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Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.21

Why bamboo was chosen for this New Town garden

• Bamboo is one of the world’s fastest-growing plants and some species can grow up to 36 inches in a day. This makes bamboo a great choice in afforestation programmes. • The largest t...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

Oxygen support flows in at Mission Shas

A joint initiative of a citizens’ forum, private enterprise and the social sector has resulted in the launch of a free community-based Covid isolation centre with oxygen support in New Town. Whi...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

Adopt a green verge in New Town

Community garden Hari Mitti promotes community garden. “It is being said that food is medicine. But the food we eat is full of pesticides and chemicals which are causing cancer. Our drive encou...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.21

Crematory with 4 pyres in New Town

A crematorium with four electric pyres will come up in New Town within a few weeks, an official of the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) said. A 2-acre plot in Action Area ID, near Chitta...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 20.05.21

Brake on jabs in three govt centres

New Town Kolkata Development Authority has written to all residents’ welfare associations of gated communities and housing cooperatives to give them details of their help. “We want to sta...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 18.05.21

Jab centres offer slots to avoid crowding

Officials at two Covid vaccination centres run by the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) are calling up potential recipients to tell them their respective time slots for inoculation to prev...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.21

Solar plant atop Bagjola canal

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By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

Litter dump turned to theme park

The next segment has a mound which needs to be climbed to take one to an elevated meditation space next to a globe. “This is inspired by the magical sphere mentioned in Golok Rohoshyo. It will g...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

Residents’ forum buys Covid ambulance

An ambulance has been purchased by the New Town Forum and News (NTFN), a social organisation set up by New Town residents, to ferry the Covid affected. “Getting an ambulance to carry a Covid po...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

NKDA starts oxygen camp for emergency relief

New Covid testing centre A walk-in RT PCR testing centre has been started at Gate no. 1 of Eco Park from Wednesday. “There is a dearth of testing kit in the market. But patients need tests as ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


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