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News  /  Published 17.07.22

Two on bike snatch gold chain, pendant

Two bike-borne men snatched a gold chain and pendant from a woman who was walking back home with her daughter in New Town on Friday night.The incident took place a stone’s throw away from Kolkat...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 15.07.22

New Town’s first central puja takes off

The khuti puja brought together politicians, administrators and corporate honchos, with industrialist Harsh Neotia being the chief guest. Deputy commissioner of police, New Town, Bishop Sarkar said he...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Duttabad to Eden to Karunamoyee, fans ring in Sourav Ganguly’s 50th birthday

Scent of Sourav elsewhere That our neighbourhood is full of Sourav fans is clear from the fact that we have two Sourav Abasans in Salt Lake — one behind Karunamoyee and another next to Baisakhi...
By Brinda Sarkar

Business  /  Published 14.07.22

Srijan top bidder for prime Newtown spot

The Bengal government has managed to find a buyer for five incomplete residential towers located at the heart of Newtown, raising the prospect of urban regeneration in the area. A special purpose vehi...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

News  /  Published 08.07.22

Kolkata’s first two-tier underpass at Biswa Bangla Gate by mid-2023

Getting stuck in traffic snarls under Biswa Bangla Gate? Blame it on construction of a multi-layered underpass for vehicles and pedestrians underneath. Put up with the digging till mid-2023 and the un...
By Snehal Sengupta

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News  /  Published 08.07.22

Drive against plastic bags in New Town markets

The New Town authorities conducted a drive on Thursday in various markets where shopkeepers were penalised for giving out single-use plastic bags. A team of senior officials from the New Town Kolkata...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 08.07.22

Pay parking fee beyond 30mins for New Town school pick-up or drop-off

According to another senior NKDA official, they have asked the traffic wing of the Bidhannagar commissionerate to ensure that the cars remain parked at the designated parking lots. “If any car ...
By Snehal Sengupta, Jhinuk Mazumdar in New Town

News  /  Published 02.07.22

New Town community market’s biodegradable effort from 2021

According to an NKDA official, they hand out brown paper bags, degradable plastic bags that are made out of vegetable starch and clay pots to the shops in the market and the temporary stalls. Everyone...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 01.07.22

Finger at pits left dug up by gas pipe work in New Town

The pits dug up intermittently along the kerbsides across New Town have raised the heckles of residents who are perceiving them as threats to life and limb as also potential mosquito breeding grounds ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 01.07.22

Online meets to lodge complaints in New Town

The New Town Kolkata Development Agency (NKDA) has taken the technology route to communicate directly with residents and listen to their grievances. Video conferences are being organised whereby resi...
By Sudeshna Banerjee, Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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