Salt Lake
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

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


West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

Salt Lake residents share their first-time experiences

Rituparna GhoshHails from: CE Block, New TownBackground: Rituparna currently lives in Reading, UK, with family. When she came home to her parents in December, it was the block association that launche...
By TT Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.19

How New Town does what Calcutta fails to do

The ugliness and potential dangers of overhead cabling across Calcutta are strikingly absent in Hidco-built New Town, where a network of underground conduits for various service providers runs along t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.19

Headlines 2019

January:Milan Mela’s loss was Salt Lake’s gain. With the fairground opposite Science City still under renovation, the International Kolkata Book Fair was held at Central Park Fairgrounds for the ...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.19

Lost, found and famous: Tenzi the pug

A four-year-old pug named Tenzi has become a social media star after getting lost in Salt Lake and returning to a frenzy of tears, hugs and kisses more than 24 hours later, thanks to a kindly electric...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar and Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

The burning question

Residents seem to be melting away this week, one bead of sweat at a time. The sun is scorching from above, the roads are reflecting heat from below, the air is hot and humid and together they are drai...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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