Dum Dum
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

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.21

Widespread rain after tame arrival

The city received uniform and widespread rain on Sunday, the first such spell after the monsoon’s tame arrival a day before. The sun had come out brightly on Sunday morning and stayed overhead ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.21

Monsoon set to arrive on Saturday

The monsoon reached the doorstep of Calcutta on Friday and should set foot in the city over the next 24 hours, said Met officials. A low-pressure area over the northwest Bay of Bengal on Friday is ex...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

No jabs after waiting for hours

Bengal on Friday recorded 17,411 new infections, 96 deaths and 12,885 recoveries. The number of active cases has risen to 1.13 lakh. Of the 89 deaths, 28 were reported from Calcutta and 20 from North...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.21

BJP's list has lopsided presence of turncoats

By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 28.02.21

Her very alone highness

In normal times, on this day, a van loaded with huge deghs or large containers filled with bhog set out from the mandir, stopping before each house in Debinibash — more than a 100 of them, many ...
By Paromita Sen

Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Tallah block on train tracks in February

Trains on the Circular Railway route connecting Majerhat to Dum Dum will be suspended for a few hours daily for around 20 days in February once the railways allows the PWD to start construction of two...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

South Dum Dum followed green immersion norm

A total of 201 out of the total 500 Durga idols in the South Dum Dum municipal area were immersed this year following the green immersion norm drawn up by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board in tw...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

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


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