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Salt Lake
West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Meet the commissioner

Problems at the block level can now be shared with the police without having to make it to the local police station or even making a call. A representative of the thana has been virtually connected to...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.19

Duped with job promise in Salt Lake

A woman was arrested from Bangalore for allegedly posing as a Canadian embassy official and duping a jobseeker in Baguiati of Rs 7.5 lakh, police said on Tuesday. Dacosta Modupeoluwa Oriyomi, 27, who ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Calcutta University to have Vidyasagar chair

A new chair professor post named after Iswarchandra Vidyasagar has been created by Calcutta University to commemorate the 200th birth anniversary of the Bengal Renaissance icon.The state higher educat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

Hand of help from Korean neighbours

Our Korean neighbours have been lending a helping hand in these times of crisis. The Korean Association of Kolkata, with its head quarters in CJ Block, has raised Rs 3 lakh that they used to buy food ...
By Brinda Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.19

Homes emptied after cracks in Calcutta's Bowbazar

Around 250 people had to be evacuated overnight from 13 buildings in Bowbazar after they developed cracks and parts of at least of two of them collapsed while East-West Metro’s tunnel-boring work wa...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.20

Baguiati market curbs over crowds

Five markets in Baguiati that had been attracting large crowds every day were shut down on Monday, a Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation official said.All shopkeepers in the Baguiati market complex alon...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.08.19

Bagan hope to end Durand wait

The sound of the bugle and the bagpiper gave a feeling of déjà vu at the Salt Lake Stadium on Friday. It’s the sound one used to hear at the Ambedkar Stadium, on the eve of a Durand Cup final. Now...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.04.20

Duttabad, bordering Salt Lake, sealed

The Duttabad area along EM Bypass, which borders parts of Purbachal Housing Complex in Salt Lake, was sealed on Saturday after a 39-year-old man with Covid-19 symptoms was admitted to hospital.The man...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Lockdown diaries

Dhrubajyoti ChattopadhyayVice-chancellor, Sister Nivedita UniversityResident of: AE Block, New TownSpending time: This forced break is making me learn how to implement distance education. But I am rea...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Supply worry spurs scurry

All hell broke loose at the markets on Monday. Some fought with others and jumped queues to buy vegetables, others bought up to 15kg of rice at a go. Some made three trips to the market before they go...
By Brinda Sarkar in


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