The City Diary 18-08-2014

New airport website Presi date Honest driver

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 18.08.14

New airport website

Calcutta airport launched its new website on August 15. It will have information on flights, bookings, passenger baggage, availability of dormitories, food and beverages and retail facilities. One would be able to register complaints and make suggestions on the website. An “apps version” has also been launched.

Presi date

Presidency University vice-chancellor Anuradha Lohia has sought an appointment with governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, the chancellor of the university, to finalise the date of the next convocation. The former governor, M.K. Narayanan had tentatively set September 8 as the date, but it has been scrapped.

Honest driver

Raj Kumar, an auto driver of the Barasat-Chapadali crossing route in North 24-Parganas, returned a bag containing Rs 25,000 and jewellery worth Rs 30,000 to its owner Ramendranath Roy on Sunday. Roy had left it in his auto on Saturday night. Kumar had deposited the bag at the Barasat auto union office. Roy got back his bag on Sunday.