Lake Club
News  /  Published 11.03.23

Drastic fall in Rabindra Sarobar water level triggers risk for rowers

Boats at risk too as oars get stuck in pile of slush visible along the banks...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.02.23

Vintage beauties line up by Rabindra Sarobar in Sunday sun

Cars judged on restoration and other traits...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.10.22

KMDA panel gives conditional nod for rowing in Rabindra Sarobar

Rowing had been suspended in the Sarobar since May 21, when two teenage rowers drowned in the lake during a Nor’wester...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.10.22

Rowers hit Rabindra Sarobar waters after five months

Full-fledged rowing — which sees at least a dozen boats during practice sessions — is likely to resume from next week...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.10.22

Trial run of petrol rescue boat poses final hurdle for Rabindra Sarobar rowers

The sport has remained suspended in the lake since the drowning of two teenage rowers during a Nor’wester on May 21 ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 14.10.22

Let oars return to Rabindra Sarobar next week: Lake clubs

Motor boat, lifeguards and ambulance in place...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri and Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.09.22

Rowing nod in Rabindra Sarobar linked to trial of petrol boats

KMDA to test boats’ impact on environment before the go-ahead...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.09.22

Prod to panel on Rabindra Sarobar petrol rescue boat

Nod from the committee to the use of petrol boats likely to lead to resumption of rowing in the lake...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.07.22

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

Lake Club, Calcutta Rowing Club and Bengal Rowing Club say battery-operated boats are not fast enough to respond to a crisis...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.06.22

South Point teacher ‘owns up responsibility’ for students’ death in letter to parents

Police officer says senior staff member’s statement appears to be ‘more of an emotional note than being a piece of evidence’...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


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