New Town Rajarhat
West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

Forced to shoot porn, complains Bengal women

An FIR has been registered based on complaints by two women who alleged that they were forced to "take part in a pornographic shoot" and the video was circulated on the Internet, a senior po...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.07.21

UK woman ‘rescued’ from New Town flat

A 30-year-old British woman, who was allegedly “stuck” in an apartment in New Town along with her pet dog, was rescued by the residents’ welfare association of the housing complex an...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.21

Techie held over murder charges in New Town

Police arrested a 29-year-old techie from Malda’s Kaliachowk on charges of murdering a woman with whom he was living in a rented apartment at Thakdari in New Town. Debabrata Poti was arrested o...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

New Town teen bags Diana Award 2021 for social work

Seventeen-year-old Arushi Pant is proof that you’re never too young for social work. The resident of New Town’s Rosedale Garden started Children’s Armour two years ago that, among ot...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.21

On watchdog duty

Salt Lake canal-side alert The blocks along the Kestopur Canal and Eastern Drainage Canal said they were rather vulnerable. “Ours is the last block in Salt Lake and criminals can easily escape...
By Sudeshna Banerjee and Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.21

Oxygen, oxymeter for Rajarhat villages

Oxygen cylinders and pulse oxymeters were handed over to eight club representatives from villages on the fringes of New Town on June 24. “New Town will prosper only if villages around us prospe...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 18.06.21

New Town: Free meal for the poor

A canteen to provide free lunch to the underprivileged was inaugurated in New Town on Sunday. This was the New Town branch of the CPM-run Sromojibi Canteen which is delivering at several spots in Sal...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.21

Bharat and Sumit are ‘two’ Kumars

Punjab police on Saturday clarified that Bharat Kumar and Sumit Kumar are two different people. Bharat Kumar, who was arrested by Punjab police on June 9, had impersonated Sumit and used the latter&r...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.21

Drive-in test centres in New Town

A 20-bed safe house for Covid-19 patients has been readied in New Town. The unit, adjacent to tank 12 and near City Centre in Action Area I, has come up in a building owned by the Housing Infrastruct...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 19.04.21

Barriers to protect New Town bicycle track

The Institute of Neurosciences Kolkata observed its Foundation Day on April 15, celebrating 12 years of service in healthcare. The institute has been working in research collaboration with Newcastle U...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


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