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

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.19

Crisis cloud on Metro first phase

The East-West Metro mishap in Bowbazar may further push back the inauguration of the first phase of the project, which the authorities were hoping to be operational by Durga Puja, officials said.The 1...
By Sanjay Mandal 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

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

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


Business  /  Published 10.03.20

Shalimar Paints plan for Howrah

Shalimar Paints is keen to reboot its manufacturing unit at Howrah that was gutted by fire in 2014. The 118-year-old manufacturing plant at Howrah is the oldest plant of the company. Production from t...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

Voting in seven seats today

Seven Lok Sabha seats in Bengal will vote on Monday in the fifth phase of the general election. The Election Commission has directed officials to arrange two quick response teams (QRTs) for each polic...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.19

Howrah Municipal Corporation to pull down main gate

The municipal corporation gate right opposite the court premises, where daylong clashes had erupted between employees of the two institutions last week, will eventually be pulled down and barricaded a...
By Kinsuk Basu in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

Green order prompts clean-up action

The Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority will clean up 88 “legacy dumping sites” in the state except in the Calcutta Municipal Corporation, Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation and Howrah Muni...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.12.18

Escalators at Tatanagar station don't move

The twin escalators at A1 Tatanagar station are giving a tough time to passengers instead of making things a bit more comfortable.The moving stairs on platforms 1 and 3 fail to function for the better...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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