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Bt Road
Calcutta  /  Published 01.03.21

Two killed in road accidents, 1 arrested

Two men died in separate road accidents in the city since Saturday evening. A man riding a motorbike died after the two-wheeler was hit by a lorry on BT Road early on Sunday. Two others who were ridin...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Traders get back new shops

Pinaki Das, 49, a grocery store owner, said the land where the market complex has come up was part of a large tract of land where families that came over from east Bengal during Partition live. &ldqu...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Worst air on BT Road

The air quality recorded on the BT Road campus of Rabindra Bharati University has been the worst while that of Rabindra Sarobar has been the best in the city, a study of the last fortnight’s res...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

Youths try to pull woman off bike on BT Road

Three youths on a bike tried to pull down a woman from a bike on BT Road early on Monday and thrashed her brothers before a passing police patrol came to their rescue, police said. Cops managed to ar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.09.20

28km in 3 hours: traffic crawls on BT Road

Barrackpore to Esplanade Distance: 28km Travel time: Over three hours Travelling along BT Road for the tens of thousands of commuters using the road daily has turned from bad to worse in the past f...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in BT Road

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West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

Tallah: traffic rule tweak on Day 3

Tallah: Police on Monday afternoon changed the diversion plan it had announced for the Tallah bridge shutdown and imposed one-way rule on Cossipore Road (towards Central Avenue) for faster movement of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

March date for Metro till Dakshineswar

A new Metro line between Noapara and Dakshineswar that can ease the pressure on Tallah bridge is almost ready but it will not become operational before March next year despite railways and the state g...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.19

Bitumen peel-off to save bridge in Calcutta

Layers of bitumen will be scraped off the surface of Tallah bridge after a preliminary survey by the PWD revealed that they may be compromising on the load-bearing capacity of the structure.Patchwork...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.20

Tallah alternative routes start today

 The Tallah bridge is scheduled to be shut down on Friday midnight and police have prepared multiple alternative routes to reach the five-point crossing in Shyambazar from BT Road.Metro gives the...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

1pm cut-off for Lockgate flyover traffic

Vehicles headed for Bagbazar from BT Road will move through the Lockgate flyover from 6am to 1pm and in the reverse direction from 1pm till midnight, according to a new traffic diversion plan drawn up...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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