New Town
Calcutta  /  Published 03.08.20

RWAs devise Covid waste rules for city

The reason behind this possible lapse could be lack of enough people to handle the increasing number of patients. “After the distribution of the yellow bags, borough officials are supposed to re...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.20

NKDA starts walk-in Covid test at New Town fair ground

New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has started walk-in sample collection at the New Town Mela Ground. “We are giving space to anyone who wants to put up a collection stall at the ven...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.20

New Town complex sets up Covid centre

Within days of the ministry of health and family welfare issuing guidelines for gated residential complexes desirous of setting up “small Covid care facilities”, several housing societies ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 20.07.20

Plan for contact-less parking in New Town

All parking lots in New Town will be equipped with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) readers that will enable vehicle owners to pay the parking fees in a contact-less way. The New Town authoritie...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.20

Markets in New Town to remain shut on weekend

All markets in New Town, including temporary stalls selling fish, vegetables, poultry, grocery items and tea among others, will be shut this weekend, a New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) of...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.20

Rooftop garden must in new New Town buildings

The New Town authorities are implementing yet another suggestion offered by experts in the aftermath of cyclone Amphan. After deciding to plant on empty plots, the administrative body is proposing to ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Cellphone snatched from woman’s hand in New Town

A young woman’s mobile phone got snatched by a miscreant who approached her from behind in an autorickshaw, near Eco Urban Village (EUV) in New Town, on June 22.  “I was sitting on t...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

New road link from Sec V to Technopolis

A road connecting the eight-storied car parking lot in Sector V’s AQ Block with the Salt Lake Bypass will be constructed by the Sector V authorities. The new road will be built as the Nabadigan...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Slump and work from home hit guards

The ubiquitous security guard fraternity in the city is facing a crisis as most offices, housing complexes and commercial establishments have reduced their numbers as a cost-cutting measure to cope wi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.20

New Town help for Sunderbans

A group of residents of a New Town complex made a two-day trip to the Sunderbans to provide over 200 families with food.The group from PS Arham reached Raidighi last Saturday afternoon. But a low tide...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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