New Town
News  /  Published 03.10.22

Saptami traffic crawls on VIP Road and Major Arterial Road in New Town

Traffic crawled on the VIP Road and the Major Arterial Road in New Town — two arteries that connect the airport with the rest of the city as lakhs of revellers were headed to Puja pandals on a h...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.09.22

New Town’s biggest puja impresses on debut

The puja that has for years been the biggest crowd-puller in New Town is focusing on the ill effects of mobile phones this year. Balaka Abasan has created the replica of a mobile tower the height of ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 26.09.22

New Town Puja to have women dhakis, priestesses

The New Town Sarbajanin Durga Puja, set to be inaugurated on Monday, has many firsts to showcase, including all-women teams of priestesses and 'dhakis'. The first community Durga Puja in the ...

News  /  Published 25.09.22

Nine held for call centre fraud in New Town

Nine men allegedly involved in running a call centre in New Town were arrested late on Thursday on the charge of duping people. A team from the Eco Park police station raided the call centre in an of...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

News  /  Published 23.09.22

Extra parking space for New Town puja

The lot is coming up opposite the entry gate at a side of the City Square, next to the Clock Tower, with a flank of the road being widened and laid in concrete. “We are getting many bookings for...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 22.09.22

Craters dot Belgharia Expressway, NHAI keen to engage IIT to study subsidence

Subhadeep Halder, a resident of Mathkal, was flung off his scooter while riding home two weeks back. “The front wheel of my scooter skidded while I was trying to negotiate a pothole. I fell and...
By Snehal Sengupta in Belgharia Expressway

News  /  Published 20.09.22

Traffic and crowd management around VIP Road pujas throws up challenge for cops

Traffic management and crowd control on VIP Road in northeast Kolkata during Durga Puja emerged as a major concern at a meeting organised by the Bidhannagar commissionerate on Monday. The meeting was...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 16.09.22

Tribute to bards Kazi Nazrul Islam and Rabindranath Tagore across twin townships

Sruti Niketan The Rabindrajayanti programme organised by music school Sruti Niketan at Rabindra Okakura Bhavan started with songs by Chandrabali Rudra Dutta. Four people were felicitated for their c...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 16.09.22

Single window for New Town pujas to seek cop permission

A single window facility will be offered on Friday to Puja organisers of New Town and Rajarhat who are unable to fill up the online form to seek permission. Forms can also be filled up online since S...
in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 14.09.22

Decibel downsize: New Town Sarbojanin hires drone for announcements

Drone rules Nano unmanned aircraft system: weighing less than or equal to 250 grams (no permits required) You are required to ensure that you do not fly any nano drone beyond 50 ft (15m) Abov...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra


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