The Telegraph
Friday , October 28 , 2016
Salt Lake

Call of Kali

Salt Lake Maitri Sangha  Location: Fish pond outside the swimming and BF Park  Year: 29th  Budget: Rs 25 lakh  The look: A mandap will be shaped like the thakur dalan of a...   | Read..

First fireworks mart for Sreebhumi

For a pick of firecrackers this Diwali, cross the Lake Town footbridge to reach the first Baaji Bazaar at Sreebhumi. Nearly 50 stalls have come up on the service road along...   | Read..

Police eye on housing complexes

More than 2,000 police personnel will be on the roads of Salt Lake and its adjoining areas this weekend to ensure safe and peaceful celebrations. Police have also mapped...   | Read..

Mahishasur’s kin at FE Block puja

Raij tura tulam am Mahesha re Asur raja/ Desh tura tulam Mahesha re Asur raja/ Am lagin raij raij yamla ku/ Desh desh dhuraone naku... (The land has been orphaned O King...   | Read..

Tryst with living goddess

Unlike at other puja pandals, this AE Block mandap maintained pin-drop silence. Seventy to 80 visitors filed into the hall and sat staring at the curtain before them.    | Read..

Li’l drummer on BE stage

An eight-year-old drummer rocked the BE (East) stage on Ashtami night. “I played a four to five-minute piece of what I’ve learnt so far,” said Tanay...   | Read..

Special singer at AE

AE (Part 1) saw a special performance on Navami. Apurba Kumar Ghosh, a 23-year-old resident with autism, recited Nirendranath Chakraborty’s Ananta Godhuli Bela and...   | Read..

Corporate cash puja lifeline

A debate on the corporatisation of Durga puja was held in BJ Block on Saptami.  The speakers were MLA Samik Bhattacharya, Fuad Halim, the son of the former Assembly...   | Read..


Durga Ma go ele abar ekta bochhor pore Kebalmatro koyekta diner jonyo Kailash hote tumi jokhon asho baper ghore Tomai peye hoi je mora dhonyo Shorot prokriti seje othe...   | Read..

This Month, That Year

Local 1991: The township’s first amusement park Nicco Park opens on October 13 as a joint venture between Nicco Corporation and the state government....   | Read..

State of New Town subways

New Town has three underground subways for pedestrians to cross the street. The Telegraph Salt Lake visits them to see how user-friendly they are.  Eco Tourism...   | Read..

Consult doctor over video chat

Running temperature but don’t have the time to queue up behind other patients at the hospital? Step into an e-health centre inaugurated in New Town on Tuesday and get...   | Read..
It poured outside so BA Block residents danced inside. The dandiya at the block had been...   | Read..