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Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority Cmda
Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Raze Vivekananda Road flyover: Panel

A committee appointed to decide the fate of the Vivekananda Road flyover has recommended its demolition, government officials said on Tuesday. V.K. Raina, a bridge engineer and the external expert on...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.09.20

Nets to stop bikers from falling off flyover

Steel nets mounted on iron frames are being fixed on the crash barriers of Garden Reach flyover to prevent two-wheeler riders from being flung off the bridge during a crash. In June last year, three ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

Calcutta park curbs to stay, says Hakim

Parks in the city will not open for full hours immediately as the afternoons and evenings could lead to gatherings and adda in violation of distancing norms, said Firhad Hakim, the chairperson of the ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

Cables to stop kite injuries in Calcutta

Cables will be mounted on poles along crash barriers on either side of the Parama flyover to ensure kite strings don’t land on the road and threaten the lives of two-wheeler riders, the governme...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Police turn down plea for cycling lanes

Police have turned down a proposal to have dedicated lanes for cycles on some roads in Calcutta, arguing that such corridors will shrink the road space, slow down vehicles and lead to an increase in a...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Plea for Chhath at Sarovar rejected

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday refused to hear the Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority’s prayer to allow Chhath rituals on the Rabindra Sarobar premises and told the Bengal gove...
By Jayanta Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Rabindra Sarobar

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

CMDA seeks nod for Chhath at Sarobar

The Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA), the custodian of Rabindra Sarobar, has filed a review petition at the National Green Tribunal seeking a “special permission” to allo...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.08.20

CM flags bad roads, calls for repairs

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday raised the matter of battered roads in the city and neighbouring areas during an administrative review meeting in Nabanna. She said she had found the top coat...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Craters on city roads blamed on Covid

The Covid-19 pandemic, apparently, has hit the city’s roads, too. Engineers of several state government agencies are blaming the battered state of so many roads in Calcutta on the lack of repai...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.20

Covid safe homes at stadiums, auditorium

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation is readying at least three more safe homes in the city to house asymptomatic or mild Covid-19 patients who lack enough space at home to stay isolated. The safe home...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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