20 March 2019 3:32 PM GMT
About 500 school girls from Assam have produced a ‘Children’s Agenda’ focusing on health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, education and protection of children
23 Nov 2018 4:56 PM GMT
While ex situ conservation demonstrates the remarkable capacity to secure genetic resources, priority should be conserving natural habitats
16 Nov 2018 4:55 PM GMT
Augmenting evidence on the dangers of pollution to unborn babies, when pregnant women breathe polluted air, sooty particles reach the placenta through blood
18 Sep 2018 4:34 PM GMT
The fast deteriorating Ganga could stall food security and prevent achieving SDGs
22 July 2018 6:02 PM GMT
Scientists explore bioplastic from sorghum, illustrates Sahana Ghosh.
14 Sep 2017 10:37 AM GMT
According to Indologist Nrisingha Prasad Bhaduri, Hindu-Muslim integration during the Durga Puja was not uncommon in undivided Bengal.
16 Aug 2017 5:35 AM GMT
Twenty-four-year-old Jiya was once forced to dance at gunpoint. Now the plucky transwoman from West Bengal is blazing a trail of success as a trainee...
14 Aug 2014 11:08 PM GMT
The eco-friendly, cost effective ‘smart polymer’ technology is the brainchild of scientist R J Krupadam, who recently received the National Award for...
30 Nov 2013 10:12 PM GMT
When the villagers were given the option to install a sophisticated water filtration plant, they welcomed it with open arms. Now the successful...
23 July 2013 5:29 PM GMT
Let the hip-shaking zumba and the energising rhythm of the conga jazz it up for you. Thanks to a clutch of Kolkata musicians and dancers, Latin music...
28 May 2013 7:38 PM GMT
With a hoot and a honk, meandering through Dhaka’s famed traffic snarls, the legion of psychedelic rickshaws that are an essential part of...
23 May 2013 2:16 PM GMT
Directed at channeling the ‘patriotic spirit’ of youngsters in Bangladesh to create a ‘secular youth force’, the Shahbag movement, that peaked in...