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News  /  Published 22.09.22

Road-repair plea by Durga Puja committees in Salt Lake

Apart from broken roads, bent street light poles and dysfunctional lights dot the entire township. Bimal Naskar of the Krishnapur Sobujuday Sangha Sarbojanin Durgotsav Committee said that they had as...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 17.09.22

Fresh wet spell in Kolkata on radar middle of next week

A system over the Bay of Bengal could bring another wet spell to Kolkata in the middle of next week. With Durga Puja less than two weeks away, any rain, mid-week or weekend, is likely to affect ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.09.22

Potholes back on repaired arteries in Kolkata, two weeks before Durga Puja

The potholes are not visible after sundown because there are no street lights where they have formed. The speed of vehicles is high while rolling down a slope and drivers slam the brakes suddenly, al...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.09.22

Stainless steel strainers costing Rs 7,500 to protect gully pits in Kolkata

Strainers that trap plastic items, fallen leaves and other solid waste will be placed in gully pits to prevent them from clogging, a senior official of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) said on ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.09.22

Waterlogging menace returns to pockets in Kolkata

The water even seeped into the underground water reservoir in some places. A resident of Haltu said that when their house was built in the 1980s, the road level was much lower than it is now. Over t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 14.09.22

Season’s heaviest showers in Kolkata notch up monsoon surplus in September

But the previous spell was triggered by local thunderclouds. The showers led to a monsoon surplus in September so far in Kolkata. The city had recorded rain deficits in both July and August. Early o...
By Debraj Mitra, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.09.22

Rain alert in Kolkata till Wednesday, conditions likely to remain overcast

The first rainy spell this month caught many people off guard on the first day of the week. It rained almost throughout Sunday night and in multiple spells during the course of the day. A fresh spell ...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.09.22

Stretches of roads still lie battered across Kolkata in run-up to Durga Puja

“We have already spoken with the PWD and they have assured us that the stretch will be repaired before the Puja,” said Choudhury. A large circular portion of the road on the Kasba end of ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.09.22

Heavy rain alert in Kolkata for Monday

An overcast sky and multiple spells of rain marked Sunday in Kolkata as a depression on the Bay of Bengal entered land through Odisha. Between 8.30pm on Saturday and 8.30pm on Sunday, the Met of...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.09.22

Met spots signs of relief from heat for Kolkata

A respite from the heat and humidity that have been tormenting the city for the past several days may be on its way, the Met office said. The city is tipped to get a wet weekend, according to the for...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


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