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Dum Dum
West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

New airport at Bhangar?

The Mamata Banerjee government has identified Bhangar 2 block in South 24-Parganas as the location to set up the second airport of Calcutta after the Centre rejected the state’s proposal to decl...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 12.01.22

Covid: Markets shut to break the chain

Markets and shops across parts of Baranagar and North Dum Dum, Madhyamgram, Barasat and New Barrackpore will remain shut either on alternate days or for a brief period to break the chain of Covid infe...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.01.22

Closure crowds open markets

The sudden closure of markets under the South Dum Dum municipality because of the spike in Covid cases has led to crowding in the ones that were open in the nearby areas. Although markets in Lake Tow...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.12.21

Dum Dum’s animal crematorium becomes operational

Filthy ambience New Town has a pet cemetery in Action Area III that is running out of space. So a crematorium is a need of the hour. But if one happens to drive down to the place via Jessore Road al...
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 16.11.21

KMC, PWD and police to meet Dum Dum residents over open manholes

The ward coordinator of Dum Dum has convened a meeting with local residents, police, officials from Kolkata Municipal Corporation’s drainage and sewerage department and the PWD to discuss the pr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 14.11.21

Manhole claims life in Dum Dum

A man in his early 50s died after he fell into an open manhole in the Seven Tanks area of Dum Dum on Friday night. Ranjan Saha, au autoriskshaw driver, was returning home after completing his day&rsq...
By Kinsuk Basu in Dum Dum

News  /  Published 12.11.21

Dengue on the rise in and around Salt Lake

The number of people testing positive for dengue has been rising across parts of Salt Lake, Bangur, Lake Town, Dum Dum and Baguiati over the past few weeks. People have tested positive for dengue in ...
By Kinsuk Basu, Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.10.21

Santoshpur and Dum Dum Park Pujas celebrate the (extra)ordinary

From a northeast corner to the south of the city, the spotlight at pandals has turned on ordinary people who turned vital for life under lockdown. At Santoshpur Trikon Park in south Kolkata, the pand...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.21

City witnesses thunderstorm on Sunday

An intense spell of thunderstorm came down on the city on Sunday morning. Accompanied by a series of lightning and rumblings of thunder, the rain started around 9.30am. The rain was not uniform. Cos...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.21

South Dum Dum shop closure

Shops and markets across Bangur, Kalindi, Sreebhumi, Dum Dum and several other areas under South Dum Dum Municipality will remain shut on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays till July 14 because multiple ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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