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Why is a moon’s crater named after illustrious Bengali scientist Sisir Ku...

Mitra will always be remembered for his path-breaking ionosphere study

Nilratan Sircar – the doctor who was born poor and who died poor

One of the best doctors India had ever produced!

Happy Birthday – Legendary soccer player Chuni Goswami

He will be honoured with release of his postal stamp

Migratory bird count at Santragachhi Jheel at 5-year high!

Thanks to cleaning by West Bengal Bio-diversity Board

English students to take lessons on Saptapadi and Sholay!

Calcutta University English syllabus to be revamped

75 years of Rahara Ramakrishna Mission

Where knowledge meets ideology

HAPPY EASTER SUNDAY

Student Shae-Lynn Samuel speaks of ‘Easter Fun in Kolkata’

Christmas is the season of giving

How a young girl helps in distributing goodies to the needy

How a child in Singapore misses Kolkata Christmas!

Kolkata’s Christmas fervour is found nowhere else 

Christmas Bunny In A Hurry

How a Christian family celebrated Christmas

From Silver bells to Santa Claus, Christmas is here!

A Vignette of Christmas Celebration in Kolkata

Celebrating Christmas at Sunderbans!

How about celebrating Christmas in the land of the Royal Bengal Tiger?

Christmas! It’s Party Time Folks

Gear up for the Yuletide festivities!

Fragrance of a Christmas morning

Freshly bakes cakes and chocolates steal the show

Student Atharv Vir Malhotra on a recent puppet show

Puppets brought from different countries

Doon School founded by a Bengali!

India’s iconic Doon School was brainchild of SR Das

Amar Kolkata is all about adda and fun

Student Ivaana C.Mitra of La Martiniere for Girls on Kolkata’s adda culture

Student Aveek Basu on street foods

Kolkata is the street food Mecca

Student Jyotishko Das on Indian Museum

The oldest museum of India

Kolkata: The City of Contrasts

Student Debanjan Ray pens down his observations

Student Ritwik Bhaumik on a trip to Nahoum’s

The iconic confectionary shop of New Market

Children who have no childhood

Trafficked children of Bengal

Thakur da’s canteen at Rabindra Bharati University

Where art meets gastronomic delights

Lost in a world of books on College Street

Presidency student Anitesh Chakraborty relives his college days on College Street

Asutosh College Canteen: Hub of music and politics

This canteen also hosts cultural events by students

Sukumar Da’s canteen at Presidency University

GB visits the meeting place of young minds

Peep into St Xavier’s College Canteen

If you are nostalgic, travel with GB to eateries popular with Xaverians

CONGRATS! Suman Das from Siliguri wins prestigious World Title in Bodybuild...

Wins gold at International Federation of Body Building competition

Did you know 150 years ago, Kolkata hosted Royal Polo Matches?

From colonial Kolkata, polo passed on to Australia

Paramita of Birbhum fought poverty to win gold at World Karate Champs.

Paramita Bhattacharya’s parents took loans to send her to Moscow!

Going back to the days of Chor Police and Gilli Danda!

Rural games of Bengal had their own charm and fun

Remembering ’60s Badminton Sensation from Bengal -- Dipu Ghosh

He was the 4th Badminton Player of India to receive Arjuna Awards!

CONGRATULATIONS! Arjuna Award for Swapna Barman! 

Bengal’s athlete Swapna gets one of the highest sports honour of India

While India watched World Cup Cricket, Hima Das again made us proud

Invincible Hima Das claims second international gold within a week

In this IPL season, hear the tale of a kabaddi captain living in poverty

Sangita was a national player, yet she makes thongas for a living

Biggest chess tournament of India starts today in Kolkata

Top world-ranking grandmasters descend on the City of Joy

Will Kolkata be soccer star Ronaldinho’s next port of call in 2020? ...

Maidan’s love for football to get a bigger show this year

Eden Gardens Buffet with 50 dishes from Ilish to Posto for Bangladesh PM Sh...

Indo-Bangladesh Cricket Match at Eden will be a gourmet delight!

Longest serving Mohun Bagan Secretary Anjan Mitra dead

Renowned CA and a Mohun Bagan man at heart and work

‘Bharat’ Salman Khan might come to Maidan for East Bengal&rsquo...

What value will the Dabaang star add to Maidan soccer?

Kolkata will host India’s Qualifier FIFA Matches in 2022

Good News for the soccer capital of India

Gear up for century old Durand Cup, starting today and Bengal plays host! ...

The Soccer cup started by the British to entertain their troops

Today in 1911, Mohun Bagan first lifted IFA shield from hands of British

First Indian football club to get status of premier club under British Raj

East Bengal Club flags to fly in 100 cities across the globe

Proud moment for the Kolkata soccer club on its centenary year!

East Bengal and Mohun Bagan unitedly write a letter to PM

Ghotis and Bangaals join hands to make ISL a happening premier league 

Asia’s Pele : footballer Kannan no more

Star player of Maidan who lived in poverty

Remembering Krishanu Dey – Maradona of Bengal

Master of magic dribbles and goals

Nachiketa coins new song for Mohun Bagan

Tracing the journey of the team’s success

Fight of immortal 11 of ‘1911’ Mohun Bagan on celluloid

John Abraham brings legendary film on Mohun Bagan

Celebrating 100 years of East Bengal Club

Renowned director Goutam Ghosh makes an in-depth documentary 

Mini World Cup of Kolkata starts with city’s top schools

The Debanjan Cup: Keeping the memory of their son alive

From War to the story of a footballing success

Can India learn from their grit and determination? 

How was it like to watch Maradona on the field?

Indrajit Sen remembers his tryst with the football legend in 1990

Messi is out, but Bengal’s football craze is still on!

World Cup fever and Bengal’s Football Mania in movies

Not all fans have written off Messi

Specially-abled artist of Bengal paints Messi portraits with his feet

Russians more interested in Tagore and Pushkin than World Cup

Most Indian fans in Russia are in for a surprise

Kolkata once witnessed Peruvian coach Gareca’s skills

Gareca played against the Indian team at Salt Lake Stadium

Sharadendu Mukherjee, ex-Indian team cricketer speaks to GB on today’...

When two Bengals will come together and create history

First ever day and night test match with pink ball

Bengal to give pink ball experience to cricket fans

Trio at Eden Gardens next month? Mamata, Modi and Hasina!

The three might grace Indo-Bangladesh cricket match at the Eden Gardens

Tracing the rise of Dada’s Dadagiri!

Watch out Sourav Ganguly’s rise to fame

BREAKING! Sourav Ganguly to be BCCI president after midnight drama

Kolkata’s Prince of Cricket to get the highest post of Indian Cricket

GB Exclusive -- Bengal’s cricketer Rituparna Roy appointed Vidarbha w...

Meet the woman cricketer and coach who led her team to many int’l titles

Salute! Bengal cricketer helps India win Disability Cricket T20 Cup!

If Virat Kohli’s team failed, cricketers on prosthetic legs made us proud

How good will our Dada Saurav Ganguly fare as Indian cricket coach?

Will Saurav Ganguly be coaching Team India soon?

Happy Birthday ‘Dada’ Sourav Ganguly

The Prince of the Lord’s Cricket Ground

Bengal Cricket Team make great comeback!

Enter final of Nayudu Trophy

Jhulan Goswami and Indian team create history in New Zealand

India’s women cricket team has won today!

Cricketer Gopal Bose is no more, but his teachings are still alive

Rohit Sen remembers his coach and mentor Gopal Bose

Why Bengal could not produce many international cricket players?

Steps that can be taken to better cricket facilities of the state

India’s only mangrove zoo to come up at Jharkhali

Preserving ecological balance of Sunderbans

Get to see a partial Solar Eclipse today in Kolkata

Starts from 8.30 am in the morning and continue till noon

Wow! Darjeeling’s Green and White Tea get GI tag

Big boost for international tea trade from North Bengal

200-year-journey of Agri-Horticultural Society and how it introduced winter...

Founder William Carey brought cauliflower and cabbage from England

Sagar Island’s Kapil Muni Temple is at stake after Cyclone Bulbul

How the cyclone impacted erosion of the islands!

Will Cyclone Bulbul be as severe as Aila? When will it hit Sunderbans?

Severe Cyclone Bulbul brings back memories of Aila

13K Lotus flowers to be exported by Bankura farmers to London

Durga Puja brings a huge profit to farmers growing lotus in their ponds

Siliguri farmers grow Hill Orchids and earn in lakhs

Orchids are no more restricted to Hills

Extinct Indian Wolf sighted in Sunderbans!

Thought to be foxes, there is a herd of wolves living in Sunderbans

Bengal’s veggie Kochu gets huge export boost to Britain and Italy!

Arum or Kochu now travels from Birbhum to London

Eco-Friendly Seed Rakhis of Kolkata, turn your brothers eco-warriors!

How about rakhis with cotton threads and seeds that grow into a garden

On World Tiger Day, take this quiz on Tigers of Sunderbans

Bengal’s Sunderbans is the only salt-water habitat of the world where tigers rule

How Bengal is reviving lost varieties of paddy

Ever heard of varieties like Dui Satin and Teen Satin? Why were they so named? 

Breaking News! Earthquake in Darjeeling and Siliguri

North Bengal Hills feel shockwaves an hour ago

HIDCO brings new Urban Forest with hundreds of trees to Kolkata

Newtown will have acres of trees creating one of the largest urban forests of India

Do not miss the partial lunar eclipse over Kolkata today!

When can you witness this celestial phenomenon from the city?

Bangladesh starts producing ‘Polythene’ bags from Jute

West Bengal can follow this model and create bio-degradable ‘polythene’ bags

Meet Biswajit Ghosh, the ‘Nail Man’ who removes nails from all ...

His mission is to save wounded trees whose barks are nailed with advertisements

Giant catfish weighing 120kg caught by fishermen at Teesta barrage

The fish was sold in the market today for more than 60K!

How KMC saved a 100-year-old tree at Medical College

Haritaki Tree transplanted yesterday on the campus

Tarapith temple flowers are being used to produce bio-fertilisers

Flowers offered to the deity being used for a good cause

Bengali’s favourite Hilsa being reared in a pond!

Thousands of Hilsa are being reared along with Rui-Katla

Alipore Zoo to have the first virtual animal park of India

Bengal Safari Park of North Bengal to follow suit

Climate change may wipe out Bengal tigers by 2070

What measures are being taken to protect the Big Cats

Animal trafficking along Bongaon border is worse than women trafficking

Rare lion cub and monkey rescued last week enroute from Bangladesh

Health benefits of Bengal’s jackfruit

Jackfruit is a boon for a healthy summer

A Black Hole in the Universe gets a Bengali name

Gobhir Mallika takes Bengali language to a universal high!

Meet ‘Lake Mamata’ --- The saviour of Rabindra Sarovar

Sumita Bandopadhyay keeps a strong vigil daily to stop pollution

Gigantic Black Hole gets a poetic name in Bengali!

Imagine the black hole being named as Gobhir Mallika

After cyclone Fani is a disastrous earthquake waiting?

Major earthquake predicted in next 2 days

Meet Mangrove Man Pranabesh Maiti of Sunderbans

He has been relentlessly working to protect the fragile ecosystem

Bibhutibhushan Abhayaranya – slice of peace in the urbanscape

The forest land named after the creator of Aranyak

Anti-Sting operation at Dumdum Airport!

State government fights mosquito menace

Karan Chhatu mushroom of Bengal costs more than mutton!

This wild mushroom of Bishnupur is a season’s delicacy

Ban on Palash ornaments in Santiniketan this Basanta Utsav

Viswa Bharati issues notice to stop exploitation of Palash trees

Kolkata’s stray ‘Neri’ dog proves herself in the dog squa...

Stray dogs overshoot the foreign bred sniffer dogs!

Grass cultivation in Rajarhat help farmers earn in lakhs

Bengal government help farmers to make remarkable profit

Did you know Asia’s first zoo was built in Barrackpore?

Lord Wellesley’s zoo lost in the annals of time

Meet Charles, Danny, Rock and their sisters at Darjeeling Zoo!

Legendary Mishmi Takins of Germany are new residents of the zoo

New paddy cultivation technique brings profit to Balurghat

Youths helped by State Agriculture Department introduce mulching

Exhibition showcasing avian diversity of Kolkata

GB brings behind-the-lens shots of feathery friends

Mystery of the missing trees at Botanical Gardens

Did you know some trees have eaten up others?

When farmers of Bengal turned scientists

Using light in Chandramallika cultivation

Murshidabad sets record in cabbage production this winter

Special nutritious cabbage being grown in Bengal

Ayodhya Hills of Purulia soon to produce CTC tea

New industry in tribal belt to help local economy

How a tigress even slapped a young tiger who tried to mate!

Why tigresses of Alipore Zoo are not mating?

This exotic fruit being cultivated in Rajarhat

Wonder fruit ‘Dragon fruit’ steps into Bengal

Organic lipstick grown in Bengal from Lipstick Tree!

To all beautiful women – Here is Bengal’s Rupbriksha

Bengal’s love for historical mango varieties

Let’s go on a Mango Tale and Trail

250-year-old resident of Bengal under termite attack!

Great Banyan Tree of Botanical Gardens is heading to death?

Mayur Mahal of Chinsurah – where peacocks reign

A wake up call to save the peacocks of Rajhat area

Mango Wonder! Ten mango varieties on same tree

Katwa teacher grows ten mango varieties on same tree

City birdwatcher’s paradise threatened by construction

Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary may soon lose migratory birds 

Experimental Apple Harvest in Bankura

Growing green apples in the red laterite soil

Why were Darjeeling oranges smaller in size this year?

Viral attack or lack of scientific organic farming?

Is Tagore’s Kopai a dying river?

A recent survey by Visva Bharati geography dept. says so

Activists take legal route to save East Kolkata Wetlands

Environmentalists protest against government’s attempt to build park

Beware!! Anacondas at Alipore Zoo!

Alipore Zoo to be home to Anacondas from March

Bumper Orange this year, head to Sitong

Quaint town of Kurseong is the new tourist destination

Coco tree of Shibpur flowered after 94 years!

The 123-year-old tree will give birth soon!

Will the new kangaroos at Alipore Zoo survive this time?

Alipore Zoo to get jaguars and kangaroos

Rare plant fossils discovered in Ilambazar

Fossil Park coming up this year end

Green Mission for Bengal

Around a thousand green projects cleared

IIT Kharagpur celebrates Diwali with a difference

Eco-friendly and pollution free Illu

Kolkata’s oldest citizen alive and kicking

255-year-old Banyan tree is still growing

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