Salt Lake
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

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.19

DB Block residents oppose building

Several buildings in DB Block have developed cracks allegedly due to the ongoing construction work of a highrise office of the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board in the midst of the block. ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

How to deal with e-waste

Next time the kitchen tube light goes out, don’t sell it to the chap who buys old newspapers. Deposit it at AD Block, where a certified e-waste collection centre has been set up. E-waste can be anyt...
By Brinda Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.19

Presi girls demand axe on hostel rule

Students staying at the Presidency University hostel for girls in Salt Lake have questioned the “return by 9.30pm” rule, saying they are adults and should not be subjected to such restrictions.The...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

Debashis Sen to continue post-retirement

Additional chief secretary Debashis Sen, who is due to retire on January 31, has been re-employed for two years from February 1 in his current post of chairman cum managing director of Hidco as well a...
By A staff reporter in

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.19

Pulwama spurs cyber crime check

The Bengal cabinet on Thursday approved 25 more cyber crime police stations to curb increasing crimes committed through computer networks or devices.The move comes at a time social networking sites ar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.20

Open-air gym in GC Block park

An open-air gymnasium was inaugurated in GC Park on National Youth Day, the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, on Sunday. The gym has leg press, chest press, arm wheel double and a sit-up and push-up benc...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in


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