New Year Celebrations
West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.22

Identity crux of celebrations

The Nepali New Year celebrations across Darjeeling hills were marked with unmatched fervour this year, with many attributing the new “cultural awakening” to the politics played out in the ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Places  /  Published 07.01.22

New Year Celebrations at Novotel kolkata hotel and residences

The Square also hosted their guests with a new year decor and a live band. There was a buffet on offer which served up Bhatti Da Murgh, Tangra Style Chili Chicken, Kolkata Style Mutton Biryani and mor...
By Gitanjali Goswami

News  /  Published 03.01.22

Alarm over rise in Covid cases at IIT Kharagpur

Another official said they were worried about the rise in cases because close to 5,500 students are on the campus. The institute is calling students to the campus so they could use the internet facil...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

News  /  Published 03.01.22

Before closure, tide of visitors swamp Kolkata attractions on first Sunday of 2022

At both places, many people still had their masks hanging from their chin. Many children were without masks. The crowd seemed oblivious of the surge in Covid cases.  Around 2pm, the area outside...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.01.22

Kolkatans show better compliance to Covid protocol on New Year’s Eve

The spiralling Covid cases seem to have stoked fear in the minds of people. Pronab Das and wife Sanhita Guha, who are settled in Connecticut in US, had arrived in Kolkata a couple of weeks ago, their...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 31.12.21

Covid spectre fails to deter visitors to Pous Parbon O Christmas Utsav in Sreebhumi

Treat for taste buds Food and music are the two pillars of entertainment at the festival. Traditional favourites like biryani from Aminia to seasonal delights like pithe puli are all on offer at the ...
By Rushil Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 31.12.21

No mask, no entry to Park Street, Alipore zoo on New Year’s Eve, January 1: Kolkata police

On and around Park Street, which attracts the maximum footfall on December 31 night, there will be 3,000 cops on December 31 and 3,500 on January 1, the police said.  There will be 20 watch towe...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.12.21

More clubs in Kolkata cancel New Year’s Eve events

Four more clubs in the city cancelled their New Year’s Eve programme as a precaution against Covid to not expose members, guests or staff to a “large gathering”. The decision came a...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.12.21

More Kolkata clubs cancel New Year’s Eve celebrations in view of Covid spike

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said coronavirus-related restrictions cannot be imposed everywhere as they may impact the economy as has been the case since the onset of the pandemic...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.12.21

Traffic plan for Kolkata roads on New Year’s Eve 2021, New Year’s Day 2022

Parking allowed on Russel Street Free School Street, between Royd Street crossing and Marquis Street crossing Wood Street Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road Middleton Row Movement of vehicles around sev...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


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