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Real life Life of Pi --Kakdwip fisherman survived 4 days on cho...

Adrift for four days, without food and even a life jacket, fisher...

Bengali language left out from verdict list of Supreme Court! ...

Lawyers of Calcutta High Court writes a letter in protest to Chie...

Underground water depletion poses serious threat in South Kolka...

South Kolkata’s groundwater level is abysmally low

Freedom fighter Khudiram Bose a ‘terrorist’ in govt...

State Education Minister apologizes and promises to rectify the s...

State government brings big change in process of recruiting sch...

The entire procedure turns online to stop malpractices

Howrah-Delhi trains to run in just 12 hours!

Very soon you might wish to travel the distance on train and not ...

Students embrace their favourite tree crying to save it from fe...

Young students of Aushgram remind us of the Chipko Movement

Fake news on special dining halls in minority dominated state s...

State government urges citizens not to spread distorted news on s...

After Krittika, another Class X student slashes wrist in school...

Are Kolkata’s students falling to stress or suicide attempt...

State government introduces ‘Sukanya’ to teach stud...

State police officials to impart training

Regular brutal handling of 85-year-old Kolkata woman by ayah

Do nurse and ayah centres of Kolkata keep a tab on those they hir...

Why prominent Kolkata Muslims wrote a letter to punish the Bike...

Urge to bring waylaid Muslim youths of Bengal to mainstream

Litchis – Saviours or Killers

This scorching summer, should you pop in litchis?

Mother names newborn ‘Andolan’ respecting junior do...

Baby was born during ongoing strike at Midnapore Medical College ...

While on strike today junior doctor gives blood to patient

Need for O positive blood urges doctor to donate blood

Nurses of Bengal trained to become health officers

State government project for Suswasthya Centres

Now Purulia gets a floating market

Municipality run market will promote local handicrafts

Is Bengal’s health sector known only for doctor assaults?...

What about pathbreaking operations and new facilities?

Two Kolkata mosques open doors to women

Special provisions for women to offer namaaz

How much of Barna Parichay do Bengalis still follow?

New Vidyasagar statue to be unveiled at Vidyasagar College today ...

Online OPD appointments for state run hospitals in Bengal

New facility from state health department for all patients

Visva Bharati requests Central Govt. to take up Poush Mela cele...

As fear of shutting down of the mela looms large

When books worth a lakh is given as dowry!

In-laws gift the groom expensive books as ‘wedding gift&rsq...

Will Bangla again take a backseat with Hindi language impositio...

Should we fight for the rights of our mother tongue in West Benga...

Trendsetter Bethune College, make ‘Humanity’ a reli...

In the admission forms ‘Humanity’ is a religion colum...

Mimi and Nusrat’s smart trousers a disrespect to Parliame...

Or a woman’s rights to wear comfortable clothes this summer...

Quiz competitions in Siliguri to stop criminal activities

Innovative approach to maintain peace and order

Poll strong room of East Burdwan centre haunted?

Are ghosts playing with the EVM machines?

Lathiyal, who was Vidyasagar's bodyguard

How he saved Vidyasagar from Brahmin goons

Hot Stimulating Café of Darjeeling shuts down

We shall miss their hot piping momos and Nepalese food

Sarala Roy’s father had married off his widowed stepmothe...

On Gokhale Memorial’s centenary some unheard stories

RK Mission Belur bags highest NAAC score

Creates history as the only institute from Bengal to get this hon...

Viswa Bharati brings back the lost glory of Panchabati

Five trees that were planted by Rabindranath Tagore

Six theme cities to come up in Bengal

The cities will be built on PPP model

Jalpaiguri stops country liquor sale with mushroom cultivation ...

Innovative idea to stop liquor addiction of tea estate workers

Santhal women of Bankura unite to fight log poachers

Adivasi women showed the way to protect forests with just sickles...

Cancer Treatment for the poor in Bengal free of cost! 

Calcutta Medical College comes up with ‘State Cancer Centre...

On Int’l Mother Language Day a look at Bengal’s end...

How state government is trying to revive lost languages of Bengal...

CM launches all-women pink cabs in Kolkata today

State government ensures women safety and women empowerment

Solving the doctor-patient conflict in Bengal

Civic volunteers in government hospitals will resist attacks on d...

When shall we stop maiming voices of artistic dissent?

Even ghosts are afraid of humans! A letter to Bhooter Raja

West Bengal is a role model in empowering backward classes

The state has implemented various schemes for their upliftment

Handwritten Indian Constitution byNandalal Bose

Beautifully ornamented constitution of India 

Do not miss Bengal’s tableau tomorrow at Republic Day par...

Tableau to feature the meeting of Rabindranath Tagore and Gandhij...

Why Ross Island has been named after Netaji Subhas Bose?

First hoisting of Indian National Flag 75 years ago

Bird hunting tribe of Bengal – The Pakhmaras

How the nomadic gypsies withstood modern world

‘Virginity’ decoded by JU professor, but why?

GB tries to trace the obsession about women’s virginity

State government comes up with schemes for farmers

 Beneficiary schemes to aid farmers

English medium schools re-introduced by Bengal government

Huge boost in primary and secondary education sector

Kalyani Palui and her girl gang’s fight against hooch den...

Despite death threats, the team has destroyed 60 cholai shops

Revolutionary online mutation process in Bengal

Now property owners will have a hassle-free online mutation

Bengal to celebrate the power of 90 million!

Watch us out as we are preparing to be a part of the celebration....

West Bengal tops list of Scotch Foundation list

Mamata Banerjee’s projects get highest recognition

Netaji’s flag hoisting at Andamans completes 75 years!

New 75-rupee coins to commemorate the historic event

First crowd-funded school of Bengal for Sabars

Exclusive GB interview with Swarnabha Dey

Tanzil – the new boutique cum café in Santiniketan...

 If you love handloom products, drop in at Tanzil

Anthropologist Madhumala Chattopadhyay speaks to GB

Why the Sentinelese tribe of Andaman should be left alone!

Now breathe easy at Uttarpara’s oxygen parlour

Uttarpara Municipal Corporation starts an oxygen parlour

Darjeeling Hills now grow coffee and orchids!

Directorate of Cinchona Plantation Mungpoo experiments

Café Positive celebrates the cause of HIV positive patie...

Only café in India managed by HIV positive people

Bengal builds first bus-stand for breastfeeding mothers

Mothers can breast-feed their babies at Bishnupur’s new bus...

Smartboards ‘n’ virtual teachers vs Chalk ‘n&...

Let’s find out a modern teachers’ choice

Madhubanti Roy Chowdhury helps ‘communities’ make t...

How patuas, bauls and Kumortuli artisans make their own books

Girl Power Groups in North Bengal stop trafficking

How the group of village girls stand against illicit trafficking ...

Platform Children of Howrah Station

How are they on International Day against Drug Abuse?

Peep into newly opened Bangladesh Bhavan of Santiniketan

Priceless artefacts and letters housed in the Bhavan

Boats from Khulna and Jessore in Salt Lake!

Once upon a time Bidhannagar traded with Bangladesh

Mungpoo’s Cinchona Plantation now grows coffee!

Medicinal plants producing cancer drugs are also grown

The house that Tagore built in the Hills

And the house that belonged to Mymenshingh’s zamindar

Pathe Prabashe is not a mere travelogue

Annada Shankar Ray believed in borderless world

What was Tagore doing at Kashimbazar Rajbari?

This is where he sang a famous song

Bengal’s village gets India’s best Panchayat Award ...

Sunderban’s Patharpratima  bags the highest award

Bankura’s remote Susunia villages get an ‘all women...

Library with a difference to recreate old world of ‘Mahila ...

Tracing the man who built Cinchona Plantation of Bengal

Learn how the history of Anderson was traced

Massive archive to save Bengal’s fading tribal scripts

Attempt to revive the tribal folk culture of Bengal

Cinchona Plantation of Bengal -- Then and Now

How a plant grown in the Darjeeling Hills saved generations from ...

Bengal puts women health and hygiene in front seat

Bengal government brings sanitary napkins at just Re 1

World Bank appreciates achievements of Bengal’s Panchayat...

Bengal has completed 3 years’ work in one year

Sharmila Tagore’s ancestor praised by poet Madhusudan?&nb...

Dwijendranath Tagore --- Bengal’s little-known poet and res...

Bengal’s very own clothing brand

Made by destitute women and children of Liluah home

Ration shops in Bengal to turn into mini malls

Upgrading 2,000 ration shops to mini malls

Famous 100-year-old Nagpur school set up by a Bengali

Did you know Jaya Bhaduri and Basanta Choudhury

Mother, are we losing our mother language?

Endangered languages of Bengal

What is Tagore’s bronze bust doing in police cell?

The statue was made by famous sculptor Rodenstein

Who taught Bengali women to drape a saree?

Not designer Sabyasachi, but Jnanadanandini

100-year-old Bengali school and library of Nagpur

How are Probashi Bengalis in Nagpur doing?

Who are helping Sunderban’s Tiger Widows?

Alternate livelihoods are needed for Sunderbans

How Netaji brought communal harmony in INA

He believed in co-existence of different faiths

Kolkata gets a cattle shelter for stray cows

New shelter was prompted by accidents caused by stray cattle

West Bengal rural development a role model for India

Bengal’s panchayat development is being taken up as case st...

Sundarini Scheme to help women of Sunderbans

Women will sell their farm and dairy produce directly

After Kanyashree, comes up Bangla Gramin Abas Yojna

State government promises home for 5 lakh people
 

Haunted station of Purulia is ‘haunted’ no more

A group of rationalists busted the myth recently

Science stalls at Sunderban’s rural fair!

How about listening to Sunita Williams at Sunderbans?

Why is state government auctioning old film reels?

Lack of proper storage led to damage of priceless films

Bengal’s reformist who married off his widowed stepmother...

Bengal and India need more men like Durga Mohan Das

Children of Bengal who have no childhood

Brick kiln child labourers of Bengal

Children who got a second childhood

Thanks to scholarships from Kishalay Foundation

Ghostbusters of Kolkata

Meet the sorcerers and spirit chasers of this city

Who was Jibanananda Das’ Bonolata Sen?

Was she an essence of feminism?

Author Taslima Nasreen celebrated Bon Phonta

What about Bon Phonta on Bhai Phonta?

Harmless firecrackers can be more harmful

Charkis, fuljhuris and rangmashals can be worst enemies

Where have all the Shyama poka gone?

Remembering those Diwali harbingers

Tantric meditation of east or Tantric sex of west?

How Goddess Kali is being marketed in the West?

Where have all Neelkantha birds gone? 

Do they no more carry news of Durga’s arrival to Kailash? ...

Rs 100 to turn into silver coins

Govt. to introduce 100-rupee coins

Branding Bengal – success of Biswa Bangla

Tracing the success story of Bengal’s own brand, Biswa Bang...

BEWARE! Do not fall prey to ‘Toxic Beauty’

Learn about harmful ‘Dirty Dozen’ cosmetic ingredient...

Kolkata Police offers citizens water sports on Hooghly

First police force in India to bring community policing

Is Bengal finally changing its land policy?

State pays record 27crore for land acquisition

Street food stalls in Kolkata to turn more hygienic

KMC makes registration compulsory
 

 Aramco might invest $4billion in Bengal

New port and oil refinery might come up
 

Buxa core area hotels to shut down

Tourist lodge to be demolished

Saudi oil giant exploring investment in Bengal

World’s largest petroleum firm set to invest

Get mobile connectivity in metro tunnels

You can use your mobile on a metro ride

Bengal might soon get a Jewelry Park

Integrated Jewelry Park to come up soon

IT giant Infosys to finally invest in Bengal

100 croreinvestment coming to Bengal

Killer sweets as mosquito repellant

Use sweets to kill mosquitoes

Bengal government to start animation studies

Poor students will get chance to study 

Mysterious blasts at Digha were from missile tests

Tourists asked not to venture near sea

Bengal government tries to plug vegetable prices

Mamata Banerjee takes stock of rising prices

Kolkata’s police chief himself needs security

Commissioner of Police to get Z security

All Visva Bharati books to get a new Tagore logo

Reproduction of French artist’s painting

All ration shops of Bengal will use digital ration cards

Aim to end theft of crops from ration stores

Tragic queen Meena Kumari was a victim of Triple Talaq

She had to marry again to return to first husband 

Iftehkar Ahsan of Calcutta Walks on Triple Talaq

Islam has always supported women’s rights

 Sudden surplus of coins in Kolkata
 

Bus and auto-drivers refusing coins

Food ATM in Kolkata for underprivileged

Unique concept to use leftovers

Prison that detained Matangini Hazra to get facelift

IIT Kharagpur to renovate prison on campus

North Bengal floods hit Jaldapara and Buxa tiger reserves

Leopard carcass found after water recedes

Model of rural Bengal in Kolkata’s Eco Park

Replica of Bengal village comes up at Eco Park

Calcuttans can now adopt a tree and save Lake Greens

Hope in times of rampant tree felling

Kolkata's Anglo-Indians embraced an inclusive culture

Student Shae-Lynn Samuel pens down her thoughts

Inmates of mental home turn models 

Chetla home encourages abandoned women

Meals on trains to cost more

Prices rise for meals on Indian Railways

Bengal to build 'Happiness City'

State government sigs MoU with IIT

Vanishing Anglo-Indians of Kolkata 

Celebrating World Anglo-Indian Day

Presidency student in menstrual blood

Proves menstruation is not a taboo

Armed guards to stop tomato loot

Tomatoes are acting pricey!

Man pays alimony in coins

25kg bag with 24K in coins!