Eco Park
News  /  Published 04.02.22

Eco Park reopens to low footfall

At the end of Day 1, the ticket counters recorded a footfall of barely 200 people. An employee manning the ticket counter at gate 2 said: “We knew the footfall would be less but did not expect i...
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 04.02.22

Preserve New Town grasslands to save local and migrant birds

These places have now turned into significant safehouses of the local biodiversity which was the main model that Nature Mates wanted to establish. At present, not only butterflies but also a healthy p...
By Debarpan Datta in Salt Lake

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.01.22

Mellow Januarys in Kolkata

When the tithi turns favourable, expect large boxes on your table with grenade-laddoos, invitations in gold-foiled italics, no personal calls saying ‘We would be happy if you came’, city-w...
By Mudar Patherya

News  /  Published 10.01.22

Bet on seafood

The new year brings good news for seafood lovers! Yourroots, the BF Block eatery, has introduced a new menu to bring to your platter everything from crabs to calamari. “We have been serving cont...
By Brinda Sarkar


News  /  Published 07.01.22

Last hurrah before closure

Outside Nicco Park, people removed their masks to eat snacks and toddlers happily hung from metallic railings meant to rein in crowds, without parents raising an alarm about infection. “This is ...
By Brinda Sarkar

News  /  Published 27.12.21

Revelry on in Kolkata festive season, so is Covid norm flout

Covid hygiene The Covid protocol took a backseat at all the spots that drew revellers. Police officers expressed helplessness in enforcing the protocol. “We barely got a chance to enforce Covi...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Snehal Sengupta, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.12.21

Priyanka Sarkar, Arjun Chakraborty injured during shooting

Actors Priyanka Sarkar and Arjun Chakraborty were injured while shooting for a television web series near Eco Park when a motorcyclist who was part of the crew apparently lost control and hit them on ...
By Our Bureau

News  /  Published 03.12.21

Season's first fair woos Kolkatans to Eco Park in New Town

Stall: Opposite stall 14 What: Real flowers have been preserved in resin to form pretty pendants here. “We have used flowers, petals and leaves, sometimes in combinations, to get these effects....
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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