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Krishna Chakraborty
News  /  Published 12.05.22

Giant craters grow in Salt Lake after showers

A vast stretch of First Avenue, which leads to the tank number 5 bus stand from Baisakhi, is riddled with craters. In some sections, the surface has worn off, exposing the bricks beneath. Such is the...
By Snehal sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 18.04.22

Battered roads dot Salt Lake & it’s not yet monsoon

Cars and bikes sway dangerously while crossing this stretch, in front of a fuel pump opposite the stadium’s gate number 1. A number of residents of IA Block, which is adjacent to the stretch, t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 26.03.22

Water meters to be installed at Salt Lake homes, tanks

Both the exercises were done at the insistence of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that had pumped in funds to modernise the water supply system in the city. In Salt Lake, a civic official pointed ou...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 24.03.22

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation moots property tax hike in Salt Lake

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has proposed to hike property tax for residential houses and apartments in Salt Lake. The corporation has in its budget proposed a hike for which in some cases the e...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 06.05.21

Varanasi loses artistes to Covid

At least half-a-dozen artistes have died of Covid in the past one month in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency and a centre of classical music, with the family of at least one ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

New Town plant starts supply in Salt Lake

After a long wait, Salt Lake started getting its share of filtered water from the New Town water treatment plant from Monday. This additional water is supplementing the seven million gallons drawn dai...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Civic bodies on anti-dengue drive

The Sector V authorities are running a pilot project with a machine that will determine the kind of mosquitoes swarming the area. “The machine has been developed by a start-up and attracts mosq...
By Snehal Sengupta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

Covid patient takes shelter in CK Market stall

A shopkeeper who tested positive spent four to five days living in her shop inside CK Market after her family asked her not to return home. When other shopkeepers found out they hounded her out. The ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.20

Lockdown: Salt Lake market rule

Markets in Salt Lake will be kept open only on alternate days and will be sanitised by civic teams on the days they are closed. Data announced on Thursday said 1,088 people tested Covid-positive in B...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.20

Amphan’s Swords of Damocles

Half-broken street lights, inclined trees and collapsed billboards — tell-tale signs of the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan — still lean on the city and the monsoon is likely to compound the ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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