West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.22

Video shows MLA’s ‘threat’ to BJP voters

A purported video-clip showing Trinamul MLA from West Burdwan’s Pandaveswar, Narendranath Chakraborty, exhorting his party men to “threaten” die-hard BJP supporters and prevent them ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

News  /  Published 29.03.22

AAI data shows Kolkata is a laggard in air traffic

Airport officials said no new international airline was approaching the authorities for slots from Kolkata. Despite resumption of regular flights after a gap of two years, the city does not have dire...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.03.22

Errant cars trigger traffic chaos at Kolkata airport

“We will look into the matter and try to ensure that there is no congestion in front of the terminal building as well as the exit lanes of the airport,” said an officer of the Bidhannagar ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

World  /  Published 27.03.22

Lanka's oldest airport relaunched

Sri Lanka's oldest and first international airport was relaunched on Sunday with its first international flight landing in 54 years, aviation officials said. A flight from the Maldives landed at ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

News  /  Published 27.03.22

VIP vehicles back on Kolkata airport kerb

A senior officer of Bidhannagar commissionerate said that it was the prerogative of the airport authority and the agency employed by them to collect the parking fees as well as fines to ask any vehicl...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata


News  /  Published 25.03.22

East-West Metro sets January 2023 deadline to connect Howrah and Salt Lake

The entire East-West corridor, connecting Howrah and Salt Lake, will be operational by January 2023, the general manager of Metro Railway said on Thursday. At a news conference at the Chowringhee hea...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.22

Runway cracks ground Bagdogra flights

Flight services got disrupted in Bengal’s second major airport Bagdogra for the second consecutive Tuesday as cracks were again spotted in parts of its sole runway, airport sources said. &ldquo...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

News  /  Published 22.03.22

PWD starts repair on potholed VIP Road

All over the city most roads have an undulating stretch as a result of patchwork repairs that result in an extremely bumpy ride. For many years, all that VIP Road got was patchwork repairs that peele...
By A Staff Reporter in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.22

Bagdogra airport shut as runway develops cracks

Flights remained suspended for over seven hours at the Bagdogra airport on Tuesday as cracks were spotted on the sole runway. The delay of the flights inconvenienced hundreds of passengers at the sec...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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