New Town Rajarhat
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 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

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

Smooth landing at 35,000ft. It’s a boy!

A 22-year-old woman gave birth to a baby boy 35,000ft above sea level in Indian airspace on a Boeing 777 early on Tuesday with the help of five air hostesses and a doctor who happened to be a co-passe...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.19

Cops rescue minor from New Town flat

A 16-year-old girl who was allegedly forced into prostitution was rescued from a residential apartment in New Town on Tuesday, police said.Two women and a man, who were allegedly running the sex traff...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

New Town block bars plastic bags

Residents of New Town’s AA Block walked around the block on Sunday in a bid to create awareness about mosquito breeding grounds and the use of plastic. “Mosquitoes are a menace in our block, breed...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.19

Two thanas open in New Town

Two police stations were inaugurated in New Town on Wednesday. While one has come up inside Eco Park on a half-acre plot near the Eiffel Tower replica, the other one — called Technocity — will ope...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.19

New Town girl dies

The 27-year-old girl, who was severely injured after a car rammed into the gearless scooter she was riding pillion on in New Town on Sunday night, died on Wednesday afternoon. Neha Giri was riding bac...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.19

Beacon lights for traffic guardrails

The traffic guardrails on New Town roads will be fitted with LED beacon lights to make them more visible to motorists, especially at night, police said. The move comes a day after a Maruti Brezza ramm...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.19

‘Speeding’ car hits guardrail, knocks down sisters

By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.19

New Town kid hit by e-rickshaw, dies

A two-year-old boy walking home with his mother in New Town was fatally hit by an e-rickshaw, whose ignition was turned on by the driver’s five-year-old daughter who was alone in the vehicle.“Ayus...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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