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Howrah
Jharkhand  /  Published 16.01.21

Railway alert on fraud agents

South Eastern Railway has issued an alert about unscrupulous ticket agents operating in its zones, citing the instance of some passengers who discovered their tickets had been cancelled without their ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.01.21

New plex for New Town

A five-screen multiplex is waiting to throw open its doors in New Town this year. In fact, one can already see the name “Miraj Cinemas” glowing atop Terminus Building, half of which is occ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Residents, NGOs rescue birds

Nylon nets spread over ponds in the city and on the fringes to keep birds away are maiming and killing them, foresters, NGOs and residents who rescue them said. Metro had reported in November how a w...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Father Francois Laborde passes away

Father Francois Laborde, a priest of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Calcutta who spent over five decades building schools for the poorest and working for the physically challenged in Bengal, passed...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.12.20

Zoology graduates hold off ‘hunters’

Three young men in a Howrah village confronted a group of alleged hunters armed with spears and axes and carrying a kill of animals on Friday. The three, in their early 20s, stood firm for over three...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 21.12.20

Howrah-Haldia monsoon rally brings cheer

The rally season is here with Just Sportz organising their Monsoon Drive, a Time-Speed-Distance (TSD) rally between Panchla in Howrah and Haldia in East Midnapore on Saturday. More than a dozen cars ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.20

Express train damper for Digha tourism

The South Eastern Railway has withdrawn services of the Howrah-Digha AC Super train since December 1, a move that has hit the flow of tourists to sea town Digha, which beginning March this year has su...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.20

Coalfield Express back on track

Indian Railways plan to resume the operations of Coalfield Express from December 1. Coal town residents, who were facing a lot of problems in visiting their nearest metropolitan city Calcutta, re...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.11.20

Now, one more train to Calcutta

The Howrah-Barbil Jan Shatabdi Express will resume services from November 28, Saturday, and go via Tatanagar station. The office of chief transportation traffic manager of South Eastern Railway ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Bus catches fire on Howrah bridge

A minibus on the Howrah-Harinavi route caught fire near pillar No. 17 of the Howrah bridge around 5.20pm, police said. The driver spotted thick fumes coming out of the engine and asked passengers to ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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