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September 29 2021

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

Four from Bengal bag the Bhatnagar Award 2021

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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"


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

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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


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

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


May 07 2021

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

The cooker that transformed the lives of Indian ladies

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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

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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

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April 16 2021

Prof Suman Chakraborty from Bengal gets prestigious Science Award

Chakraborty's contribution towards affordable healthcare

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March 16 2021

West Bengal's Hasimara Airbase to house IAF Rafale squadron

Rafale fighter jets are expected to arrive by mid-April

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February 04 2021

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

Remembering the genius on his death anniversary

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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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November 16 2020

Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards 2020

Bengali scientists of IIT Kharagpur awarded

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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


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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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 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 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 03 2020

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

Indian Association for Cultivation of Science to popularize science

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August 27 2020

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

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

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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

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August 19 2020

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

He had no formal education in archaeology but had a hunger

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August 13 2020

Harbingers of change in Bengal on Int’l Youth Day

Real life stories of real-life youths

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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

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August 06 2020

Biotechnologist from Kolkata part of NASA’s Mars Mission

The mission will investigate the ancient environment on Mars

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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!

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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!

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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

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July 16 2020

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

Global accolade for Bengali scientist’s path-breaking research

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June 11 2020

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

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

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February 11 2020

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

Dr Purnima Sinha and how she broke shackles of patriarchy

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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

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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