Salt Lake
West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.19

Life with Metro

After a decade of construction, the East West Metro rail is finally on its last lap. But besides the excitement comes a host of worries, especially for those living around the final stop, opposite Wip...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Dogs enjoy Covid-induced company

A Dachshund in the UK recently sprained his tail from wagging it too hard. Little Rolo couldn’t make it stop given how happy he was that his entire family is now around him 24x7 due to the Covid-19 ...
By Brinda Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

Swimming pools shut

The public swimming pools in Salt Lake have closed down. So has the pool in New Town Business Club. In Salt Lake, the two swimming pools run by the civic body, in Central Park and in CJ Block, are clo...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Green message in art, butterfly release & quiz

Multi-coloured wings fluttered and took off in the afternoon breeze as one after another, three jars of butterflies were released in the butterfly garden of Central Park on June 5. The urban recreatio...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

New Town block fights plastic

Aj World Environment Day. Plastic byabohar borjon korun. Plastic byabohar swasthyer pokshey hanikor (Today is World Environment Day. Quit using plastic. Plastic is bad for health...)The voice on the m...
By Showli Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Holi in times of coronavirus scare

Holi has never been this drab. The abir was heaped in the markets, the water guns hung from the stalls but most revellers were too scared to pick them up and shout: “Holi hai!” Novel coronavirus 2...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.19

Heard at the booth

Debkumar Palit, 81, plays a mouth organ on his way out of the polling booth at Bhagabati Devi Balika Vidyalaya in AE Block as 11-month old Aarya Manna listens spellbound in her father’s lap. “Uncl...
By Brinda Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.19

Acts from 11 countries in EZCC kids’ play fest

The Bharatiyam complex of the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre has been coming alive every evening since Tuesday with the laughter and applause of children. While most are in the audience with guardians ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.01.20

ATK lose temper, game

ATK’s ISL VI match against Kerala Blasters had more drama at the dug-outs than on the field, at the Salt Lake Stadium on Sunday.Right from kick-off, ATK coach Antonio Lopez Habas and his Kerala Blas...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

Winterwear for four-legged folk

Dog fancy dress contest A fancy dress competition for dogs will be held at Bidhannagar Municipal Sports Complex on January 5. The contest will take place after the all-breed pet dog show organised by ...
By Brinda Sarkar in


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