Dum Dum
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 30.08.19

Books the game changer in Calcutta

Books have changed the lives of nearly a thousand teenagers from the South Dum Dum Municipality area.Children of household help, few of them went to school a decade ago and even those who did dropped ...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.19

La Martiniere boy paints gift for schoolkids

The plight of underprivileged students in a Dum Dum Park school moved a 17-year-old student so much that he skipped holidays with parents and lunches with friends to gift the kids what he loves most ‚...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.19

Buckets in leaking airport

The three-day wet spell since Monday caused the airport’s roof to leak again, forcing the authorities to place buckets and baggage tubs across the departure area to collect the falling water drops.O...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum

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


West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

Digital entry for Calcutta airport set for March take off

Calcutta airport will soon have a system where passengers need not carry physical identity cards.The automated airport entry and check-ins without any paper-based documents will start as a pilot proje...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum

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


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