Hooghly River
News  /  Published 11.05.22

Hooghly tide helps water drain out faster in Kolkata

“At Garden Reach, the water level rose to 3.69 metres during high tide on Tuesday morning. At 2pm, the height of the tide was 2.08 metres,” said a port trust official. “The sluice g...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.04.22

Green vehicles at expo, Nandana’s Mother’s Day post and more..

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By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.04.22

In pics: Pleasure rides on Hooghly, rain on Met radar and more

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By My Kolkata Web Desk

Business  /  Published 19.04.22

Virtual buoys for city port

SMPK has appointed the Port of Antwerp and IIT Chennai to examine the deployment of virtual buoys based on satellite systems. The Belgian port, which is also a riverine port such as Calcutta, already ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Devotees brave April scorcher to throng Belur Math, temples on Poila Baisakh

An opportunity to visit all the places of interest at Belur Math for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic two years ago saw thousands of devotees throng the headquarters of the Ramakrishn...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


News  /  Published 08.04.22

National Green Tribunal orders inquiry into the alleged filling up of Saraswati river

“I submitted during the hearing that though river Saraswati is polluting the Hooghly river at Tribeni in Hooghly and Sankrail in Howrah, it has not been included under the Union government&rsquo...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 29.03.22

Cops manage to keep traffic smooth under closed Gariahat flyover

On Saturday, cops had turned the traffic signals at Golpark, Panchanantala and the Rashbehari Avenue crossing into manual mode to control the number of vehicles queuing up on Gariahat Road and the oth...
By Our Special Correspondent in Gariahat

News  /  Published 24.03.22

Gariahat flyover to be shut from Friday night to Tuesday dawn

Based on the findings of the test, engineers will decide whether cosmetic repairs of the flyover are enough to increase its life or an overhauling is needed. “The test was long overdue as the t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 15.03.22

The Varanasi-style ‘Ganga arati’ at Howrah is one of the city’s best kept secrets

The arati begins at 7pm daily and continues for over an hour. Performed by three or four priests, while it may lack the grandeur of Varanasi, it is definitely a sight to behold, especially when unfold...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Disco King Bappi Lahiri's ashes immersed in the Hooghly

The ashes of Bappi Lahiri, dubbed by many as Bollywood's `King of Disco' were immersed in the Hooghly river on Thursday. His son Bappa Lahiri, wife Chitrani and daughter Rima Lahiri took the ...


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