News  /  Published 18.08.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation puts Mohammad Ali Park puja pandal construction on hold

The Telegraph had on August 11 reported that the organisers had started erecting the pandal in the park. A senior official of the KMC then said they had asked the organisers to erect the pandal on th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.08.22

Parenting The Parent

THE PROBLEM Caregiving, while something done out of love, a sense of duty, or both, can be overwhelming. Often, we do our duty at the cost of neglecting our own physical, mental, emotional, and spiri...
By Minu Budhia

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Islands come up to offer refuge to pedestrians from traffic in Kolkata

The police and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will conduct joint inspections of all the places where the construction of such islands has been proposed to consider the feasibility. The Telegraph...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 31.07.22

Cradle. Snatched

Throw us into jail, but repatriate our child to India,” says Bhavesh Shah. “In any case, without her home is like a jail,” he adds. Bhavesh, a software developer, arrived in Germany ...
By Upala Sen


News  /  Published 23.07.22

More CCTV cameras for New Town roads

Last year in August, a 33-year-old man with criminal antecedents was arrested for allegedly harassing an 18-year-old girl riding home on a scooter with her 12-year-old brother on the pillion in New To...
By Snehal Sengupta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.22

Accident: Three killed

Three persons died on spot when a goods truck allegedly rear-ended a motorcycle carrying four persons in Murshidabad’s Beldanga on Friday afternoon. Sources said both the vehicles were speeding...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

News  /  Published 20.07.22

Rule-flout autos rule Salt Lake and VIP Road, with impunity

Autorickshaws flouting every traffic rule, and without caring for the safety of their passengers and others, ply with impunity in Salt Lake and VIP Road, among other places. After commercial operatio...
By Snehal Sengupta 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

Business  /  Published 11.07.22

Regulator services under GST ambit

Abhishek Jain, partner indirect tax, KPMG in India, said: “This has been done by the government to widen the tax base and overall rationalise the exemptions. While such services for most busines...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


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