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Bracing for the monsoons

Water has always been an issue with Howrah, whether in summer or during the rains. While the scorching summer months have passed by peacefully without a single protest against scarcity of water, the new administration at helm is yet to pass the water...  | Read.. 
Garbage blocks road
Even five years back, the residents of Borobagan in Belgachhiea reached the 57 bus stand easily, just five minutes from their ...  | Read.. 
A library for the minority
Students of the minority community, living around Tikiapara, are relieved to have a library in their locality that caters to ...  | Read.. 
A storehouse of special editions
Tarashankar Bandopadhyay’s Hansuli Banker Upakatha was first published in Anandabazar Patrika in the 1353 ...  | Read.. 
Old and new from Bollywood
The last item of the annual programme of Balitikuri Baishali had the audience at Sarat Sadan humming and clapping. A medley o ...  | Read.. 
Shiva and Singhabahini stand test of time
The smooth asphalt road that runs from Bargachhia through Jagatballavpur to Amta and Hooghly district, runs through a heritag ...  | Read.. 
Smart in jute
The traditional, rough fibre that was once used only to make sacks and ropes has now become a trendy fabric for apparels and ...  | Read.. 
New drain pipes being laid on Drainage Canal Road to avoid waterlogging during monsoon. Pictures by Anup Bhattacharya