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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

News  /  Published 05.05.22

Flyover over Kestopur canal to connect New Town with Sector V

A 1.5km-long flyover that is coming up near Balaka Abasan in New Town’s Action Area I will create an alternative route to New Town from Salt Lake and Sector V. The four-lane flyover is being co...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 10.12.21

Drainage pumping station to come up near City Centre II in Chinar Park

A number of places in New Town remained waterlogged for at least a week that eventually even led to road cave-ins at several places when the city was lashed with heavy showers in September. Some of t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 16.11.21

Stubble burning worry across New Town

Empty plots and grasslands in New Town are all owned by the Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) while NKDA provides civic services to all three action areas of New Town. Burning of...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in New Town


Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

Blooms on sale from roadside bed

As the day wore itself out, the excited chatter died down in the park and selfie cameras flashed from unexpected corners in the bushes for the last souvenir of the afternoon. Most couples retreated in...
By Showli Chakraborty and Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Business  /  Published 09.02.21

Get IT plots online

Plots located at the 200-acre IT hub in New Town adjacent to Eco Park can now be booked online, an official of the Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) said. The online plot and lan...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Chronicle of masked era

“I want to give the message that wearing a mask is necessary till there is effective vaccination. These statues will serve to create that awareness. And years down the line, they will remain as ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

Rangoli contest on Diwali-eve

There might be no rockets lighting up the night sky and no flower pots to add a dazzle to the street post-sundown this Diwali, in adherence to the high court order banning fireworks to prevent the air...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

Solution to dig and repair curse

The New Town authorities are going to build a “man-height” underground corridor that will carry various utility networks such as water pipes, sewage pipes, electricity wires and telephone ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


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