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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

By Information Desk

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

By Information Desk

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

By TTW

November 20 2020

He held three automobiles with his bare hands

"Bheem-Bhavani" -- Bengal's Hercules

By Information Desk

November 20 2020

Tagore in Australia

Only Indian woman flight race participant between London and Melbourne was supported by Tagore

By Indranil Halder

November 19 2020

A museum that keeps the truth of 1971 alive

What makes Dhaka's Muktijuddho Museum unique

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 18 2020

Tackling the stubble burning menace

Local resistant groups formed to stop the pollution

By Information Desk

November 18 2020

Folk Rice of Bengal: Conserving a Neglected Treasure

5000 varieties of rice and more

By Dr. Anupam Paul

November 16 2020

Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards 2020

Bengali scientists of IIT Kharagpur awarded

By Information Desk

November 14 2020

Without Calcutta Police, there may have been no BOSE speakers!

How a fortuitous arrest in 1920 led to the establishment of one of the world’s best known audio equipment brands

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 14 2020

The Police Pathshala in Santiniketan

Officer-in Charge of Santiniketan Police Station as Police Didimoni

By Information Desk

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

When your Food turns Junk

Landmark initiative by Dr. Anupam Paul in Bengal to provide chemical free food to the world.

By Dr. Anupam Paul

November 11 2020

Silent Revolution in Primary Education

Bengal Tops the List

By Information Desk

November 09 2020

Fishing Cat- Bengal’s state animal

Time for Fishing Cats engagement with state branding.

By Information Desk

November 02 2020

The Doon was founded by Satish Ranjan Das

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

By Information Desk

October 27 2020

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

Ushers in hope for front line Covid 19 warriors

By Information Desk

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

By Information Desk

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

By TTW

October 12 2020

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

Sagardighi will have the solar power plant!

By Information Desk

October 10 2020

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

On World Mental Health Day

By Information Desk

October 03 2020

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

Suparna Mukherjee is the beauty with brains

By Information Desk

October 02 2020

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

Pyari Charan Sircar and how he pioneered education

By Information Desk

October 01 2020

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

In 1913 he defeated world champ Jimmy Campbell in 1913

By Information Desk

September 28 2020

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

Moment of pride for Bengal’s science community

By Information Desk

September 27 2020

Rammohan Roy -- visionary who cleansed atrocious Hindu customs against wome...

From stopping Sati to supporting female education

By Information Desk

September 26 2020

While we know of Salim Ali, we hardly recall Ajoy Home, the Birdman of Beng...

Famous ornithologist from Bengal

By TTW

September 26 2020

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

Immense contribution to India’s nuclear submarine venture

By Information Desk

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

By Information Desk

September 23 2020

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

He was elder brother of Upendra Kishore Roychowdhury

By Information Desk

September 21 2020

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

She tried to assassinate the Governor General

By Information Desk

September 18 2020

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

From competitive exams to regular lessons

By Information Desk

September 17 2020

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

Infection detected in two-and-a-half minutes

By Information Desk

September 16 2020

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

Subhankar Das and his made easy Subhankari formula

By Information Desk

September 15 2020

Why September is the month to celebrate Chuni Goswami

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

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

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

By Information Desk

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

By Information Desk

September 08 2020

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

He who wanted all Indian women to be literate

By Information Desk

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 05 2020

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. Tribute to Mother...

Loving and caring soul that is still alive

By Information Desk

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

By Information Desk

September 03 2020

India’s first Science Association set up by Bengali physician Mahendralal...

Indian Association for Cultivation of Science to popularize science

By Information Desk

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!

By Information Desk

August 27 2020

Virtual tour to live stream animals twice a day from

Have fun sitting within the safety of your homes

By Information Desk

August 27 2020

Bengali architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya who built Jaipur, India’s first ...

He was chief architect in Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh’s court

By Information Desk

August 26 2020

Bengali scientist Anindya Bagchi makes a breakthrough in treating deadly pa...

CU alumnus Bagchi now heads the team at Sanford Institute of USA

By Information Desk

August 25 2020

Wooden polo balls of Deulpur were once exported to UK, US and Australia

What happened to the Polo Ball Makers of Bengal?

By Information Desk

August 20 2020

American wood duck land up in Bengal

American bird boosts local economy

By Information Desk

August 19 2020

P.C. Mukherjee, the Bengali archaeologist who discovered Kapilavastu defeat...

He had no formal education in archaeology but had a hunger

By Information Desk

August 15 2020

How a rugby trophy was named after the City of Joy

Rugby may not be a sport familiar to Indians, but one of its most venerable trophies ought to be

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 15 2020

Trailblazer Nilima Ghosh was first female Indian athlete to compete at Olym...

Ghosh- a part of the annals of sports history

By Information Desk

August 15 2020

Rupa Banerjee, the exceptional Table Tennis player of India who none rememb...

She later was the National Champion of Canada

By Saumitra Bose

August 13 2020

Harbingers of change in Bengal on Int’l Youth Day

Real life stories of real-life youths

By Information Desk

August 13 2020

Kolkata’s Raunak and Neha topped India’s Civil Service Exam this year!

Students from Bengal shine in civil services exam

By Information Desk

August 12 2020

Human-Pachyderm conflict is well tackled in Bengal leading to increase in e...

How is state forest department tackling the issue

By Information Desk

August 12 2020

Khudiram Bose, the boy who wasn’t supposed to be there

Hanged for the attempted assassination of Douglas Kingsford, Khudiram Bose was not even part of the original mission

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 12 2020

Dr Asima Mukhopadhyay, famous onco-researcher, helps set up cancer units in...

Starts first-ever Indian research group to become global member

By Information Desk

August 09 2020

Premjit Lall – the star who ruled India’s tennis circuit in the ’70s,...

Saumitra Bose remembers his childhood hero

By Saumitra Bose

August 08 2020

NKDA to hold training camps for Cyclist Enthusiasts of New Town

Cycle is the answer to modern mode of transport

By Information Desk

August 08 2020

The men who made way for Bengali women in sports

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

August 07 2020

West Bengal launches tele-education helpline for school students

The helpline is primarily intended for those students who are unable to avail online classes and learning

By Information Desk

August 07 2020

When Japan bombed Kolkata, and Nagasaki became an ‘accidental victim’

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 07 2020

COVID Care Network of Kolkata turns messiah to hundreds of COVID infected

Group consists of doctors, mountaineers, musicians and performers

By Saheli Mitra

August 06 2020

P.N. Bose was first Indian geologist who found India’s vast iron-ore depo...

Leading to industrial revolution in the country

By Information Desk

August 06 2020

Biotechnologist from Kolkata part of NASA’s Mars Mission

The mission will investigate the ancient environment on Mars

By Information Desk

August 04 2020

Unique afforestation drive – Sundarbans’ women get paid to nurture sapl...

One lakh saplings to be planted and nurtured

By Information Desk

August 02 2020

‘Lota’ and ‘Macha’: Bengal’s football legacy

As East Bengal football club celebrates its centenary, a look at how the famed East-Mohan rivalry has evolved

By Information Desk

August 02 2020

Childless by choice, a growing movement

On International Childfree Day, we explore the Kolkata connection

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 01 2020

25 years ago on 31st July, India’s first mobile call was made from Kolkat...

Chief Minister Jyoti Basu spoke on this call!

By Information Desk

July 30 2020

Even after Amphan, tiger population in Sundarbans is on the rise! What’s ...

Tiger population in Bengal shows a healthy graph

By Information Desk

July 28 2020

Bengali scientists of IIT Kgp develop portable low-cost COVID test kits

At only Rs 400, the results will be out in an hour!

By Information Desk

July 25 2020

‘Safe Home’ Covid-19 treatment in West Bengal

Rs 3,500 run by a team of doctors and COVID-19 survivors

By Information Desk

July 21 2020

Dr Senjuti Saha, first Bengali microbiologist to be appointed in WHO board

Dhaka microbiologist to head Polio Transition Independent Monitoring Board

By Information Desk

July 20 2020

Exotic and endangered animal babies born during pandemic in Bengal’s zoos...

Red Panda and Anaconda reproduce and add to the population

By Information Desk

July 18 2020

Class X student of Bengal launches ‘Drishti App’ on google to counter C...

Drishti will help video calls and chat with 100 people at a time

By Information Desk

July 17 2020

Three students from Bengal help in Mangrove Conservation in a unique way

Distributing saplings for free through social media

By Information Desk

July 16 2020

Sumantra Chatterjee-- First Indian Neuroscientist to get prestigious EMBO h...

Global accolade for Bengali scientist’s path-breaking research

By Information Desk

July 14 2020

Visva Bharati University gets 2nd campus at Tagore’s Nainital retreat

The house where he took daughter Renuka before her death

By Information Desk

July 11 2020

CAN COVID-19 VACCINE BE AVAILABLE BY AUGUST 15?

Virologists and scientists negate the possibility

By Saheli Mitra

July 09 2020

PK De Sarkar, the Bengali who taught India how to master the language of En...

His grammar books are still the highest sellers

By Information Desk

July 09 2020

Saurav Ganguly-The undisputed leader of Indian Cricket

Maharaja poised to take cricket to its highest level

By Korak Sen

July 09 2020

COVID-19 Plasma Bank coming up in Kolkata!

CM Mamata Banerjee announces a plasma bank

By Information Desk

July 08 2020

‘Maharaja’ of Indian cricket – Sourav Ganguly

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

By Information Desk

July 07 2020

Where have all the snake charmers of Bengal gone? Do you hear their flutes ...

Snake charmers are now used to protect these endangered reptiles

By Shuvra Dey

July 07 2020

Griffon vultures of Rajabhatkhawa return with a flock of rare vultures from...

Bengal’s vultures dared to fly over to Pakistan and bring their hordes

By Information Desk

July 02 2020

When the Biswa Bangla flag flew atop Mt Kilimanjaro

Cyclist Ujjwal Pal conquers the highest peak of Africa

By Information Desk

June 27 2020

Treeman’s journey to Kibo Hut despite the challenges

No other climber was spotted in the way

By Information Desk

June 24 2020

‘Hakuna Matata’ --- yet the Treeman faced several worries enroute Kibo ...

Many trekkers fell ill due to altitude sickness

By Information Desk

June 21 2020

Deepest annular solar eclipse of the century can be seen today!

Kolkata will get to see a partial solar eclipse post 9am

By Information Desk

June 21 2020

Amartya Sen to be awarded the 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

His work on issues around global justice recognised

By Information Desk

June 20 2020

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

Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay took his life on this day

By Information Desk

June 20 2020

Treeman Diaries: Cycling to the top of ‘Chander Pahar’

When Ujjwal Pal left the last camp to the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro

By Information Desk

June 19 2020

Director Kamaleshwar Mukherjee dons the doctor’s coat to treat poor patie...

When a qualified doctor turned filmmaker finds his call

By Information Desk

June 19 2020

Kolkata’s E-buses get international recognition from International Energy...

Kolkata is the only city in India to be featured

By Information Desk

June 16 2020

Jalpaiguri’s Maxima Toppo uses street plays to create Corona awareness fo...

Toppo uses local Sadri language to motivate masses

By Information Desk

June 11 2020

KUDOS! Students of Asansol Engineering college invent ‘touchless switches...

Will help in reducing spread of COVID-19 through surface touch

By Information Desk

June 10 2020

The Treeman’s Diary --- Reaching atop Mt Kilimanjaro on a cycle

Ujjwal Pal and his physical challenges on this breath-taking adventure

By Information Desk

June 10 2020

Kolkata creates milestone: Critical COVID patient recovers after Ecmo suppo...

24-year-old girl brought back to life and discharged yesterday

By Information Desk

June 06 2020

Losing Bengal’s indigenous fishes & medicinal herbs due to hybridization

On World Environment Day a bio-diversity loss

By Saheli Mitra

June 06 2020

The Treeman’s Diary --- Ujjwal Pal on his cycle beyond Mt Kilimanjaro

Tale of a nature-lover cyclist on a mission

By Information Desk

June 05 2020

We don’t kill elephants! Bengal uses innovative elephant management syste...

Compassion, Scientific methods, solar powered electric wires to bulk sms

By Saheli Mitra

June 04 2020

Tree Savers of Maidan! Children of a Rugby Team save damaged trees

Amphan had partially damaged or uprooted many trees of Maidan

By Information Desk

June 03 2020

Meet Ujjwal 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

June 02 2020

State helps Sundarbans’ farmers grow salt-resistant paddy post Amphaan

Saline water that entered fields will not be able to pose threat

By Information Desk

May 31 2020

Do not throw away fruit seeds. Plant them and let the greens return to Kolk...

How to restore the green cover back in Kolkata?

By Saheli Mitra

May 29 2020

Bengal was once a seat of ancient Ayurveda which is now believed to boost t...

Recent Calcutta High Court judgement favours Ayurveda

By Information Desk

May 28 2020

In 1928 Tagore started ‘Vriksha Ropon,’ he knew only nature can save us...

Rabindranath Tagore was also an environmentalist!

By Saheli Mitra

May 27 2020

Remember what Tagore wrote about Locusts in Sahaj Path?

As they return to India, we return to our childhood book

By Saheli Mitra

May 24 2020

Robots will check Corona patients in Kolkata hospital

AMRI Salt Lake introduces Robots to check COVID patients

By Information Desk

May 23 2020

Stand by the children of Bengal

Kishalay Foundation in Sunderban helping the children of that area in this hour of crisis

By Indrajit Sen

May 16 2020

TATA Sons signs MoU to bring ‘Feluda Corona Test kit’ by end May for ma...

The rapid kit was developed by two Bengali scientists

By Information Desk

May 15 2020

Is Kolkata Police’s Safe Drive Save Life campaign related to author Kafka...

The author who invented helmets for factory workers

By Suvashish Moitra

May 13 2020

Community Radio Station changing Santhali lives In Jangalmahal

Nityananda Janavani using radio waves for empowering villagers

By Indrajit Sen

May 11 2020

Teacher from Bengal to become first COVID 19 vaccine volunteer in India?

Chiranjit Dhibar writes to ICMR making the offer

By Information Desk

May 11 2020

On Mother’s Day, freedom fighter Dinesh Gupta’s last letter to his moth...

What did he write and why did he write a letter to his mother?

By Information Desk

May 09 2020

Bengal’s ‘Shatraj Ke Khiladi’ – Chess Master Moheschunder Bannerjee...

The man who checkmated European masters in the 19th century

By Information Desk

May 08 2020

Belur Math opens gates for COVID warriors -- doctors and nurses

Gives their guest house for COVID -19 warriors

By Information Desk

May 05 2020

Jadavpur University students design a device to differentiate Corona cough ...

Big invention in post Lockdown phase to detect random patients

By Information Desk

May 02 2020

How Prafulla Chandra Ray discovered Corona-like ‘Burdwan fever’ of 1860...

The fever that killed almost 70% of Burdwan and Hooghly’s population

By Information Desk

May 01 2020

Soccer king of Maidan --- Chuni Goswami no more

The glamorous player of dribbles

By Information Desk

April 30 2020

Work from Tree! Bankura’s teacher shows the way to rural India

Innovative way of taking online classes during Lockdown

By Information Desk

April 29 2020

Centre gives nod to Bengal student’s Virus Destroying Mask to prevent Cor...

Memari’s Digantika Basu does wonder with her invention

By Information Desk

April 28 2020

Caregiving in times of COVID-19. How stressful is it?

How are caregivers in Kolkata coping with the stress

By Information Desk

April 28 2020

Bengali scientist Chandra Dutta in Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine team!

The vaccine has already gone for human trials

By Information Desk

April 26 2020

JU students rise to the cause of COVID-19 crisis. How?

Sewing masks and setting up emergency funds

By Information Desk

April 25 2020

West Bengal starts ‘Pool Test’ to track asymptomatic COVID-19 patients

The test will help identify patients in low-risk zones

By Information Desk

April 25 2020

NIT Durgapur students build ‘Pranesh,’ an economic ventilator for COVID...

These ventilators can be a big relief if number of cases rise

By Information Desk

April 24 2020

Prof Ena Ray Banerjee says diverse gene pool of Indians can help fight COVI...

Prof Banerjee answers a plethora of questions on COVID-19

By Saheli Mitra

April 23 2020

Modern day Dr Agnishwar! Doctor carries pregnant mom and delivers baby duri...

Meet Thakurpukur’s Dr Kaushik Roy Chowdhury

By Information Desk

April 23 2020

‘Yes, I heal, Yes I breathe’ – Mother Nature’s open letter to Human...

On International Mother Earth Day, a tribute to nature

By Saheli Mitra

April 21 2020

Tribute to Abhay Mitra, the master juggler of Joy Baba Felunath

Did you know he was the one who threw the daggers?

By Information Desk

April 20 2020

Dr Niladri Konar of London not just won over Corona, but dedicated his life...

Alumnus of SSKM, Dr Niladri Konar is an inspiration

By Information Desk

April 19 2020

Bengal – Land of Free Thinkers, where Derozio formed Young Bengal

Remembering Henry Vivian Derozio on his birth anniversary

By Information Desk

April 17 2020

Alipore Zoo invents new technique to lure animals for Corona tests

How the zoo animals are also under strict vigil during Lockdown

By Information Desk

April 15 2020

Cab driver Md Saidul hands over Baruipur hospital he built to treat Corona ...

How a cab driver gave all his savings to fight against COVID-19

By Information Desk

April 09 2020

Mungpoo in Darjeeling might play a role to fight Corona

Cinchona plantations of Bengal as a game changer

By Information Desk

April 09 2020

Government now turns to Bengal Chemicals for COVID-19 drug Hydroxychloroqui...

Prafulla Chandra Roy’s company was earliest Hydroxychloroquinine manufacturer

By Information Desk

April 09 2020

Team including Bengali scientists to launch ‘Modified’ BCG vaccine to f...

The vaccine might go for human trial in 4 months

By Information Desk

April 07 2020

Bengali scientists develop a coating to contain infectivity of Corona virus...

Led by Prof Jayanta Haldar, this can be a tool to fight the virus

By Information Desk

April 05 2020

Two Bengali scientists of CSIR device low cost rapid testing Corona kit!

Indigenous kit will help India identify cluster infections in just one hour

By Information Desk

April 04 2020

How did the students feel on the outbreak of Corona?

We saw faith and fiction and everything in between

By Rishita Chatterjee

April 03 2020

New app helping city’s specially-abled children to cope with Corona menac...

How are children with special needs being educated?

By Information Desk

March 29 2020

Homecoming for Kolkata’s birds during Corona Lockdown

The once polluted city is filled with chirps and tweets

By Pradyut Choudhury

March 29 2020

Spending days in a devastated Italy

Why is the lockdown important?

By Sabyasachi Siddhanta

March 28 2020

Do not make your children feel left out

Dr.Jai Ranjan Ram’s advice to the parents

By Information Desk

March 28 2020

Quarantine centre at Ffort Raichak! Business tycoon Harsh Neotia gives his ...

Luxury resort near Kolkata to turn into quarantine facility

By Information Desk

March 27 2020

Germany has not faced such a crisis since World War II

But Germany will not likely be Italy

By Shaibal Giri

March 27 2020

How students of Kolkata are coping with the Corona Lockdown

Antara Dasgupta, class XII student of Akshar

By Antara Dasgupta

March 26 2020

CM Mamata Banerjee thanks all ‘Corona Warriors’ through a touching note...

Let us all join the Chief Minister in showing gratitude

By Information Desk

March 26 2020

Corona has shown that we are all equal

Dr Jai Ranjan Ram's take on the present "infodemic"

By Dr Jai Ranjan Ram

March 26 2020

Kolkata Corporation uses disinfectant jet-spray to sanitize streets

The world is using these germ killers to sanitize streets

By Information Desk

March 26 2020

GB EXCLUSIVE: A Bengali scientist talks to GB from Italy

Stay home, stay safe- the only way to win this dreadful situation.

By Information Desk

March 25 2020

Eden Gardens offered as a quarantine centre by Sourav Ganguly

Indoor facility and players’ dormitory offered

By Information Desk

March 25 2020

How students should cope with the Corona lockdown

Senior English teacher’s advice to the students

By Trina Das Gupta

March 25 2020

Calcutta Medical College taken over – to turn into Corona speciality one-...

Huge number of isolation beds will be available

By Information Desk

March 25 2020

CM Mamata Banerjee prepares rural Bengal in advance to fight Corona

What steps are being taken to create awareness?

By Information Desk

March 24 2020

How a Paris-returned student on home quarantine is being shunned by the Kol...

Do not ostracize all students who return home from abroad

By Neiil Ray

March 24 2020

CM Mamata Banerjee converts a whole stadium to Quarantine centre!

In record time to fight the Corona menace

By Information Desk

March 23 2020

How Munich stopped itself from turning into another Italy!

Shaibal Giri from Munich, Germany writes a first-person account

By Shaibal Giri

March 22 2020

Mantu Hait – the Green Man who brought back trees, birds and butterflies

On World Forest Day a look at the Urban Forest of Kolkata

By Saheli Mitra

March 21 2020

Chief Minister of Bengal acts tough over Corona violations

How Corona is being tackled in Bengal

By Information Desk

March 21 2020

India’s super soccer star, our favourite PK Banerjee is no more!

The soccer player who got the highest FIFA honour!

By Information Desk

March 16 2020

Will Swami Vivekananda’s Plague Epidemic manifesto help us fight Corona f...

Fighting the mental stress during times of epidemic

By Information Desk

March 12 2020

I-League for the green and maroon brigade

Mohun Bagan wins the I-League title

By Information Desk

March 08 2020

Incredible tale of a Murshidabad girl who reigns Tokyo’s yoga world today...

On Women’s Day, GB brings the inspirational tale of Nupur Tewari

By Saheli Mitra

March 06 2020

Asia’s first zoo at Barrackpore was even older to London Zoo! Surprised?

Barrackpore Zoo was built by Lord Wellesley to preserve Indian animals

By Information Desk

March 04 2020

Where have all the Buxa Tigers gone?

They were not killed by poachers as per popular belief

By Saheli Mitra

February 26 2020

‘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 2020

Krishna Bose is no more! Bengal loses an erudite academician and ex-parliam...

Married to Sisir Bose, she kept Netaji’s legacy alive

By Information Desk

February 21 2020

Documentary tracing Presidency University’s rich in-house museum

Did you know music classes were also held at Presidency?

By Information Desk

February 13 2020

Lone rice crusader Debal Deb is reviving lost varieties of Bengal paddy

Why indigenous rice varieties are important for health

By Information Desk

February 12 2020

Sukanya Run--- A first of its kind marathon in Kolkata

Bidhannagar Police to host a marathon on 16th of February in Kolkata with the aim of creating awareness on the growing need of making this city safe for women

By Information Desk

February 11 2020

The first woman physicist to get a PhD from Calcutta University!

Dr Purnima Sinha and how she broke shackles of patriarchy

By Information Desk

February 05 2020

Blood tests at just Rs 10! IIT scientist Suman Chakraborty and team invents...

Hundreds of poor patients of rural India will be benefitted

By Information Desk

February 05 2020

Why did Satyen Bose not get Nobel Prize despite his pathbreaking research?

Exceptionally brilliant physicist from Bengal

By Information Desk

February 04 2020

The Bengal Store touches ‘body and soul’ with their chemical free perso...

Range of lab tested organic lotions from Bengal’s farms

By Saheli Mitra

February 03 2020

Dada’s Dadagiri as ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ at the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Sourav Ganguly is the 2nd ambassador in India’s Olympic history

By Information Desk

February 02 2020

Giving a voice to the voiceless --- superb tales from the animal kingdom

Spectacular wildlife photography exhibition at Nandan

By Information Desk

January 30 2020

Messiah of the poor – two doctors from Bengal get Padmashree Awards

Take a look at the two doctors from Bengal -‘One rupee doctor’ Sushovan Banerjee & Sunderban’s Arunodoy Mondal who get Padmashree Awards in 2020 who are the messiahs of the poor.

By Information Desk

January 28 2020

Salute to Headmaster Kazi Masoom Akhtar for standing up against fundamental...

Masoom Akhtar wins Padmashree Award in education

By Information Desk

January 18 2020

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

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

By Information Desk

January 16 2020

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

One of the best doctors India had ever produced!

By Information Desk

January 16 2020

Happy Birthday – Legendary soccer player Chuni Goswami

He will be honoured with release of his postal stamp

By Information Desk

January 12 2020

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

Thanks to cleaning by West Bengal Bio-diversity Board

By Pradyut Choudhury

December 04 2018

English students to take lessons on Saptapadi and Sholay!

Calcutta University English syllabus to be revamped

By Information Desk

September 27 2018

75 years of Rahara Ramakrishna Mission

Where knowledge meets ideology

By Suman Sadhu

March 31 2018

HAPPY EASTER SUNDAY

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

By Shae-Lynn Samuel

December 25 2017

Christmas is the season of giving

How a young girl helps in distributing goodies to the needy

By Srijita Dutta

December 25 2017

How a child in Singapore misses Kolkata Christmas!

Kolkata’s Christmas fervour is found nowhere else 

By Sahyannika Das

December 25 2017

Christmas Bunny In A Hurry

How a Christian family celebrated Christmas

By Abhradeep Saha

December 25 2017

Christmas --- A Mosaic of Twinkling Lights

Food, Fun and Nostalgia

By AAROHINI GHOSH

December 24 2017

From Silver bells to Santa Claus, Christmas is here!

A Vignette of Christmas Celebration in Kolkata

By Aveek Basu

December 24 2017

Celebrating Christmas at Sunderbans!

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

By Shreyan Dutta Roy

December 24 2017

Christmas! It’s Party Time Folks

Gear up for the Yuletide festivities!

By Ronit Ghosh

December 24 2017

Fragrance of a Christmas morning

Freshly bakes cakes and chocolates steal the show

By Ivaana C Mitra

November 22 2017

Student Atharv Vir Malhotra on a recent puppet show

Puppets brought from different countries

By Atharv Vir Malhotra

November 17 2017

Doon School founded by a Bengali!

India’s iconic Doon School was brainchild of SR Das

By Information Desk

November 14 2017

Amar Kolkata is all about adda and fun

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

By Ivaana C Mitra

November 14 2017

Student Aveek Basu on street foods

Kolkata is the street food Mecca

By Aveek Basu

November 14 2017

What Durga Puja means to student Rayirth Roy

Food fun of Durga Puja

By Rayirth Roy

November 14 2017

Student Jyotishko Das on Indian Museum

The oldest museum of India

By Jyotishko Das

November 14 2017

Kolkata: The City of Contrasts

Student Debanjan Ray pens down his observations

By Debanjan Ray

November 14 2017

Student Ritwik Bhaumik on a trip to Nahoum’s

The iconic confectionary shop of New Market

By Ritwik Bhaumik

November 14 2017

Student Niranjana Ghosh on Kolkata’s Ghats

Maayer Ghat, Baghbazar

By Niranjana Ghosh

November 14 2017

Children who have no childhood

Trafficked children of Bengal

By Information Desk

August 04 2017

For Educator Uma Rajan, ‘Calcutta is home’

Calcutta is not a dying city

By Uma Rajan

September 25 2018

Thakur da’s canteen at Rabindra Bharati University

Where art meets gastronomic delights

By Anonya Biswas

August 29 2018

Lost in a world of books on College Street

Presidency student Anitesh Chakraborty relives his college days on College Street

By Anitesh Chakraborty

August 18 2018

Asutosh College Canteen: Hub of music and politics

This canteen also hosts cultural events by students

By Arnabi Basu

August 02 2018

Sukumar Da’s canteen at Presidency University

GB visits the meeting place of young minds

By Samudranil Gupta

July 23 2018

Peep into St Xavier’s College Canteen

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

By Debanjana Saha

November 29 2019

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

Wins gold at International Federation of Body Building competition

By Information Desk

November 26 2019

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

From colonial Kolkata, polo passed on to Australia

By Indranil Halder

October 13 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

August 28 2019

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

Rural games of Bengal had their own charm and fun

By Information Desk

August 26 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

August 19 2019

CONGRATULATIONS! Arjuna Award for Swapna Barman! 

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

By Information Desk

July 14 2019

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

Invincible Hima Das claims second international gold within a week

By Information Desk

April 09 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

November 08 2018

Biggest chess tournament of India starts today in Kolkata

Top world-ranking grandmasters descend on the City of Joy

By Debanjana Saha

January 04 2020

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

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

By Information Desk

November 09 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

November 09 2019

Longest serving Mohun Bagan Secretary Anjan Mitra dead

Renowned CA and a Mohun Bagan man at heart and work

By Information Desk

November 01 2019

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

What value will the Dabaang star add to Maidan soccer?

By Information Desk

August 04 2019

Kolkata will host India’s Qualifier FIFA Matches in 2022

Good News for the soccer capital of India

By Information Desk

August 03 2019

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

The Soccer cup started by the British to entertain their troops

By Information Desk

July 30 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

July 17 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

July 11 2019

East Bengal and Mohun Bagan unitedly write a letter to PM

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

By Information Desk

April 29 2019

Asia’s Pele : footballer Kannan no more

Star player of Maidan who lived in poverty

By Information Desk

April 20 2019

Remembering Krishanu Dey – Maradona of Bengal

Master of magic dribbles and goals

By Information Desk

February 23 2019

Nachiketa coins new song for Mohun Bagan

Tracing the journey of the team’s success

By Information Desk

January 31 2019

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

John Abraham brings legendary film on Mohun Bagan

By Information Desk

January 04 2019

Celebrating 100 years of East Bengal Club

Renowned director Goutam Ghosh makes an in-depth documentary 

By Information Desk

July 28 2018

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

The Debanjan Cup: Keeping the memory of their son alive

By Rohit Sen

July 15 2018

From War to the story of a footballing success

Can India learn from their grit and determination? 

By Rohit Sen

July 06 2018

How was it like to watch Maradona on the field?

Indrajit Sen remembers his tryst with the football legend in 1990

By Indrajit Sen

July 05 2018

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

World Cup fever and Bengal’s Football Mania in movies

By Information Desk

June 26 2018

Not all fans have written off Messi

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

By Information Desk

June 19 2018

Kolkata once witnessed Peruvian coach Gareca’s skills

Gareca played against the Indian team at Salt Lake Stadium

By Information Desk

November 23 2019

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

When two Bengals will come together and create history

By Information Desk

November 04 2019

First ever day and night test match with pink ball

Bengal to give pink ball experience to cricket fans

By Rohit Sen

October 25 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

October 23 2019

Tracing the rise of Dada’s Dadagiri!

Watch out Sourav Ganguly’s rise to fame

By Information Desk

October 14 2019

BREAKING! Sourav Ganguly to be BCCI president after midnight drama

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

By Information Desk

August 28 2019

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

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

By Saheli Mitra

August 22 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

August 08 2019

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

Will Saurav Ganguly be coaching Team India soon?

By Information Desk

July 08 2019

Happy Birthday ‘Dada’ Sourav Ganguly

The Prince of the Lord’s Cricket Ground

By Rohit Sen

February 01 2019

Bengal Cricket Team make great comeback!

Enter final of Nayudu Trophy

By Information Desk

January 30 2019

Jhulan Goswami and Indian team create history in New Zealand

India’s women cricket team has won today!

By Information Desk

August 29 2018

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

Rohit Sen remembers his coach and mentor Gopal Bose

By Rohit Sen

July 22 2018

Why Bengal could not produce many international cricket players?

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

By Korak Sen

December 28 2019

India’s only mangrove zoo to come up at Jharkhali

Preserving ecological balance of Sunderbans

By Information Desk

December 26 2019

Get to see a partial Solar Eclipse today in Kolkata

Starts from 8.30 am in the morning and continue till noon

By Information Desk

November 19 2019

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

Big boost for international tea trade from North Bengal

By Information Desk

November 17 2019

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

Founder William Carey brought cauliflower and cabbage from England

By Information Desk

November 12 2019

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

How the cyclone impacted erosion of the islands!

By Information Desk

November 09 2019

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

Severe Cyclone Bulbul brings back memories of Aila

By Information Desk

September 17 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

September 14 2019

Siliguri farmers grow Hill Orchids and earn in lakhs

Orchids are no more restricted to Hills

By Information Desk

September 14 2019

Extinct Indian Wolf sighted in Sunderbans!

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

By Information Desk

August 20 2019

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

Arum or Kochu now travels from Birbhum to London

By Information Desk

August 15 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

July 30 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

July 26 2019

How Bengal is reviving lost varieties of paddy

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

By Information Desk

July 20 2019

Breaking News! Earthquake in Darjeeling and Siliguri

North Bengal Hills feel shockwaves an hour ago

By Information Desk

July 19 2019

HIDCO brings new Urban Forest with hundreds of trees to Kolkata

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

By Information Desk

July 17 2019

Do not miss the partial lunar eclipse over Kolkata today!

When can you witness this celestial phenomenon from the city?

By Information Desk

July 14 2019

Bangladesh starts producing ‘Polythene’ bags from Jute

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

By Information Desk

July 08 2019

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

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

By Information Desk

July 07 2019

Giant catfish weighing 120kg caught by fishermen at Teesta barrage

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

By Information Desk

June 29 2019

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

Haritaki Tree transplanted yesterday on the campus

By Information Desk

June 20 2019

Tarapith temple flowers are being used to produce bio-fertilisers

Flowers offered to the deity being used for a good cause

By Information Desk

June 19 2019

Bengali’s favourite Hilsa being reared in a pond!

Thousands of Hilsa are being reared along with Rui-Katla

By Information Desk

June 15 2019

Alipore Zoo to have the first virtual animal park of India

Bengal Safari Park of North Bengal to follow suit

By Information Desk

June 05 2019

Climate change may wipe out Bengal tigers by 2070

What measures are being taken to protect the Big Cats

By Information Desk

June 04 2019

Animal trafficking along Bongaon border is worse than women trafficking

Rare lion cub and monkey rescued last week enroute from Bangladesh

By Information Desk

May 26 2019

Health benefits of Bengal’s jackfruit

Jackfruit is a boon for a healthy summer

By Information Desk

May 25 2019

A Black Hole in the Universe gets a Bengali name

Gobhir Mallika takes Bengali language to a universal high!

By Information Desk

May 16 2019

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

Sumita Bandopadhyay keeps a strong vigil daily to stop pollution

By Information Desk

May 15 2019

Gigantic Black Hole gets a poetic name in Bengali!

Imagine the black hole being named as Gobhir Mallika

By Information Desk

May 04 2019

After cyclone Fani is a disastrous earthquake waiting?

Major earthquake predicted in next 2 days

By Information Desk

April 24 2019

Meet Mangrove Man Pranabesh Maiti of Sunderbans

He has been relentlessly working to protect the fragile ecosystem

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

March 29 2019

Anti-Sting operation at Dumdum Airport!

State government fights mosquito menace

By Information Desk

March 27 2019

Karan Chhatu mushroom of Bengal costs more than mutton!

This wild mushroom of Bishnupur is a season’s delicacy

By Information Desk

March 22 2019

Ban on Palash ornaments in Santiniketan this Basanta Utsav

Viswa Bharati issues notice to stop exploitation of Palash trees

By Information Desk

March 02 2019

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

Stray dogs overshoot the foreign bred sniffer dogs!

By Information Desk

February 28 2019

Grass cultivation in Rajarhat help farmers earn in lakhs

Bengal government help farmers to make remarkable profit

By Information Desk

January 29 2019

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

Legendary Mishmi Takins of Germany are new residents of the zoo

By Information Desk

January 23 2019

New paddy cultivation technique brings profit to Balurghat

Youths helped by State Agriculture Department introduce mulching

By Information Desk

January 18 2019

Exhibition showcasing avian diversity of Kolkata

GB brings behind-the-lens shots of feathery friends

By Debanjana Saha

January 17 2019

Mystery of the missing trees at Botanical Gardens

Did you know some trees have eaten up others?

By Information Desk

January 10 2019

When farmers of Bengal turned scientists

Using light in Chandramallika cultivation

By Information Desk

December 27 2018

Murshidabad sets record in cabbage production this winter

Special nutritious cabbage being grown in Bengal

By Information Desk

December 20 2018

Ayodhya Hills of Purulia soon to produce CTC tea

New industry in tribal belt to help local economy

By Information Desk

December 17 2018

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

Why tigresses of Alipore Zoo are not mating?

By Information Desk

November 24 2018

Organic lipstick grown in Bengal from Lipstick Tree!

To all beautiful women – Here is Bengal’s Rupbriksha

By Information Desk

May 17 2018

Bengal’s love for historical mango varieties

Let’s go on a Mango Tale and Trail

By Debanjana Saha

May 14 2018

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

Great Banyan Tree of Botanical Gardens is heading to death?

By Information Desk

May 08 2018

Mayur Mahal of Chinsurah – where peacocks reign

A wake up call to save the peacocks of Rajhat area

By Information Desk

May 06 2018

Mango Wonder! Ten mango varieties on same tree

Katwa teacher grows ten mango varieties on same tree

By Information Desk

April 22 2018

City birdwatcher’s paradise threatened by construction

Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary may soon lose migratory birds 

By Sayantan Ghosh

February 23 2018

Experimental Apple Harvest in Bankura

Growing green apples in the red laterite soil

By Information Desk

February 02 2018

Why were Darjeeling oranges smaller in size this year?

Viral attack or lack of scientific organic farming?

By Information Desk

February 01 2018

Is Tagore’s Kopai a dying river?

A recent survey by Visva Bharati geography dept. says so

By Information Desk

December 19 2017

Activists take legal route to save East Kolkata Wetlands

Environmentalists protest against government’s attempt to build park

By Saheli Mitra

December 18 2017

Beware!! Anacondas at Alipore Zoo!

Alipore Zoo to be home to Anacondas from March

By Information Desk

November 22 2017

Bumper Orange this year, head to Sitong

Quaint town of Kurseong is the new tourist destination

By Information Desk

November 20 2017

Coco tree of Shibpur flowered after 94 years!

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

By Information Desk

November 06 2017

It’s high time KMC realises how to protect the green

KMC out to axe ‘unsafe’ trees!

By Information Desk

October 28 2017

Will the new kangaroos at Alipore Zoo survive this time?

Alipore Zoo to get jaguars and kangaroos

By Information Desk

October 24 2017

Rare plant fossils discovered in Ilambazar

Fossil Park coming up this year end

By Information Desk

October 23 2017

Green Mission for Bengal

Around a thousand green projects cleared

By Information Desk

October 19 2017

IIT Kharagpur celebrates Diwali with a difference

Eco-friendly and pollution free Illu

By Information Desk

October 16 2017

Kolkata’s oldest citizen alive and kicking

255-year-old Banyan tree is still growing

By Information Desk

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