India  /  Published 18.08.22

Yogi’s nod must for transfer of UP govt staff

All transfers in Uttar Pradesh will now be done only with the approval of chief minister Yogi  Adityanath, an order issued by the chief secretary has said. The state had recently witnessed a maj...
By PTI in Lucknow

News  /  Published 15.08.22

Current spell of rain set to damage Kolkata roads more

Amitabha Sengupta, engineer-in-chief of the PWD, which maintains the road, said: “I will try to ensure temporary restoration of the road surface.” A stretch of Karl Marx Sarani, under the ...
By Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 11.08.22

Freedom fighters on same pedestal in Kolkata on Independence Day

Majumdar was born in Dhaka. In 1934, she reached Darjeeling with firearms hidden in a harmonium to kill a British governor but failed in her mission and was arrested. She was released in 1939.&nb...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Deadlines missed, Durga Puja 2022 now deadline for Tallah bridge

PWD engineers attributed the delay to the process of welding six bow-string-shaped girders at the construction site. The work of welding the girders has been assigned to railway contractors. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.07.22

Kolkata police bar plying of heavy vehicles on Taratala flyover

The Taratala flyover is out of bounds for heavy vehicles, including buses and trucks, till further orders following detection of some “defects” on the deck slab. A notification issued a f...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.22

Better pay clears land hurdle to new bridge

The North 24-Parganas district administration has resolved a land acquisition problem holding up the construction of an approach road to a bridge over the river Ichhamati in Baduria, though a major pa...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 06.07.22

Guidelines for groups working for disabled in West Bengal

Two groups in West Bengal, which work with individuals with disabilities, have published a set of guidelines for organisations active in the field. The guidelines, which include arrangements for prim...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

States  /  Published 21.06.22

Rain-induced landslides cut off Sikkim for 10 hours

All other vehicles leaving Siliguri and heading northwest (Bagdogra and beyond) are being diverted southwards through Asian Highway 2 via Naukaghat More, Eastern Bypass and along the NH27 (Fulbari-Gho...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

News  /  Published 20.06.22

Proposal for IIT Delhi experts to train PWD officials in road marking

Delhi transport department to make presentations on various proposals, to work together with PWD on road marking for bus lanes, non-motorised vehicles ...

News  /  Published 08.06.22

Tallah deadline pushed to mid-September

The deadline for the completion of the Tallah bridge in north Kolkata, which was to be ready by June-end, has been deferred to mid-September, PWD officials said. The state government has told L&...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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