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News  /  Published 09.07.22

Rowing at Rabindra Sarobar held up over rescue boat clause under Kolkata police SOP

Exactly a month ago, the city police had announced standard operating procedures for the resumption of rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar. But the sport has yet to make a comeback to its only venue in th...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.06.22

South Point teacher ‘owns up responsibility’ for students’ death in letter to parents

A senior staff member of South Point High School has written to the parents of one of the two students who drowned while rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar in south Kolkata last month taking moral respons...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.06.22

Rabindra Sarobar rowers to be taught survival tactics during boat capsize

Rowers of Calcutta Rowing Club will be trained on Sunday in survival tactics during boat capsize, an official of the club said. The training session will be held in accordance with a standard operati...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.06.22

Police release standard operating procedure for Rabindra Sarobar rowing clubs

The city police on Wednesday issued a standard operating procedure (SOP) that rowing clubs in the Rabindra Sarobar complex will have to comply with to resume the aquatic sport. The police had earlier...
By Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 07.06.22

Lalbazar suggests SOP to Lake clubs: Specialised training & capsize drill for learners

Mayor Firhad Hakim, who is also chairperson of the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), the custodian of Rabindra Sarobar, had said earlier that the organisation would approach the Natio...
By Subhajoy Roy, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Lalbazar

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News  /  Published 04.06.22

Family of rower who died files FIR

The family of one of the two teenaged rowers who drowned at Rabindra Sarobar on May 21 has lodged a police complaint alleging negligence on the part of the rowing club and the school for whose team th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.05.22

Rabindra Sarobar curbs threaten to derail selection trial of West Bengal rowing team

The suspension of rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar in south Kolkata has cast a cloud of uncertainty on West Bengal’s participation in an upcoming national tournament in Kashmir. The Sub-Junior Na...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.05.22

Fuel-run boats for rescue alone: Hakim

Only fuel-powered rescue boats can be of help in case of an accident in Rabindra Sarobar as battery operated boats would never be able to move as fast, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Saturday. Hakim said...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

News  /  Published 28.05.22

Brakes on rowing at Rabindra Sarobar, wait for standard operating procedure

Rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar in south Kolkata, where two teenage rowers drowned during a storm last Saturday, will be suspended till police draw up a standard operating procedure in consultation wit...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.05.22

Fear over Rabindra Sarobar tragedy holds back budding rowers, families

The death of two students while rowing has cast a shadow on a popular summer time sport among school children, who are keen to wield the oars again but are held back by their fears or concerns of thei...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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