New Town Rajarhat
Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Event to let kids shop for dress

This Sunday, stalls will come up in New Town fair ground solely to welcome young shoppers aged two to 15 years. They will pick a dress of their choice but their parents will not have to foot the bill....
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

New Town gets e-waste museum

The New Town authorities will upcycle waste items collected from its three action areas and Sector V in Salt Lake to prevent waste and hazardous materials from stockpiling at dumping sites. From old ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Cycle stand for last-mile connectivity in in New Town

A cycle stand has been set up in New Town’s Action Area I where people can park their cycles and head to their workplaces. The move is an attempt to improve last-mile connectivity and to encour...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 29.09.20

The dangers of New Town

The stretch of the Major Arterial Road in New Town where a young man and a woman on a scooter were run over on Saturday night has a series of guardrails on the carriageway, which force vehicles to zig...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

New Town cafe sets sail in ship container

To run the cafe, the authorities narrowed in on a women’s self-help group called Rabindra Swanirbhar Gosthi. “These women have been successfully running a food joint called Jagarani for th...
By Brinda Sarkar in


Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Artistes back on stage for Rabindra-Nazrul shows

All the artistes rued the lack of audience reaction. “After a song, you can make out if the audience liked it. Here there was no one to react. It was a strange test to get used to,” said P...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

CE Block ode to spirit of women

The New Town CE Block Cultural Association celebrated the spirit of women in an all-woman extravaganza. The event was organised by the women of CE Block, for all women, with a view to provide expressi...
By Swarbhanu Chatterjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 01.09.20

New Town looks to fill Metro gap

The New Town authorities are exploring the most environment-friendly mode of public transport for a 7.5km stretch that will not be connected by the New Garia-Airport Metro, a Hidco official said on Mo...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.20

Wi-Fi hotspots for New Town road

At least six new Wi-Fi hotspots will be set up in various places along the Major Arterial Road (MAR) of New Town, said an official of Hidco, which builds infrastructure in the township. According to ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

3-day fest promotes cycling

Three cycling events were held between August 13 and 15 in New Town in a bid to promote cycling as a means of last mile connectivity in the township. The first event was exclusively for women. They t...
By TT Bureau in


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