Eco Park
Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

Man from Kerala kidnapped, rescued in New Town

A man from Kerala who was abducted from City Centre II on Wednesday was rescued in a few hours, police said. The man, a Kozhikode resident in his late 30s, had come to the city with Abdul Salam, 39, ...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Chronicle of masked era

“I want to give the message that wearing a mask is necessary till there is effective vaccination. These statues will serve to create that awareness. And years down the line, they will remain as ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Calcuttans celebrate New Year’s Day

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Fewer people step out on New Year’s Day

Covid-19 made New Year’s Day celebrations a muted affair across the city's hotspots as many preferred not to step out. The crowd was thin at the main entrance of Nicco Park on Friday aftern...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.12.20

New Town grasslands being lit for reasons

Fires on New Town’s grasslands are being lit for reasons ranging from burning waste to scaring away snakes, an official of the New Town Kolkata Development Authority said. Residents’ resi...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


Calcutta  /  Published 17.10.20

Eco Park to reopen today

Eco Park in New Town will reopen on Saturday but will allow only up to 50 people at a time on its 480-acre campus. The park’s ticketing system will shut down once 50 tickets have been printed, ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Bee-keeping class in Eco Park

Das encouraged the individuals to form a self-help group. “If an entire neighbourhood joins the cause everyone will grow flowering plants for the bees. It will be more conducive than a single pe...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Mosquito traps in New Town

The New Town authorities are installing four “mosquito magnets” in open public places in all three action areas in an attempt to bolster their efforts to fight dengue, an official of the N...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.20

Wi-Fi hotspots for New Town road

At least six new Wi-Fi hotspots will be set up in various places along the Major Arterial Road (MAR) of New Town, said an official of Hidco, which builds infrastructure in the township. According to ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

Drive-in eateries in times of Covid

Two of the city’s happening places have started operating drive-in restaurants at a time when the Covid pandemic has reshaped the world. The 480-acre Eco Park in New Town and the 40-acre Nicco ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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