24 - 06 - 2018

“Super Moon” on Sunday night

KOLKATA, Dec 2 (TVN): Tomorrow on Sunday,  city dwellers  will witness a rare phenomenon. Again they will see big moon which is better known as “ Super Moon”. This will be seen on Sunday night sky.

Super moon  size is bigger  from normal moon. Astronomers say the size is 14 percent more than normal moon.  The brightness of super moon increases by 30 percent. This is the  first and last super moon of this calendar year.

The last super moon was seen  12 December,2016.     

G D Birla: Enquiry committee formed on report of sexual assault

KOLKATA, Dec 1: State government  ordered enquiry on alleged report of sexual assault by two teachers of G D Birla school. The girl student is  four years old. A three member committee was formed by Madhya Shiskha Parsihad.

Education minister Partha Chatterjee termed the allegation as barbarbic if found guilty exemplary punishment should be given to the accused teachers. Even though the school is not under state government   board but its duty of the government to enquire the incident. For this a three member committee was formed.

G D Birla School is located in Ranikhuti at South Kolkata. Sources in school and local said on Thursday when mother came school to for taking her daughter studying in nursery was crying. At first she did not take it seriously. She said, “ I thought there might some quarrel with classmates, but after changing clothes there was blood stain on clothes. My daughter could  not say what had happened”

Parents of the daughter took her to their family doctor. The doctor said its case of sexual assault not any infection and advised them to take  police station. At first they went to Bashdrone police station, than at Jadavpur police station. For medical test the victim was taken to SSKM hospital.  There the victim told her parents what had happened. It is alleged that the PT teacher sexually assaulted her in toilet.    

After registering of case police have started investigation. The accused PT teacher did not come to school on Friday. Three years back similar incident of sexual assault was reported in the same school by a  non teaching staff. That time school authority assured of installation of CCTV camera’s in school. But parents claim still date it was not done. Serious resentment is brewing among the guardians after the incident.   

Rupee 1 completes 100 years

KOLKATA, Nov 30: One rupee note completed hundred years. The British government on 30 November, 1917 launched the rupee.  Photo of King George V was  printed in  Rupee 1 that time.

Second World War was the reason for starting the currency note. Due to war  the British government unable circulate  to silver coin started it.

This is the only note which is printed by central government. Does not bear the signature of Reserve Bank governor but the  signature of finance secretary.  It is not a promised   note only a currency note.

The first Rupee 1 had signature of three finance secretaries of British government. They were – MMS Gobbay, SC Markwatts and H Danning.

Huge quantity of ganja seized from Cooch Behar

COOCH BEHAR,Nov 29:  Police have seized 555kg of ganja hidden in a truck.The driver and the helper  was arrested by police. The incident happened in Haldibari of Cooch Behar.

Acting on secret information, police of Haldibari thana detained a cement laden truck near Tala company area.In the presence of a magistrate the truck was searched by police. After down loading all 410 cement bags, 58 plastic bags were recovered by police. All the bags were filled with ganja weighing 555 kg.

Police sources informed, the ganja was brought  from Agartala and cement from Meghalaya for construction of railway. Police super Anoop Jaiswal said police have arrested the driver Anu Mia and  helper of the truck. Police trying to find out others  involved with the incident.            

‘ Vishwa Bangla’ is of state government, says Mamata

KOLKATA, Nov 29: At last West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee spoke on  ‘ Vishwa Bangla’. On Wednesday he stated in assembly that the state government is owner of ‘ Vishwa Bangla’.The logo is created by her and she is  proud about it, stated Mamata Bannerjee in assembly.

The state government have highlighted and promoted it s as own brand. It is used in all government progammes.Even in Youth World Cup football ‘ Vishwa Bangla’ was widely publicized.

But on 10 November, Mukul Ray in a rally of BJP claimed that Abhishek Bannerjee, All India Youth Trinamool Congress president is the real owner of ‘ Vishwa Bangla’.

After the allegation of Mukul Ray lot of  controversy started on the issue, the matter went to court. But chief minister did not said anything. But while addressing the assembly, she without naming criticized Mukul stated, “Mudslinging is  done on this issue by some for cheap political milage”

Bengal rasogolla to be made branded

KOLKATA, Nov 23: West Bengal government will now do branding of  rasogolla.Now rasgolla has to made as per guidelines given by the government. If not followed than GI logo tag  will not be given. The decision will be conveyed to the sweet makers  in  meeting  going  to  held  next week.

There was a legal fight with Odisha and Bengal on rasogolla. Odisha claimed rasogolla belongs to them. Both states applied for GI logo. Recently Bengal won the legal fight and got the GI logo.

Sources in administration informed to maintain the quality and make it a brand in world, West Bengal food processing department is making some guidelines for preparing rasogolla. The guidelines have to be strictly followed by sweet makers.

Every sweet makers should send  their rasogolla to food processing department to test the quality. Having passed the test than only GI logo tag  will be given to them.