News  /  Published 23.01.22

Inform KMC about water bodies not listed in civic body's website: Mayor

Mayor Firhad Hakim on Saturday urged Kolkatans to inform the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) if a water body they knew about was not in the list of ponds available on the civic body’s websit...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.11.21

Chhath Puja worshippers violate orders in Kolkata

Chhath Puja was performed on Wednesday evening and there were many violations such as devotees turning up for rituals without masks, organising processions and bursting firecrackers. The Telegraph vis...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.21

Steel city: Ghats readied for Chhath

All roads will lead to the rivers for hundreds of devotees who will be thronging riverbanks and manmade water bodies to offer prayers to the setting and the rising sun for the Chhath celebration on No...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 28.10.21

170 ghats across Kolkata for Chhath Puja

About 170 ghats will be ready across Kolkata for Chhath Puja, officials of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) said on Wednesday. Chhath ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.04.21

Villagers vow to save 100-year-old pond

Villagers of Jhumri Charadih in the Koderma district on Tuesday said they will move Jharkhand High Court to save an old pond after the National Highways Authority of India  (NHAI) announced it wi...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Koderma

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.10.20

Migrant workers help clean up ponds

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation is busy cleaning ponds, at least 90 of which are spread across 55 wards of five circles of the city, engaging migrant labourers in many of the water bodies. Among the po...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.19

Houses teeter on brink of collapse

The erosion of the bank of a two-acre pond owned by a cooperative body at Abantiour Mondalpara in Bhatpara has depleted a 12-foot-wide road and begun to claim as many as 11 adjacent homes. The fast-de...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

An oddity Calcuttans know of but don't quite understand

If you take a flight from someplace to Calcutta and land on a clear afternoon, a vast expanse of emerald waterbodies will reveal itself unto you on the eastern side, just beside rows of gleaming tower...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 11.10.19

Ponds get Chhath-ready

Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) on Friday kicked off a pond clean-up drive with the aim to get around 61 water bodies Chhath-ready. Chhath will be celebrated on November 2 and 3.RMC officials held ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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