INSPIRATION! Durgapur’s retired Headmaster takes free classes even af...

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

By Information Desk

September 04 2019

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

Woman with a canine mission, who has even sold her ornaments to raise money

By Information Desk

September 01 2019

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

Tracing the colonial history of illegal immigration in Assam

By Information Desk

August 31 2019

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

Learn the daunting tale of how Kiran is also stopping child marriages

By Information Desk

August 29 2019

Pulitzer winner Jhumpa Lahiri appointed as new creative writing director of...

She will head unique undergraduate program celebrating its 80th anniversary

By Information Desk

August 28 2019

CONGRATS! Siliguri’s Sarbari Das becomes first woman commander of Por...

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

By Information Desk

August 28 2019

BREAKING NEWS! Chandrayaan II spots moon crater named after Bengali scienti...

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

By Information Desk

August 25 2019

Breaking News! Arun Jaitley is no more!

Not just a politician, a lawyer par excellence

By Information Desk

August 18 2019

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

For Paris of India, celebrations start 200 days after vernal equinox

By Information Desk

August 15 2019

Bilkis Bano – First woman cab driver of Kolkata 

How she overcame domestic violence to prove her worth!

By Information Desk

August 13 2019

Akhilchandra Sen – the man behind toilets on long distance trains

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

By Information Desk

August 11 2019

Why Khudiram Bose has been referred to as terrorist in history books?

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

By Information Desk

August 10 2019

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

Tale of Jogesh Chandra Ghosh and Sadhana Oushadhalaya

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August 10 2019

Bong beauty with brains Sushmita Sen finally to get married

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

By Information Desk

August 09 2019

Tiff between Dr Bidhan Roy & Dr Nilratan Sarkar on Tagore’s opera...

The operation after which Rabindranath Tagore never recovered

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August 09 2019

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee to get Bharat Ratna today

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

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August 08 2019

Lady Abala Bose – inspiration behind Jagadish Bose’s success

GB remembers Lady Abala Bose on her birth anniversary

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August 07 2019

Remembering Sushma Swaraj through her fiery speech ripping Pakistan

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

By Information Desk

August 03 2019

Prafulla Chandra Ray’s dream Bengal Chemicals and its downfall

Central government to privatize Bengal’s pride Bengal Chemicals

By Information Desk

August 01 2019

Centre will not rename Burdwan station after freedom fighter Batuk Dutt

Why have we forgotten the sacrifice of freedom fighters like Batukeshwar Dutt?

By Information Desk

August 01 2019

Once hounded out Rathindranath Tagore finally honoured by Visva Bharati

Rabindranath Tagore’s only surviving son Rathin, gets his due respect at last

By Information Desk

July 26 2019

Memories of his last journey from Santiniketan to Kolkata for treatment

Memories of his last journey from Santiniketan to Kolkata for treatment

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July 23 2019

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

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

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July 20 2019

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

By Dr Asok Ganguly

July 14 2019

First Bengali Crorepati, two centuries ago and his trade with America

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

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July 13 2019

Academician Pabitra Sarkar gets 3rd highest civilian award of Japan

On July 15th he will receive ‘The Order of the Rising Sun’

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July 07 2019

Author Buddhadeb Guha to receive D.Lit

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

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July 06 2019

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

On Kadambari Devi’s birthday, GB finds out why she was always an outcast

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July 05 2019

Today was the day when Swami Vivekananda left this world in meditation

What was Sister Nivedita’s reaction at his funeral?

By Information Desk

July 03 2019

World renowned neurosurgeon Dr Robin Sengupta in a candid interview with GB...

Listen to his visions and future plans for Bengal

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July 01 2019

All India IMA headquarters named after Dr Bidhan Roy

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

By Information Desk

June 29 2019

Did Ramkrishna Dev die of cancer? Death certificate states ulcer

Today KMC will handover his controversial death certificate to Belur Math

By Information Desk

June 29 2019

Celebrating 100 years of Amala Shankar

Legendary Amala Shankar’s centenary celebrations start today

By Information Desk

June 27 2019

Dr Sushobhon Banerjee treats patients for just Re 1!

The doctor who is treated as God by tribals of Bolpur

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June 23 2019

Nabarun Bhattacharjee’s voice could never be silenced

Remembering the revolutionary writer on his birthday

By Information Desk

June 22 2019

Child of a sex worker, Sushila Sundori showed tiger stunts a century back

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

By Information Desk

June 22 2019

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

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

By Saheli Mitra

June 15 2019

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

Dr Goswami is like Uttam Kumar of Agnishwar

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June 14 2019

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

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay compared it to Uncle Tom’s Cabin

By Information Desk

June 06 2019

Sarala Ray’s daughter Kanaklata was a true modern woman

A blend of old-world charm and feminist ideologies

By Supriya Roy

May 23 2019

Why Rammohan Roy was hailed as ‘Raja’ by Tagore & Max Muell...

The true messiah of Indian society

By Supriya Roy

May 21 2019

Gayatri Devi, Princess of Coochbehar on 100th birth anniversary

Maharani’s story comes alive through year-long celebrations

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May 14 2019

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

How his institute for poor students coaches for free

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May 09 2019

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

Why was Rabindranath Tagore called to Lalbazar?

By Information Desk

April 30 2019

Visionary behind 100-year journey of Gokhale Memorial

What led Sarala Roy to set up a school for girls

By Supriya Roy

April 11 2019

When humanity speaks above religion

Meet grandma Smritilata and ‘grandson’ Abu

By Information Desk

March 27 2019

First Lokpal of India – Judge from Bengal

Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh makes us all proud

By Information Desk

March 22 2019

Remembering Masterda Surya Sen on his birthday

Chittagong Armoury Raid and India’s Freedom Movement

By Information Desk

March 20 2019

Unsung heroine Kalpana Dutta who fought against the British

The science graduate who handled explosives

By Saheli Mitra

March 16 2019

The man who spoke to elephants

Dhritikanta Lahiri Chowdhury’s death leaves a big void

By Information Desk

March 05 2019

The man from Asansol who researched on 422 flags of the world

Flag researcher Kalishankar Bhattacharya

By Information Desk

February 26 2019

Have we failed our freedom fighters? 

Have you heard of Batukeshwar Dutt, the unsung revolutionary

By Information Desk

February 02 2019

Leela Roy – the first woman post-graduate of Dhaka University

She saved many Hindu women during Noakhali riots

By Information Desk

January 26 2019

How Madhusudan Dutta defied Ram and made Meghnad the hero

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

By Saheli Mitra

January 23 2019

Emotional letter by Netaji’s wife written to his brother

The letter that first mentions the presence of Anita

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January 17 2019

The unsung woman physicist from Bengal

Why Bibha Chowdhury never got her due recognition?

By Information Desk

January 13 2019

Chattagram Astragar Lunthan! Hang Surya Sen!

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

By Information Desk

January 12 2019

Swami Vivekananda tried beef and all non-vegetarian food

In a ‘food intolerant’ India how Vivekananda’s teachings should work

By Saheli Mitra

December 26 2018

Bengal government focus on malnutrition in tribal belt

Lodha and Sabar communities getting special protein food

By Information Desk

December 19 2018

Bringing sunshine to Pavlov Hospital patients through baking

Chef Sunshine Bhattacharjee Alam using baking for mental therapy

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

December 13 2018

Septuagenarian headmaster cleans Churni bridge single-handedly

Swachh Bharat campaign needs to learn from his dedication

By Information Desk

December 06 2018

Will Jagadish Bose’s face feature on the new 50-pound note? 

Will Bose finally get his due recognition?

By Information Desk

November 17 2018

Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee, As I Know Him

Not just an artist, but also a great human being

By Information Desk

November 13 2018

Today is the day when Rabindranath Tagore won Nobel Prize

What was Tagore’s reaction to the news?

By Saheli Mitra

October 11 2018

Are dhaakis of Bengal a fading community today?

Why dhaakis no longer wish to carry forward their tradition

By Saheli Mitra

August 17 2018

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

Atal Behari Vajpayee knew how to hold a nation together

By Information Desk

August 15 2018

Somnath Chatterjee: The Man As I Knew Him

Remembering Somnath Chatterjee

By Information Desk

August 12 2018

Bengali singer Anasua Choudhury overcomes paralysis to sing again!

GB exclusive interview on her inspirational journey

By Suman Sadhu

August 09 2018

Pather Panchali's 'Harihar' Kanu Bandopadhyay refused Ray at th...

Did you know Kanu Bandopadhyay donated his earnings to Swadeshi Movement?

By Information Desk

August 08 2018

How much respect did Bengal show to Tagore on his ‘Last Journey?&rsqu...

Baishe Srabon from Rani Mahalanobis’ diary

By Information Desk

August 02 2018

GB Face of Bengal – Rajlakshmi Syam

Meet famous entrepreneur and fashion designer of Kolkata

By Information Desk

July 10 2018

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

Why is Bengal’s Murgir Jhol famous in Japan?

By Saheli Mitra

June 30 2018

Remembering Manohar Aich who took elephants on his chest

Anitesh Chakraborty remembers his ‘Sir’ from his para

By Anitesh Chakraborty

June 12 2018

Eternal dilemma of Ghoti vs Bangaal

Paschim bari and Puber bari of Taki

By Sunanda Bose

May 23 2018

Father of Indian Renaissance: Raja Rammohan Roy

How Tagore and Max Mueller describes this great man!

By Supriya Roy

May 15 2018

World’s second blood bank was in Kolkata

Kaalazar famed U.N. Brahmachari started the bank

By Aniruddha Sarkar

April 23 2018

Visva Bharati’s Desikottam Honour for Amitabh Bachchan

Big B to receive highest honour from Visva Bharati, Santiniketan

By Information Desk

April 14 2018

The world of Sarala Ray’s daughter Kanaklata Ray

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

By Supriya Roy

April 07 2018

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

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

By Aniruddha Sarkar

April 01 2018

How log poaching was stopped in North Bengal forests?

Youths guard the very forests, where they once cut trees

By Information Desk

March 28 2018

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

By Bapi Ghosh

March 07 2018

Why did Vidyasagar praise kaviyal Bhola Moira?

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

By Information Desk

March 02 2018

Never-before aired Ritwik Ghatak play on radio

Jala deals with dark tales of suicides

By Information Desk

February 21 2018

Special train remembering Vivekananda’s Chicago speech

When Swamiji returned to Kolkata through Budge Budge

By Information Desk

January 30 2018

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

How Sudhanshu Biswas turned a social reformer from a revolutionary

By Information Desk

January 23 2018

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

False propaganda to malign Netaji’s family

By Information Desk

January 19 2018

Buffer zone between Ghotis and Bangals

An insider’s story on Taki and its zamindars

By Sunanda Bose

January 05 2018

Did you know Nadia’s original capital was Matiyari?

Nadia Raj family is one of the oldest families of Bengal

By Information Desk

December 26 2017

Rabindranath Tagore received a summons from Lalbazar!

In the case of a missing pen!

By Information Desk

December 18 2017

Where have all the circus clowns gone?

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

By Information Desk

December 13 2017

When Shibram Chakraborty met Premendra Mitra

What did they talk about?

By Information Desk

December 12 2017

GB translates Nazrul Islam’s original letter to his lady love

How the great poet missed his love Nargis!

By Information Desk

December 07 2017

Technology helped this hearing-speech impaired couple find love

How Tulsi and Subhendu interacted through sign-language videos

By Information Desk

December 01 2017

Path-breaking research: Bengali scientist duo in Nature

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

By Information Desk

November 24 2017

Siliguri rickshaw puller popularizes Paytm

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

By Bapi Ghosh

November 23 2017

When Sibram was upset with Sarat Chandra 

Even in smiles, one can shed tears

By Information Desk

November 10 2017

Panchanan Mondal, ‘manuscript seeker’ of Bengal

He went from door to door, collecting rare manuscripts

By Information Desk

October 28 2017

The man from Bengal who first signed with FIFA

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

By Information Desk

October 18 2017

Were there innumerable dacoits in ‘dacoit-infested’ Bengal!

The other face of dacoits of Bengal

By Information Desk

October 07 2017

How was scientist Meghnad Saha as a Parliamentarian?

Was this Bengali scientist a victim of provincialism in Indian politics?

By Information Desk

September 15 2017

Was Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay a messiah for women?

His last novel SheshProshno also celebrates women

By Information Desk

September 14 2017

74 years after his submarine journey

Eastern Naval Command inaugurates Netaji statue to honour his submarine journey

By Information Desk

September 13 2017

Food Park coming up for Sector V’s IT hub

Techies in Kolkata to get new food destination  

By Information Desk

September 09 2017

172.5 crore investment at Haldia dock complex

New liquid terminal to be set up 

By Information Desk

September 06 2017

How poet Sukanto Bhattacharya’s teacher inspired him

Poet Sukanto had a mentor in his school teacher

By Information Desk

September 06 2017

Tagore and H.G. Wells speak on universal education

Rare excerpt from their conversation

By Information Desk

September 05 2017

Solar plant at Kolkata airport first of its kind in India

Largest source of alternative energy

By Information Desk

August 31 2017

Geographical location tag for Kolkatti

Jewelry made in Kolkata might get GI tag

By Information Desk

August 27 2017

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

Head of Juna Akhara was a boy from Bengal

By Munmun Mitra

August 26 2017

New 200 rupee note hits the market today!

New look with Sanchi Stupa

By Information Desk

August 25 2017

Nandan Nilekani might take up reins of Infosys

Nilekani might return as Infosys head

By Information Desk

August 24 2017

Remembering legendary stage actor Sombhu Mitra

Listen to these iconic productions

By Information Desk

August 22 2017

Bengal govt. to sell packaged coconut water with IIT formula

Such coconut packages to last 18 weeks

By Information Desk

August 20 2017

Two faces of Darjeeling

Students leave schools, tea-workers join gardens

By Information Desk

August 19 2017

Flood victims of Bengal find shelter in Bangladesh

They were drifted by flood waters

By Information Desk

August 18 2017

Train services to North Bengal might be suspended

Flood waters drown railway lines

By Information Desk

August 18 2017

Bengali NRI doctors help to upgrade city hospital for poor

London NRIs pitch in for Thakurpukur hospital

By Information Desk

August 15 2017

The woman who guarded Netaji’s signature

Takes out the autograph every Independence Day

By Information Desk

August 11 2017

'Anti-industry’ Loba welcomes DVC

DVC begins mining project at Loba

By Information Desk

August 04 2017

Raining hilsa in Bengal

Fishing trawlers brimming with hilsa catch anchor at Bengal ports

By Information Desk

August 04 2017

Uber helps Kolkata save 279,000 litres of fuel

Uber pool makes citizens use less cars 

By Information Desk

August 03 2017

Midnapore gets Purba Kanya App to protect women

A new App in Bengal to help girls

By Information Desk

August 01 2017

No more blankets on trains

AC to be kept low

By Information Desk

December 20 2019

KUDOS! Bengali scientist from IIT Kharagpur invents Cancer Vision Goggles ...

Pathbreaking invention by Suman Bikash Mondal

By Information Desk

December 01 2019

Breakthrough in Cancer Therapy: Bengal’s scientists discover anti-car...

Experiments on mice and rabbits complete

By Information Desk

November 02 2019

Bengali scientist Pratik Mukherjee’s AI to detect brain haemorrhage i...

Path-breaking invention of US based scientist 

By Information Desk

October 24 2019

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

Discovery of young scientist from Bengal will save many soldiers!

By Information Desk

September 16 2019

Bengali doctor who invented the first Bangla computer typing Avro

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

By Information Desk

September 04 2019

Bengali Scientist Biman Mondal invents lab meat in IIT Guwahati

GB tracks this path-breaking invention that will bring a revolution for meat lovers

By Information Desk

August 29 2019

No More Killing Animals! IIT scientist Biman Mondal invents lab meat

GB tracks this path-breaking invention that is good news for animal lovers too

By Information Desk

August 28 2019

EUREKA! Paper from Field Moss! Scientists of Burdwan University work wonder...

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

By Information Desk

August 19 2019

Path-breaking discovery! Asansol professor finds anti-venom in oranges

Bengal’s snake-bite victims to get a new life

By Information Desk

August 14 2019

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

Prof Suman Chakraborty and team invented this path-breaking device

By Information Desk

August 13 2019

Engineering students of Durgapur BC Roy College invent solar pump

Kudos to the Mechanical Engineering students for this feat!

By Information Desk

August 07 2019

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

Our very own Kalo Jeere has anti-carcinogenic properties

By Information Desk

July 26 2019

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

Jute based pads will prevent cervical cancer and revive Bengal’s jute industry

By Information Desk

July 18 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

July 10 2019

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

Meet scientist S.P. Gon Chaudhuri who made India’s first floating solar plant

By Saheli Mitra

July 05 2019

Kolkata woman at MIT invents world’s first underwater drone

Meet Sampriti Bhattacharya, one of Forbes’ top 30 young talents

By Information Desk

July 02 2019

Kolkata scientists discover new protein to treat breast cancer

Scientific breakthrough by scientists of Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics

By Information Desk

March 21 2019

India’s first indigenous supercomputer designed by IIT Kharagpur

Tech wizards of IIT again make us proud

By Information Desk

March 20 2019

Scientist from Bengal makes snake venom antidote from oranges!

Professor from Asansol will save many lives

By Information Desk

March 19 2019

Bengal ITI student turns a cycle to a motorbike!

Meet Subhendu Kuchlan of Bankura

By Information Desk

February 22 2019

Subhomoy Biswas of Nadia invents a solar bike

Eco-friendly bike will help in curbing environmental pollution

By Information Desk

February 17 2019

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

How doctors of Institute of Psychiatry treated a rare ‘blood’ tear disease

By Information Desk

February 02 2019

Unique discovery of life in India by IIT Kharagpur researchers

Earliest life flourished in India 2,500 million years ago

By Information Desk

January 24 2019

Student Rupam from Chandannagar wins National Award

Made cheap Beat the Heat Cooling Jacket while in school

By Information Desk

January 16 2019

RG Kar Hospital of Kolkata creates history

Successfully transplants goat ears on humans with deformities

By Information Desk

January 14 2019

Scientists from Bengal discover electricity in spider webs

New green energy can be generated from webs and egg shells

By Information Desk

April 02 2018

From elephant sirens to speed-breaker electricity

Students of North Bengal are at their innovative best

By Information Desk

January 29 2018

Jhargram scientist turns ‘Make in India’ dream true

Discovered raw material to make anti-landmine vehicles

By Information Desk

January 05 2018

Kolkata boys get US invite for their cancer studies

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

By Information Desk

December 20 2017

How a Bengal village turned fertile from fallow

Australian expertise and state’s agricultural scientists work wonders!

By Information Desk

December 11 2017

Finally, a medicine to stop cancer metastasis!

Scientists at Bose Institute Kolkata make a path-breaking discovery

By Information Desk

November 24 2017

JU student develops Bengali voice typing app

Agniswar Chakraborty wishes to give it free of cost

By Information Desk

October 25 2017

House from where Rashbehari Bose fled

Did you know this Domjur Rajbari is being pulled down?

By Information Desk

August 31 2017

Bengal’s rifle factory makes first indigenous sniper

Rifle Factory Ishapore with first sniper ‘made in India’

By Information Desk

August 27 2017

New reptile fossil of India 100m years older than dinos

A new reptile fossil unearthed by ISI Kolkata

By Information Desk

August 13 2017

Gold to be used for cancer therapy

Can reduce side effects

By Information Desk

December 19 2019

Meet Dr Santosh Kumar Biswas of Murshidabad – doctor who also holds a...

Doctor runs the primary center alone on days the staff does not arrive

By Information Desk

December 17 2019

Husband-wife from Bengal venture on their bike spreading Tiger Awareness

Meet ‘Wild’ Rathin and wife Gitanjali

By Saheli Mitra

December 17 2019

BREAKING! Ramakrishna Mission College wins highest NAAC grade

Another winning accolade for Ramkrishna Mission College

By Information Desk

December 12 2019

CONGRATS! Three architect students from Bengal win international Moonceptio...

Trio build a Housing Complex on the Moon!

By Shuvra Dey

December 03 2019

How Pintu Mahato fought poverty and Maoist threat to become a rising soccer...

Learn the tale of resilience from West Midnapore’s Adivasi Pintu

By Information Desk

November 26 2019

First Reader-Writer Bank for Blind in Kolkata set up by visually challenged...

Exclusive interview with Sayantan Banerjee

By Saheli Mitra

November 26 2019

Promising Bengal diver’s mother drives mini-bus to fund her sports ca...

Daughters are budding divers from Bengal

By Information Desk

November 17 2019

Kolkata Comes up with its first Zero Waste Shop

The shop that is adding to environment protection awareness

By Information Desk

November 15 2019

Gaurav Adhikary broke patriarchy with social media post to marry off his wi...

When a child turns his mother’s guardian

By Saheli Mitra

November 12 2019

Burdwan Medical College doctors perform first ever uretero-duodenal fischul...

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

By Information Desk