Morning India BENGAL For TV, e-paper & news visit: www.live7tv.com 04 Kolkata, Sunday 26 June 2022 Padma Bridge inaugurated by the PM of Bangladesh Bratya Basu, the state education minister gave away annual award to Pradip Bhattacharya from the part of Paschimbanga Natya Akademi for theatrical performance at Sisir Mancha in Kolkata on Saturday. PIC: Prabir Bhattacharya Collision between two cars, one dead MI News Service, Rangalibajana: A housewife was killed in a head-on collision between a dumper and a small car on Asian Highway 48. Two others were seriously injured. The incident took place near Rangalibajana Chowpatty in Madarihat in Alipurduar district in the early hours of Saturday. It is learnt that the small car was on its way to Guwahati from Siliguri. While overtaking another car, the car fell in front of the dumper coming from the opposite direction. The small car overturned in the collision. The three occupants of the small car were taken to Birpara State General Hospital with serious injuries. It was there that the housewife named Moushumi Begum, a 25-year-old housewife, died. Her son Irfan Alam and husband Asad Ali were shifted to Alipurduar district hospital with serious injuries. The dead and injured are residents of Assam. Both vehicles were seized by the police. The driver of the dumper is absconding. Man charged with financial fraud in name of job MI News Service, Rajganj: A man has been accused of cheating a private school with money in the name of providing him a job as a non-teaching staff. The man was detained in Matigara area of Siliguri and handed over to the police by a woman. The woman alleged that the man cheated by taking money from a few others. The police of New Jalpaiguri police station have started an investigation into the man's custody. A woman named Priyanka Burman of Sheetlapara in Jalpaiguri area of Siliguri called the man to Jiaganj area of Phulbari on Sat- urday. There is a quarrel between them. Seeing the commotion, several people in the area gathered there. The woman alleged that the man took Rs 1,500 from her for giving her a job as a non-teaching staff in a private English-medium school in Phulbari area. But after almost two months, he was not given a job. He found out that the man had taken money from some other people in the area saying the same thing. But no one was given a job. Then he realized that he had been a victim of fraud. As he did not get the money back again and again, he called the man Camps to facilitate Metro commuters to recharge smart cards online Two boys drowned MI News Service, Karandighi: Two teenagers went down to bathe in the pond. They have been identified as Shiva Ravidas (17) and Amar Singh (14). Both houses are in the Kamad area. It is learnt that on Saturday afternoon, seven teenagers went to karnaraja pond to bathe. They were on a boat in the pond. For some reason the boat sank in the water. While the five swim to the shore, Shiva and Amar drown in the water. On getting the information, the police of Karandighi police station went there. The disaster response force was notified. The locals searched the net, but the two missing boys could not be found today. Special trains to continue between Deoghar and Guwahati MI News Service, Kolkata: To clear extra rush of passengers, 05626/05625 Guwahati - Deoghar - Guwahati Special will continue to run for two more trips on its existing days of run, timings and stoppages as under:1.05626 Guwahati - Deoghar Special will continue to run on July 3 & 10-2022. 2. 05625 Deoghar - Guwahati Speciall will continue to run on July 4 & 11-2022. MI News Service, Kolkata: Metro Railway Authority has launched the “Metro Ride Kolkata” app on March 5-2022 to enable commuters to recharge their Smart Cards as well as book QR Code Based Tickets from the comforts of their home at their convenient time. This app has already become hugely popular amongst Metro users. In order to make this user-friendly app more popular, Metro staff have been conducting camps at different Metro stations regularly. They are going to different Metro stations and approaching the commuters to use this app. On June 25-2022, the Saturday such camps were organised at Mahatma Gandhi Road, Sovabazar-Sutanuti, Esplanade & Baranagar Metro stations. In these camps, commuters were encouraged to use this app after downloading it from ‘Google Play Store’. In today’s camp, the procedures of downloading this app and nitty gritty regarding its usage were explained to the commuters. It is expected that such camps will make this app more popular. It is to be noted that this user-friendly app helps to save time as commuters don’t need to stand in the long queues in front of the booking counters. CLW general manager inspected various shops Name Change I, ILA RANI SARKAR (old name) W/O SHARAT SARKAR resident of Kalipur Daluabari, Nadia, Pin741504 W/B India I have changed my name to (shall henceforth be known as) ILA SARKAR, vide an affidavit sworn before the notary public at Kolkata on 24/06/2022. ILA RANI SARKAR and ILA SARKAR both are same and one identical person. Name Change I, SARAT CHANDRA SARKAR (old name) S/O NIRANJAN SARKAR resident of Kalipur Daluabari, Nadia, Pin-741504 W/B India I have changed my name to (shall henceforth be known as) SHARAT SARKAR, vide an affidavit sworn before the notary public at Kolkata on 24/06/2022. SARAT CHANDRA SARKAR and SHARAT SARKAR both are same and one identical person. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurating Padma Setu in Bangladesh on Saturday. takes only six hours to travel from Kolkata to Dhaka by train. In 2012, of the Padma Bridge to the Liberation War. The World Bank moved away from such a big project. But Hasi- desh would finish the work of the bridge on its own. Then in July 2012, the Bangladesh cabinet announced 6.15-km-long road-rail four-lane bridge built over Padma river connecting southwestern B'desh with capital and other parts. road above. It is said that it Sheikh Hasina compared the construction Lalpool diversion gradually collapsing due to heavy rains MI News Service, Binnaguri: Local residents fear that the diversion at Lalpul above Hathinala on the Haldibari-Binnaguri state highway will collapse after a few days of heavy rains. The residents claimed that the dam had collapsed on one side of the rainwater diversion. It is alleged that in August last year, the red pool on the elephant was breached due to strong water currents. As a result, diversions were temporarily created by the public works department to facilitate the movement of the residents. But six months after the diversion was not built, the soil collapsed in front of the diversion due to a little rain at the beginning of the monsoon. So if that temporary diversion is broken, the communication will be cut off between the Gairkata-Haldibari tea garden and Binnaguri. It is alleged that even after a year, the administration has not yet taken the initiative to build a permanent bridge over Hathinala. According to the Gairkata Public Works Department, the soil of the diversion is temporarily collapsing at Lalpul. The matter has been reported to the higher authorities. Residents demand administrative measures to prevent the breach of the Chell River MI News Service, Odlabari: Somewhere the river is moving towards the settlement by breaking the embankment and swallowing the land of the tea garden somewhere. Across the Chell Road Bridge at Odlabari (Odlabari), the irrigation department has breached the char that has sprung up on the river bed in the unreserved area and has come very close to the Khudirampalli. The residents of Khudirampalli are in a state of panic after seeing the flow of the swollen river in the last few days. Meanwhile, a portion of the Ranichera tea garden is also facing damage due to the strong current of the Kharsarata Chell River, which descends from the hill further upstream of Garubathan. In the last few days, a lot of tea trees in Section 10 of the tea garden have already disappeared into the riverbed, according to Pradeep Goyal, director of the Ranichera tea garden. Pradeep Babu said, "It is difficult to predict in advance when this mountainous river will change course. Therefore, it is important to take action in advance. If not, the plantation area as well as the traditional golf courses and the chel club along the river could be wiped out any day. The residents of Khudirampalli said that at the beginning of the monsoon, the night's sleep was blown away by the appearance of the Chell river. The way the river is breaking down, there is only a gap of a few meters between the river and the houses. The locals demanded immediate administrative measures to prevent the breach. On the other hand, Trinamool's Mal Rural Block Committee president Tamal Ghosh also demanded a permanent and concrete solution to the problem instead of repairing the dam every year. An official from the Mal sub-division of the irrigation department, who did not wish to be named, said, "The area is unprotected. So everything that has to be done has to be done at the administrative level. Mal's BDO Shubhajit Dasgupta said, "Necessary action will be taken after taking stock of the situation. ’ na, determined to fulfil her dream, said that Bangla- that they would fulfil their dreams on their own. Civil rights organizations attended APDR’s 50th foundation day MI News Service, Kolkata: The 50th foundation day of APDR was celebrated with huge enthusiasm at the Muslim Institute Hall in Kolkata. Representatives of several civil rights bodies from across the country were present on the occasion. At the beginning of the event, the secretary of the organization, Ranjit Sur, presented a report of 50 years of experience on behalf of the association. The new presidium of the organization was announced. By using the online system, the mem- bers of the association shared their experiences in front of the audience. 'True features of Indian Democracy' written by Sanat Roychowdhury and '50 Years of APDR' written by Amitdyuti Kumar were presented to the audience. On the occasion, activists of several civil rights organizations from different parts of the country including Bolan Gangopadhyay, Seema Azad, Kamal Tiwari, Devranjun Shadangi, JCDR (Jh), APCLC, PUCL, GASS (OR) and others have also attended the meeting. Elder brother's hands chopped off MI News Service, Kishanganj: Due to a family dispute over the mango orchard, elder brother’s hands were chopped off by his younger brothers. The crime was reported on Friday afternoon in Porlabari village under Paharkatta police station area of Kishanganj. The injured man has been identified as Wahab Ali. According to sources, Wahab Ali was stopped by his younger brothers while he was plucking mangoes in the mango orchard. The brothers attacked him with swords. The man's two hands were amputated in the attack. He was admitted to Kishanganj Sadar Hospital in a bleeding condition. However, as his condition deteriorated, he will be shifted to Purnia Medical College and Hospital. The injured man's wife Ruksana Begum lodged a written complaint against the accused at Paharkatta police station. Carbon Bank to improve quality of small tea gardens Name Change I, MD RAFIQUL ISLAM alias MD RAFIKUE ISLAM(old name) S/O LATE NIAMAT ALI MONDAL resident of Astana Road, Basirhat, North 24 Pgs, Pin-743411W/B India I have changed my name to (shall henceforth be known as) MD RAFIKUL ISLAM MONDAL, vide an affidavit sworn before the notary public at Basirhat on 23/06/2022. MD RAFIQUL ISLAM, MD RAFIKUE ISLAM and MD RAFIKUL ISLAM MONDAL both are same and one identical person. to The Jiaganj area of Phulbari. Police from New Jalpaiguri police station reached the spot on receiving information and handled the situation. The man said that he had taken the money by telling the woman to give her a job in a private school. But he couldn't work. Give the money back to the woman. But he claimed that the money was not taken from anyone else. Police from New Jalpaiguri police station said the man had allegedly taken Rs 2,500 from the two men. That person is being questioned. However, no one made a written complaint. MI News Service, Kolkata: Sukanta Bhattacharya's line of poetry was heard in the voice of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina at the inauguration ceremony of Padma Bridge on Saturday June 25th. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said at the inauguration ceremony of the Padma Bridge, "I have no grievances against anyone. We are moving forward overcoming various adversities. We are dealing with all the problems of the people. " After that, Sheikh Hasina recited two lines from Sukanta 's poem. She also added that the father of the nation did not teach us to bow our heads. " It can be mentioned that the year 2010, the Bangladesh government has announced plans to build a two-storey bridge over the Padma River. The railway track will be on the ground floor of the bridge. Cars will run on the four-lane wide MI News Service, Chittaranjan: Satish Kumar Kashyup, General Manager / Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) inspected the Electric Loco Assembly (ELA) 16 & 19 Shop, Traction Motor Shop & GSD today, on June 25-2022. He advised for improvement in quality, house-keeping, expediting scrap disposal etc. Shri Kashyup inaugurated ‘Induction Brazing Machine’ inside Traction Motor Shop which will help in improving the quality & outturn of Traction motors,during his visit. Kashyup also interacted with officers, supervisors & Staff of respective shops. Sr.Officers accompanied Kashyup during his visit. 288 Metro services to run daily from Monday to Friday MI News Service, Kolkata: Metro Railway is going to run 288 daily services (144 UP and 144 DN) instead of 282 services on weekdays between Kavi Subhas and Dum Dum from July 1-2022 (Friday). Out of these,172 services will run (86 UP and 86 DN) in between Kavi Subhas and Dakshineswar. Services will be available at an interval of 5 minutes in the morning and evening peak hours. No change in Timings of the First and Last Metro. Saturday and Sunday Services will remain unchanged. East-West Metro services will remain unchanged. MI News Service, Nagarakata: Nagarakata: The 'Voice of Power' new scheme for small tea farmers is about to begin. The Voice of Power project will be implemented through a programme called 'Trinity', a joint initiative of the Indian Tea Association (ITA), one of the tea merchants' associations of the country, Sista, an organisation of small tea growers, and Solidariate, a renowned international organization in Holland. Through this, a carbon bank will be set up in the gardens of small tea farmers in Jalpaiguri. Not just that. A plan has also been taken up to brand the production of Joy Jalpesh Bottleaf Factory in Mayanaguri run by a self-help group of small tea farmers and export it abroad. Apart from this, the Tea Board has taken up efforts to encourage small tea farmers of Jalpaiguri in horticulture, floriculture, aquaculture to show the direction of alternative income. Such decisions and plans came up in the meeting of small tea farmers of Jalpaiguri with the Trinity and Tea Board held separately in Kolkata on these two days last Monday and Tuesday. Vijay Gopal Chakraborty, secretary of The Jalpaiguri District Small Tea Farmers Association, said, "If there is no carbon bank in the garden, then in the future, there will be no value of that tea in any market in the country or abroad. It's a bit surprising to hear it now, but the future of tea is different. Through the Trinity project, the carbon bank will be set up in the gardens of small tea farmers in the district. ‘ What exactly is this new idea? According to the sources, new trees be. We believe that this new concept will bring about a paradigm shift in the production of environment and health-friendly tea. The Trinity project has been going on for 3 years. The reason why kulin tea merchants like ITA are involved will be created through the carbon bank. It can also be a tea tree, fruit-flower or a meaningful tree like lemon-gamari-teak. The more trees, the more carbon they store. The rate of carbon storage in tea trees is high. If other trees are added to it, the amount will increase further. The tree-building will start by fixing the cluster to build a carbon bank through drones. Vijay Gopal said that the more carbon banks, the higher the demand for his tea will in this is because the raw leaves produced by small tea farmers now buy big gardens as well. Therefore, if the quality of the production of small farmers increases, the tea industry of the organized sector will be benefited in the future. That is, the big gardens. The decision to extend the project till 2030 was also taken at a meeting in Kolkata. Among those present were Ita Chairman Nayantara Pal Chowdhury, Secretary General Arijit Raha, Shatdru Chattopad- hyay, CEO of Solidariate on behalf of The Trinity Project, S Sundararajan, Director (Plantation) of the Tea Board and others. On the other hand, representatives of small tea farmers of Jalpaiguri met tea board chairman Saurabh Pahari today over the issue of not getting the price of raw leaves. There, the chairman appealed to them to emphasize on organic farming. The alternative possibilities of horticulture in the tea gardens of farmers came up. It has been decided that a discussion meeting in this regard will be held in The presence of top officials of the Tea Board in Jalpaiguri in July. Dr Subrata Gupta, additional chief secretary of the state and principal secretary of horticulture, will be requested to attend it. The production of safe tea will be given priority there. A traceability app is also going to come up through the Trinity project in the future. Through this app, it will be clear where the raw leaves of the small tea farmers are going. Besides, a set of schemes like soil testing, weather station in weather forecast, spraying of pesticides through drones have been taken up for small tea farmers in Jalpaiguri. Apart from Jalpaiguri in the north, the Trinity covers the farmers of Jorhat, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh and Udalguri in Assam and Nilgiri in Tamil Nadu.