Durga Puja
West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

All about bridges before Durga Puja pandal-hopping

 The Bypass-bound flank of the VIP Road flyover will be thrown open on Friday. The city has been witnessing a flurry of bridge and flyover openings ahead of the festive season. Metro takes stock...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.09.19

CFL match date yet to be decided

Uncertainty looms over the CFL Premier Division A’s last match, to be played between East Bengal and Calcutta Customs. The match was abandoned on Sunday after the East Bengal ground was deemed unfit...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Google help for Durga Puja roads

Calcutta traffic police are trying to collaborate with Google so that people who click on the “Google Map” application during Durga Puja will get to see which roads have been closed or turned one-...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 30.09.19

Rain dampens Durga Puja preparations in Dibrugarh

“Our workers are on the job round the clock but some areas outside the Puja mandap have been waterlogged for two days. However, after taking certain measures, it is starting to dry up. We are celebr...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Small is big for Durga Puja

Yubasana Kapas has lost sleep in excitement ever since she came to know that she would don the judge’s hat once again this Puja. Abheri Banerjee has been waiting all year to make it a hat-trick.The ...
By Ayan Paul in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.09.19

Rain damper ahead of Puja

Untimely rain has caught puja organisers and idol makers busy with last-minute preparations off guard.“We try to complete the idols in advance, but some last-minute tweaks and finishing touches are ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.19

Must-visit pandals in neighbourhood

Telengabagan, Ultadanga Year: 54thBudget: Rs 25 lakhTheme: PunorjonmoThe idea: If we die without rising above any of the six basic instincts, we will not be free of the cycle of reincarnation and have...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.19

Hint of bus ban on ailing Tallah bridge

The Tallah bridge, a busy link between the city and the northern fringes, is too weak to take the load of even buses and light goods vehicles, a meeting at Nabanna concluded on Thursday.Officials said...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.19

Bowbazar traders turn down Puja advance offer

The 100-odd traders who had their workshops in subsidence-hit Bowbazar lanes have refused to accept the Rs 50,000 that the East-West Metro authorities have offered ahead of the Puja as part of their c...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

‘We were being treated like ministers’

So though the carnival started at 4.30pm, our turn came not earlier than 6pm. We spent three hours seeing the other puja tableaux parked for the procession. The youngsters got busy in eating jhalmuri,...
By Arnab Ray in Calcutta


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