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News  /  Published 31.08.22

Teachers’ association makes hostel-repair plea to IIEST director

The letter signed by Tapendu Mandal, secretary of the teachers’ association, said the recent mishaps and the resultant discontent among students could have been averted “if efforts had bee...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

News  /  Published 26.08.22

Chunks fall off IIEST Shibpur hostel roof, again

The fourth-year student entered his second-floor room only to find the bed and the floor littered with broken pieces of concrete, said a resident of the hostel. The student said the rooms on the grou...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.22

Judiciary to get a state building

The Bengal government is set to hand over the B block of the new secretariat building near Calcutta High Court to the judiciary on August 25 to set up new courts. “The chief minister is likely ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 10.08.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation embarks on heritage building wall clean-up mission

The civic body has begun removing advertisements and hoardings hanging from walls of heritage buildings as part of a drive to ensure that the façades of such structures remain visible, official...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.07.22

KMC to serve notices on ‘dangerous’ buildings

The Pre-Subroto Cup football tournament concluded in Calcutta on Saturday. Boys from St Paul’s School, Raurkela, defeated Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, in the final at the Sports Authority of I...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 12.07.22

Kolkata has to wait another year for Sealdah-Esplanade link to be complete

Metro services were disrupted for close to an hour on Monday afternoon after a woman jumped in front of a train at Girish Park station. She was declared dead by doctors at the hospital. “The d...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 09.07.22

CBI files corruption case against DJB, NBCC

The CBI has registered a case of corruption against officials of Delhi Jal Board and NBCC for allegedly favouring an ineligible private company in a contract worth Rs 38 crore for supply, installation...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 12.06.22

Mayor offer for Bowbazar residents

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation will propose to Durga Pituri Lane residents whose houses may have to be pulled down that they allow their new homes to be built in one place instead of separately or ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.06.22

Experts from Jadavpur University to revisit Durga Pituri Lane for assessment

Kolkata Municipal Corporation had engaged the JU team in the aftermath of the May 11 collapse. On May 24, it submitted a preliminary report identifying nine buildings as “severely damaged&r...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.05.22

Durga Pituri Lane house owners in dark about fate of buildings

The owners of several houses on Durga Pituri Lane in central Kolkata’s Bowbazar, which have been labelled as ‘severely damaged’ by experts from Jadavpur University, said they we...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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