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Debashis Sen
Places  /  Published 27.08.21

CD Block takes I-Day event online

Cultural convener Sithi Kana Ghatak began with a word on freedom fighters, including her own father Jitendralal Sen and uncle Manindra Chandra Sen. “We will remain indebted to those who dedicate...
By Bharati Kanjilal in Salt Lake

Places  /  Published 27.08.21

City monuments on New Town’s subway wall

The final work goes beyond monuments to include familiar Kolkata motifs like the yellow taxi and tram as also culinary icons hilsa and prawn. The other side of the wall is left bare as Hidco plans to...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Places  /  Published 27.08.21

New Town's day care centre for underprivileged kids

Urban development and municipal affairs minister Chandrima Bhattacharya, who is also the minister of state for health and family welfare, lauded the initiative after inaugurating Fuljhuri. “In m...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.21

Hidco inaugurates smart art gallery for free displays

An art gallery to showcase one’s work. That too free of cost. The Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) has gifted artists and photographers a space to exhibit their work withou...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.21

Swimming pools: Some open, some not

The new relaxations have also allowed swimming pools to open, although not many in our area have done so. The pool at New Town Business Club opened from Tuesday. “There is much excitement among...
By Snehal Sengupta and Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

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Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.21

Eco Park’s Ekante cottage to get a facelift

Four rooms have been added on an upper level to provide space for bridal make-up and such related functions. Storage space has been added as well. “It is an island in the middle of the waterbody...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

MWM Cafe relaunched as Kolkata Streetfood

The revamped eatery, Sen said, will be what Misti Hub across the road is to connoisseurs of sweets. "Just as you get all varieties of sweets under one roof at Misti Hub, we are bringing the entir...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 18.06.21

Park lined with neem trees for Action Area IIB

More neem trees have recently been planted, taking the current total to 113 in the park. “Local residents can avail of the facilities at the picturesque park as well as enjoy the benefits of be...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.21

Why bamboo was chosen for this New Town garden

• Bamboo is one of the world’s fastest-growing plants and some species can grow up to 36 inches in a day. This makes bamboo a great choice in afforestation programmes. • The largest t...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

Adopt a green verge in New Town

Community garden Hari Mitti promotes community garden. “It is being said that food is medicine. But the food we eat is full of pesticides and chemicals which are causing cancer. Our drive encou...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


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