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Dum Dum
Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

Social distancing in lockdown a myth

People were out on the streets on the city’s northern outskirts, including in Lake Town, Bangur and parts of Dum Dum, on Monday with scant regard for distancing rules. The South Dum Dum Municip...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.20

Beast that was not to be tamed

Cyclones usually lose steam after making landfall but even a depleted Amphan kept surging through land like a raging bull because of its high wind speed, which peaked at 185kmph during landfall.In add...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.20

Dum Dum: cyclone clocks 133kmph

Winds howling in at over 180km an hour slammed the Bengal coast as Cyclone Amphan made landfall as a 'very severe cyclonic storm'.At 5.52pm, the Alipore weather office recorded a wind speed of 112km a...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Teacher's donation beats corporate's

When an octogenarian waved down a police patrol from his window on Saturday, the officers thought he wanted some help. The police team was taken aback when they heard about the real reason.The 82-year...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.19

On tracks trigger train blockade

Train services between Dum Dum and Belghoria were suspended for one-and-a-half hours on Tuesday after a group of people put up a blockade to protest the deaths of a girl and her grandfather who were c...
By A staff reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.19

Face detection plan for airport

Passengers will be allowed into the terminal building of the city airport and to board a flight without any physical identity proof once a facial recognition technology is installed early next year, o...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.19

Airport inline baggage scan delayed

Passengers catching flights from Calcutta will be denied what is considered a basic facility at most airports — inline baggage screening — at least till mid-January, officials said on Tuesday.Thos...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Five cops down with dengue in Lake Town

At least five policemen at Lake Town police station are down with dengue and several others with fever, an officer of the Bidhannagar commissionerate said on Wednesday. The list includes officers of t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.10.19

IIM alumni come together at Durga Puja

Among Puja revellers in Calcutta this year will be a group of corporate bigwigs flying in from all over the world. The men and women in their mid-50s are usually busy running companies but in the comi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Rainbow hue to Durga Puja festivities

On the first anniversary of the abrogation of Section 377 of IPC, two pujas are embracing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people who are usually left on the margins.At Dum Dum Ta...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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