Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation
Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Turnout poor in Duttabad

Not enough people are turning up at the primary health centre in Duttabad to get their Covid shots. Till Tuesday, around 260 frontline healthcare workers from different hospitals and nursing homes in...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Covid testing, Duare Sarkar to stall opening of govt pools

A recent order from the home ministry has allowed public swimming pools to open but not all pools in our neighbourhood will do so in a hurry. Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation runs two pools in Salt ...
By Snehal Sengupta, Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 04.02.21

Mosquito menace in Salt Lake, New Town

Mosquitoes are laying siege to Salt Lake and its adjoining areas including New Town, several residents and office-goers said. Places along VIP Road including Lake Town, Baguiati and Teghoria, too, ar...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.01.21

Students bring wetlands to the city

The collective has partnered with the German Consulate to organise the exhibition. A seminar with international speakers is underway along with the exhibition. “The exhibition is a call to look...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Potholed roads across Salt Lake

A huge crater in front of the GD Block island has prompted the police to place a traffic cone in front of it. The surface of the road is broken and the crater is at least one foot deep and four feet a...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


Calcutta  /  Published 04.01.21

Salt Lake residents spray larvicide

Residents of a Salt Lake block took upon themselves the task to spray larvicide in the lanes, gully pits and manholes on Sunday. There has been a spurt in the number of mosquitoes across Salt Lake an...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 03.01.21

Covid vaccine dry run ‘successful’

An identity check at the gate, a placebo injection in the vaccination room and a 30-minute wait in the observation room to note any adverse effect — these were three crucial steps of the dry run...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.01.21

Green bench seeks wetland damage report

The National Green Tribunal has asked an expert committee being set up by it to complete the assessment of environment damage within the East Calcutta Wetlands due to the “unauthorised and indis...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Post-Amphan, parks in disrepair

Krishna Chakraborty, chairperson of the board of administrators of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, said they had started repairs. “The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation is carrying out th...
By Snehal Sengupta in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.11.20

Dengue fear in Salt Lake

Swarms of mosquitoes have invaded Salt Lake and its adjoining areas. Dengue cases, too, are being reported regularly, triggering a scare among residents. Over a 100 residents have dengue and more tha...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


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