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The boy from Kutch who hated working indoors

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

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

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

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

Students from Bengal shine in civil services exam

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

Starts first-ever Indian research group to become global member

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

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

Group consists of doctors, mountaineers, musicians and performers

Childless by choice, a growing movement

On International Childfree Day, we explore the Kolkata connection

‘Safe Home’ Covid-19 treatment in West Bengal

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

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

Dhaka microbiologist to head Polio Transition Independent Monitoring Board

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

The house where he took daughter Renuka before her death


Virologists and scientists negate the possibility

COVID-19 Plasma Bank coming up in Kolkata!

CM Mamata Banerjee announces a plasma bank

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

His work on issues around global justice recognised

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

Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay took his life on this day

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

When a qualified doctor turned filmmaker finds his call

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

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

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

Recent Calcutta High Court judgement favours Ayurveda

Robots will check Corona patients in Kolkata hospital

AMRI Salt Lake introduces Robots to check COVID patients

Stand by the children of Bengal

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

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

The rapid kit was developed by two Bengali scientists

Community Radio Station changing Santhali lives In Jangalmahal

Nityananda Janavani using radio waves for empowering villagers

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

Chiranjit Dhibar writes to ICMR making the offer

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

Gives their guest house for COVID -19 warriors

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

Big invention in post Lockdown phase to detect random patients

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

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

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

Innovative way of taking online classes during Lockdown

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

Memari’s Digantika Basu does wonder with her invention

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

How are caregivers in Kolkata coping with the stress

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

The vaccine has already gone for human trials

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

Sewing masks and setting up emergency funds

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

The test will help identify patients in low-risk zones

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

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

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

Prof Banerjee answers a plethora of questions on COVID-19

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

Alumnus of SSKM, Dr Niladri Konar is an inspiration

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

Remembering Henry Vivian Derozio on his birth anniversary

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

Mungpoo in Darjeeling might play a role to fight Corona

Cinchona plantations of Bengal as a game changer

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

Prafulla Chandra Roy’s company was earliest Hydroxychloroquinine manufacturer

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

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

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

How did the students feel on the outbreak of Corona?

We saw faith and fiction and everything in between

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

How are children with special needs being educated?

Do not make your children feel left out

Dr.Jai Ranjan Ram’s advice to the parents

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

Luxury resort near Kolkata to turn into quarantine facility

How students of Kolkata are coping with the Corona Lockdown

Antara Dasgupta, class XII student of Akshar

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

Let us all join the Chief Minister in showing gratitude

Corona has shown that we are all equal

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

Kolkata Corporation uses disinfectant jet-spray to sanitize streets

The world is using these germ killers to sanitize streets

GB EXCLUSIVE: A Bengali scientist talks to GB from Italy

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

How students should cope with the Corona lockdown

Senior English teacher’s advice to the students

CM Mamata Banerjee prepares rural Bengal in advance to fight Corona

What steps are being taken to create awareness?

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

Fighting the mental stress during times of epidemic

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

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

Leela Majumdar who broke all barriers of patriarchy!

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

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

Documentary tracing Presidency University’s rich in-house museum

Did you know music classes were also held at Presidency?

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

Range of lab tested organic lotions from Bengal’s farms

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.

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

One of the best doctors India had ever produced!

English students to take lessons on Saptapadi and Sholay!

Calcutta University English syllabus to be revamped

75 years of Rahara Ramakrishna Mission

Where knowledge meets ideology

Thakur da’s canteen at Rabindra Bharati University

Where art meets gastronomic delights

Lost in a world of books on College Street

Presidency student Anitesh Chakraborty relives his college days on College Street

Asutosh College Canteen: Hub of music and politics

This canteen also hosts cultural events by students

Sukumar Da’s canteen at Presidency University

GB visits the meeting place of young minds

Peep into St Xavier’s College Canteen

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


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

Christmas is the season of giving

How a young girl helps in distributing goodies to the needy

How a child in Singapore misses Kolkata Christmas!

Kolkata’s Christmas fervour is found nowhere else 

Christmas Bunny In A Hurry

How a Christian family celebrated Christmas

From Silver bells to Santa Claus, Christmas is here!

A Vignette of Christmas Celebration in Kolkata

Celebrating Christmas at Sunderbans!

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

Christmas! It’s Party Time Folks

Gear up for the Yuletide festivities!

Fragrance of a Christmas morning

Freshly bakes cakes and chocolates steal the show

Student Atharv Vir Malhotra on a recent puppet show

Puppets brought from different countries

Doon School founded by a Bengali!

India’s iconic Doon School was brainchild of SR Das

Amar Kolkata is all about adda and fun

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

Student Aveek Basu on street foods

Kolkata is the street food Mecca

Student Jyotishko Das on Indian Museum

The oldest museum of India

Kolkata: The City of Contrasts

Student Debanjan Ray pens down his observations

Student Ritwik Bhaumik on a trip to Nahoum’s

The iconic confectionary shop of New Market

Children who have no childhood

Trafficked children of Bengal