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Dum Dum
Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

South Dum Dum to follow NKDA immersion model

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has set out to create a model immersion mechanism in two ponds under the South Dum Dum Municipality this year to explore how the immersion process can b...
By Jayanta Basu in

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Mid-nap alert prompts app download; Rs 12 lakh lost

A Dum Dum Park resident on Sunday received a text message with a number, asking him to call the Paytm customer care as his account would be blocked. He got worried, called the number, followed the in...
By Our Special Correspondent in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 04.10.20

Durga puja gift to Amphan-hit village

“Their situation made us determined to do something for them. When we brainstormed, it struck us that we would not be able to hold the community lunch for our neighbours anyway this year because...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in 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

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 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

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.19

Smoke rerun on geriatric Calcutta Metro rake

A three-decade-old Metro rake spewing smoke from its undercarriage while leaving Dum Dum station on Thursday morning triggered panic among passengers and left some of them feeling breathless, includin...
By A Staff Reporter 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

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


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