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Hooghly
News  /  Published 27.11.21

Park Street flyover to be shut on December 4 & 5

HRBC engineers said while the traffic load on the flyover has gone up by several times over 15 years since then, there has not been any major overhauling of the structure apart from periodic maintenan...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.21

Bengal farmer thanks protesters’ zeal

Over 1,800km away from the epicenter of farmers’ movement near Delhi, Somnath Ghosh, 58, a farmer from Hooghly’s Chanditala celebrated on Friday the victory of the anti-farm law movement w...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.21

Cousins swept away

Two cousins aged 21 were swept away while they were bathing in the Hooghly in Nadia's Chakdah on Saturday morning. While divers engaged by the district administration found the body of Riya Guha, ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.21

Predatory fish trapped, dead

An alligator gar, a North American predatory fish, was trapped from a creek linked to the river Hooghly in Diamond Harbour on Thursday morning. Rupa Mistry, a homemaker, first spotted the fish floati...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.21

Downhill trek of 18km with ‘no help’

A 50-year-old resident of Hooghly, Biswajit Roy, his wife and teenage daughter who were stuck in Uttarkhand’s Kedarnath following heavy rains, had to trek 18km downhill to Gourikund on Wednesday...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

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Opinion  /  Published 20.10.21

Flow with the times

Five-sixth of the time has elapsed for the treaty between Bangladesh and India on sharing of the waters of the Ganges at Farakka. It will expire on December 12, 2026. The treaty was necessitated by th...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Digha tourist molested; child acts

A young homemaker from Hooghly was allegedly molested and robbed of her gold chain by seven youths on a beach in Digha on Saturday morning in front of her husband and 10-year-old son. Her son’s...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

South Bengal rain alert

The India Meteorological Department office in Alipore has issued an alert for “enhanced rainfall activity” over south Bengal for three days starting Sunday morning. According to the alert...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Bolpur(Birbhum)

News  /  Published 12.10.21

Kolkata: How water reaches your homes

Over the past few days, several households in the city received less than usual water. This happened because the water treatment plants of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) were forced to ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

People  /  Published 09.10.21

Inside Family Pujas: The Deb Biswas’ of Dasghara, Hooghly

The goddess is offered 30-40 types of Naibadya (uncooked food offerings). Other offerings include luchi, sweets and fruits. On Dashami, the idol is immersed in the Gopisagar pond in front of the mans...
By Amitabha Gupta


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