News  /  Published 11.08.22

Months of no practice forces rowers to call for Rabindra Sarobar ban lift

Rowers in Kolkata have not had the Rabindra Sarobar to practise for more than two-and-a-half months now. Two teenage rowers who were practising for a school regatta drowned in the Sarobar during a sq...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.07.22

Rowing clubs seek nod for petrol rescue boats at Rabindra Sarobar

“We have received the letter. We will forward the same to the NGT,” said an official of the KMDA. The letter follows a meeting between club officials, police and KMDA on July 15. After t...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.07.22

Rowing at Rabindra Sarobar held up over rescue boat clause under Kolkata police SOP

Exactly a month ago, the city police had announced standard operating procedures for the resumption of rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar. But the sport has yet to make a comeback to its only venue in th...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.06.22

Feeder service plan to connect with Metro

Rowers who did not have Rabindra Sarobar to practise bagged two gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze medal in the national championships that were held at Dal Lake in Srinagar between Thursda...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.06.22

South Point teacher ‘owns up responsibility’ for students’ death in letter to parents

A senior staff member of South Point High School has written to the parents of one of the two students who drowned while rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar in south Kolkata last month taking moral respons...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


News  /  Published 16.06.22

Court passes order for Dalhousie Institute to reopen without obstruction

The Calcutta High Court on June 14 passed an order in connection with a writ petition filed by the Dalhousie Institute Council, directing the police to ensure that Dalhousie Institute functions n...
By Karo Christine Kumar

News  /  Published 13.06.22

Rabindra Sarobar weeds a threat, say rowers

Rowers who attended a safety drill at Calcutta Rowing Club on Sunday identified weeds in the waters of Rabindra Sarobar as a threat as oars often get entangled in them, a dangerous situation that can ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.06.22

Rabindra Sarobar rowers to be taught survival tactics during boat capsize

Rowers of Calcutta Rowing Club will be trained on Sunday in survival tactics during boat capsize, an official of the club said. The training session will be held in accordance with a standard operati...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.06.22

Police release standard operating procedure for Rabindra Sarobar rowing clubs

The city police on Wednesday issued a standard operating procedure (SOP) that rowing clubs in the Rabindra Sarobar complex will have to comply with to resume the aquatic sport. The police had earlier...
By Subhajoy Roy


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