Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation Bmc
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 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


Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Bent lamp posts pose commute risk

Bent or half-broken electric poles are hanging over roads across Calcutta and Salt Lake a week after Cyclone Amphan had struck Bengal, posing a risk to commuters.The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CM...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.20

Salt Lake left in tree lurch

Residents in Salt Lake will have to remove on their own trees fallen on their houses and driveways when Cyclone Amphan struck if the trees had been planted by them on nearby pavements and traffic divi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

The scare: Salt Lake fountains

Several fountains in Salt Lake that have been lying defunct for months have turned into mosquito breeding sites following the recent spells of rain, leaving residents worried about a possible dengue o...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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