Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Artistes back on stage for Rabindra-Nazrul shows

All the artistes rued the lack of audience reaction. “After a song, you can make out if the audience liked it. Here there was no one to react. It was a strange test to get used to,” said P...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Covid: ad mirrors plight of eateries

However, with a spike in Covid-19 cases since late July, the number of people stepping out to eat, especially after dark, has dropped again although Unlock III did away with the night curfew. “...
By Subhajoy Roy and Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

NKDA opens safe house for New Town residents

NKDA also plans to start Rapid Antigen Test at its health dispensary in Action Area III. “We are on the lookout for trained technicians which the health department is unable to provide us,&rdquo...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Hemanta remembered

When Kaka was born, the astrologer predicted that he would either be something terrible — like a thief or a dacoit — or someone great,” said Sumitra Mukhopadhyay Roy and the audience at Swapno B...
By Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.19

4-year-old drowns in Eco Park

By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.19

Eco Park to go dark for birds

Eco Park lights will be turned off at night after it shuts down for the day so that birds and animals that have made it their home are not disturbed by the glare.Apart from shutting down the lights, t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.19

LED bulbs at New Town traffic signals

Solar-powered LED bulbs are being fitted at all major traffic signals in New Town.Traffic signal posts have solar panels attached atop to power the bulbs that are brighter than conventional ones. At p...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Year-end festive bells ring in New Town

Christmas CarnivalWhere: Eco ParkWhen: From December 24 and 25, 12noon to 7.30pmWhat: A Christmas tree and a Santa Claus figure will welcome visitors at Eco Island near Cafe Ekante, as also near Rabi ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.19

Library in New Town to learn about trees

A “tree library” has come up in New Town where, like in a library of books, visitors will be able to familiarise themselves and find basic information about trees. The three acre plot for the libr...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Kolkata Gate test after bridge collapse

The recent collapse of three bridges has triggered a series of tests on New Town’s Kolkata Gate to check its strength and structural rigidity. The 55m-high steel and glass structure overarching the ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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