News  /  Published 15.09.21

Alipore zoo reopens with strict Covid restrictions

The Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata has reopened its premises for public viewing on Wednesday after almost a 5-month-long break.  The Alipore zoo in Kolkata had closed its doors for vi...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 17.08.21

Bus hits tilting tree, passengers injured

Several passengers of a bus were injured in New Alipore on Monday evening after the bus crashed into a tree that was tilted towards the road. The branches protruded into the bus through its windows in...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Alipore

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.21

Hooch tragedy accused gets life term

Noor Islam Fakir a.k.a. Khonra Badsha, the main accused in the 2011 Sangrampur hooch tragedy that claimed 172 lives and blinded many others, received a life sentence from the additional district and s...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.21

City weather improves from Friday morning

The weather in Calcutta improved from Friday morning after relentless rain on Thursday that continued well into the night. “The system that triggered the downpour was over Jharkhand and Bihar o...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.21

Monsoon set to arrive on Saturday

The monsoon reached the doorstep of Calcutta on Friday and should set foot in the city over the next 24 hours, said Met officials. A low-pressure area over the northwest Bay of Bengal on Friday is ex...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 30.05.21

City mall space to rise with Phoenix

Mumbai-based upmarket mall developer Phoenix Mills and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have teamed up to build what could potentially be one of the largest retail malls in Calcutta, promising to ...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

Tall tree crashes into sheds

Most of the trees that were damaged this time were krishnachura and radhachura. “Neem and debdaru are better or plants that would not grow beyond 10ft. Trees that can damage life and property i...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in New Alipore

Calcutta  /  Published 18.05.21

Patients head to Behala gurdwara

Many Covid-19 patients in home isolation in Taratala, New Alipore and Behala are heading to a gurdwara instead of a hospital when gasping for breath. Once at the gurdwara, a patient’s vital par...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.21

60-year-old cyclist killed in accident

A 60-year-old bicyclist died after being hit by a private car near New Alipore on Sunday morning. The offending vehicle allegedly fled the spot and could not be identified till late on Sunday, police...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Alipore

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.21

Fewer Metro trains from May 6, zoo shut

From Thursday, Metro Railway will run 216 trains every weekday, further down from the current fleet of 238 trains, an official said. The Metro daily passenger count, which had touched 1.8 lakh in Mar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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