Four companies have responded to the tender floated for the construction of the maintenance depot of Joka-Esplanade Metro in Joka, work on which has been held up for years because of land acquisition problems.
The death of the last known trustee of Calcutta's first Parsi fire temple, defunct and decrepit but listed as a Grade I heritage building, has raised concern in the community about land sharks laying their hands on the property.
A state-owned bus possibly trying to jump a red light turned into an unguided missile at an intersection on Saturday morning, torpedoing an app cab going across its path and then a mini truck in the opposite flank before crashing into an office.
Arshi Nigar, 14, has two sets of her school uniform. Her mother washes one daily when she returns from school. She wore the other one, reserved for a special occasion, for the first time on Saturday so that she would "look my best" if she happened to be on TV.