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News  /  Published 21.01.22

Overhaul of Parama flyover drainage system at Rs 1.11-crore

The drainage system of the Parama flyover will be overhauled to ensure water does not accumulate on the carriageways, damaging the steel and concrete structure. Urban development minister Chandrima B...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.01.22

Accidents prompt truck ban on Taratala-Budge Budge flyover Sampriti

The urban development department has banned movement of heavy goods vehicles, including trucks, on Sampriti flyover that connects Budge Budge and Taratala in the south, from Friday. The decision has ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.12.21

Museum inside TU-142 aircraft ready to take off in New Town

A museum on aviation history is almost ready to welcome visitors on board a decommissioned Tupolev Tu-142M maritime aircraft. It is parked on a two-acre plot adjacent to New Town police station and o...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 23.12.21

Pedestrian woes ease in Chingrighata

The Chingrighata overbridge on EM Bypass in east Kolkata will be thrown open on Thursday. The overbridge that has escalators, stairs and cycle ramps on two sides will aid in safe movement of pedestri...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.21

Rabindra Sarobar: plan to infuse liquid O2

Almost two months after dead fish were found floating in Rabindra Sarobar -- an artificial lake surrounded by a park in the southern part of the city -- the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


News  /  Published 10.12.21

Plan for new 4-lane flyover to connect Posta with Ultadanga

The state government is mulling a new flyover on Vivekananda Road in north Kolkata after the remains of the earlier one, a part of which had collapsed in 2016, are pulled down. The railways’ co...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.11.21

Burning dry leaves at Rabindra Sarobar raise eco concern

A heap of garbage containing mostly dry leaves was found burning on the Rabindra Sarobar premises on Thursday morning, raising suspicion among regular visitors that it was intentionally set on fire by...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.11.21

No attempt to fix onus of man death in Dum Dum manhole

“The preliminary post-mortem report says the victim received injuries on his head and muck was found in his nose, mouth and the trachea,” said a senior officer of Chitpore police station. ...
By Kinsuk Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.11.21

Roller-coaster ride on Bypass

A senior KMDA official said the 29km EM Bypass had not been resurfaced properly and had last received a coat of top layer back in 2013.  “The road has had to face the elements for the past...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.11.21

Sarobar fountains removed

Three fountains at Rabindra Sarobar, which had triggered protests from the city’s rowing fraternity, were removed on Tuesday morning, a week after their installation. The fountains had been ins...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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