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New Town
Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Anniversary salute to Netaji

A two-day programme on Netaji was held at the New Town Tree Library. The celebration took place on a plot in DA Block where the authorities have planted lots of trees and information on them has been ...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Street for pedestrians only

The bigger story The design contest was a part of the Streets for People Challenge that again is under the Smart Cities Mission of the ministry of housing and urban affairs. The aim, according to the...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Cycle repair a call away

He pointed to a surge in cycling habits in the pandemic period. “We even accepted cycle delivery orders over phone and delivered at the doorstep. We must have sold 100-150 battery-operated cycle...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

New Town centre opens to low jab footfall

Vaccination has started at the sole centre in New Town on January 28. But the number of vaccinations is falling far short of the daily target of 200. Only 12 turned up on Wednesday. “We had 63 ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

New Town gets ration counter

The counter will be open for three hours every Tuesday from 10am to 1pm for residents to collect and submit Form 10, to apply for non-subsidised items, or Form 5 to change address. “When I was ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

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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

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


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