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Canning
Places  /  Published 29.04.22

Canning House: A witness to a historical colonial blunder

The two-storied crumbling brick building has an arched porch and 22 rooms. It is presently under the protection of the West Bengal Heritage Commission, and boards in English and Bengali put up outside...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 18.04.22

Easter Sunday rally from St Paul’s Cathedral to St James draws over 500 people

Reverend Paritosh Canning, bishop of the Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India, gave his greetings. “Easter brings hope of a new beginning, that life has value and the hope to overcome ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 14.04.22

Jatar Deul horse race: Inexperienced riders, uneven tracks and unbridled fun

Getting there Train: Sealdah (South) – Mathurapur Road (Time: 90 minutes) Auto: Mathurapur Road – Raidighi (Time: 45 mins) Motor van: Raidighi – Kankandighi (Time: 30 mins) Pl...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 10.03.22

Bengal trafficking survivors make uphill journey back to school

One teenager was told to get into a school meant only for “victims of trafficking”. Another, once trafficked by a classmate, is scared of making new friends. Many trafficking survivors ha...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.21

TMC leader killed in infighting

Muharram Sheikh, 36, a Trinamul youth wing leader in Canning, was shot near his home late on Saturday, allegedly for protesting  against a party colleague’s habit of extorting from traders....
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.21

Women hit street against cop transfer

Over 500 residents, mostly women, of Canning in South 24-Parganas blocked a road for hours on Tuesday to protest the transfer order for inspector-in-charge of the local police station Atibur Rahaman t...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Canning

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Fee relief on 3 heads at CNI schools

The Church of North India on Wednesday announced a 25 per cent waiver of fees on certain heads in its schools from April to September and said parents who found it difficult even after the discount wo...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar and Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Communion service resumes in Calcutta

The Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India (CNI) resumed communion service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Sunday. Communion services had been suspended at all CNI churches under the diocese si...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Traffickers eye recharge stores for numbers

Mobile recharge stores in Canning have been seeing a surge in visitors during the lockdown but not everyone is coming to recharge their phones.Many men are trying to get access to the log book where t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

25 people can pray at St Paul’s

The Church of North India’s Calcutta diocese will start prayer and meditation with a maximum of 25 people at a time at St Paul’s Cathedral and six other churches from Sunday, Reverend Pari...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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