Eco Park
Calcutta  /  Published 19.03.21

A corner of Eco Park only for birds

Bird walks planned Basu Roy has submitted a proposal to Hidco to organise bird walks for birders in the morning twice a week, preferably on the weekends round the year. If approved, this will be a t...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 12.03.21

Weekend open-deck bus tour for Newtown

An open-deck bus service has been started in New Town to take people on a tour of the township’s attractions. Run by the tourism department in association with Hidco, the tour will be offered i...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 26.02.21

Art street in Eco Park

The 30m stretch is designated as “art street” in the masterplan of Eco Park. The park authorities had held a day-long art display and workshop in 2014 but the momentum could not be sustain...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 25.02.21

Eco Park honey hits stores

Honey collected from flower plants and fruit-bearing trees at Eco Park have hit the shelves in New Town. The 480-acre Eco Park is dotted with flower and fruit-bearing trees. The West Bengal Housing ...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 23.02.21

How do caged birds feel?

Eco Park with its varied landscapes provides spaces for such varied biodiversity and is upholding the mantra of “Let live to live”. To promote biodiversity, a workshop on the local floral...
By Anasuya Basu in New Town


Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

Blooms on sale from roadside bed

As the day wore itself out, the excited chatter died down in the park and selfie cameras flashed from unexpected corners in the bushes for the last souvenir of the afternoon. Most couples retreated in...
By Showli Chakraborty and Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Business  /  Published 09.02.21

Get IT plots online

Plots located at the 200-acre IT hub in New Town adjacent to Eco Park can now be booked online, an official of the Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) said. The online plot and lan...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Wrought by hand

What: The artwork looks attractive — there’s everything from Jesus Christ and Krishna to hunters, rockstars and even a coronavirus model (picture above). But look closely and you’ll ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Double decker bus for New Town tour

One might soon get to take a tour of New Town in an open-air double decker bus. Hidco has approached the tourism department with a proposal to run one of its two buses in the township. “The rou...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

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


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