Opinion  /  Published 01.10.20

Golden voice: Remembering S.P. Balasubrahmanyam

Sir — The demise of the legendary singer, S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, has left a huge void in the field of music (“Gentle giant of music is no more”, Sept 26). There are countless songs f...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Police turn down plea for cycling lanes

Police have turned down a proposal to have dedicated lanes for cycles on some roads in Calcutta, arguing that such corridors will shrink the road space, slow down vehicles and lead to an increase in a...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.20

Breezy ride: Bicycle culture in India

A colleague who stays a few kilometres away from office has bought a bicycle, and is now cycling tens of kilometres within and without Calcutta regularly for all sorts of activities. Many people are n...
By Atanu Biswas in

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.07.20

Lone woman in state to fix bike flats in a jiffy

Forty-five-year-old Shanti Kumar, a resident of the remote Hutaru village in Chatra, has become an inspiration for others, being the only woman in Jharkhand to be involved in the profession of repairi...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.19

Parking rogues misuse smart cycle stands

The problem of illegal parking is impeding the smooth functioning of smart cycles-for-citizens project in the capital.Ahmedabad-based company Chartered Speed, which is operating the app-based bicycle ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.01.20

App cycles pick up speed

Site clearance issues for docking delayed the launch of the second-phase of the eco-friendly app-based bicycle sharing system in Ranchi, but the NoC from Ranchi Municipal Corporation has raised hopes ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.19

NCC cadets pedal for a cause

Pedalling 4,700km, National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets created an awareness on women’s education, cleanliness and why the youth must say no to drugs. The the concluding ceremony of Bihar Jharkhand Re...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.19

200 cheers for pocket-friendly green ride

The app-based bicycle sharing scheme was launched in the capital on Sunday with as many as 200 people enjoying the ride.“This is the launch of the first phase of smart cycle scheme. I hope that the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.19

Kudos to Bengal for promoting cycling

Sir — It is heartening that the West Bengal government wants to promote cycling as a sustainable transport system in Calcutta. To this end, it plans to dedicate bicycle tracks across the city. Given...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.19

New Town to get newer cycles

The fluorescent green bicycles that were once a familiar sight in New Town have gone off the streets as the app-based cycle share service provider wants to replace them with newer ones.PEDL, the app-b...
By Aniruddha Biswas in Calcutta


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