Salt Lake
Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

New Town residents’ gift of blood

At a time when the supply lines are running dry with potential donors stuck indoors due to the nationwide lockdown, residents of New Town came together to help in the treatment of a seven-year-old aff...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.19

Salt Lake stadium to get dedicated substation for power supply

Most of the service road along Broadway in HA Block has been resembling a construction site for close to a month because of electrical cable laying work under way. “According to information we have...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.19

Kissa kursi ka

As mayor Sabyasachi Dutta presided over a board of councillors meet on Wednesday many in the corporation wondered if it was his last as mayor. A councillor present at the meeting said that various iss...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Life in a Covid ward...

Sushmita Roy Chowdhury, a chest specialist who is treating Covid-19 patients at Apollo Hospitals, answers some frequently asked questions on the dreaded virus and how to fight it. Over the last week, ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.20

More buses on roads, to carry 20

With more relaxations announced in lockdown norms, the state transport department has added buses on nine more routes to the six that were so far plying in the city for movement of personnel on emerge...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.20

Russian girls stranded for two months

Almost the entire world is under lockdown now but one would certainly feel more comfortable being confined to one’s own home. Ask the two Russians who were cooped up in an AD Block guest house for a...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.20

Gift of blood from Myanmar pilot

Know your neighbour — Zaw Win Tun/ Greenwood Elements, New Town The last time Captain Zaw Win Tun sat in the cockpit, it was to ferry medical supplies to Dibrugarh on April 17. Since then, he has be...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Cop tests positive, residents want all police out

A section of the residents of ED Block in Sector II where a lady constable of the Bidhannagar Commissionerate was kept under isolation at the police barracks on one of the upper floors of the Karunamo...
By Snehal Sengupta in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

How to enjoy Puja thrice over in a year

London beckonsIn London, one does not need the Bengal chief minister to lengthen the duration of the festivities. It happens due to convenience.While Puja was over in our neighbourhood of Reading (whi...
By Gargi Mukherjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Actor lends hand in Ward 30 sanitisation

Ward no 30 had a celebrity visitor to kick off sanitisation in the area. Nigel Akkara, actor and entrepreneur, spearheaded a drive over two days.As he and three of his colleagues from Kolkata Faciliti...
By A staff reporter in


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