Salt Lake
West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

Fast forward 2020

Metro at doorstepWe spent the whole of last year looking up at the East West Metro viaduct and admiring the coaches as they sped by for trials. Although the initial phase will take us only from Wipro ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.19

Platform doors on East-West Metro pass test

Platform screen doors synchronised to open and close with those on trains are ready for use across the first six stations of the East-West Metro line that, when fully commissioned, will connect Sector...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.19

Madhyamik schools snip Puja break

Madhyamik schools will have a shorter summer vacation next year to ensure that the syllabus is completed before the Puja holidays, an education department official said on Tuesday.The schools will hav...
By Mita Mukherjee in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.19

Salt Lake pub rampage caught on camera

Images purportedly captured by CCTV cameras installed in a Sector V pub where a brawl broke out on New Year’s Eve show a number of men hurling glasses and hitting waiters around 1.45am, police said....
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

Design school in Sec V with French connection

The Techno India Group has forayed into design education by tying up with Ecole Intuit Lab, a French educational institute of design, strategy and digital creation. The new design school will be house...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Water sprinklers to fight dust demon

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has launched a road watering project in urban areas in and around Calcutta, including Salt Lake and Rajarhat, to suppress dust that has become the major...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.19

Ploggers and pacers for season’s first run

 The 8,000-odd participants in the season’s first road race this Sunday will include around 100 ploggers who will pick up trash as they run.The ploggers — people who pick up rubbish while jog...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.18

Focus on performances at Bidhannagar Mela

Besides the regular lure of clothes, jewellery and handicraft, Bidhannagar Mela (Utsav) 2019 promises some on-stage programmes that would provide visitors food for thought. Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta made...
By A staff reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.19

Tots, tantrums & phone addiction

They spend up to four hours a day on the phone. Some of them have their own phones. Every now and then, even between other activities, they feel the urge to go and browse the gadget… These are not t...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.19

Run for Education on November 24

By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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