Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

New flyover will help reach airport faster

The urban development department has given technical approval for a flyover that will connect Metropolitan on EM Bypass with Biswa Bangla Gate in New Town, officials said. The tender for the project, ...
By Subhajoy Roy and Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.19

Calcutta's gruesome public art

Statuary and public art are proliferating in the city. Most of these are scary. In this column I will try to arrange them in an ascending order of horror, in the classic Aristotelian sense. Horror, Ar...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.19

Struggle to meet onion demand

As onion prices continue to hover around Rs 150 a kilo, hundreds of people are queuing up in front of government stalls at markets and other places where the bulb is being sold for Rs 59 a kilo.Onions...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Road woes of other Rajarhat

Residents of housing complexes in a pocket of Rajarhat where apartments sell for Rs 45-70 lakh but the link road is a dirt track marched till the township’s Biswa Bangla Convention Centre on Thursda...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

New Town gets a govt health centre

A free government health centre has come up near the Biswa Bangla convention centre in New Town. Travelling from Rabindra Tirtha, one needs to take a right turn from the canal along with the conventio...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Technology  /  Published 01.03.20

Type in Bangla with Windows 10

I use the Avro keyboard in Microsoft Word 2013 on Windows 10 for writing in Bengali. Whenever I send the file via email, the recipient’s Word crashes when the file is opened. What is the solution? A...
By Surit Doss in

West Bengal  /  Published 18.04.20

Housing cash for rural poor

The Bengal government has issued an order to deposit cash in advance in the accounts of lakhs of beneficiaries of the rural housing scheme in an attempt to pump money into the rural economy through di...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.20

Real picture of the heart

An ultrasound technique now allows doctors to see coronary arteries inside out in real time, yielding information that is beyond conventional angiography. The technique is available in India but few o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.20

Surveys halted over NRC panic

The Birbhum administration has decided to halt all government surveys in Nalhati and adjoining areas after residents gheraoed a block development on Monday over suspicion that data were being collecti...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Alamgir Hossain in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.19

Queue for view from atop

Last year on their anniversary, the Duttas had driven down from Bally to celebrate at Eco Park. This year they were back in New Town, to celebrate atop the all-new Biswa Bangla Gate. “I’m the firs...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta


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