Business  /  Published 12.03.20

Investment rush in Howrah

Bengal finance and industries minister Amit Mitra on Thursday said the Howrah district is estimated to get an investment of Rs 12,000 crore. Mitra announced a list of projects at a seminar for the MSM...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.19

Moving spirit behind mission and priest in Joffe film

For someone just a few days shy of 92, Father Francois Laborde looks amazingly sprightly. His toothless grin comes with a twinkle in his eyes as Father Laborde, who has spent 50 years as a Samaritan i...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.04.19

Train from Howrah derails near Kanpur, 40 injured

Over 40 passengers suffered injuries when 12 bogies of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur around 1am on Saturday. Four of the derailed coaches had overturned, North Central Railw...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

Waste segregation in Howrah

Residents of a small pocket in Howrah city have started separating biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste at home before handing them over to waste collectors every morning.The move is part of a sc...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.20

First meet on civic polls

The state election commission on Wednesday set the ball rolling for polls to 102 civic bodies, including the Calcutta Municipal Corporation and the Howrah Municipal Corporation, by April, holding the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


India  /  Published 04.05.20

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

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.19

Dengue death toll up by 2

A cop from the city’s northern fringes who became a mother last month and a homemaker from Howrah died of dengue over the past two days, civic officials said.Runu Biswas, 28, a Calcutta police const...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.19

Passengers run riot in Howrah

A group of passengers vandalised the senior station manager’s room right under the boro ghori (big clock) at Howrah station on Saturday afternoon after a local train was delayed for close to an hour...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.19

Bengal government mulls pool of engineers

The urban development department has drafted a plan to recruit a common pool of engineers who would serve across all municipalities and municipal corporations in Bengal, barring Calcutta. If the plan ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

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


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