Salt Lake
West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.19

When hearing aid goes high tech

Decades ago, a hearing aid was largely an amplifier. But the matchbox-sized pocket models had one problem. While they amplified speech, adjacent surrounding sound, like the sound of the ceiling fan, a...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.11.19

Rajasthan bird deaths are shocking

Sir — It is shocking that over 1,500 migratory birds of nearly 15 species were recently found dead around the Sambhar Salt Lake in Rajasthan. These include plovers, the common coot, the black winged...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.19

No water supply on Saturday

Large parts of Calcutta — from Sinthee in the north to Gariahat and Bhowanipore in the south and parts of Salt Lake — will not get their daily water on Saturday because of repairs on a pipe emergi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.20

Saraswati invoked by lady, worshipped by communities

It was a puja like any other. The idol was decked up with flowers, the devotees sat with folded hands encircling the priest and the priest himself performed rituals with utmost diligence. Only, the pr...
By Brinda Sarkar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.19

Bullets fired in Salt Lake clash

At least nine bullets were allegedly fired during a fight between two groups, both said to be backed by the Trinamul Congress, in front of a club in Salt Lake’s Mahisbathan, near Sector V, on Saturd...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

This month, that year

Local 2011: Central Park’s Banabitan opens a play area section for children on January 17. Situated next to the Netaji statue and opposite FE Block, the section has sprawling lawns, huge trees and s...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

From CL Block to MasterChef kitchen

A CL Block girl has made it to the top seven of MasterChef India, the cooking contest currently on air on Star Plus in the weekends at 9.30pm.“I qualified for the show on my third attempt,” says O...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 18.12.19

Derby put off over stadium security

The I-League Derby between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, scheduled on Sunday at the Salt Lake Stadium, has been postponed to a later date after police called for a reduction in the number of saleable t...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

Fit at 90-plus

Neighbours walking by DL Park can spot Amitendranath Tagore hunched over his study table in the ground floor of his two-storeyed house. The grandson of Abanindranath Tagore turned 98 on October 9. “...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.19

Stadium check in World Cup run-up

A FIFA team inspected the Salt Lake stadium, one of the venues for the 2020 U-17 women’s World Cup, and its surroundings and suggested a few infrastructure changes and removal of encroachments from ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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