News  /  Published 25.05.22

Jadavpur University team puts ‘severely damaged’ tag on nine houses in Durga Pituri Lane

Nine buildings in Bowbazar have been tagged as “severely damaged” by a team that assessed the stability of buildings in the area affected by subsidence caused by East-West Metro work earli...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.05.22

A week later: 154 displaced, IIT Roorkee team to visit Durga Pituri Lane soon

Last Wednesday, underground construction for East-West Metro in central Kolkata’s Bowbazar led to cracks in several buildings in the vicinity, for the second time in less than three years. Exca...
By Debraj Mitra, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.22

Picnic, showcause widen BJP cracks

Bongaon MP and junior Union shipping minister Santanu Thakur on Sunday attended a picnic organised by some dissident BJP leaders at Gobardanga in North 24-Parganas and said he would attend more such g...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar and Subhashis Chaudhuri in Calcutta

World  /  Published 31.08.21

Russians find new cracks at ISS

Russian cosmonauts have discovered new cracks in a segment of the International Space Station that could widen, a senior space official said on Monday, the latest in a series of setbacks. “Supe...
By Reuters, AP/PTI in Moscow

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

Cracks close down Bypass-VIP Road flyover

The flyover connecting EM Bypass with VIP Road, a portion of which had collapsed in March 2013, was closed for an indefinite period on Tuesday evening after an agency studying its health noticed crack...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 04.02.20

Rickety school poses threat

The dilapidated condition of a government school in Hojai district of Assam poses a threat to the students.With cracked walls, broken roof and holes on floor, Marwari Hindi Prathamik Vidyalaya is comp...
By Nikhil Kumar Mundra in Hojai

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.01.20

Crack worry at Chandil dam

A prominent crack has surfaced on the pier of Chandil dam, prompting the water resources department to approach the Dam Safety Review Panel (DSRP) of Odisha, following orders from the Central Water Co...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.19

DB Block residents oppose building

Several buildings in DB Block have developed cracks allegedly due to the ongoing construction work of a highrise office of the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board in the midst of the block. ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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