The Telegraph
Friday , July 10 , 2015

No takers for Town Hall

The Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) has decided to turn the heritage structure of Howrah Town Hall into an archive, as it is no longer commercially viable to let it out for programmes and...   | Read..

Park named after actor

A colourful programme announced the opening of Tulsi Chakraborty Smriti Udyan on July 1 in Sasthitala, near Nidhiram Majhi Lane, that falls in Howrah Municipal...   | Read..

Training to lift kettlebells

Kettlebell lifting has a long history in Russia and has been a competitive sport since the 1960s. Kettlebell sports, also known as Girevoy Sport, is a popular sport in...   | Read..

Township Notes

The first West Bengal Air Weapon Shooting Championship was organised by the West Bengal Rifle Shooting Association at Howrah Rifle Club from July 2 to 5.    | Read..

The Ganesha collector

The peephole on the main door of her flat in Ramrajatala, shows what’s in store inside. The peephole is in the shape of a Ganesha with eyelet in his bellybutton.    | Read..

Snapshots on display

A frozen mountain river in Ladakh, that never melts even in the height of summer, a colourful monastery against the backdrop of the mountains or a maze of roads along the...   | Read..

Parking at dhabas causes mishaps

The approach road that connects Mumbai Road or NH-6 and Delhi Road or NH-2 on one hand, and GT Road on the other, is in a mess for a long time for various reasons.   | Read..

Pipe-laying continues for over five years

For the last five years, a part of Narasingha Dutta Road near Kadamtala Bazar, has been closed to public. Work is on for laying drainpipes causing inconvenience to the...   | Read..

The goddess for pox

In the winding lanes of Halderpara, central Howrah, is a temple of the goddess of health. The goddess is the healer and protector of the people of Howrah. Devotees frequent...   | Read..

Theatre workshop for students

Nirmala Das, a commerce student in Class XII of Howrah Jogesh Chandra Girls’ School, had no idea about theatre till she joined a workshop conducted by Shilpi Sangha in May....   | Read..

Nurturing volleyball players

A bunch of noisy kids play volleyball in the huge ground on Sitanath Bose Lane every afternoon. These kids belong to Salkia Association, which has always been a leading...   | Read..

Librarian lifeline for library

After a  seven-year fight, Howrah Seva Sangha Library finally got a librarian in February this year. The little room on the first floor of the clubhouse on Narasingha Dutta...   | Read..
A fisherman casts his net in the Hooghly in the evening.