24 - 06 - 2018

“ Bagala” of Dhonni Meye no more

KOLKATA, Dec 25, 2017: Actor Partha Mukherjee passed away morning due to cardiac arrest. He was 70.   On Monday early morning he breathed his last in a private hospital. For last few days his condition deteriorated and was admitted in ICU.

 Partha Mukherjee role in   Dhonni Meye  as  “Bagala “ established him as an  actor in Bengali film industry. He also worked in several movies directed by Tapan Sinha and Gautam Ghosh.

Sources in hospital said he injured himself by falling down in October. He was admitted in SSKM hospital and got cured. Few days backs he was again admitted in a private hospital due to kidney ailment.         

Beach festival: Five thousand conchs blown together

DIGHA, Dec 22, 2017: Sea beach Digha witnessed a rare phenomenon. From Wednesday there started beach festival.

To make the festival colorful and attractive on Thursday at New Digha Oceania sea beach altogether five thousand conch was blown. The sound of conches echoed from other sides of the ocean.

A representative from  Guinness Book was also present to witness the event. They are happy but did not confirm whether thousands of conch blowers will make place in Guinness Book.

Five thousand women from age group 17 years to 37 years stood in queue wearing red border white sari. All of them blew the conch in one rhythm whose echo was felt in waves of the ocean.

Jatileswar Mukherjee no more

KOLKATA, Dec 21, 2017 :  Noted singer Jatileswar Mukherjee passed away. He was suffering from kidney  ailment. The singer passed away on Thursday in a private nursing here in the city.He was 82.

Chief minister Mamata Bannerjee expressed deep sorrow on passing of Jatileswar Mukherjee. A pall of gloom descended in music world on the death of Jatileswar Mukerjee.

Jaitleswar born  1934 at Chudhudhai started a new era in Bengali modern song . He learnt singing from  Satinath Mukherjee. Besides singer he was  also a noted lyricist and music composer.

HMV in 1986 released a music album of Jatileswar titled ‘ Badhua’

Gujarat election is moral defeat for BJP, says Mamata

KOLKATA, Dec 18, 2017 : Gujarat election result is the moral defeat of BJP, said chief minister Mamata Bannerjee.In a tweet she said, “I congratulate Gujarat voters for their very balanced verdict at this hour.It is a temporary and face-saving win, but it shows a moral defeat for BJP.Gujarat voted against atrocities, anxiety and injustice caused to the common people. Gujarat belled the cat for 2019”

 

Maradona arrives in Kolkata

KOLKATA, Dec 10, 2017: Football legend “ Hand of God”   Diego Maradona arrived in Kolkata Sunday evenining for three day visit.

Maradona,  arrived in Kolkata after nine years. On Monday noon he will meet cancer partients at Shri Bhoomi  sporting club. Evening he will go to Rajarhaat sports museum.

 On Tuesday he will play a friendly football match at Barasaat – Dada versus Diego  team.       

DA: West Bengal govt to announce soon

KOLKATA, Dec 7, 2017: Good news for employees of West Bengal government. Very soon government will announce the pending DA. This was stated by government counsel in court today while the case of DA came up for hearing.

The state government employees was fighting a long legal battle for pending DA. There was state wide protest, even after assurance of chief minister Mamata Bannerjee nothing was done. For speedy disposal of case employee organization filed a petition on   4 Decemeber.

The government counsel Kishoe Dey said very soon the government is going to announce the pending DA. But when it will be announced the counsel did not mention.