Opinion  /  Published 03.12.20

Home fires: BTech in mother tongues

The present Indian government is constituted of experts in all fields. Else it would be difficult to account for the education ministry’s announcement that the Indian Institutes of Technology an...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 03.12.20

New Town residents face fire menace

Grass and waste are being set on fire regularly on empty plots in New Town, forcing residents to stay indoors and keep their doors and windows shut as dense smoke engulfs entire blocks. On Wednesday,...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.12.20

JMADA staff on dharna over salaries

Over 50 employees of the Jharkhand Mineral Area Development Authority (JMADA) on Wednesday sat on a dharna outside the office of the managing director of the civic body, at its Luby Circular Road base...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 02.12.20

Daily scan of collapsed flyover

Six CMDA engineers, working in two shifts, are scanning the Vivekananda Road flyover in north Calcutta, a part of which collapsed in March 2016, every day for signs of any further damage that could br...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.12.20

Dumped plastic bags and bottles threaten Sarobar

“The lake is home to a variety of turtles and fish. They will choke to death if they swallow plastic,” said Parthib Basu, a professor of zoology at Calcutta University, who specialises in ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.11.20

J&K: doubts hang on local lections

Mohammad Sultan Shah of Theed village, a Srinagar suburb, was deeply agitated when Jammu and Kashmir’s special status was scrapped last year. But the shopkeeper is unwilling to trust the seven-...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Nandigram fears pause in projects

Suvendu Adhikari’s resignation on Friday as minister and Haldia Development Authority chairman has cast a shadow of uncertainty over development projects in East Midnapore’s Nandigram. Ad...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

Calcutta  /  Published 28.11.20

New Town survey to encourage walking

The New Town authorities have started a survey to find out whether residents feel safe to walk on the township’s roads and what their concerns are while they take a walk. The survey is being ca...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.20

The match that changes the ISL

During the first week of the Indian Super League, TV commentators alerted us about an impending ‘Monster Match’. It was billed as the biggest derby in Indian — Asian — football...
By Sharda Ugra in

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Salt Lake: LED lights to boost winter blooms

During this illuminated period, the stretch presents a great view, especially from atop the Biswa Bangla Gate. “This technology has been put to use by flower growers in Panskura. Tourists actual...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


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