News  /  Published 27.04.22

Prize money to fund cycle tracks in New Town

At least 25km of bicycle tracks will be added and docking stations built near every Metro station and cycle sheds near offices in New Town. The township has been declared the winner in the Cycle 4 Ch...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 05.01.22

#RideToChange: BookMyShow’s BookASmile initiative empowers girls with 500-bicycle pledge

Girls in Alibaug, Maharashtra, benefit from charity initiative...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.21

Bengal plans incentives for large industries

The Mamata Banerjee government is set to move towards a selective incentive policy for large industries to meet the twin objectives of optimising outgo from the state coffers and giving encouragement ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.21

Sunderbans youth on mission oxygen on two wheels

Soumitra Mondal, 29, from the remote Bali island of the Sunderbans, proved humanity exists even in the bleakest of times. On Saturday morning, Soumitra tied an oxygen concentrator to the carrier of h...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Gosaba

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.21

Citizens ignore Covid risk, spring to save Calcuttan

By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 19.04.21

Barriers to protect New Town bicycle track

The Institute of Neurosciences Kolkata observed its Foundation Day on April 15, celebrating 12 years of service in healthcare. The institute has been working in research collaboration with Newcastle U...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 20.03.21

Cars and cement jam bicycle lanes

Bicycle lanes in several areas in New Town have become useless as they are occupied by parked cars and two-wheelers and also construction materials. Hidco, which builds infrastructure in the township...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 01.03.21

New Town advisory on cycle stations

The New Town authorities have issued an advisory to all residential and commercial buildings to set up bicycle docking stations, an officer of New Town Kolkata Development Authority said. “Hidc...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

India  /  Published 24.02.21

Odisha Cong MLAs spring pedal power

“Where is the achhe din. Now it’s all bure din. Even at this age I have to ride the bicycle to protest price rise. The Centre should immediately reduce the tax on petroleum products. I don...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 25.12.20

Cycle theft outside mart

The use of bicycles is on the rise in New Town but thefts are also being reported. Ivy Mondal, a resident of CE Block, had her cycle stolen on December 20 from outside the NKDA market near the New To...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town


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