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Dhakuria
News  /  Published 23.06.22

Driver found dead near Ballygunge, friend’s body in his Jadavpur flat

A 65-year-old man’s body was found between Ballygunge and Dhakuria railway stations on Tuesday afternoon and a few hours later, police found a woman’s body in the man’s flat at ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Garfa

News  /  Published 30.05.22

Rabindra Sarobar curbs threaten to derail selection trial of West Bengal rowing team

The suspension of rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar in south Kolkata has cast a cloud of uncertainty on West Bengal’s participation in an upcoming national tournament in Kashmir. The Sub-Junior Na...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Lake became a ‘rakshas’: Majhi recounts ‘dreadful’ Saturday evening

A 42-year-old man has been working as a majhi (boatman) at a rowing club on the Rabindra Sarobar premises for 23 years. The “primary duty” of the man, who is paid around Rs 10,000 a month...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 14.05.22

Dhakuria’s ‘Buddha mandir’, Nipponzan Myohoji, is a haven for Nichiren Buddhists

Today, locals prefer to call it the Buddha Mandir. It is run by monks from northeast India and regular services are held in the morning and evening. The morning services are held from 5am to 6.30am, w...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 28.04.22

Hit by car, KMC mechanic dies in Dhakuria

A 59-year-old junior mechanic of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, who was working on a water supply pipeline near Dhakuria, died after being hit by a car on Wednesday morning. Lakshmi Kanta Mandal,...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Dhakuria

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News  /  Published 25.03.22

KMC fines Rs 5000 for burning waste on roadside

Both the violators have to pay the fine within the stipulated time of 14/15 days from the day the notice was issued. If the fines went unpaid, the same can be recovered as arrears on property tax...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 11.03.22

Giant tree crashes on scooter-borne school boy in Jodhpur Park, injures three

Trees planted in common areas should be inspected from time to time to detect any ailment and prevent their fall. “Culling, too, is a part of tree management. If a tree is old and infested, it ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Jodhpur Park

News  /  Published 24.02.22

Southern Avenue, one of Kolkata’s last remaining green spaces, has turned into waste dump

Heaps of garbage have been lying along the footpath of Southern Avenue, one of Kolkata’s last remaining green spaces, for days, residents and others have said. As if the garbage is not enough, ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.02.22

Man poses as MP aide, cons AMRI Dhakuria patient of Rs 4 lakh

Police have started a probe into the death of Soumen Kundu whose body was found near the railway tracks close to Abada railway station in Howrah late on Monday. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Dhakuria

News  /  Published 04.01.22

Kolkata cop’s humane gesture calms down frenzied pedestrian

After their exchange and after the woman had finally come down from the flyover, Chakraborty asked her to grab some food before promising to meet her in the evening.  At the appointed hour, Chak...
By Priyam Marik


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