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Work starts on New Garia-Airport Metro plot

The railways have barricaded the plot where three buildings stood in the way of the New Garia-Airport Metro project at Mahisbathan on the outskirts of Salt Lake.
Snehal Sengupta Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Tender boost for Joka Metro

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.
Sanjay mandal Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Change their way of life

Eleven people from different walks of life who have made a difference to other people's lives will be honoured on Monday.
Subhajoy Roy Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Parsis fear for city's first fire temple

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.
Subhajoy Roy Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Bus goes rogue at red light

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.
A Staff Reporter Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Lifelong memories in an afternoon at Eden

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.
Debraj Mitra Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Family runs around in circles for Riyadh dues

The family of a Calcuttan who died in a road accident in Riyadh more than a year ago is running from pillar to post to get his dues.
Monalisa Chaudhuri Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Morning walk turns fatal

A building material supplier was shot dead in Sodepur during his morning walk on Saturday, police said.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

JEE steps to stop 'leaks'

The state joint entrance examination board has adopted a string of measures to prevent "leaks" in the WBJEE, scheduled on Sunday.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

What expecting mothers can expect

Google Moms think they know it all but doctors say attending classes during pregnancy is a good idea.
Jhinuk Mazumdar Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Lessons in tree upkeep from IIT

Students of IIT Kharagpur have formed a social group to spread the message of tree conservation and planting trees with deep roots that don't get uprooted during storms.
Subhankar Chowdhury Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

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