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Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation
Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

Green body glare on garbage

The National Green Tribunal has recently warned Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA), New Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) and the environment...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

Salt Lake councillor dies after testing positive

A councillor of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation who had tested positive for Covid-19 passed away on Wednesday. Subhash Bose, in his mid-50s, was admitted to a private hospital after he tested p...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.20

RWAs devise Covid waste rules for city

The number of Covid patients in home isolation has been on the rise and so has the amount of Covid waste. Housing societies across the city are fumbling when it comes to disposing the waste because th...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.20

A game of football in Covid containment zone

Around a dozen youths were playing football on a ground along EM Bypass, opposite Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, around 5pm on Thursday. A small group of onlookers gathered to cheer the players. None o...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.07.20

Monday closure for Baguiati markets

All markets in Baguiati, off VIP Road, will remain closed on Mondays to let civic workers spray disinfectants, an official of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. Temporary stalls near t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.20

Open Salt Lake shops fuel fear

Standalone shops on the ground floors of residential buildings in containment zones in Salt Lake are opening, putting residents at risk of contracting Covid-19. “People are crowding in front of...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.20

Lockdown: Salt Lake market rule

Markets in Salt Lake will be kept open only on alternate days and will be sanitised by civic teams on the days they are closed. Data announced on Thursday said 1,088 people tested Covid-positive in B...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Salt Lake turns Dhapa, a garbage dump

Garbage-lined streets and overflowing drains across Salt Lake have sparked fear of an outbreak of enteric diseases and are forcing residents to keep the windows and doors of their houses firmly shut. ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Clean-Baisakhi drive by residents

On Sunday morning, a group of people, in surgical caps and face masks, were seen going around Baisakhi Abasan grounds. Some were spraying bleaching powder, some wielded the broom while some others mad...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Road repairs start, but method under scanner

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has finally started road repairs but their archaic road laying methods have got both residents and engineers of other government agencies worried about thei...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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