North East  /  Published 01.09.19

Free auto ride for cancer patients

Meet Haradhan Das Baidya, a 46-year-old autorickshaw driver, who reaches out to cancer patients in the town by offering them free rides from home to GB Pant Hospital here. Speaking to The Telegraph, B...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.19

Calcutta High Court e-vehicle ban run over

The e-rickshaw that fatally hit a two-year-old at New Town on Tuesday was one of the several lakhs of such unregistered vehicles plying across Bengal despite a high court ban on them since August 31, ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.19

Are children watching too many soap operas?

Sir — I was recently happy to hear sounds of children from my apartment complex playing with one another. This is encouraging in an age when children are mostly glued to electronic devices. But my a...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.01.19

Balm for mishap survivors

A Ranchi-based social outfit that has been working on road safety for the past four years has decided to launch a counselling centre for accident survivors and their families to help them deal with me...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.19

IIT e-rickshaw promises to score over totos

IIT Kharagpur has developed an electric three-wheeler that promises to be better than existing e-rickshaws — totos — in load-carrying capacity, sturdiness, maintenance cost, speed and manoeuvrabil...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.06.20

'Safe' wedding rocks Dhanbad

Abhishek Mishra, a vocalist of Indian Idol (2007) fame from Dhanbad, performed the roles of driver, singer and dancer, on his wedding day, to demonstrate the importance of social-distancing and eco-fr...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

Auto operators in Calcutta keen to double fares

Auto owners and drivers want to recover the fare of four passengers from two when services resume on May 27 but union leaders are unsure if the government will allow it.The government has said autos c...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.08.19

Pipe gas and CNG push in Ranchi

Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Arjun Munda and chief minister Raghubar Das will launch the piped natural gas supply and compressed natural gas-run vehicles at Prabhat Tara Maidan here on Frida...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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