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

Calcutta  /  Published 19.11.20

Son found with dead parents in Shibpur

The decomposed bodies of an elderly couple were found in their flat in Howrah’s Shibpur on Wednesday. Their son who was in the flat has been arrested in connection with the death of his parents....
By Our Special Correspondent in Shibpur

Calcutta  /  Published 04.11.20

Air funds for Bengal cities

The Centre has released Rs 192.5 crore for “air quality improvement” in the Calcutta urban agglomeration, which includes Howrah and Barrackpore, the two cities where like Calcutta the air ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

Kite strings hurting trees

“These weeds grow very quickly and send shoots down. In no time they cover the entire bark and branches of the tree and cover the canopy. If they continue to cover the canopy, the tree will die ...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah


West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.20

Two injured BJP workers die, party blames TMC

Two BJP workers, one from Howrah and another from North 24-Parganas, died of injuries on Wednesday, prompting the party to blame Trinamul for the murders and the ruling party to deny the charges. BJP...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar , Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta, Jagaddal

Calcutta  /  Published 18.10.20

Traced, gang abandons 26kg gold

A gang of armed men abandoned a vehicle with 26kg of gold ornaments they possibly had looted from a non-banking financial institute in Howrah’s Jagachha on Saturday when they were caught in a qu...
By Our Bureau in Burdwan, Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.20

Cry to restart suburban trains in Howrah

A group of people whose primary mode of communication to workplaces is local trains held protests at Liluah and Chinsurah railway stations in Howrah district on Monday against non-resumption of suburb...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.10.20

Steel city gets another train to Calcutta

Steel city got another train to Calcutta on Saturday with South Eastern Railway announcing two AC specials, one of which will travel between Howrah and Pune via Tatanagar. The AC bi-weekly special tr...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

National Green Tribunal pulls up Bengal

The National Green Tribunal has said the state authorities are not “serious in discharging their responsibilities” to stop the pollution of Santragachhi Jheel in Howrah and granted another...
By Jayanta Basu in Howrah


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