Lake Town
News  /  Published 10.07.22

Pumping station off Bangur Avenue

A new stormwater drainage pumping station was inaugurated near Bangur Avenue on Saturday. The station will help drain out rainwater from places like Lake Town and Bangur into the Kestopur canal, an o...
By Snehal Sengupta in Bangur

News  /  Published 25.03.22

Scooterist flung off EM Bypass-VIP Road flyover, dies

A 30-year-old scooterist died after being flung off the flyover connecting EM Bypass and VIP Road early on Thursday. The victim was identified as Amit Balmiki. He fell nearly 30 feet and landed on t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.10.21

Burj Khalifa back to Lake Town’s Sreebhumi

A steady stream of visitors was back at Lake Town’s Sreebhumi pandal, themed on Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, on Saturday evening. The 145-ft tall pandal has been built with 6,000-odd acrylic shee...
By The Telegraph in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.10.21

Lake Town subway opens to public

Pandal-hoppers headed to Sreebhumi puja this year can now take a subway instead of walking across VIP Road. The new Lake Town subway was inaugurated by minister and local MLA Sujit Bose on Mahalaya. ...
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake


Calcutta  /  Published 01.08.21

Trust won in hotel ends in murder of 62-year-old

A man who worked at a Mumbai hotel had apparently won the trust of an elderly guest and moved to the city to work as her help at her Lake Town home where she lived alone. The woman was found murdered...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Lake Town

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

Cave-in at crossing of Lake Town and Jessore Road triggers snarls

A section of the road that leads to Jessore Road from Bangur Avenue caved in at the crossing of Lake Town Road and Jessore Road on Thursday afternoon, a day after the city was lashed with heavy rain. ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Bangur

Calcutta  /  Published 04.07.21

2 hurt in Jaya cinema hall fire

The caretaker of Jaya cinema hall in Lake Town and his wife suffered burns after a fire broke out on the top-floor of mini Jaya on Friday night. Caretaker Sonu Singh was treated and discharged from R...
By A Staff Reporter in Lake Town

Calcutta  /  Published 09.05.20

CCTV footage ‘nails’ chain snatchers

Footage from a couple of CCTV cameras placed on separate houses in Salt Lake helped police nab two scooter-borne men who had allegedly snatched a gold chain from a woman walking back home in GD block ...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Five cops down with dengue in Lake Town

At least five policemen at Lake Town police station are down with dengue and several others with fever, an officer of the Bidhannagar commissionerate said on Wednesday. The list includes officers of t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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