News  /  Published 25.09.22

‘Child-labour-free’ plaques for 16 housing societies in Kolkata

The state commission for protection of child rights has chosen 16 housing societies in the city that have been certified as child-labour-free and have taken a pledge to fight child labour. The commis...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.08.22

Plan for more smart bus stands in New Town

Several bus stands in New Town will be converted into Wi-Fi-enabled “smart bus shelters” that will have boards displaying routes, real-time information on buses and the expected time of ar...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 27.08.22

Rs 400 crore: Alipore plot of 5.6 acres fetches record price in auction

Mumbai-based real estate giant The Phoenix Mills Ltd has emerged the highest bidder for a 5.6-acre plot in southwest Kolkata’s Alipore, offering to pay as much as Rs 400 crore for the land in th...
By Sambit Saha, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.08.22

Tech lessons and skits for elderly at New Town home

Students of a city college have been spending two hours every week with the elderly of a senior citizens’ home and a club for elders, teaching them how to use technology to stay in touch with th...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 22.08.22

DHFL scam: Court dismisses bail plea

A Delhi court has denied bail to businessman Ajay Ramesh Nawandar in a Rs 34,615-crore bank fraud case involving Dewan Housing Finance Limited (DHFL), on account of his possible influence on both evid...
By PTI in New Delhi


News  /  Published 16.08.22

From Kolkata to Tajpur, enthusiasm marks Independence Day celebrations

Kids from Nursery to Class V from nearby shanties in Tiljala in southeast Kolkata, a majority of them Muslims, make up a bulk of the students at the school, Kolkata Education and Charitable. On Monda...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.07.22

Gardening is the foremost hobby for Ashutosh Anurag

Ashutosh Anurag has many hobbies. Cycling, cooking, painting…but before you assume he neglects his office, let it be clarified that he wins corporate awards too! One of his foremost hobbies, ho...
By Brinda Sarkar

Business  /  Published 14.07.22

Srijan top bidder for prime Newtown spot

The Bengal government has managed to find a buyer for five incomplete residential towers located at the heart of Newtown, raising the prospect of urban regeneration in the area. A special purpose vehi...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 09.07.22

DHFL scam: Shakeel link under probe

A CBI probe into the country's biggest banking fraud scam allegedly committed by DHFL is looking into the links of certain suspects with the underworld, especially Pakistan-based gangster Chota Sh...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 27.06.22

Mini book fair at Regent Park housing complex

A housing complex in Regent Park hosted a ‘mini book fair’ that started on Friday and continued till Sunday. The Publishers and Booksellers Guild, organisers of the International Kol...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


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