Calcutta  /  Published 13.02.21

Amphan: JU alumni raise Rs 25 lakh

Jadavpur University’s batch of ’91 of the department of electronics and telecommunication engineering has raised Rs 25 lakh that would be used to rebuild houses in North 24-Parganas that w...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.01.21

This Earth: Its axis is your conscience

“It is said that the ocean, the cradle of the first life forms on earth, flows through our veins...,” muses Chaterji philosophically in one episode. Professor of oceanographic studies Suga...
By Paromita Kar in

Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Teachers carry relief to Sunderbans

Teachers of a city school travelled more than 80km carrying clothes and other relief materials that students had collected for villagers in the Sunderbans who are yet to recover from the impact of Cyc...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Increase frequency, demand tram users

On Saturday, several tram-lovers and conservationists gathered outside the Esplanade tram depot to protest against the transport department's apathy in increasing frequency of tram services. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Eco Park glass hall being rebuilt

“We had to make several design changes to make the glass walls more durable and the hall as storm-proof as possible.” NKDA chairman Debashis Sen said work on rebuilding the glass hall sta...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Amphan havoc worst in world this year

Cyclone Amphan, which had struck south Bengal on May 20, accounts for “the biggest displacement” in the world caused by a natural calamity this year, according to a report released in the ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.12.20

Headlines 2020

Radhikaranjan Pramanik AA Block Left us on: December 13 The Trinamul Congress leader and five-time former MP died at the age of 87 years. Pramanik, who joined Trinamul after being expelled from CPM...
By Our Bureau in

World  /  Published 05.12.20

Bangladesh: 1,642 Rohingya relocated

The Sheikh Hasina government on Friday relocated 1,642 Rohingya to Bhasan Char, an island in the Bay of Bengal under the Hatiya upazila of Noakhali. According to an official source, the relocation wa...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Post-Amphan, parks in disrepair

Krishna Chakraborty, chairperson of the board of administrators of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, said they had started repairs. “The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation is carrying out th...
By Snehal Sengupta in

India  /  Published 02.12.20

Cyclone Burevi to hit TN, Kerala

As cyclone Burevi approaches Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday spoke with the chief ministers of the states to discuss the situation prevailing in the parts of the regio...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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