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Hooghly
Business  /  Published 26.07.20

Calcutta Port Trust floats plan for a cargo tunnel

Calcutta Port Trust will undertake a study to examine if it is feasible to construct a tunnel under the river Hooghly to facilitate movement of cargo by avoiding the city traffic. The primary objecti...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Indian Botanic Garden plants mangroves

The Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah, is planting 1,000 mangrove saplings along the Hooghly to protect the riverbank lining the 234-year-old garden premises. It is a continuation of last year’s pl...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Trinamul: No link with rape accused

An alleged Trinamul worker from Hooghly’s Singur, Ramesh Kole, was arrested on Wednesday on the charge of raping a woman when she called on him to ask for a tarpaulin for her house damaged durin...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.20

Help for 7 returnees in Hooghly’s Arambagh

A team from Harinkola gram panchayat, headed by its chief and his deputy, on Monday met seven migrant workers who had been spending their quarantine in the veranda of an ICDS centre in Hooghly’s Ara...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.19

Commercial court starts work in New Town

Consumers wanting to file high value commercial suits no longer need to travel to Barasat. A commercial court has opened to cater to four districts — North 24-Parganas, Nadia, Howrah and Hooghly. Th...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.19

Worker lynched over mobile theft slur

A 20-year-old contract labourer at a rail project site in Hooghly’s Kamarkundu was allegedly beaten to death by fellow workers early on Wednesday on suspicion that he “tried to steal” the mobile...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.19

Cargo ripples in Ganga

A barge with 52 containers of edible oil belonging to the Fortune brand of Adani Wilmar on Tuesday began its voyage from Haldia to Patna on the Hooghly, marking the formal start of such cargo trips al...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

Raid on Hooghly CCTV goon sparks ire

Police’s bid to arrest a Hooghly goon, who has become so powerful that he has installed CCTV cameras in the locality to keep a watch on the movement of people in the area, sparked protests in Chinsu...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.19

Demolition order for realty project on Hooghly

The state pollution control board has ordered the demolition of a portion of a riverside realty project in Barrackpore that is allegedly “impeding the flow of river Hooghly”.The project, on the no...
By Jayanta Basu in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.19

Hygiene lessons at school

A girls’ school in Pandua, around 60km from the city, has been trying to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene among students by holding talks and distributing sanitary towels.Most families in an...
By Our Special Correspondent in Pandua


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