West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.22

Bodies arrive

The coffins were taken to the army base hospital in Bengdubi, around 5km away. Officers of the Indian Army, the families of the deceased, representatives of different political parties and the general...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.22

Rain grounds 26 Bagdogra flights

The sub-Himalayan districts of Bengal and Sikkim experienced yet another bout of torrential downpour since Monday night which continued through much of Tuesday, courtesy the southwest monsoon. At Bag...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.22

Gun found in luggage at airport

A trader from Bihar was intercepted at Bagdogra airport on Sunday afternoon for carrying a firearm in his luggage. Mohammad Rahanuddin, who is from Katihar district of Bihar, was arrested. Sources s...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 24.06.22

Monsoon here, Mukundapur canal dredging not over yet

Mukundapur had a large number of marshy plots and water bodies. As the population burgeoned, the water bodies and marshy plots, where excess water from the area would flow into, were filled up and bui...
By Subhajoy Roy

Places  /  Published 15.06.22

How to make the best of a transit stop at Singapore’s Changi airport

From Doha to Los Angeles, showstopper art installations are now an integral element in some of the best airports across the world. My favourite installations at Changi pay tribute to travellers who ma...
By Ashwin Rajagopalan


News  /  Published 15.06.22

Struggle to enforce mask mandate at Kolkata airport terminal

The Kolkata airport authorities are struggling to implement the mask mandate and officials said raising awareness among passengers was a better way than imposing fines on them to ensure compliance. S...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Airport Metro work spawns traffic snarls on entire route, relief a far cry

The construction of the 29km New Garia-airport Metro corridor has led to blockades on portions of roads, including EM Bypass, on multiple stretches. The width of the carriageway has reduced, resulting...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Kolkata airport ready to slap Rs 100 fine on mask violators

The Kolkata airport authorities started making announcements on Thursday asking all passengers to wear masks. Officials said they have set up a surveillance team that would from Friday slap fines on ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.06.22

Finger at snarls on Kolkata airport approach arteries for regular flight delays and misses

The last few kilometres of roads in northeast Kolkata leading to the airport are a traffic mess. A meeting of the airport advisory committee on Tuesday discussed how traffic congestion was leading to...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.06.22

Airport advisory panel decides to appeal for tweak in immigration rule for Kolkata fliers

Traffic congestion The problem of traffic congestion on the way to the airport was raised at Tuesday’s meeting. “There are congestions at several points — on VIP Road and Jessore Ro...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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