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News  /  Published 11.08.22

Months of no practice forces rowers to call for Rabindra Sarobar ban lift

Rowers in Kolkata have not had the Rabindra Sarobar to practise for more than two-and-a-half months now. Two teenage rowers who were practising for a school regatta drowned in the Sarobar during a sq...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.08.22

Widened EM Bypass stretch to be thrown open soon near Metropolitan crossing

A widened stretch of the EM Bypass near the Metropolitan crossing will be thrown open to traffic within a fortnight, promising to bring some respite from snarls at the crossing that is a bottleneck no...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.07.22

Operator loses a leg in Patuli water tank collapse

An overhead water tank in Patuli on the southeastern fringes of Kolkata collapsed late on Wednesday injuring an employee of the civic body whose left leg had to be amputated on Thursday. The tank was...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.07.22

Rabindra Sarobar hours fixed at 5am to 7pm, Lake regulars not happy, demand more

The Rabindra Sarobar compound will be open to visitors from 5am to 7pm, instead of a few hours in the morning and the evening. Much to the agony of many Kolkatans, the 192-acre park, maintained by th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.07.22

Rowing clubs seek nod for petrol rescue boats at Rabindra Sarobar

“We have received the letter. We will forward the same to the NGT,” said an official of the KMDA. The letter follows a meeting between club officials, police and KMDA on July 15. After t...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 20.07.22

Nazrul Mancha capacity not to exceed 2,000, says KMDA

A little over a month-and-a-half after the demise of singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, who passed away hours after performing at Nazrul Mancha, the Kolkata Municipal Development Auth...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.07.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation parks to stay open from 5am to 8pm without break

Allen Park on Park Street and Rawdon Square on Rawdon Street, however, were closed. The Telegraph visited Jagat Mukherjee Park at 1.20pm, Allen Park at 2pm, Rawdon Square at 2.25pm, Maddox Square at ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.07.22

Experts say overbridge in Chitpore is ‘beyond repair’

This railway overbridge is different from the Chitpore bridge that was built in 1843 and stands over the circular canal. Senior officials in the urban development department said a meeting was recent...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.07.22

Rowing at Rabindra Sarobar held up over rescue boat clause under Kolkata police SOP

Exactly a month ago, the city police had announced standard operating procedures for the resumption of rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar. But the sport has yet to make a comeback to its only venue in th...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.07.22

Mumbai firm to assess condition of Parama flyover

A Mumbai-based engineering firm with national footprints will assess the condition of the Parama flyover and draw up a report with suggestions for corrective measures, the urban development department...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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