Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.20

Lab research lost to power cut

A power cut in laboratories has led to loss of research material accumulated over at least 10 years, scientists of Calcutta University have said.Some of the materials that need to be refrigerated at l...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.19

Youth escapes unhurt

A motorist had a lucky escape on Saturday when a bigger vehicle overtook him from the left and he lost control of his car and mounted the footpath along Ballygunge Circular Road, hit a tree and overtu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

Kids’ first cinema date

A 13-year-old boy stepped into a movie theatre for the first time on Thursday. He did not know whether that was more exciting or getting to see a film together with 50 of his friends was.For Dip Dey, ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.19

Youth dies as tree falls on him in Ballygunge

Even before Cyclone Bulbul made its landfall, six trees were uprooted in the city with one cedar tree killing a young Tangra resident, who worked as an assistant in a Ballygunge club’s kitchen, arou...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.19

Checkpoints in action on top cop’s orders

Several checkpoints were seen across the city on Thursday, following the city police chief’s instruction to intensify vigil against smuggling of unaccounted for money, liquor and arms ahead of the L...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.04.20

Multiplex screens up in flames

Two screens of London Paris multiplex in the Mukti World building in Ballygunge were gutted early on Monday. There were no casualties or injuries as there was no one in the building, police said.The f...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.19

Encroachments render sidewalks invisible

Sir — Calcutta’s Gariahat is famous for its hawkers’ market. But during occasions such as Durga Puja, Kali Puja, chaitra sale and so on, one cannot find space to walk on the footpath; most of it...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Glimpses of Calcutta icons at London puja

A corner of Ealing Town Hall in London will showcase a slice of Calcutta this Puja. London Sharad Utsav (LSU), one of the most popular Durga pujas in the UK, will recreate some typical areas of Calcut...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.20

A trek in cave of trees in city

First the full disclosures: I am on the wrong side of 50, I weigh 120-kg-plus, my exercise is limited to squeezing the lemon wedge and shaking the bottle to extract the last drop from both and I gener...
By R. Rajagopal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.19

Parking torment back in Calcutta's Ballygunge

Parking menace is back on roads in the vicinity of South Point School after a brief respite.Minibuses and pool cars ferrying students of the Ballygunge school were parked on footpaths and at some plac...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.