Behrampore, Jan. 14: A fresh outbreak of bird flu was reported in Murshidabad district today, prompting the authorities to announce a culling drive in the area from tomorrow.

Four gram panchayats in Murshidabad are said to be affected.

Officials said the Kirtipur gram panchayat was the worst hit. The other areas are Khargram, Margram and Parulia all in the Khargram block of Murshidabad.

At least five people have died and over 1,000 villages across south Bengal have gone under water following heavy rain and discharge from reservoirs.

Hooghly appears the worst hit, with almost half of the estimated 15 lakh flood victims living in that district.

Behrampore: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today asked the Murshidabad authorities to draw up a

The brass metal workers are affected by the flakes of brass during making of brass made utensils that causes the decrement as well as impairments of pulmonary functions. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the pulmonary function status of the workers engaged in manufacturing of brass made utensils and polishing.

Buyers from Singapore, Malaysia, Qatar and Sri Lanka and farmers from various districts of Bengal as well as experts turned up at Mango Mahotsava 2009, held from June12 to 14.

Malda, May 3: Eight jawans of the railway protection special force have been diagnosed with malignant malaria and kept isolated in a ward of a hospital here.

Indrani Dutta
Villagers are affected by poverty, malnutrition, high infant-mortality rates and chronic ailments

BEHRAMPORE: A major share of the MPLAD funds allotted for Murshidabad MP, Mr Abdul Mannan Hossain, was used to construct metal and concrete roads both in rural and urban areas of his constituency.

Domkal, Jan. 13: Farmers of a Murshidabad village have donated three bighas (an acre) and promised to raise money to buy more land for a hospital at a time the government is struggling to arrange plots for new projects.

Beedi is prepared in unorganized sectors and the biddi binders are mostly perform the whole procedure at their home. Beedi is smoked, like the cigarette though there are a lot of differences. Beedi is wrapped by kendu leaves, tobacco is less roasted and lenght is shorter compared to cigarettes.