Howrah Bridge
Sports  /  Published 21.07.21

Howrah Bridge lights up for Tokyo 2020

The best wishes are coming from all quarters for Team India in the Olympics. On Tuesday, çricket icon Sachin Tendulkar urged India's athletics squad to enjoy the pressure and not be bogged ...
By Our Bureau

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

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.20

Cycle row

In the 1950s and 60s, cars had expelled cyclists from the streets of Holland, but at great expense. By the early 1970s, road accidents were claiming thousands of lives every year and among the dead we...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Culture  /  Published 06.04.19

Heritage feritage: Calcutta wakes up

Sometimes a hashtag is all it takes to wake up slumbering beauties. Who knows when Calcutta had receded from India’s heritage map. Visitors to the city would salute the Victoria Memorial, the Howrah...
By Upala Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Howrah godown fire: Fire services to question logistics firm

The fire services department will ask the logistics firm, which ran the godown gutted in a fire near Howrah bridge on Saturday, about steps they had taken to install fire-safety measures at the facili...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Godown gutted near Howrah bridge

A large portion of a godown along the Hooghly and barely 100 metres from the Calcutta end of Howrah bridge was gutted in a blaze that started around 2.15am on Saturday and raged for more than 12 hours...
By Subhajoy Roy in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.19

Tourist hub to boast ‘Howrah Bridge’

The Bengal public works department has started constructing a bridge over the Teesta canal to connect Bhorer Alo, the mega tourism hub at Gajoldoba near the Teesta Barrage in Jalpaiguri district.The 1...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.18

Rush of trucks triggers snarl on 2nd Howrah bridge

Commuters taking the Vidyasagar Setu on Saturday had a tough time as the city-bound and the Howrah-bound flanks saw long snarls in the morning as more than twice the usual number of trucks had entered...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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