News  /  Published 27.09.22

Breakdown van for Parama flyover

Police have stationed a wrecker van on the Parama flyover where vehicles break down often, leading to huge snarls. The wrecker van has been parked at the opening between the two flanks of the flyover...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.09.22

DPS Joka bus catches fire after dropping children home

A school bus that was returning to the campus after dropping all children home caught fire on the Taratala flyover on Monday afternoon, police said.  Officers of Taratala police station said the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Taratala

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.22

Bengal: Bus catches fire

An empty school bus caught fire near the Taratala Flyover in the south-western part of the city on Monday, a police officer said. Several fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames. Th...
By PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 05.09.22

Kite string injury on Parama flyover

The face of a  motorcyclist travelling through the Parama flyover was slashed by a kite string on Sunday evening, police said.  The motorcyclist, who police said is a resident of Behala, wa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.08.22

Tourney opening move for chess under New Town Axis Mall flyover

International Master Arghyadip Das, a New Town CC Block resident, played a crucial role in getting the affiliations in place for the tournament, held under the aegis of Sara Bangla Daba Sangstha. &ldq...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


Food  /  Published 06.08.22

A third zone for food trucks in New Town

The space in front of Mother’s Wax Museum, opposite Eco Park gate No. 2, has been designated as the third community zone in New Town where food trucks are allowed to park and operate after sundo...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

News  /  Published 29.07.22

Over 200 players spar over 64 squares in New Town

A chess tournament will be held on August 13 and 14 in the community zone under the Axis Mall flyover. There is no age bar but the participants will have to be residents of New Town. Registration is o...
By Shatadipa Bhattacharya in Salt Lake

Places  /  Published 27.07.22

The champ, the challenger… meet the players who checkmate the chaos of Gariahat

After several days of visiting the Gariahat Chess Club, we could not unearth one regular female player. Women seen in the vicinity of the club generally bide their time in the midst of heavy traffic, ...
By Samriddha Dutta and Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 04.07.22

Woman falls off Gariahat flyover, hospitalised

A middle-aged woman fell from the Gariahat flyover on Sunday evening, triggering tension in the busy south Kolkata neighbourhood. The incident took place around 9pm.  According to Kolkata police...
By PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.06.22

Hunt for parking space below flyovers in Kolkata

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has started a survey to identify areas below flyovers that can be used for parking. While the focus of the survey is to find space where multi-level parking lots c...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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