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West Bengal govt to make Sagar Island 'no-plastic zone'

"Two types of bins will be placed at the ghats. While the green ones are for biodegradable garbage, the yellows will be for non-biodegradable materials," a member of the Gangasagar panchayat samity said

Navy to boost security at Sagar island during Gangasagar mela

During 'Makar Sankranti' in January every year, lakhs of people from across India and Nepal congregate at the fair, to pay obeisance at Kapil Muni temple after taking a holy bath at the confluence of river Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.


Cargo ship presumed sunk,18 crew members rescued

The crew were spotted in a lifeboat by a Coast Guard Dornier.

Belgium may develop new Kolkata port

Belgium Thursday assured Indian President Pranab Mukherjee it would look into his suggestion for help in developing a new port near Kolkata.

At Sagar,CM puts development first

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday attacked the CPM for not doing any work of development in the Sunderbans and Sagar Island during its three and half decade rule and advised the Marxists to “maintain silence instead of running a distorted campaign against the Trinamool Congress government”.

Deep seat port to be set up at Sagar Island: Mamata

Mamta assured that tourism and other state government departments were working for the development of the area


The Holy Dip

A sea of humanity descends on Sagar Island,at the tip of West Bengal,on Makar Sankranti every year.

Vote boycott on part of vanishing island

In a cluster of islands south of Kolkata,the question is one of existence.