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Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.20

Power-cut delays draining

Large parts of Calcutta remained submerged on Thursday because several pumping stations that drain out water from the city remained unoperational following power outage.Calcutta received more than 20...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

Service upgrade for city to boost India’s score

The Bengal government is working to make the system for issuing building permits, trade licences and mutation papers faster and easier because World Bank will consider the state’s performance in the...
By Subhajoy Roy and Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.19

Squall bares lapses in tree care in Calcutta

A squall that clocked barely 58kmph at its fiercest felled as many as 17 trees across Calcutta and Salt Lake early on Monday.The heavy toll on the fast fading green population of the city again highli...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.19

People suffer as strays enjoy free run at NRS

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By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

BRIEFS: Metro suicide bid

Metro services were disrupted for over 30 minutes on Thursday morning after an attempted suicide at Gitanjali (Naktala) Metro station. A 25-year-old woman jumped in front of a New Garia-bound train at...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

Change of heart for civic body on Salt Lake trees

The Salt Lake civic body has decided to chop the trees that fell on houses and clear driveways of uprooted trees that were lying unattended since Cyclone Amphan struck the city on May 20.The storm fel...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

Civic work with no signage a bother

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has been repairing roads and laying water pipelines across the city this winter but the infrastructure development has left residents irked instead. Reason: no sign...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.19

Kerbs and channels to make roads last longer

Roads, lanes and bylanes in added areas of Calcutta are being upgraded with kerbs and channels on either side to ensure water flows out quickly, a move that will increase the lifespan of the carriagew...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.19

More potable water: Mayor Firhad Hakim

The Garden Reach waterworks will produce 25 million gallons of additional water from next summer, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Saturday, raising hopes of an end to water woes in some pockets in the sout...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.19

Darkness at noon, downpour follows in Calcutta

The city was battered by nearly 100mm of rain in three hours on Thursday, the heaviest this season, because of a cyclonic circulation over Bangladesh that was on its way to Gangetic Bengal.Several par...
By Debraj Mitra and Samyabrata Das in Calcutta


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