New Town Rajarhat
Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Strike fails to have impact

⚫ Central Avenue at 11am: A shutter of Central Metro station was downed by strike supporters ⚫ Garia and Barasat between 9am and 9.30am: Two buses were stopped and the passengers were asked to al...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.11.20

New Town road plastic waste rule

The asphalt to be used in repair or construction of roads in New Town has to be mixed with plastic waste, the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has decided in an attempt to reduce the volu...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 18.11.20

New Town speed cameras with a direct line to cops

Speed cameras will be installed at regular intervals on the six-lane Major Arterial Road that connects New Town with Salt Lake on one end and the airport on the other. The 10.5km-long road had been o...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

New Town fight to prevent stubble and grassland fires

The New Town authorities will coordinate with residents, birdwatchers, NGOs and police in an attempt to stop people burning stubble and empty grasslands in the township. Several New Town residents ha...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

Solution to dig and repair curse

The tunnel will have an integrated lighting system with a provision for an emergency back-up. Fire hydrants and other fire-fighting measures will also be installed along with emergency exit hatches, t...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

Supper club to tingle taste buds

“The view was mind-boggling. It must be the only location with such a view of Eco Park,” said Vaibhav Gupta, who runs the neighbouring star hotel Ibis Rajarhat. “New Town itself has ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

Smart bus stop comes up on New Town artery

Most of the new-age buses in the transport department's fleet have GPS-based live tracking units. Based on the data of real-time movement of these buses, a software will generate information for u...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

New Town tutorials for online services

The New Town authorities are preparing tutorial videos on how to apply for building plans, file property tax, trade licence applications, birth and death certificates online, among other services. Th...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 17.10.20

Open-air gym for New Town

An open-air gymnasium and a workout zone were inaugurated in the Eco Urban Village complex in New Town’s Action Area II on Friday. The gymnasium has been set up after a survey on residents reve...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Doubt cast on road repair before Pujas

I was astonished to read the report titled “Hope of road repair as civic body starts survey,” published on September 18. Roads of Salt Lake are riddled with potholes and the corporation o...
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