News  /  Published 27.05.22

Houses of cards: P&T Housing Complex in Salt Lake reminds one of Mrinal Sen’s Khandhar

There are countless tales of people taking shelter under buildings during the rains and having chunks land at their feet from the fourth floor. Streets in the dark Residents claim that six months a...
By Brinda Sarkar, Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 27.05.22

South Kolkata set to get enhanced water supply from mid-June

Water supply to south Kolkata is likely to get a boost following an increase in the daily production capacity of the Garden Reach water treatment plant. Kolkata Municipal Corporation has augmented th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.05.22

Amity University to hold 7-day residential training programme under STUTI

Amity University has been awarded with Synergistic Training Programme Utilising the Scientific and Technological Infrastructure (STUTI) ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 20.05.22

Another pumping station for New Town

Swimming pool manual The officials also took the opportunity to release a safety manual for swimming pools across New Town. This follows the death of an eight-year-old girl in the swimming pool of Mi...
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 17.05.22

Drainage database to help prevent flooding in Kolkata

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has started an exercise to develop a database of the existing water drainage network across all its 144 wards. The project is so that officials are aware of the ch...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


News  /  Published 14.05.22

Displaced Bowbazar residents seek new accommodation against old ‘unsafe’ houses

KMRC officials, however, said nine buildings were damaged.  Engineers from both agencies admit that the cracks have mostly re-surfaced on spots that were repaired after the accident in 2019. Ea...
By Kinsuk Basu, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.05.22

KMC seeks reports on Bowbazar subsidence, Metro project ‘stalled’

KMC officials met KMRC representatives at the civic body’s headquarters on Friday evening. The meeting, chaired by mayor Firhad Hakim, included experts from Jadavpur University. The following r...
By Debraj Mitra, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Apeejay Education and AWS launch NEP accelerator programme for tech-driven learning

National Education Policy Accelerator Programme (NEPAP) aims to help institutions in remote learning, online examination and assessment, media services, content delivery, gamification, and the creatio...

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Jamini Roy facade at second community centre in New Town

The facade has a giant Jamini Roy style painting with graphic wall fins. “We tried to make the architecture welcoming. In the ground floor, the oval public space that opens out to the lawn is de...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Mobile book shop-cum-library parks in Eco Park

Eco Park now has a book shop cum library. And it is open to air and mobile. In place of a brick and mortar structure, the library is housed in a 22-feet-long van that stands parked in the Gate 4 park...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


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