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Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Kmrc
West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.19

Metro snag bares poor response

The Metro authorities took as long as 90 minutes to detect the snag that crippled Metro services on Monday afternoon, prompting questions on the utility’s efficiency in handling an emergency.It took...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.19

Kolkata Metro fares to be Hiked for the first time in six years

Kolkata Metro is going to revise its fares for the first time in six years, sources confirmed on Tuesday evening. The revision will be implemented across fare slabs, and will be effective from 5 Decem...
By in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.20

Engineer’s transport tip: Go underground

Calcutta should shift more of its transport and other infrastructure underground to clear the city of congestion, an engineer said at a conference on sustainable infrastructure development on Tuesday....
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

East-West Metro tunnel work stalled

The tunnel-boring work of East-West Metro was stalled on Friday, hours after fresh cracks were spotted on some buildings in Chaitan Sen Lane in Bowbazar.The lane is close to Gour De Lane, where a numb...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.19

Declaration for damages

The displaced residents of Bowbazar who are queuing up for the Rs 5-lakh compensation are being asked to declare that they agree to be prosecuted if the information they are providing or claims they a...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.19

At least 73 buildings on Bowbazar scan list

A five-member committee will scan at least 73 buildings in Bowbazar to ascertain whether they have been damaged because of subsidence triggered by water seepage into an East-West Metro tunnel.The comm...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.19

East-West Metro soil test in cave-in zone

Samples of soil are being collected from the Bowbazar area that has been affected after a machine boring an East-West Metro tunnel hit a sand aquifer containing a large amount of water, leading to sub...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.19

Tallah bar drives Noapara footfall

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By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.19

Weeks’ wait for some in Bowbazar

Demolition of crumbling buildings in Bowbazar has gained momentum because excavators and trucks are finally entering the narrow lanes, said John Endicott, the British engineer who is supervising repai...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.19

Bowbazar residents want to return for Arandhan ritual

Many of the Bowbazar residents who have been forced out of their homes because of subsidence triggered by East-West Metro work have sought permission to return home for Arandhan, a no-cooking ritual c...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar


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