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New Town Rajarhat
Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

Book fair in New Town

New Town Book Fair will be held at the fairgrounds between February 26 and March 7. This will be the seventh edition of the fair and will have around 50 stalls including those by Ananda Publishers, D...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

Memorial meet for fair body secy

Kakali Mitra, who had been secretary of the New Town Book Fair for the last four years, passed away on February 3. She was 78 and succumbed to tuberculosis. Mitra was a retired college professor, in ...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Smart Street

Five trees have been “planted” on Smart Street. A tree has 20 leaves under each of which there is a solar lamp, connected to sensors, that stays lit automatically from dusk to dawn. The so...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Statue unveiled in Sector V

The officials also spoke of a toilet cum cafeteria next door that was inaugurated a few days earlier. “There are at least 200 competitive examinations that take place here round the year. So a w...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Park in Netaji name

Residents of nearby houses are delighted with the park. “It was a vacant plot of land. We heard about a month and half back that a park would come up here. Hundreds of workers were deployed over...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

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Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Sea of blooms at carnival show

New Town’s second annual flower exhibition took place over the weekend at the clock tower. Held as part of New Town Carnival, the exhibition showcased the best of blooms grown by residents and n...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Lessons from the Covid year

• If one was happy to save money on transport another had to, with a heavy heart, lay off his juniors. The year 2020 has been a whirlwind and New Town’s CD Block organised a virtual meet wh...
By Bharati Kanjilal in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

New Town seeks Covid vaccine site

An application has been submitted by the New Town authorities to start a Covid-19 vaccination centre in New Town. “We have sent a proposal to the district magistrate. Our safe house is being kep...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Double decker bus for New Town tour

One might soon get to take a tour of New Town in an open-air double decker bus. Hidco has approached the tourism department with a proposal to run one of its two buses in the township. “The rou...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

Prawn finale to chicken cook-off

Luckily for Chatterjee, the next and final round was on prawn. Sikha Roy made Bhapa Chingri, Rinku Manna Malaicurry, Tapasi Hazra Sorshe Chingri and Aloka Mondal, who finally bagged the Rs 1,000 shopp...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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