Veteran Bengali actor Santu Mukhopadhyay passes away
Veteran Bengali actor Santu Mukhopadhyay recently passed away of cardiac arrest at Kolkata. He was known for his roles in Bengali films such as ‘Sansar Simante’ and ‘Bhalobasa Bhalobasa’. The actor has performed in several memorable films and his acting ..
Tags: Actors • Bengali people • Kolkata
New Jharkhand High Court Chief Justice
On 18 Nov, Justice Ravi Ranjan took oath as the new chief justice of the Jharkhand High Court. Governor Draupadi Murmu administered the oath to him. The post of the Chief Justice was lying vacant after the elevation of former ..
Tags: Aniruddha Bose • Bengali people • Chief justice • Draupadi Murmu • Government of Jharkhand
Sri Lanka becomes first South Asian Nation to criminalize match fixing
Sri Lanka has become the first South Asian nation to criminalise several offences related to match fixing as its parliament passed all three reading of the bill labeled “Prevention of Offences Related to Sports”. The newest legislation covers all sports ..
Tags: Bengali people • Cricket • Cricketers • Sanath Jayasuriya • Shakib Al Hasan
West Bengal to set up museum at house of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
The West Bengal government has decided to set up a museum at the north Kolkata house of 19th century social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar where he had spent the last few years of his life. The museum chronicles his life ..
Tags: Bengal • Bengali Hindus • Bengali people • Bengali Renaissance • Birsingha
Meghalaya School wins Subroto Cup U-17 category
The Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School of Meghalaya defeated Krida Shiksha Prothishtan of Bangladesh 1-0 to win the U-17 junior boys Subroto Cup football tournament. Sangti Janai of the Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School scored the match’s solitary goal in ..
Tags: Bengali people • Meghalaya • Mukherjee • States and union territories of India • Subrata
Ellyse Perry becomes first cricketer to reach 1000 runs, 100 wickets in T20Is
Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry has become the first cricketer of either gender to reach the rare milestone of scoring 1000 runs and taking 100 wickets in T20 international cricket. She achieved the feat run in the multi-format 2019 Ashes series ..
Tags: All-rounder • Bengali people • Cricket • Cricketers • International cricket