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April 17 2024

The Life of Abadhoot- Rebel and Recluse to become a bestselling author —G...

Dulal Mukhopadhyay's transition into the enigmatic Abadhoot

By TTW

April 06 2024

Millet cultivation in Bengal – GetBengal story

Revival of millet cultivation in Bengal, promoting healthy alternatives

By TTW

April 03 2024

The man behind India’s first e-flying taxi—GetBengal story

Flying E-Taxis propel the nation to the forefront of global alternative transport systems

By Information Desk

March 30 2024

Paharkol – how the barren land of Bankura turned green in a govt-public d...

The Paharkol hillock, situated in Bankura's Hirbandh block, lacked any vegetation previously

By Suranjana Mitra

March 11 2024

Debdut Saha, son of a farm labourer, tops UPSC Statistical Exams – GetBen...

He is an all-rounder in studies and gives education immense importance

By Srijita Dutta

March 04 2024

60-year-old mystery solved: Molecular model of heart discovered by Bengali ...

For the past 60 years, scientists across the globe have been researching the molecular formation of the heart

By Shuvra Dey

March 02 2024

Juveline gharials moved to new habitat through first-of-its-kind Green Corr...

Sadly, these unique crocodiles face a multitude of threats

By Information Desk

March 02 2024

Ayodhya Hills Tourism gets a boost with unique marathon ‘Run for Tribals...

The prize money was quite alluring to encourage the runners

By Information Desk

February 27 2024

Biker duo Madhuritu and Arunav spreading love for stray animals and birds

The duo, passionate animal lovers since childhood, run a travel agency

By Suranjana Mitra

February 23 2024

Ai Yugo - the Japanese student who came from Tokyo in a quest to learn Beng...

Yugo studied in a Tokyo school and was brought up there

By Suman Sadhu

February 22 2024

Scottish Church College to get its 2nd Campus in the restored Duff College ...

The new campus building has 28 rooms, and 1000-1200 students can study here at the same time

By TTW

February 21 2024

First Toto dictionary, keeping an endangered language alive :Interview with...

Bhakta Toto is the ‘language scientist’ trying to preserve his mother tongue

By Saheli Mitra

February 15 2024

Bengal’s Gobindobhog &Tulaipanji rice to get the global export grading ta...

Gobindobhog and Tulaipanji variety rice got the Geographical Indication tags on August 28, 2017

By Suranjana Mitra

February 09 2024

Where have all the birds gone? - GetBengal story

Two types of migratory birds come to Bengal, the Trans-Himalayan species and the local migratory birds

By Information Desk

February 03 2024

17-year-old Nabanita Mandal, who waged war against Haematological Cancer - ...

Many were inspired by her real-life story

By Payel Samanta

January 29 2024

Gangasagar Mela: Does Faith override the ‘Environmental Sustainability’...

Sagar Island is part of the Sundarbans island complex with an area of nearly 240 sq. km

By Saheli Mitra

January 16 2024

Are Bengalis 'Army Shy?' The question persists - GetBengal story

Army veterans give their views on the perception

By TTW

December 08 2023

You too can now adopt animals from Alipore Zoological Park - GetBengal stor...

In 2013, Alipore Zoological Park flagged off their ‘animal adoption’ program

By Shouvik Ray

December 07 2023

Bina Das, the fearless 21-years-old who asserted rebellion against British ...

Her actions consequently inspired many young women to participate in the freedom struggle of India

By Information Desk

December 06 2023

Rajdeep Mahant and Lisa Dutta become messiahs for stray dogs - GetBengal st...

Beating stray dogs is the most common form of assault, followed by their confinement and maiming them

By Information Desk

December 04 2023

Boi-Thek Khana: New Library by Jadavpur Shramjeevi Trust - GetBengal story

Fiction and non-fiction books will also be available along with children’s literature

By Shouvik Ray

December 04 2023

New beetle discovered in Behala: An interview with Zoology head of Ballygun...

The newly discovered beetle has been christened 'Maladera Kolkataensis' Bhuinya, Gupta, Sarkar and Ahrens-2023

By Shuvra Dey

December 02 2023

Alipore Zoo gears up to house green anacondas and penguins: Will they survi...

The challenges are daunting but Kolkata zoo authorities are ready to provide the best possible habitat for the animals and birds

By Shuvra Dey

December 01 2023

WB Ham Radio club reunites lost father with son - GetBengal story

Ham radio is a popular hobby and service that brings people, electronics and communication together

By Information Desk

December 01 2023

Detective Deepak Chatterjee & Swapan Kumar: Poster Boys of Bengal

Churning out detective stories by the dozen was only one of Swapan Kumar’s daily chores

By Shuvra Dey

November 29 2023

Bongaon High School gets new arch in Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay’s name -...

The history of Bongaon is intertwined with the literary legend, Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay

By Information Desk

November 28 2023

New bird species spotted by Bengali bird enthusiasts in Arunachal - GetBeng...

The Lapland Longspur inhabits the Sumeru region

By Information Desk

November 27 2023

The first State Government ‘Organic Haat’ opened in Rajarhat - GetBenga...

The Organic Haat building is around 11,000 sqm and has 7 floors

By TTW

November 25 2023

The Book Bank of Vivekananda College is a big hit for needy students - GetB...

Book banks provide the students with books throughout the semester without any cost

By Suranjana Mitra

November 23 2023

Upcoming Symposium focusing on ‘The Lives of Sundarbans’ - GetBengal st...

Howrah Bignyan Chetona Samanwaya is a well-known NGO that prioritizes ‘Nature and Environment’

By Shuvra Dey

November 23 2023

Girl students set to join Scottish Church Collegiate School - GetBengal sto...

Girls will be entering the hallowed portal of the male stronghold from 2024

By Information Desk

November 17 2023

Blindness could not stop Sabita Haldar from becoming the Howrah Station ann...

Sabita lost her vision when she rejected the proposal of a young man

By Information Desk

November 15 2023

School built by architect Rajen Mookerjee completes 100 years

Bhabla Tantra Sir Rajendra High School is a renowned school in the Basirhat Sub-division

By Information Desk

November 03 2023

Monika Santra – the village girl matching her dance steps to dream big - ...

Under the tutelage of Shubhankar Ghosh, Moni honed her skills in classical dance

By Suranjana Mitra

November 02 2023

Tamali Saha cracks IAS in first attempt at the age of only 23 - GetBengal s...

Her extraordinary journey serves as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring individuals all across the nation

By Information Desk

October 31 2023

Have we forgotten the great historian Amales Tripathi? - GetBengal story

He initiated the creation of a History Honours curriculum based on modern research and literature

By Shuvra Dey

October 31 2023

Will Pyari Pandit’s historic pathshala where Sarat Chandra studied be res...

Pyari Pandit’s pathshala is in shambles as its condition deteriorates with time

By Information Desk

October 28 2023

Why Organic farmers are doing great in West Bengal - GetBengal story

With the help of organic farming, entrepreneurs are getting involved in new-age natural agriculture

By Information Desk

October 27 2023

Sarees made of water hyacinth yarn set to win hearts - GetBengal story

Swachhata Pukare has teamed up with Naturecraft to create sarees using water hyacinths

By Information Desk

October 26 2023

Bengal's first quarterly ‘dog magazine’ for all pet parents - GetBengal...

A glance at the magazine's table of contents gives an idea of how useful they are for all dog lovers

By Pradipta Kundu

October 17 2023

Bengali techie makes it to Stanford's list of world's best scientists thric...

Professor Chakraborty has been researching advanced technologies on rural health systems for a long time

By Information Desk

October 16 2023

Bengali midfielder emerging to rule in Canadian professional soccer - GetBe...

In October 2017, Shome made his MLS debut in the Montreal Impact's final game of the season

By Information Desk

October 14 2023

The fascinating journey of Hindol Roy, the antique gadget collector - GetBe...

Roy is a resident of College Para in Siuri, Birbhum district

By Information Desk

October 13 2023

Nalban to get a 360-degree makeover by New Year - GetBengal story

East Kolkata Wetlands are famously known as the 'Kidney of Kolkata'

By Information Desk

October 13 2023

Jhargram people skipping sleep to protect migratory birds - GetBengal story...

For many years Kendua under Jambani range, Jhargram has been a safe haven for migratory birds

By Information Desk

October 11 2023

Anti-ragging kit developed by Bengali researchers to hit markets - GetBenga...

The location where the ragging is taking place will be pinpointed on the mobile itself

By Information Desk

October 09 2023

The first Indian Air Force pilot to get a Distinguished Flying Cross was a ...

Wing Commander Karun Krishna Majumdar was an exceptional man

By Information Desk

October 07 2023

Teachers and doctors across Bengal, serving the society for 1 rupee or less...

These teachers and doctors are the hope and inspiration of the present generation and their vision must be taken forward by their disciples.

By Information Desk

October 05 2023

Bengal’s ‘Raastar Master’ selected for Global Teacher Award - GetBeng...

The Global Teacher Prize acknowledges educators displaying dedication and innovation in their teaching practices

By Information Desk

September 30 2023

Global scientific community abuzz with sea-robin species discovered in Digh...

Fish inhabiting the coastal waters of Digha constitute a treasured resource both in terms of their utility as food and as materials for scientific study

By Information Desk

September 29 2023

Dukhu Majhi: The man on a ‘green gold’ mission - GetBengal story

Majhi decides new destinations each day and plants saplings while watering and tending the ones he has already planted

By Shuvra Dey

September 28 2023

Kolkata matchbox collector Srijan De Sarkar depicts history of matchboxes -...

It was his father Gopi De Sarkar whose love for matchboxes ignited this remarkable passion in him

By Information Desk

September 27 2023

Titas Sadhu: a pacer propeling India to Asian Games Gold - GetBengal story

Many feel Titas is a worthy successor of Goswami

By Information Desk

September 19 2023

First Land mapping of India started in Bengal by none other than Radhanath ...

Radhanath was one of the first two Indians to read Isaac Newton's Principia

By TTW

September 13 2023

Band of four Bengali scientists bestowed with Bhatnagar Prize 2022 – GetB...

The winners include Debabrata Maiti, Anindya Das, Deepyaan Gangopadhyay and Basudev Dasgupta

By Information Desk

September 08 2023

West Bengal on a voyage towards an educated society – GetBengal story

Celebrating International Literacy Day

By TTW

September 06 2023

London University confers D.Litt. on Mughal art historian Asok Kumar Das - ...

Dr. Das wrote ‘Matir Neechay Itihash’ that was published in the Magh, 1369

By Mouni Mondal

September 05 2023

Maya invites you to an adda with Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, a Bengali tycoon li...

Chandra Shekhar Ghosh is MD & CEO of Bandhan Bank

By Information Desk

September 02 2023

Sports Collector Sukanta Sensharma and his prized possessions- GetBengal st...

Sensharma is a Chemistry teacher of Haryana Vidya Mandir, Salt Lake

By Soumik Das

August 30 2023

Chequered journey of a girls’ school from California to Dhaka, to Kolkata...

According to Swamiji, true education builds character and develops personality

By Sibapriya Dasgupta

August 29 2023

Trees growing from disposed ‘rakhis’ – a Gach Green Hands Social Welf...

These people have been making rakhis out of soil and terracotta for the last two or three years

By Information Desk

August 29 2023

On top of the world, looking down at creation – GetBengal story

Biswas’ love affair with the mountains began back in the early 1990s when he was barely 20

By Shuvra Dey

August 28 2023

The voice behind Sealdah station announcements is that of the visually impa...

Paritosh relies on his exceptional memory and auditory skills to remember and recall train details accurately

By Information Desk

August 26 2023

Project PAW – saving canines to save humans – GetBengal story

Project PAW began its journey from Bardhhaman

By Utsa Tarafdar

August 24 2023

Bengal small-town scientists played lead roles in Chandrayaan-3 mission

Anuj Nandi’s family members are residents of Islampur’s Ashrampara

By Information Desk

August 24 2023

Tracing the life and times of Bengal’s pioneer entomologist who created a...

Many of his important research articles were published regularly in renowned scientific journals in the country and abroad

By Information Desk

August 23 2023

Sea Explorers Institute, Kolkata gears up for India’s first river pentath...

The Sea Explorers Institute, Kolkata, was the brainchild of distinguished scientist, explorer, voyager, swimmer, and oarsman, Dr. Pinaki Ranjan Chatterjee

By Information Desk

August 22 2023

Bengal to lead mangrove forestation scheme nationwide to stall coastal eros...

The Union government has proposed to the state government to initiate the mangrove plantation module nationwide

By Information Desk

August 19 2023

Bengali scientists unravel the great ambiguity of Quantum mechanics - GetBe...

At a fundamental level, both radiation and matter have the characteristics of particles and waves

By Information Desk

August 17 2023

Malda teen javelin thrower aspires to win medals for India at the Olympics ...

Mishti trains under her coach, Asit Pal, and practices diligently in the field of the District Sports Association, Malda

By Information Desk

August 17 2023

Jalangi river turns into a lotus colony, thanks to RPF worker Nishit Mondal...

The lotus has existed on the earth for thousands of years, and their distribution is widespread

By Information Desk

August 14 2023

Howrah Para swimmer scripts history by crossing English Channel two ways - ...

Earlier in 2018, Rimo crossed the English Channel setting up a National record

By Shuvra Dey

August 12 2023

Why protecting 'elephant corridors' is a growing essentiality - GetBengal s...

Northern West Bengal is home to nearly 500 elephants

By Information Desk

August 11 2023

Scientist Bikash Sinha, the man who dared to defy political clout for the c...

He was a member of the Visva-Bharati University's Academic Council since 2002

By TTW

August 11 2023

Bengali compulsory in every school of West Bengal, State declares - GetBeng...

This can also give rise to a three-tier linguistic system in West Bengal

By Information Desk

August 10 2023

Seed bombs to rescue the lost greenery of the famous Susunia Hills - GetBen...

It is a reserve for medicinal plants and a good location for camping and rock climbing

By Information Desk

August 10 2023

SKOCH Star of Governance Award 2022 conferred on WB Forest department - Get...

Following the SKOCH evaluation process for governance awards, West Bengal topped in the forestry sector in 2022

By Information Desk

August 09 2023

Dr. James Esdaile: the Father of Anaesthesia started work at Hooghly Hospit...

After the success of the first attempt, Esdaile started performing more such surgeries using mesmerism

By TTW

August 08 2023

Howrah resident contributing greatly to nature conservation: Exclusive GetB...

Chitrak Pramanik, a resident of Howrah, Bagnan is dedicated to conserving nature and the animals

By Suranjana Mitra

August 02 2023

Septuagenarian ‘Bird Watcher of Kuthibari’ protecting parrots from poac...

He often raids the nearby fields to cut off the mesh traps laid down by crooks to ensnare the magnificent birds

By Shuvra Dey

July 31 2023

London University honours historian from Bengal - GetBengal story

Das was born in Garbeta, Medinipur district, and was mentored by legendary historian Nihar Ranjan Ray

By Information Desk

July 31 2023

Guerilla Gardening – returning to nature, what belongs to nature – GetB...

You can easily teach the kids to prepare seed balls at home

By Information Desk

July 28 2023

Banabitan, conserving nature positively amid the bustling Salt Lake - GetBe...

Covering almost an area of 70 acres, this open green space has a variety of flora and fauna

By Information Desk

July 27 2023

Farmers of Belda opt for groundnut farming, make big profits - GetBengal st...

Groundnut is an important oilseed crop grown in India

By Information Desk

July 25 2023

The Forest Department of West Bengal to launch modern vet clinic for wild a...

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park has earned the distinction of being the best zoo in the country last year

By Information Desk

July 24 2023

State govt. plans pocket gardens of sandalwood trees across Kolkata

It is widely used in perfumes, cosmetics, aromatherapy and pharmaceuticals

By Information Desk

July 21 2023

Organic dairy farming and vegetable production: Purnima Mandal of Sundarban...

Purnima Mandal is a resident of Ramnagar Abad, a remote village in Patharpratima Block

By Information Desk

July 20 2023

Stanford University calls Anjali Burman of Raniganj, the student who create...

EmaChat is a personal, secure and privacy-focused virtual room for romantic couples

By TTW

July 18 2023

The magnificent snow-capped Tiger Hills declared to be a plastic free zone ...

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration has declared Tiger Hill a plastic free zone

By Information Desk

July 15 2023

North Dinajpur farmer cultivates energy-rich ‘Breadfruit Tree’ – New ...

Saha planted the breadfruit trees around September-October

By Information Desk

July 14 2023

Ganapati Chakraborty: the Indian pioneer of professional magic was a Bengal...

Ganapati Chakraborty was born in 1858 in a landed aristocratic family in Chatra village

By Shuvra Dey

July 13 2023

Huge response to KMC plastic bottles craft challenge - GetBengal story

The KMC officials were overwhelmed with the response they received

By Information Desk

July 12 2023

Children’s park amid Sal forest built by the Panchet Forest Division

The spot has been designed in a manner that it allures tourists

By Information Desk

July 12 2023

Five from Tamluk set record by biking to Everest Base Camp - GetBengal stor...

The quartet are once again gearing up to explore some new biking trail

By Information Desk

July 11 2023

“Dolphin Mitra” to be launched in Bengal to save Gangetic Dolphins – ...

The Government of India declared the Dolphin as the national aquatic animal in 2009

By Information Desk

July 08 2023

Sourav Ganguly continues to be the ‘Maharaja’ of Indian cricket - GetBe...

Dada’s Dadagiri on and off field has always attracted all

By Information Desk

July 08 2023

‘Smart farmer’ successfully sets up piggery at Jhargram, thank to ‘D...

Pig rearing is increasingly the trade of choice for business-minded youngsters in West Bengal

By Information Desk

July 07 2023

Nawabpasand to Kalasur, Kohitoor to Saranga - a quick glance at the Murshid...

Tracing the history of 124 rare varieties of mangoes from Bengal

By Information Desk

July 07 2023

India’s first female mechanical engineer who changed the face of the indu...

Ila Majumdar overcame the barriers to emerge as Bengal’s first female mechanical engineer

By Information Desk

July 06 2023

WB Govt. to install Health ATMs: Machines set to revolutionize healthcare -...

Health ATM is a one-stop digital touch-screen kiosk hardware designed for managing health-related information

By Information Desk

July 03 2023

Hamiruddin Middya from Bankura village clenched the prestigious Sahitya Aka...

His first book, ‘Azrailer Dak’ was published in 2018

By Information Desk

July 03 2023

Kolkata bus roofs are to be fitted with air filters, according to a govt. i...

Named ‘Shuddha Vayu,’ this is the first of its kind device being used in India

By Information Desk

July 01 2023

Drawing inspiration from Dr. R.P Sengupta, founder of Institute of Neurosci...

Poverty and personal tragedy could not stop him

By Indrajit Sen

June 29 2023

The Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata, was founded by the father of I...

Remembering the genius on National Statistics Day

By Information Desk

June 28 2023

Mangroves to the rescue of river banks along Kolkata - GetBengal story

Mangroves are hardy plants and require very little or no maintenance

By Information Desk

June 23 2023

“Mohammad Yunus of South Bengal” Madhuri Ghosh elevating rural lives

Madhuri Ghosh was the headmistress at Bangalpur Jyotirmoyee Prathamik Balika Vidyalaya

By Information Desk

June 22 2023

Mahasweta Ghosh: First Indian woman to complete world’s toughest ultra-ma...

Mahasweta Ghosh in the world of sprinters stokes our optimism and bestows all Indians with an opportunity to celebrate

By Shuvra Dey

June 19 2023

Get to know about the biodiversity of West Bengal with just a click of a bu...

The Board supported various schools and institutions to organise Bio-Tour or Jeevan Safar

By Suranjana Mitra

June 17 2023

Hariprabha Takeda: First Indian Woman in Japan and her famous travelogue

Hariprabha Basu Mallick was born to Shashibhuban Basu Mallick and Nagendra Bala

By TTW

June 16 2023

Medicinal Ayapana Herb Cultivation by Malda farmers brings loads of revenue...

Due to the lack of knowledge about Ayapana and its qualities and benefits, most people overlook it

By Information Desk

June 15 2023

Bahrisons Kolkata: the New Book Haven for Kolkata Bookworms

The thrill that you feel when you explore the city and find a new bookstore is unmatched

By Suranjana Mitra

June 15 2023

20 green cracker units in Bengal get state govt clearance

A large number of fireworks manufacturers welcomed the government’s proactive gesture and applied for licenses

By Information Desk

June 14 2023

The first plastic surgeon in India hailed from the quaint town of Chinsurah...

The first detailed description of plastic surgical procedures is found in the 'Sushruta Samhita'

By TTW

June 13 2023

Chandannagar school boy invents ‘Spy’ shoes

Souvik wishes to pursue higher studies in science at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology

By Information Desk

June 12 2023

“Vintage Voyage” –the new gallery of Birla Industrial and Technologic...

The gallery has live demonstrations of how the technologies work

By Suranjana Mitra

June 09 2023

Shibu Ghosh: The man who cycled up to Kedarnath, shares his experiences wit...

He started his journey towards Kedarnath from Bardhaman and reached his destination on 16th May finally

By Suranjana Mitra

June 09 2023

Burdwan welcomes a blue road made by discarded plastic!

The road stretches from Eklakshmi Toll Plaza to Rautara Bridge

By Shuvra Dey

June 06 2023

UAE Dates cultivated in Katwa successfully brings hope to farmers

Gopal Mandal has developed a plantation of Arabian palm trees on his two-bigha land

By Information Desk

June 01 2023

Durgapur housewife wins Bronze in World Powerlifting contest

Seema Dutta Chatterjee’s success has inspired more girls to take up powerlifting

By Information Desk

June 01 2023

J.B. Roy, the forgotten founder of Asia's first Ayurvedic college in Calcut...

It was the first Ayurvedic educational institution in India and the entire Asia

By TTW

May 29 2023

Septuagenarian curd seller Sameer Bhattacharjee is an inspiration for all: ...

Sameer Bhattacharjee is in full control of his life’s steering

By Shuvra Dey

May 24 2023

Bengali professor-researcher acclaimed as the best researcher in India as p...

He explained his view while illustrating the point from his own field of experiment

By Soumik Das

May 23 2023

Kitab Lovers in Kolkata: Load books in boxes and take them home!

Those who follow the Kitab Lovers account on social media will get a free entry

By Suranjana Mitra

May 22 2023

Would climate change wipe out Bengal tigers by 2070?

What measures are being taken to protect the Big Cats

By Information Desk

May 19 2023

Ecosphere: an open air library by a 25-years-old!

Lama had started this venture in March, 2022

By Suranjana Mitra

May 12 2023

Jadavpur Vidyapith secures its place among top 10 schools in the country

The board results of the school at the secondary and higher secondary levels are stellar

By Sibapriya Dasgupta

May 11 2023

Bengal boy Debasmit Ghosh wins gold medal at International karate Champions...

Debasmit Ghosh is a resident of Pero Harishpur in Udaynarayanpur Block, Howrah

By Information Desk

May 10 2023

Bengali geologist solves the Himalayan puzzle at last - when will the mount...

The Himalayas continue to rise by an average of 2 cm each year

By Shuvra Dey

May 09 2023

Back when Rabindranath Tagore bonded with the Nizam of Hyderabad over educa...

The Nizam allocated a handsome grant for a hostel to be constructed at the Visva Bharati University

By Information Desk

May 08 2023

United Missionary Girl’s High School: Almost 200-year legacy still going ...

24 Christian girls stayed in the boarding house and 20 Christian girls were day scholars

By Sibapriya Dasgupta

May 06 2023

9-year-old Aarush from Kolkata honoured by NASA as India’s youngest ‘Ci...

Aarush Naskar loves the stars, the sun and is very interested in knowing about them

By Information Desk

April 26 2023

Royal Bengal Tigers of Sundarbans: Casualties of our success and symbols of...

The tiger population in the Sundarbans has already crossed 100

By Shuvra Dey

April 25 2023

NASA’s Bengali scientist discovers Black Hole’s magnetic reversal

Space is spectacular, continues to surprise people, and there are a lot of unanswered questions out there

By Information Desk

April 24 2023

Seed paper pens of Naihati - great alternatives to conventional plastic pen...

A new breed of eco-friendly sustainable alternatives for plastic pens has come to the market

By Shuvra Dey

April 21 2023

Dolly Roy, the first woman tea taster of India, has breathed her last

Dolly’s – The Tea Shop in a corner of South Kolkata’s Dakshinapan Shopping Centre

By Information Desk

April 21 2023

What Bose proved 100 years ago, AI proves again – Plants produce sounds t...

Plants emit sounds that are similar to human speech but at ultrasonic frequencies

By Saheli Mitra

April 20 2023

Centurion statistician who worked from Calcutta gets highest International ...

The award, worth $80,000, will be handed over to C.R. Rao at the World Statistical Congress

By Information Desk

April 18 2023

Exclusive: For this Pakistani, his love for Bengali has opened the world to...

Tahir Wahid is a student of Karachi University

By Suman Sadhu

April 12 2023

Kala Bhavan students put up Garbage Art installation made from the waste of...

A colourful structure can be seen these days while entering the Sonajhuri Haat

By Information Desk

April 10 2023

The 'Miracle man of Homeopathy' behind the 104-years old Russa Pharmacy

One of Kolkata's oldest surviving homoeopathic institutions

By Maniklal Ghosh

April 07 2023

Gardening is good for health. Yes, even a tiny plant on the window sill

Kolkata’s home gardeners tell you how to find peace

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

April 07 2023

150-year celebration of Presidency University’s Chemistry Department : GB...

GB spoke to the Head of the Chemistry Department, Presidency University Professor Arnab Halder

By Suranjana Mitra

April 06 2023

Kolkata's first advanced sports science lab in Ramakrishna Mission Universi...

The Department of Sports Science and Yoga has been running successfully at RKMVERI

By Information Desk

April 06 2023

Indigenous rice cultivation and seed preservation in the Sundarbans

The agricultural sector in the Sundarbans now faces multiple new challenges

By Nilanjan Mishra

April 05 2023

Nawab Bahadur Institution: Preserving a 200-year-old legacy of imparting ed...

Nawab Bahadur Institution, Murshidabad, is one of the oldest educational establishments of India

By Sibapriya Dasgupta

March 30 2023

The retired teacher from Ausgram who teaches tribal students for just one r...

This Master Moshai wishes to teach till his last breath

By Information Desk

March 30 2023

Raising a toast to wild birds of Eco Park on Earth Hour Day

Earth Hour is an annual global grassroots movement organized by the World Wildlife Fund

By Information Desk

March 25 2023

Unique Coconut Fairs held in Bengal districts to encourage Coconut Farming

The board is organising special hands-on skill development for the farmers teaching them special scientific methods

By Information Desk

March 24 2023

Kolkata became witness to a musical evening by the children with Down syndr...

Melinda Pavek, the Consul General, USA was present as the chief guest at the musical evening

By Utsa Tarafdar

March 23 2023

Kolkata addresses Parkinson’s Disease with international conference hoste...

The Asia- Oceania Parkinson and Movement Disorder Conference (AOPMC), 2023 was held in Kolkata recently

By Suranjana Mitra

March 22 2023

This World Water Day, let us take an oath of saving 100 litres of rainwater...

The groundwater table (known as an aquifer) is drying off at a fast pace

By Information Desk

March 22 2023

First ever Gour Malda Marathon chooses heritage protection as theme

Malda District Police has hosted the first ever Gour Malda Marathon

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

March 21 2023

'Green Man' Mantu Hait - the Bengal lawyer behind the creation of an urban ...

On International Day of Forests a look at the Urban Forest of Kolkata

By Saheli Mitra

March 18 2023

Critically endangered Gyps vultures released in the Buxa Tiger Reserve

Among the 20 released vultures, there are 13 Oriental White-backed Vultures and 7 rescued Himalayan Griffons

By Information Desk

March 14 2023

Bengal Seed Savers’ Meet pave the way for healthy living

The indigenous varieties can grow in remote areas where modern agricultural devices and techniques are not available

By Saheli Mitra

March 14 2023

Parimal Ray, the one-man institution linking Kolkata and Calcutta

The octogenarian sees himself as a preservationist rather than a collector

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

March 03 2023

State Forest Department recruits Gaja-Mitras to end Human Pachyderm Conflic...

Clashes between humans and elephants have led to massive damage to crops and human lives

By Saheli Mitra

February 28 2023

The Calcutta trio who became enablers of the Raman Effect

National Science Day honours CV Raman’s Nobel-winning discovery

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

February 17 2023

New Haven of Animals, the new zoo at New Town

Hon’ble Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, inaugurated the Harinalaya

By Saheli Mitra

February 16 2023

Olympian Tulsidas Balaram, the once don of Maidan soccer is no more

Balaram belonged to the golden generation of Indian football of the 1950s and 60s

By Information Desk

February 16 2023

Dr Purnima Sinha, the first female physicist from C.U., who did her PhD way...

Dr Purnima Sinha and how she broke shackles of patriarchy

By Information Desk

February 15 2023

‘MISHTI’ to save Sundarbans through planting and protecting Mangrove

The mangroves help hold back the strong blows of the high tidal waves

By Saheli Mitra

February 14 2023

Will ‘Amrit Dharohar’ scheme of Union Budget help protect East Kolkata ...

It falls under the ‘Green Growth,’ one of the seven priorities of the recent budget

By Saheli Mitra

February 13 2023

100 years of radio in Kolkata, and we didn’t even notice!

February 13 is observed as World Radio Day

By Information Desk

February 11 2023

Barefoot Boys: How Coach Sailen Bose helped the soccer team defeat the Brit...

In the early 1900s football had become a symbol of freedom to the Indians

By Information Desk

February 10 2023

‘Boat Schools’ can be a solution to education in flood prone areas of B...

Boatmen, teachers and volunteers came forward to take part in building the school

By Suranjana Mitra

February 06 2023

Books from Thailand make their way to the Book Fair for the first time

The fair is filled with enthusiasts ranging from kids to adults

By Suranjana Mitra

February 04 2023

‘Biscuit Cups’ serving tea in Nadia – an answer to land pollution?

Plastic is used in almost every sector around the world

By Information Desk

February 04 2023

Dried marigolds can be a cure for cancer!

Marigold is extensively used in temples and for worship, marriage ceremonies etc

By Shuvra Dey

February 03 2023

Zero-waste shop of Newtown shows the way to future innovative disposal of w...

India has also ranked to be the 3rd largest e-waste producer in the world

By Information Desk

February 03 2023

How climate change is impacting century-old temples of Sundarbans

The latest victim is the 11th-century temple of Jatar Deul

By TTW

February 02 2023

On World Wetlands Day, let us look at the wetlands of Kolkata

Is the East Kolkata Wetlands dying?

By Information Desk

February 01 2023

Dr. Ratan Kar who saved the Jarawas from a measles epidemic, gets Padma Shr...

Dr. Kar is now 66 years old and lives with his family in Bangalore

By Information Desk

January 31 2023

Bengal farmers preferring broccoli over cauliflower! Why this sudden green ...

Broccoli is a rich source of vitamins C and K

By Information Desk

January 31 2023

Titas Sadhu, the girl from Chinsurah scripting history on the cricket field...

The whole of Chinsurah and Bengal is celebrating this girl’s achievements

By Information Desk

January 28 2023

Rabindranath Tagore's niece controlled their estate on horseback with a gun...

Accomplished women of the Tagore household played important role in the land’s history culture

By Information Desk

January 26 2023

Think you know all about our tricolour? Think again!

Pingali Venkayya is just one of the myths associated with India’s flag

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

January 21 2023

Turning Point: Working for specially-abled people since 25 years

Turning point is the first day-centre in Kolkata

By Information Desk

January 21 2023

Kunsang Chhopel: The Man who trains indigenous dogs in the Dooars

Dogs are usually intelligent creatures and can be trained for various purposes

By Information Desk

January 12 2023

Swami Vivekananda on Practical Vedanta: ‘Different’ Understanding

Swami Vivekananda just lived for only 39 years

By Information Desk

January 11 2023

A martyr at 19, the man who almost killed Charles Tegart

Gopimohan single-handedly attempted to assassinate Charles Tegart 

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

January 06 2023

Koustav Chatterjee becomes the 78th Grand Master. An exclusive GB interview...

Koustav won his maiden GM norm in 2021

By TTW

January 04 2023

User-friendly Braille maps for visually impaired students brought by NATMO

AI is used for 3D embossing to get the final Braille Maps

By Information Desk

December 30 2022

Pele, the king of football is no more

Pele's Kolkata visit saved the maroon green brigade from losing the match

By Information Desk

December 27 2022

West Bengal's 'flower village' Khirai, helping garner alternative employmen...

Tracks of flowers of different hues will leave you mesmerised

By Aparupa Basu

December 20 2022

The boy from Nadia who decides who is awarded the Nobel for Medicine

But here’s a lot more to Dr Asim K. Dutta Roy

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

December 19 2022

Messi and Kolkata, a love affair that goes back over a decade

Lionel Messi played in Kolkata on Sep 2, 2011

By Information Desk

December 15 2022

Remembering on her birth anniversary, Ma Sarada – goddess or a mere mothe...

Ma Sarada’s life story remained practically unknown

By Suranjana Mitra

December 13 2022

Bengal’s mountaineers and their continued love affair with the peaks

Remembering the pioneers on International Mountain Day

By Information Desk

December 12 2022

Bengal's health related initiatives become a boon for it's people

Swasthya Sathi has modelled the health sector in a unique way

By Information Desk

December 07 2022

Bengali scientists nail down antibiotic-resistant ‘Superbugs’

Seven scientists including three Bengali researchers identified the superbug

By Information Desk

December 06 2022

Rehab crucial for Parkinson’s patients, says Institute of Neurosciences K...

Parkinson’s Disease is a common neuro-degenerative disorder

By Information Desk

December 05 2022

Max Mueller Bhavan celebrates its 65th year

Goethe Institute offers a large number of courses to suit every situation

By Suranjana Mitra

December 03 2022

Khudiram’s love for revolvers as depicted by close aide Hemchandra Kanung...

Kanungo first met Khudiram on one of Medinipur’s quiet roads

By TTW

December 02 2022

Darjeeling Hills set to be the new ‘Saffron’ cultivation hub

Saffron has beome synonymous with luxury

By Information Desk

December 01 2022

First 3D Planetarium of India coming up in Howrah this December

This planetarium will be a booster to stargazers

By Information Desk

November 28 2022

The Bengali scientist whose efforts pioneered India’s midday meal scheme

The genesis of his research lay in the Bengal famine

By Information Desk

November 26 2022

Water Hyacinth – a simple aquatic beauty with a complicated back-story

Though it may seem like a simple water plant, water hyacinths once posed serious threat for the Bengal government. Here’s how.

By Information Desk

November 25 2022

What made Australia call Tagore the ‘Prophet’?

Tagore was an Indian from a British colony to win the Nobel

By Information Desk

November 23 2022

How was Kolkata’s famous Loreto House born?

It was founded in an era when women’s education was almost unheard of!

By TTW

November 19 2022

Back when Rev. Lal Behari Dey’s novel won Darwin’s heart

Biologist Charles Darwin reached out to Lal Behari Dey after reading his novel

By TTW

November 18 2022

Women of Bankura and Jhargram show the way to Green bags

These bags are used extensively in Jhargram medical shops

By Information Desk

November 14 2022

Biresh Chandra Guha took India’s biochemistry research to new heights

He focused more on applying, than on just studying

By TTW

November 11 2022

Bengali scientists discover shark fossil in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer becomes witness to the discovery of a Hybodont shark fossil

By Information Desk

November 11 2022

Bengal’s Haringhata meat to satiate foodies at FIFA World Cup, Qatar

Bengal’s own ‘Haringhata’ meat brand will be present at Qatar

By Information Desk

November 10 2022

Behala firm to equip Qatar FIFA World Cup power transformers

Proud moment for Bengal as Kolkata firm transformers reach Qatar

By Information Desk

November 09 2022

Jadavpur University scientists, part of ISRO’s Chandrayaan 3

Could Chandrayaan 3 keep up with the expectations?

By Information Desk

November 09 2022

RCTC: Horse Racer’s Paradise of the world

All you need to know about Royal Kolkata Turf Club

By TTW

November 08 2022

Feathered friends are approaching Bengal this winter; are you ready to watc...

When and where to find the vast range of migratory birds that visit Bengal each winter? Here is the complete guide

By Information Desk

November 05 2022

How a Bengali couple’s utmost care helped Rahul Sheikh become the Bengal ...

Once the assistant of a mason, Rahul Sheikh was taken under wings by a Hindu couple who helped smoothen his journey towards success

By Sheikh Sahibul Haq

November 02 2022

Incredible story of grit and courage: Football manager Rahul Sheikh creates...

The film-worthy life-story of football manager Rahul Sheikh who started his career as a masons’ assistant!

By Sheikh Sahibul Haq

October 27 2022

Brikkho Foundation: Setting up Orphanage for Trees

Brikkho Foundation, under the aegis of Ghosh, is working to create an orphan home for trees

By Shuvra Dey

October 21 2022

The first Solar Dome of India comes up at Kolkata’s Eco Park

GB pays a visit to this site of scientific feat

By TTW

October 17 2022

La’au, Kaninit, Nadakkavukaran, and other names that America has taught m...

Part eleven of Dr Partha Bandyopadhyay’s American saga

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

October 15 2022

Dr Shantanu Bhowmik transforms plastic wastes into utility products

Shantanu is not only a gifted scientist but he is also a painter amd an accomplished singer

By Information Desk

October 14 2022

Athlete Ila Mitra was tortured in jail instead of sprinting at 1940 Olympic...

The story of missed Olympian Ila Mitra’s struggle is one for the books indeed

By TTW

October 10 2022

When my North Kolkata upbringing met America’s sexual liberation

Part ten of Dr Partha Bandyopadhyay’s American saga

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

September 26 2022

What good is an autobiography that doesn’t tell the whole truth?

Part nine of Dr Partha Bandyopadhyay’s American saga

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

September 19 2022

Learning to speak ‘American’, and my first paper published

Part eight of Dr Partha Bandyopadhyay’s American saga

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

September 14 2022

Kolkata girl’s wildlife film on hoolock gibbons for BBC gets nominated at...

Ashwika Kapur aka Ash Kapur is India’s youngest Green Oscar winner and wildlife filmmaker

By TTW

September 12 2022

Six-year-old Arushi clenches gold at Int’l Science Olympiad

A resident of Khardah, Arushi receives gold for Mathematics

By Information Desk

September 10 2022

Bengal’s Debankita ranks 22nd in NEET 2022

Who says Bengali medium can be detrimental to higher studies?

By Information Desk

September 08 2022

World’s first women’s liberation journal by Dwarkanath Ganguly, one who...

He who wanted all Indian women to be literate

By Information Desk

September 08 2022

The Flag Man of Howrah

The Flagman wishes to build a shrine for Mother India one day

By Information Desk

September 06 2022

From bioplastic to NASA, this Durgapur prodigy has been there, done that

At 17, Aparup Roy is already a star scientist

By Information Desk

September 05 2022

A miserable failure in Biology, and I was supposed to be a professor!

Part seven of Dr Partha Bandyopadhyay’s American saga

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

September 05 2022

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. A tribute to Moth...

Loving and caring soul that is still alive

By Information Desk

August 31 2022

Bengal turns self-reliant in Rohu-Katla farming following the ‘Moyna Mode...

The development has been made possible under the guidance of the Hon'ble CM, Mamata Banerjee

By Information Desk

August 30 2022

Indigenous paddy varieties by the women farmers of Bengal

This endeavour has also helped the villages to restore their ecological balance

By Information Desk

August 30 2022

Abhijit Sen, one of India’s leading agriculture economists passes away

Sen received the Padma Bhusan for public service in 2010

By Information Desk

August 30 2022

Radha Govinda Kar: Renaissance man of Betore

The school started in 1886 and it was named 'Calcutta School of Medicine'

By Shuvra Dey

August 29 2022

Hemanta, Manna, and the battle between two super successful Bengalis

Part six of Dr Partha Bandyopadhyay’s American saga

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

August 27 2022

On International Dog Day, let’s talk about undivided Bengal’s only pure...

The Sarail Hound was first bred by Mughal generals

By Information Desk

August 26 2022

Children’s playhouse in the lap of nature in Laxmikantapur

Khelaghar project was initiated 20 years ago at Raghunathpur in Kulpi Block, South 24 Parganas

By Information Desk

August 23 2022

How America deals with PNPC…or not!

Part five of Dr Partha Bandyopadhyay’s American saga

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

August 22 2022

Tribute to ‘Badru’ of Maidan

Banerjee had represented West Bengal and won Santosh Trophy twice in 1953 and 1955

By Information Desk

August 17 2022

Bengal's Tahrina Nasrin crosses the Strait of Gibraltar

Nasrin took 4 hours and 23 minutes to cross the 15.1 km Strait of Gibraltar

By Information Desk

August 16 2022

Would all colour fade from life forever?

Part four of Dr Partha Bandyopadhyay’s American saga

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

August 15 2022

Letters to Remember: Celebrating Rishi Aurobindo’s 150th anniversary thro...

Rishi Aurobindo was one of the first Indians who received education in England

By Information Desk

August 12 2022

Durand Cup and Kolkata, a bond cemented by Mohammedan Sporting

The 2022 edition of the tournament begins on Aug 16

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 10 2022

Bibha Chowdhury: A life spent in chasing cosmic rays

Chowdhury was the first woman particle physicist in India and, the first Indian woman to earn a Ph.D. in Physics

By Information Desk

August 08 2022

Mericamaya Satkahan: Potato chips with rice, and other trials

Part three of Dr Partha Bandyopadhyay’s American saga

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

August 06 2022

Kolkata's South Point School is set to launch its own nano-satellite

South Point happens to be the second private school in the country and first in Eastern India to go ahead with such an ambitious project

By Information Desk

August 06 2022

Squash player Saurav Ghosal creates a history @CWG 2022

First-ever Squash player to win a medal for India at the Commonwealth Games

By Information Desk

August 03 2022

The cyclone which became a trigger for the birth of a nation

The Bhola cyclone of 1970 is still one of the world’s worst natural disasters

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 02 2022

Achinta Sheuli reminds us of Bengal’s ‘weighty’ past

Bengal’s strongmen were celebrated in their time

By Information Desk

August 01 2022

Achinta Sheuli’s fairytale journey to Commonwealth gold

Howrah boy makes Commonwealth Games history

By Shuvra Dey

August 01 2022

Mericamaya Satkahan: Living in the USA…on $380 a month

Part two of Dr Partha Bandyopadhyay’s American saga

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

July 29 2022

Animal names, and the games we play

Traditional animal-themed games we love to play

By Information Desk

July 29 2022

The lost tigers of Buxa could be coming home

BTR was created in 1983 as India’s 15th tiger reserve

By Saheli Mitra

July 28 2022

Captain Suresh Biswas, the Bengali who became a Brazilian

The legendary Bengali is all but forgotten in the land of his birth

By Information Desk

July 26 2022

Dr Sushovan Banerjee who treated the poor for Re 1 is no more

He was a general physician who had been treating patients for the past 57 years for just Re 1

By Information Desk

July 25 2022

Mericamaya Satkahan: Friendless in a distant land

A saga covering over three decades of the migrant experience

By Dr. Partha Bandopadhyay

July 21 2022

Nadia resident innovates Solar Bicycle

The average speed of the bicycle is 35 kilometers per hour

By Information Desk

July 20 2022

Desmond Doig, the man captivated by Calcutta

Last year marked Doig’s birth centenary

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

July 16 2022

Mehuli’s golden feat revives interest in Bengal’s rich rifle shooting t...

West Bengal Rifle Association says picture is improving

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

July 15 2022

Oncologists of SSKM perform first ever double mastectomy technique

It is similar to the one which Angelina Jolie, hollywood actress, had undergone in 2013

By Information Desk

July 14 2022

Bengal’s Mehuli Ghosh wins Shooting World Champs

In the 2017 National Championships, Mehuli won eight gold and three bronze medals, and was judged Best Shooter

By Information Desk

July 12 2022

Raja's Farewell

Raja was brought to the South Khairbari Tiger Rescue Center in North Bengal in the year 2008

By Information Desk

July 07 2022

Olympics at 12, English Channel at 19: the legend of Arati Saha

The woman who should be an icon has faded quietly from memory

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

June 22 2022

Bengal's Gita Chandra, India’s first female paratrooper

Gita had para-trooped seven times as part of the training

By TTW

June 16 2022

From school dropout to pride of Bengal, the saga of the man behind Samarita...

Samaritan Mission has been shortlisted as one of the world’s best 100 schools

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

June 15 2022

Kolkata becomes the first Indian city to get a ‘Biodiversity Register’

Kolkata has prepared a detailed register of biodiversity

By Saheli Mitra

June 09 2022

Nilima Ibrahim, a pioneer in women emancipation

‘Ami Birangana Bolchhi’ recounts the struggle and survival of the seven rape victims

By Shuvra Dey

June 04 2022

Remembering Ajoy Home, the Birdman of Bengal

Famous ornithologist from Bengal

By TTW

May 30 2022

Heritage Cycling Tour, first of its kind in Kolkata

The Bengal Chamber Heritage Cycling Tour will be a knowledge sharing event

By Information Desk

May 27 2022

On this day, Oliver Kahn bid farewell to football in Kolkata

Kahn remains one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time

By Information Desk

May 26 2022

Have we forgotten the legacy of Girindrasekhar Bose?

Regarded as the Father of Asian Psychology, Dr Bose was an institution himself

By TTW

May 25 2022

Bose of Nakamuraya: How Japan adopted Rashbehari Bose

Bose was born on this day in 1886

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

May 24 2022

Husband wife duo empowering women in North Bengal

The Mushroom Revolution in Bengal

By Saheli Mitra

May 23 2022

‘To be’ or ‘Not to be’ in the classroom

Are early summer holidays a necessity?

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

May 23 2022

Taking care of your potted plants after a cyclone and rains

For terrace planters, potted plants are more vulnerable than trees and shrubs

By TTW

May 17 2022

Three international synthetic tennis courts launched in North Bengal

The club, in association with BTA has plans to launch separate training camps for school children

By Information Desk

May 13 2022

Indraneel Bandopadhyay tries to keep the tradition of Lathi Khela alive in ...

‘Lathi khela' is an indigenous martial arts form of Bengal

By Shuvra Dey

May 13 2022

Takipara, the Mukto Gram or Pearl Village of Hooghly

The women are being trained by members of the Nature Environment and Wildlife Society

By Information Desk

May 12 2022

Upendrakishore Raychaudhuri, the boy who refused a zamindari

A tribute on the pioneering polymath’s 160th birthday

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

May 12 2022

Unique Recycled Jungle Gym in the middle of Bankura’s Forest

It is located near the entrance of the forest near Patharmora on Sonamukhi Road

By Information Desk

May 06 2022

Swimmer Sayani Das becomes first Asian to conquer Molokai Channel

In 2017, Sayani crossed the English Channel

By Information Desk

May 05 2022

First female farmer of Murshidabad

Her life is an example of grit and courage

By Information Desk

May 02 2022

Firework in your stomach! Dalle Khursani from North Bengal

It is one of the hottest chilies in the world

By Information Desk

April 18 2022

Eastern India’s premier neurosciences institute turns 13

On April 15 this year, I-NK celebrated its 13th foundation day

By Information Desk

April 12 2022

Documenting Bengal’s water craft – exclusive interview with the 'Boatma...

Swarup Bhattacharya has been researching boats for 25 years

By Shuvra Dey

April 12 2022

KMC trying to save city’s water bodies, too little too late?

Kolkata has lost 44 percent of its water bodies in the last two decades

By Somendra Mohan Ghosh

April 11 2022

Nundlal Guin, the architect who built some of Kolkata’s most famous landm...

A look back at one of Bengal’s preeminent architects

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

April 08 2022

Howrah’s Green Revolution with first-of-its kind Japan’s Miyawaki fores...

The area chosen is Shibgunj under Shyampur Block I in between Gadiara and Garchumuk on a 1,000 square meter plo

By TTW

April 07 2022

Sukumar Sen, unsung hero of Indian democracy

Next year marks the 6oth anniversary of India’s first CEC

By Information Desk

April 04 2022

Jadavpur’s Raja Das creates history by climbing Gojaburu with bare hands

He did not even use the basic tools needed as he climbed up the hill

By Information Desk

April 04 2022

North Bengal’s Pinaki Narayan Maitra sets record in Korean martial arts

Winning laurels in 60 events, Maitra’s mixed bag of medals include gold, silver and bronze

By Bapi Ghosh

April 02 2022

Why social inclusion is critical for those with autism

Today is World Autism Awareness Day

By Information Desk

March 31 2022

Sushil Sen, the teenager who sparked a plot to kill a magistrate

This year marks the 130th birth anniversary of Sushil Sen

By Information Desk

March 25 2022

One-man army on a cleaning drive, Prashanta Chandra of Midnapore is an insp...

He is often spotted working at all odd hours at different public zones with a broom- sweeping roads, parking lot, marketplace.

By Information Desk

March 25 2022

Saumyendranath Tagore, the Communist of the Tagore household

He is considered one of the pioneers of the communist movement in India

By Information Desk

March 24 2022

Piyali Basak -- First Indian woman set to summit Mt. Everest without oxygen...

She is the first Indian civilian to climb Mt. Dhaulagiri without supplementary oxygen

By Information Desk

March 23 2022

Tree Walk in the Victoria Memorial Grounds: Would you like to join?

An initiative by Victoria Memorial authorities

By Maniklal Ghosh

March 22 2022

Ramnath Biswas, the man with a gypsy soul

The first Bengali Globetrotter who circumnavigated the globe on his bicycle

By TTW

March 16 2022

Asia’s first human dissection was by a Bengali doctor in colonial Calcutt...

His path-breaking work has opened up a new vista in modern medical studies

By TTW

March 11 2022

World’s first female language martyr: Kamala Bhattacharya

Remembering the language martyrs of February 21, 1952 and the fight for their mother language

By Simon Roy

March 09 2022

Kamala Bhattacharya: World’s first female language martyr

Remembering the language martyrs of February 21, 1952 and the fight for their mother language

By Simon Roy

March 08 2022

Six Bengali women, and the mountain they named Lalana

In 1970, three women from Kolkata scaled an unknown peak in Himachal

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

March 04 2022

Learning at world’s own school - Prithibir Pathshala imparts unique skill...

The school targets first generation learners and aims to bring children from underprivileged families

By Kankana Mukherjee

March 04 2022

Siliguri’s Raja selected as Bengal football team’s goalkeeper for Santo...

He is the first youth from North Bengal to be selected as a goalkeeper for the prestigious Santosh Trophy

By Bapi Ghosh

March 03 2022

Ray of hope in West Bengal on World Wildlife Day

Quite a few species seem to be making comebacks

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

March 01 2022

Kolkata has the world’s oldest polo club, and polo cup. Did you know?

The game as we know it today comes from Manipur

By TTW

March 01 2022

How West Bengal’s Student Credit Card scheme can help you on your way

The Student Credit Card scheme covers all higher education courses

By Information Desk

February 25 2022

Big news for poultry farmers as Hooghly youth starts black soldier fly farm...

He started the cultivation of black soldier fly as an alternative source of protein for aquaculture, animal feed, pet food and human nutrition

By Information Desk

February 24 2022

Subhankar Patra's 'Sunday Watch' team of obsessed bird watchers

Howrah's well-known ornithologist Subhankar Patra, whose public group is 'Sunday Watch'

By Suman Sadhu

February 23 2022

Meet Richa Ghosh, Bengal’s newest cricket sensation

Richa Ghosh has scored the fastest 50 by an Indian woman

By Information Desk

February 22 2022

Innovative Palanquin Ambulances launched in North Bengal

A pregnant woman of the Dukpa community was brought down for delivery from Buxa hilltop in one such palanquin ambulance

By Information Desk

February 17 2022

Surajit Sengupta, the ‘boy’ who floored PK Banerjee

The ultimate gentleman and consummate artist

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

February 14 2022

Charkha offers not just livelihoods, but life lessons too

The Charkha markets products created by the differently abled and marginalised

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

February 11 2022

Josinta Kamala: Lives in Tarai slum and educates local children

She has been working tirelessly to uplift the status of the downtrodden members of society in remote areas

By Bapi Ghosh

February 10 2022

Kali Temple: The new abode of learning and venue of communal harmony

Breaking religious barriers, it became a hub of knowledge and education

By Information Desk

February 09 2022

Graceful Trees of Dhakuria Lake – Exotic and Imported from other continen...

These graceful trees around the lake gives a spectacular view

By Information Desk

February 08 2022

Rare Trees of Dhakuria Lake – Lungs of South Kolkata

The rare trees of Dhakuria Lake have braved several cyclones over the years and yet still standing tall

By Information Desk

February 04 2022

West Bengal Forest Department’s conservation drive of rare Batagur Baska ...

It is one of Asia’s largest freshwater and brackish water turtles

By Information Desk

February 02 2022

Meet the man who made Alipore Zoo famous worldwide

Ram Brahma Sanyal was the first Indian superintendent of the Zoo

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

February 01 2022

Bengal’s farmers cultivate high-nutrition laden Dutch cauliflowers

These colorful varieties of cauliflowers and cabbages are packed with nutritional values

By TTW

January 28 2022

GB Exclusive interview with ace shooter Joydeep Karmakar

He is the only World Cup Silver medallist in 50-meter Rifle prone in India

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

January 25 2022

Calcutta University at 165, the home of many firsts

Founded in 1857, CU was Asia’s first multidisciplinary institution

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

January 24 2022

Sabyasachi Haldar’s 'Free Electron Wire' receives US patent

Haldar had acquired patents for his inventions from the US, Britain and China

By Information Desk

January 18 2022

Kolkata to get brand new Solar Dome

The project is expected to be completed by year-end

By Information Desk

January 13 2022

Gangotri to Ganga Sagar Walk – Meet Sanjit Das who spreads awareness

He aims to create awareness and sensitize the masses about sustainable environment and living

By Information Desk

January 07 2022

‘Sarkarism’ – Neo-Socialism introduced by Benoy Sarkar during World W...

Sarkarism was an attempt to endow Indian Social Science with a new method and content

By TTW

January 06 2022

Only 14,000 new cases per day? Let’s aim higher, Kolkata!

Those who still don’t have Covid don’t have a happening life

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

January 05 2022

Sundarbans farmers turn to floating farms to counter cyclone crisis

Seawater intrusion has made large chunks of coastal land useless

By Information Desk

January 02 2022

Covid spike prompts restrictions in state

West Bengal has re-introduced some familiar restrictions

By Information Desk

December 28 2021

Museum that reminds us of the truth of 71

What makes Dhaka's Muktijuddho Museum unique

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

December 17 2021

Has the Bengal Tiger truly returned to Buxa Tiger Reserve?

A lone tiger has been spotted at Buxa reserve recently

By Information Desk

December 17 2021

Scientist from Bengal, Anirban Das develops special boots for Siachen Jawan...

Das recently earned the 'Best Innovator Award' from the Indian government for his major utilitarian invention

By Information Desk

December 15 2021

Sundarban Dibas highlights the critical need for mangrove conservation

If this ecosystem vanishes, we risk the destruction of mainland Bengal

By Information Desk

December 14 2021

Bengal introduces ‘salt-tolerant paddy’ for coastal areas – answer to...

At present scientists have developed around 12-16 salinity-resistant paddy varieties

By Saheli Mitra

December 14 2021

Kolkata’s Neena Gupta wins Ramanujan Prize

Gupta is the third woman to receive this prestigious award

By Information Desk

December 07 2021

Rare Bird, sighted 170 years ago, seen again in Darjeeling

Satyr Tragopan is found in the Himalayan range of Sikkim and Bhutan

By Information Desk

December 06 2021

East Midnapore brings back native, lost fish varieties of Bengal

Flood-affected pisciculturists can finally breathe a sigh of relief

By Information Desk

December 04 2021

Kalna Scientist Arindam Modak features in world’s top scientist list

Arindam Modak's field of research is energy and environment

By Information Desk

December 03 2021

Alipurduar’s scientist Souvik Basu gets call from NASA to probe sun parti...

Basu been invited to work as a Research Scientist at Lockheed Martin company

By Information Desk

December 01 2021

Bengali scientist Uttirna Mukherjee joins mission to save International Spa...

Mukherjee and her colleagues are continuously advising the astronauts on board the ISS on how to avert disaster

By Information Desk

December 01 2021

Complex heart surgery at NRS saves child, cost only Rs 2 under Shishu-Sathi...

A brainchild of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, this scheme provides free treatment to children undergoing heart surgeries

By Information Desk

November 27 2021

Why Bengali sportswomen are indebted to these men

The names of Nilmoni Das and Janki Das may be forgotten today, yet they played a critical role in drawing Bengali women to the sporting arena

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 17 2021

Dr. Sambhu Nath Dey: The saviour who chased Cholera

His pioneering research set the stage for more effective treatment and control of cholera

By TTW

November 08 2021

West Bengal becomes a forerunner in discovery of new plants and animal spec...

ZSI has enlisted 30 new animal species from Bengal discovered in the state last year

By Information Desk

November 01 2021

West Burdwan Teacher transforms village streets into classrooms

Fondly known as ‘Rastar master’ (teacher of the streets), Nayak teaches almost all subjects

By Information Desk

October 22 2021

On a day when India crossed 1 billion COVID vaccination

Bengal stands 3rd in the drive

By Information Desk

October 19 2021

'Golondaaj' is a new film based on the life of the 'Rockstar of Football’...

Nagendra Prasad Sarbadhikari's inspiring life story hits the silver screens

By Saheli Mitra

October 06 2021

Water ambulance service launched for residents of Sundarbans

The new water ambulance will be of great assistance to the residents of the remote delta islands

By Information Desk

October 04 2021

On World Animal Day, a Kolkata hospital is asking for your help

An international day of action for animal rights and welfare

By Information Desk

September 29 2021

Listen To Your Heart

World Heart Day

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

September 29 2021

Bengali scientists shine bright in India’s highest Science Award – Bhat...

Four from Bengal bag the Bhatnagar Award 2021

By Information Desk

September 27 2021

Rammohan Roy, a feminist ahead of his time

On his death anniversary

By Information Desk

September 26 2021

Story of the vanishing rivers – Saraswati and Adi Ganga of Bengal

GB Exclusive with National Awardee Teacher (2013), Swarnali Chattopadhyay, on the importance of conservation of rivers

By Shuvra Dey

September 23 2021

Class VI student of East Midnapore builds a ‘Lightning resistant Umbrella...

The youngster's discovery has prompted him to enter a national competition, the theme of which is "Science for Sustainable Living 2021"

By TTW

September 22 2021

West Bengal has successfully increased Rhino population in the wild

Rajendra Jakhar, Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) Wildlife, North Bengal speaks to GB on World Rhino Day

By Shuvra Dey

September 21 2021

Scientist from remote Sundarbans, Subhashish Natua honoured for COVID-19 va...

The exceptionally talented scientist from a remote village in the Sundarbans has made all Bengalis proud of his achievements

By TTW

September 20 2021

Daily wage earner’s son from Bongaon becomes ‘Scorer’ at IPL: Meet Ta...

Tanay Panti is a professional electronic scoreboard monitor

By TTW

September 18 2021

Poison Info Centre of RG Kar gets a prestigious place in WHO list

Only Government Hospital in India to get this position

By Information Desk

September 18 2021

Darjeeling Zoo breeding programmes help in preserving Red Pandas

Exclusive GB interview with Saurabh Chowdhury, Secretary, West Bengal Zoo Authority

By Shuvra Dey

September 16 2021

Shiksha Ratna for Canning’s Nitai Mali – the teacher who fights for tri...

This year, he has received the Shiksha Ratna Award 2021

By TTW

September 15 2021

Burdwan boy gets prestigious US scholarship for research on growing rice in...

Akash Dutta is preparing to travel to the US to conduct research on how to genetically modify plants to generate more sustainable species

By Information Desk

September 11 2021

Theatre Man Kedarnath Dasgupta bridged India & UK through Oriental producti...

A ‘dreamer of peace’, he believed that art and literature could unify all humans

By Shuvra Dey

September 10 2021

‘Truck Art’ to be used to ‘Save Tigers’ of Sundarbans: Famous Pakis...

The 'Truck Art' campaign by Joydip Kundu to promote tiger conservation in India will raise awareness among people

By TTW

September 08 2021

GB Exclusive: Darjeeling Zoo set to be revamped on Prague Zoo model

An agreement (MoU) has been signed between the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) and Prague Zoo authorities

By Information Desk

September 07 2021

Olympia Sporting House -- Oldest Javelin shop of India still runs at Bowbaz...

This heritage sporting equipment shop has been manufacturing javelins for more than a century now.

By TTW

September 06 2021

Lozenge Mashi of Maidan – Jamuna Das and her love for soccer

A GB exclusive with Jamuna Das, a household name in the city’s footballing circles

By TTW

September 03 2021

Can Bengal grow chemical-free paddy?

A landmark initiative is on in the state to grow organic crops

By Dr. Anupam Paul

September 02 2021

Our Lady Queen of the Missions, 75 years of service

A school that goes way beyond education

By TTW

September 02 2021

Bengal's Folk Rice: Conserving a Neglected Treasure

5000 varieties of rice and more

By Dr. Anupam Paul

September 01 2021

Kolkata girl offers first peek into Indus Valley language mystery

This could well be a revolutionary breakthrough

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

September 01 2021

Gumghar Lane & Hospital – Where People were Quarantined in British Kolkat...

The famous hospital in central Kolkata is currently the centre for treating covid-19 patients

By Information Desk

August 27 2021

Sib Chandra Nundy: The Telegraph Man of India

In 1883, Nundy was awarded with the title of Rai Bahadur

By Shuvra Dey

August 26 2021

Two boys from Darjeeling put Bengal on the Racing Map of India

They are all set to represent Bengal at the upcoming Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship in Chennai

By TTW

August 24 2021

Parimal Kanji – Kolkata’s green crusader and his cycling expedition acr...

Penniless yet young at heart, Kanji, in his mid-fifties, sets an example

By TTW

August 23 2021

Best kept secret of Nawabi Bengal – Kohitoor

Exclusively created for the Nawab of Bengal, Kohitoor is one of India’s most expensive mangoes

By TTW

August 18 2021

Cultivation of superior quality Prawn with low Glycemic Index starts in We...

New Hatcheries in Haldia to bring huge profits

By Information Desk

August 17 2021

Why could Bagha Jatin not be the father of our nation?

How Bagha Jatin almost pulled off an 1857 repeat

By Prithwindra Mukherjee

August 16 2021

Bengali scientist invents unique biodegradable plastic that can even be eat...

A group of young scientists have created a plastic bag made of potato starch

By TTW

August 16 2021

Ramakrishna Paramhansa – Man beyond Religion

A beacon of hope for contemporary world

By Anita Bose

August 15 2021

The Prophet of Indian Nationalism

Shri Aurobindo Ghosh’s 149th birth anniversary

By Information Desk

August 15 2021

Bagha Jatin, the freedom fighter who sought to capture Fort William

Thinking of the underrated revolutionary on Independence Day

By Prithwindra Mukherjee

August 12 2021

Tree plantation drive for a greener Maidan

Kolkata has launched a tree plantation initiative in response to the devastation caused by numerous cyclones

By Information Desk

August 12 2021

Bengal’s MR Bangur given India’s Best District Hospital tag by Niti Aay...

During the COVID-19 2nd wave, it became the first government Covid facility to introduce virtual visiting hours for its patients

By Information Desk

August 12 2021

Bengal starts Tree Ambulance service

The Tree Ambulance, accompanied by plant experts, is ready to help increase Mother Nature's green cover

By Information Desk

August 11 2021

First robotic kidney transplant of Eastern India performed in Kolkata

Robot Assisted Kidney Transplantation (RAKT) is pushing the boundaries of robotic surgery

By Information Desk

August 10 2021

Four decades after death, India’s IVF baby pioneer gets state recognition...

Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay was ostracized in his lifetime

By Information Desk

August 10 2021

West Bengal Government executes massive Mangrove Plantation in Sundarbans

South 24-Parganas district administration has finalized plans to plant 7.5 crores mangrove sapling

By Information Desk

August 07 2021

Kolkata gives Zoological Survey its first woman director

Dr Dhriti Banerjee is a Presidency alumnus

By Information Desk

August 06 2021

Remembering Kolkata's 'Japani' bombs on Hiroshima Day

Hiroshima and Nagasaki were part of the Allied plan to make Japan suffer for its attack on Allied territories in Asia

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 05 2021

Chandannagar Jagaddhatri Puja committees receive vaccine boost

The vaccination programme is being held at Rabindra Bhaban

By Information Desk

August 03 2021

Naren Hansda – Pied Piper of Purulia

Hansda’s ‘Sidho Kanho Mission School’ is on a mission to educate Santhals and weed off superstitious beliefs.

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

August 02 2021

Dodo’r Dushtumir Class -- Virtual exploration outing for kids in Kolkata

The weekly class, hosted by Dodo himself with well-known mentors coming once a week, has already created quite a stir among both children and their parents

By Shuvra Dey

August 02 2021

Graduate from Kolkata Medical College tops AIIMS entrance Exam

Another medical graduate from Malda, has ranked seventh in the same examination

By Information Desk

July 29 2021

Celebrating Coochbehar on Mohun Bagan Day! Why, though?

Mohun Bagan Day is celebrated on July 29

By Suman Sadhu

July 29 2021

Bengal’s ‘Arjun’ Atanu Das defeats 4-time Olympic medalist at Tokyo O...

Today, Das defeats 4-time Olympic medalist, Korea’s Jinhyek OH in a shoot-off

By TTW

July 27 2021

Girl students exceed boys in West Bengal

Only state in India where girl students are more than the boys

By TTW

July 26 2021

Umashankar Mandal- the 'Mangrove Man' of Sundarbans

International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

July 25 2021

Remembering the doctor who created India's first and world's second test tu...

The first test tube baby of India, Durga was born under Dr Mukhopadhyay

By Information Desk

July 24 2021

A spectacular comeback for Bengal's Sutirtha Mukherjee

Sutirtha Mukherjee won her debut match at the Tokyo Olympics, beating Sweden's Linda Bergström

By Information Desk

July 21 2021

How a rural housewife ‘Alpona Mistri of Satkhira’ is helping preserve i...

Seed preservationist shows the way for sustainable organic farming

By Shuvra Dey

July 17 2021

State launches low-cost IAS study centre to boost aspirants from Bengal

West Bengal was the state that produced the first Indian ICS

By TTW

July 16 2021

Negative RTPCR or double vaccination must for tourists in WB

State government steps up drive against third wave

By Information Desk

July 14 2021

Environmental award for Kolkata CP Soumen Mitra

The commissioner is also a heritage conservationist

By Information Desk

July 14 2021

West Bengal generates environmental awareness by adopting endangered specie...

Bengal Government brings Mother Nature closer to common man

By Diptarka Ghosh

July 12 2021

Tagore too had a biographer- Prabhatkumar Mukhopadhyay

Prabhatkumar founded the Rabindra Parichay Sabha

By Mahua Dasgupta

July 10 2021

Hilsa is not just for taste, but also for health benefits!

The health benefits of this fish surpasses many super foods

By Shuvra Dey

July 08 2021

Why we remember Franz Kafka on Safe Drive Save Life Day

The Safe Drive Save Life campaign was launched in 2016

By Suvashish Moitra

July 07 2021

The quiet passing of Bengal’s double Olympic gold medallist

Keshav Chandra Dutt has left us far more quietly than he should have

By Information Desk

July 06 2021

WHO concurs potency of Bengal’s sesame seeds in fighting Covid-19

Two Bengali scientists prove potency of Til

By Information Desk

July 06 2021

Kolkata’s Arushi Pant receives this year’s prestigious Diana Award

Since the age of 10, Pant worked on a child protection project in the rural districts of West Bengal

By Information Desk

July 02 2021

From Jhargram to Tokyo Olympics! Pranati Nayak, India’s lone gymnast from...

Pranati Nayak is the only other female gymnast from India to qualify for the Olympics after Dipa Karmakar

By Information Desk

July 02 2021

Outstanding International Award for SSKM’s Dr. Sujoy Ghosh

Kolkata Doctor draws international accolade

By Shuvra Dey

July 01 2021

State launches student credit card, following Mamata’s election promise

The scheme offers loans to students in Class 10 and above

By Information Desk

July 01 2021

Bengal launches new mobile app to control Dengue and Malaria

‘Protirodh App’, a beacon of hope for victims of vector-borne diseases

By TTW

June 26 2021

Rare ghost fungus spotted in Bengal

Farmer Bhairab Saini saw them in his village in Bankura

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

June 25 2021

Organisers, priests, idol makers to get vaccines before Pujas in Howrah

Howrah health administration has set a target of 20,000 vaccinations daily

By Information Desk

June 24 2021

Kakali Ghosh, the messiah policewoman from Baruipur

Ghosh looks after Anti-Human Trafficking Unit in her sub-division

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

June 23 2021

KMC starts first COVID safe home for children in Kolkata

Preparation for 3rd COVID wave in full swing

By Information Desk

June 23 2021

‘Duare Vaccine’ in remote Alipurduar villages

Health workers go all out in their effort to make vaccination drive a success

By TTW

June 22 2021

West Bengal Government to recruit 32,000 teachers this year

State Government to carry out recruitment process in the education sector

By Information Desk

June 21 2021

Chandannagar Assembly Constituency shows the way with 'Duare Vaccine'

Most elderly residents of the town have been covered by the programme

By Information Desk

June 18 2021

Mohun Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting, joint creators of Durand history

Kolkata’s Durand connection began with Mohun Bagan 1oo years ago

By Information Desk

June 12 2021

Dr. Ramendra Lal Mukherjee invents pocket ventilator as a safe alternative ...

This inexpensive ventilator can provide instant support to patients with breathing trouble

By Information Desk

June 12 2021

Soccer sensation Subho Pal from Salkia signed by FC Bayern Munich U-19 team...

Seventeen-year-old Subho Pal is all set to fulfill his dream

By TTW

June 09 2021

West Bengal Government drafts a 120-crore plan to save the East Kolkata Wet...

The plan has been drafted with the help of experts which shall be implemented in the next five years

By Information Desk

June 08 2021

The man who gave India its first map, and named Meghalaya

In memory of pioneering Bengali geographer S.P. Chatterjee

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

June 05 2021

Turn your terrace into a herb garden, the Coochbehar way

On World Environment Day, 100 terraces become herb gardens

By Suman Sadhu

June 05 2021

Subhajit Mukherjee leads “Mission Green”- India’s mango seed plantati...

Recognized as ‘Innovator of the Year 2019’, Mukherjee’s initiatives have been praised by the Prime Minister of our country

By TTW

June 05 2021

Sundarbans ecosystem restoration on World Environment Day

Seasonal cyclones are posing a major threat to the largest riverine delta of the world

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

June 03 2021

Meet Ujjal Pal-- the man from Siuri who cycled to the top of Chander Pahar

Real life Shankar of Chander Pahar back in action?

By Information Desk

May 29 2021

Messiah of the poor-- Meet Dr. Swapan Roy of Siliguri

Dr Roy conducts free health camp weekly at the hospital at Dooars

By Bapi Ghosh

May 28 2021

Kolkata startup develops mobile app to monitor oxygen saturation and pulse ...

This app uses the rear camera and flashlight to give accurate SpO2 & pulse readings

By Information Desk

May 27 2021

Bengali scientist creates long-lasting disinfectant to ward off COVID-19

DuroKea sanitizer provides prolonged protection against a wide range of germs including COVID-19 virus

By Information Desk

May 26 2021

Bengal’s ‘Machher Jhol’ travels all the way to Masterchef Australia

Kishwar Chowdhury’s ‘Machher Jhol’ wins the hearts of the judges at Masterchef Australia

By TTW

May 25 2021

Amphan, Yaas prove how global warming is changing cyclones

Why are tropical cyclones becoming so frequent, and so intense?

By Information Desk

May 22 2021

RKM teacher and scientist Swapan Ghosh invents plastic degrading microbes

The most startling of his inventions is the permanent and radical solution to the menace of plastic waste

By TTW

May 19 2021

How a century-old pandemic boosted India’s fight for freedom

How did India’s British administration deal with the Spanish flu pandemic?

By TTW

May 18 2021

Fani, Amphan, Taukte, now Yaas? How cyclones are named

Will Yaas become another Amphan?

By Information Desk

May 18 2021

Meet Dr. Swapan Jana, JU alumnus and Director, R&D, Serum Institute

Learn how he steered the COVISHIELD manufacture

By Shuvra Dey

May 17 2021

Sangay Sherpa puts Darjeeling’s adventure sports on global map

Thrill seekers have always made Darjeeling their stomping ground

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

May 14 2021

Meet home chefs who are cooking free meals for COVID patients

During these crucial times, Good Samaritans are feeding the affected

By TTW

May 12 2021

Kanyashree student Digantika Bose’s COVID-19 mask wins global recognition...

Anti-viral mask gets global 'Top 10 Inspirational Design Award' by Google

By TTW

May 11 2021

From St Xavier’s to Tollywood, Bengal shows rare community Covid relief

Celebrities Parambrata, Anupam, Riddhi and Rwitobroto join hands in this hour of need

By Information Desk

May 10 2021

West Bengal Integrated COVID Management System (WBICMS) comes as a boon

Online portal helps monitor Covid facilities across the state

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

May 07 2021

How is Bengal's Jackfruit good for you?

Jackfruit is a boon for a healthy summer

By Information Desk

May 07 2021

Indumadhab Mallick revolutionized the kitchen with the invention of ‘Icmi...

The cooker that transformed the lives of Indian ladies

By Information Desk

May 06 2021

Grow your own urban garden, feel happier for it

How Kolkata’s home gardeners have found peace

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

May 06 2021

Siliguri physician uses Ayurveda to treat Covid-19, to great effect

A health sub-center in Fansideoa block is providing an alternative to mainstream medicine

By Bapi Ghosh

May 04 2021

Bengali immunologist gets top honour in USA for original research

Dr Sankar Ghosh among 120 newly elected members announced by the National Academy of Sciences

By Information Desk

May 03 2021

Scientist Dr. Prabuddha Kundu and team develop triple-antigen oral COVID va...

If approved, this will be the first triple antigen composition manufactured by India

By Information Desk

April 30 2021

Kolkata Physicist makes path breaking Solar Particle Detector to detect Sun...

Path breaking discovery to help explore the myriad mysteries of the Sun

By Information Desk

April 29 2021

Bengal leads India’s Sustainable Energy plans for 2022

WBREDA plays major role in creating awareness about wind and solar energy

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

April 28 2021

IIT Kharagpur’s COVIRAP test kit to give reports in 45 minutes

COVIRAP testing is said to be more effective for community-level screening

By Information Desk

April 27 2021

Kolkata Police creates green corridor for transportation of oxygen

Special task force created to stop hoarding of cylinders

By Information Desk

April 26 2021

A teenager and her ‘library’ are changing lives in a small village

Rahila Khatun refuses to let the pandemic deprive her village of education

By Shuvra Dey

April 24 2021

Far away from the Maidan, the ‘IFA Shield’ comes alive in Harrow

Captaining the two sides will be Chima Okorie and Dipendu Biswas

By Information Desk

April 16 2021

Prof Suman Chakraborty from Bengal gets prestigious Science Award

Chakraborty's contribution towards affordable healthcare

By Information Desk

April 12 2021

Remembering Ashutosh Mukherjee

Ashutosh Mukherjee’s visions for higher education

By Information Desk

April 09 2021

A Library in an old fridge: It can only happen in Kolkata, The City of Lear...

Kalidas and Kumkum Halder’s new venture has turned into a hit

By Information Desk

April 07 2021

On World Health Day, a look back at some of medicine’s greatest triumphs

This year, the theme for World Health Day is ‘Building a Fairer and Healthier World for Everyone’

By Information Desk

April 06 2021

Why are people pretending as though Covid has vanished?

With cases rising daily, why are we still not following Covid protocol?

By Information Desk

April 05 2021

National Medical College scripts history with first snake venom oral antido...

‘Varespladib’ has shown promising results in clinical trials

By Information Desk

April 05 2021

Bengal’s Centenarian takes Covid-19 shot, inspires all to take the jab

Manorama Biswas from Jayantipur village creates history after getting vaccinated

By Information Desk

April 02 2021

On Autism Awareness Day, a range of products crafted by some special people...

A city NGO is marketing a range of lifestyle accessories created entirely by the differently abled

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

April 02 2021

Confluence of Minds – Tagore, Bose & Mahalanobis

Their work brought them closer

By Information Desk

March 26 2021

Bangladesh at 50, defined by ‘Bengaliness’

The pride in our 50th year of Independence trumps religion and the two-nation theory

By Daud Haider

March 22 2021

Masterda- Remembering him on his birthday

Chittagong Armoury Raid and India's Freedom Movement

By Information Desk

March 16 2021

West Bengal's Hasimara Airbase to house IAF Rafale squadron

Rafale fighter jets are expected to arrive by mid-April

By Information Desk

March 16 2021

West Bengal records one of the highest COVID-19 vaccine beneficiaries

West Bengal successfully vaccinated 84,505 health workers in just 6 days

By Information Desk

March 15 2021

Jogesh Dutta and his silent, universal art

A profile of India’s foremost mime artist

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

March 11 2021

Sonamukhi’s Sohini in US-Biden administration

The US President Joe Biden appointed Bengal’s Sohini Chatterjee

By Information Desk

March 06 2021

Should Green activism be included in mainstream politics?

Listen to Green Activists of Kolkata

By TTW Poll Guru

March 04 2021

CM’s E-Scooter ride sends out a strong message

Switch to sustainable energy

By TTW Poll Guru

March 02 2021

Sridhar Acharya, the forgotten Bengali mathematician

Though part of an elite group, Sridhar Acharya’s name is rarely mentioned

By Information Desk

February 26 2021

When children become weapons for parents

Parental Alienation Syndrome is set to become an epidemic

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

February 26 2021

‘Those shouting loudest about ‘Women’s Lib’ are ones who don’t fo...

Leela Majumdar who broke all barriers of patriarchy!

By Shuvra Dey

February 23 2021

Eco Park in New Town hosts workshop on its resident birds

Eco Park has evolved from just a patch of wasteland

By Information Desk

February 19 2021

‘Pad Crusaders’ who lead Menstrual campaigns in Rural Bengal

Meet Pragya Gupta and Ivaana C.Mitra

By Jayatri Nag

February 19 2021

Isa Guha: First Asian in the England cricket team

A three-time Ashes Winner, Isa Guha is a real inspiration to young female cricketers across the globe

By TTW

February 17 2021

Just roll it up!

Entrepreneur Payal Saha takes Kolkata’s ‘Kati Rolls’ to New York City

By Information Desk

February 13 2021

The Power of Radio

World Radio Day- Tribute to Community radio in Jangalmahal

By Indrajit Sen

February 12 2021

‘To reach a port we must set sail,’ Sonali Banerjee

Story of India’s first female marine engineer

By TTW

February 04 2021

Why did Satyen Bose not get the Nobel Prize despite his pathbreaking resear...

Remembering the genius on his death anniversary

By Information Desk

January 27 2021

Economist Jayati Ghosh appointed by the United Nations to a high-level advi...

Bengali scientist help fight economic challenges in a post-Covid world

By Information Desk

January 24 2021

Education saw a sea change: The pandemic era witnessed a surge in e-learnin...

Schools of Bengal are upgrading their education system

By Kaulik Ghosh

January 16 2021

Bengal’s mass immunisation success may aid Covid-19 vaccination

Covid-19 vaccination starts today in Bengal

By Information Desk

January 15 2021

Covid-19 vaccine drive in Bengal

Vaccine will be applied to frontline Covid warriors

By Kaulik Ghosh

January 15 2021

Remembering Chuni Goswami on his birthday

Way back in 1962, an Indian team led by a young Bengali pulled off a miracle

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

January 14 2021

Decorated war hero of the Indo-China War 1962

Maj Gen Bejoy Mohan Bhattacharjea who led the force

By Information Desk

January 13 2021

Jagadananda Roy: The Forgotten Science Guru of Santiniketan

The man who united the forces of science and literature through his brilliant stories

By Mahua Dasgupta

January 12 2021

Caged youths still remember how to fly

Celebrating National Youth Day

By Kaulik Ghosh

January 08 2021

Kolkata’s ‘Boi Para’ looks to online sales on road to recovery

Reeling from the twin blows of Covid and Amphan, the Bengali publishing industry is on an uphill journey

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

January 05 2021

Deviprasad Roychowdhury: The Maverick Sculptor of the Twentieth century

An artist immortalized through Gandhiji’s “Dandi March” sculpture

By TTW

January 04 2021

ABTA completes 100 years

Teachers’ movement to spread literacy completes a century

By Information Desk

January 01 2021

Will the new year revive Kolkata’s beloved Cricket League?

Bengal has already hosted a successful T20 challenge earlier in 2020

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

January 01 2021

“A good librarian has a task cut out for him”

Tagore explored the theme of libraries to a great extent

By Information Desk

January 01 2021

Take a tram ride, spread Covid awareness

Covid Care Network has brought together some of the city’s most distinguished names

By Information Desk

December 30 2020

Rabindranath Tagore’s love for a Library of Books

Tagore would have probably embraced modern developments of e-books and e-journals

By Information Desk

December 26 2020

Manoj Guha, the man who put Bengal on the world badminton map

As India prepares to join the Olympic badminton qualifiers race, we look back to a forgotten era

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

December 25 2020

Tagore, the Naturalist

His subtle love for nature

By Information Desk

December 24 2020

Cancer survivor and cricket icon Arun Lal gives a shocking account on pappa...

Did you know diesel is used for rolling the pappads?

By Information Desk

December 23 2020

Tagore’s Man-Nature Interface

He introduced outdoor classes

By Information Desk

December 23 2020

Bengal paved the way for the first Peasant Revolution in India

Farmers forced the British to pass new act

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December 19 2020

‘Duare Sarkar’ crosses 1 cr registration in 15 days

Swastha Sathi scheme is getting the maximum response

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December 18 2020

Tagore's profound spiritualism

The spiritual journey of Tagore

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December 16 2020

On Vijay Diwas, remembering the man who gave Bangla its identity

Vijay Diwas is observed in both India and Bangladesh, and a new book tries to reevaluate the man who led the charge

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

December 15 2020

First to record the height of Mt. Everest

Radhanath Sikdar needed no computer for calculating the height of Mount Everest

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December 14 2020

Child and Infant Mortality rate reduced in Bengal

Bengal has considerably improved its Institutional Delivery Mechanism in Health

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December 14 2020

Maradona of Kolkata Maidan

Krishanu Dey’s left foot magic

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December 11 2020

Bengali scientists get highest Infosys Awards

Scientists recognised for their contribution to Mathematics and Physics

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December 11 2020

Tagore's love for ink and paper

Memories of the written letters

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December 10 2020

The Bengali in Joe Biden’s cabinet

A boy from Kolkata may be one of the USA’s most influential government officials

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December 09 2020

The Nobel Prize news that came via Telegram

The gramophone record has had a deep connect with Rabindranath Tagore

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December 07 2020

Bengal sets a path breaking example in Plasma Therapy research

The results are certainly promising in Kolkata trials than they are in Delhi

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December 05 2020

Save a tree, it’s the only way you can stay alive

A citizens’ initiative shows how ordinary people can help in the restoration of apparently ‘dead’ trees

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

December 05 2020

When Your Food Turns Junk - 3

Organic Paddy Seeds of Bengal across India

By Dr. Anupam Paul

December 04 2020

Among the 100 most influential persons in the UK-India relationship

Piali Ray has been developing and spreading South Asian Arts and Heritage in UK

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December 04 2020

God Particle Boson excited Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore describes Boson particle through Nataraj Nritya

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December 04 2020

Kolkata Police now takes Tejaswini online

Kolkata Police’s highly popular self-defence workshop for women goes virtual in pandemic times

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December 03 2020

Khudiram Bose, a name that still defines martyrdom

On his 132nd birthday, a tribute to the boy who fired a nation’s imagination

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

December 02 2020

Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Window to Science’

World Citizen Tagore and his vision of integration

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December 01 2020

Duare Sarkar

Cashless health benefit for each citizen of Bengal

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November 30 2020

Animal rights redefined in colonial Bengal

When saving a dog in British Kolkata led to wrongful case against a native!

By Information Desk

November 27 2020

How can trees trust the inventor of the axe?

Veteran journalist Suvashis Maitra makes a case for a tree census in Kolkata

By Suvashish Moitra

November 27 2020

Vision Beyond Education

Visva Bharati- Where Education Turns Borderless

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November 27 2020

I have never seen anyone like Maradona in my lifetime

Veteran football star Gautam Sarkar on what made Maradona exceptional

By Goutam Sarkar

November 26 2020

Organic Paddy Seeds of Bengal across India

The man who made it happen

By Dr. Anupam Paul

November 26 2020

My encounter with Diego, the divine

An account of the time I watched, and filmed, Diego Maradona at Italia 90

By Indrajit Sen

November 25 2020

Where the Mind is without Fear

Tagore’s vision and roadmap for Visva Bharati

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November 25 2020

First Indian footballer to play in Europe

Md. Salim from Kolkata proved to be an Asian sensation in Britain

By Shuvra Dey

November 23 2020

Vaccination during colonial time

Bengal had Smallpox vaccination application a century ago

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November 20 2020

He held three automobiles with his bare hands

"Bheem-Bhavani" -- Bengal's Hercules

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November 18 2020

Tackling the stubble burning menace

Local resistant groups formed to stop the pollution

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November 16 2020

Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards 2020

Bengali scientists of IIT Kharagpur awarded

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November 14 2020

The Police Pathshala in Santiniketan

Officer-in Charge of Santiniketan Police Station as Police Didimoni

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November 12 2020

Purity first: Bangladesh's attempts to rediscover Nazrul

A concerted effort by a group of prominent Bangladeshi singers

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 12 2020

Kolkata’s Heritage Ambassador Taxi now on Sydney Streets!

Meet James Robinson who introduced it alongside taxis from New York and London

By Indranil Halder

November 11 2020

Silent Revolution in Primary Education

Bengal Tops the List

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November 09 2020

Fishing Cat- Bengal’s state animal

Time for Fishing Cats engagement with state branding.

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November 02 2020

The Doon was founded by Satish Ranjan Das

The premiere educational institution of the country was founded by a Bengali

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October 27 2020

Bengal school-girl’s virus-killing mask wins National Award

Ushers in hope for front line Covid 19 warriors

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October 17 2020

The boy from Kutch who hated working indoors

Veteran journalist Aditi Roy Ghatak remembers her former colleague, the late Kishore Bhimani

By Aditi Roy Ghatak

October 16 2020

On World Food Day, a look at World’s Food Programme that got Nobel Peace ...

WFP provided assistance to 100 million people in 88 countries last year

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October 13 2020

Father of Bengali sci-fi fiction Jagadananda Roy wrote in 1892, even before...

Travels to Venus was one of the earliest sci-fi book of Bengal

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October 12 2020

India’s largest floating Solar Power Plant to be set up in Bengal

Sagardighi will have the solar power plant!

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October 10 2020

Let’s awake as a society to mental health issues!

On World Mental Health Day

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October 03 2020

Kolkata’s teacher puts Bengal on international beauty pageant map as Mrs ...

Suparna Mukherjee is the beauty with brains

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October 02 2020

Pyari Charan Sircar wrote First English Book of Reading for native Indian c...

Pyari Charan Sircar and how he pioneered education

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October 01 2020

Wrestler Gobor Goho defeated world champions but British refused him ‘Joh...

In 1913 he defeated world champ Jimmy Campbell in 1913

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September 28 2020

Six Bengali scientists win India’s Highest Science Award, Bhatnagar Puros...

Moment of pride for Bengal’s science community

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September 26 2020

Dr Sekhar Basu, leading nuclear scientist of India is no more!

Immense contribution to India’s nuclear submarine venture

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September 23 2020

A fruit from Mexico is changing lives in Bengal

An exotic fruit from Central America is helping farmers earn a handsome profit in many parts of the state

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

September 23 2020

Hilsa oil’s Omega 3 fatty acids help reduce COVID impact! International J...

Scientific study shows effect of Hilsa oil

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September 23 2020

Sarada Ranjan Ray was called W.G. Grace of India for popularizing Cricket

He was elder brother of Upendra Kishore Roychowdhury

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September 21 2020

St. John Diocesan lost ‘college status’ for its student, freedom fighte...

She tried to assassinate the Governor General

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September 18 2020

IIT couple of Siliguri starts ‘Library on Wheels’ for children who have...

From competitive exams to regular lessons

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September 17 2020

New ‘Mesh’, developed by Dr Shantanu Sengupta and his team to ‘trap...

Infection detected in two-and-a-half minutes

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September 16 2020

Mathematician from 14th century Bengal, who was no less than human computer...

Subhankar Das and his made easy Subhankari formula

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September 11 2020

Dr Kanak Saha and his team discovers one of the earliest galaxies in extrem...

Ending dark age of the Universe and finding light

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September 10 2020

Don Bosco Liluah – set up in 1937 under the ideology of a Saint from Ital...

Saint John Bosco’s contribution to upliftment of needy children

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September 06 2020

Misha Ghosal, messiah of Alipurduar’s Toto tribal girls, gets National Aw...

Bengal is proud of her and her work in trying to uplift the girls

By Saheli Mitra

September 04 2020

India’s badminton stars are awarded, but Jadurberia’s famous shuttlecoc...

The best hand-made shuttlecocks of India come from Howrah

By Shuvra Dey

September 04 2020

Birbhum’s Mirati will no more have Pranab Mukherjee during Durga Puja thi...

He who believed Bengal is an assimilation of cultures

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September 01 2020

Pranab Mukherjee is no more

The son of Bengal who held India's highest office

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 30 2020

Paresh Lal Roy - Father of Indian Boxing, was 1914 Bantamweight champion of...

Trained by famous English coach Billy Childs since age of 10!

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