West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

PM politicises jawan deaths, says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused Narendra Modi of indulging in political opportunism over death of jawans and questioning the patriotism of anybody who criticised the Prime Minister or his governm...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

Howrah the 2nd most polluted city

Howrah is the second most polluted city in the country in terms of nitrogen oxide emission, says a report by the Center for Science and Environment.Nitrogen oxide is mainly released by diesel-driven v...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.05.20

Port, rail brace for cyclone

The Calcutta Port Trust on Tuesday asked 19 vessels that had anchored at Sandheads in the Bay of Bengal to proceed into deep sea to avoid the path of Cyclone Amphan.Vessels that were docked at Calcutt...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.20

On 1st train from Howrah station: stuck son, employee…

An air-conditioned passenger train rolled out of Howrah station for Delhi on Tuesday evening, 48 days after passenger services were suspended in an attempt to contain the spread of the novel coronavir...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.05.20

Howrah seeks private doctors’ help

The Howrah civic body has sought the services of private medical practitioners to tackle the spread of Covid-19.“The Howrah Municipal Corporation is reaching out to all private doctors who can volun...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.05.20

Not unusual but it shouldn’t be unsung

Rabindranath Pal, terminally ill for the past few years, breathed his last at 62 on Saturday night at his home in Howrah’s Sijberia.Three crematoriums in the region conveyed to the Pal family that t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.20

Residents hang bags, youths fill them

A group of young men has been taking care of the daily needs of the residents of Nandibagan and Uriyapara in Howrah’s Golabari, both of which are containment zones, as no one is allowed to step out ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.20

Covid-19 test kiosk in Howrah

The Howrah district administration has installed a kiosk to collect swab samples for the Covid-19 test at the quarantine centre in the Dumurjala stadium. At least five such kiosks will start functioni...
By Subhajoy Roy in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.20

Sample centres to address Howrah Covid-19 concern

Four swab sample collection centres are being set up in the Howrah municipal area so people suspected to be carriers of the novel coronavirus need not visit hospital for a test, officials of the civic...
By Subhajoy Roy in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.20

Samaritan support for stuck migrants

More than 100 migrant workers stranded in Howrah’s Tikiapara are living on food from a community kitchen that has come up at Rebecca Belilious English Institution, a day-boarding school for the unde...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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