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West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.19

Worshipped then, topper adulation now

Dipak Haldar, an ENT specialist with the Panihati State General Hospital, was on an autorickshaw on the way to work on Wednesday morning when his cellphone rang. “Is Suchana there? Madam wants to sp...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.19

Doctors’ daughter third in country

Please come a bit late. She might be up late studying,” said Aratrika Pal’s mother Indira Pal Datta when The Telegraph Salt Lake called her to fix an appointment. The ISC results had come out...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.19

Purbachal boy on a record ISC high, but for Hindi

The attention was overwhelming. It was a new experience,” smiled Dewang Agarwal on Wednesday. The Purbachal boy had scripted history the day before when he registered a perfect score in the ISC exam...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

Leaks trigger water crisis

An underground pipe network in Salt Lake’s JD block sprang four leaks, triggering water crisis in at least seven blocks.At least two large puddles and several smaller ones have formed near the SN Bo...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Cricket on wheels

Last weekend, away from the public eye, a three-nation T20 tournament took place in New Town. The players were in the jerseys of India, Bangladesh and Nepal. But it wasn’t as if international stars ...
By The Telegraph 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

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Fifth arrow in Cupid’s quiver

Days before Rabindrajayanti, let me share some anecdotes about one of Rabindranath Tagore’s favourite flowers — the Ashok. Ashok (Saraca indica, family Fabaceae) is a tree of undisputed Indian ori...
By Shikul Bhattacharji in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.19

Muddy flows the water in Salt Lake homes

Muddy water continues to flow from taps in ED and EE blocks of Salt Lake despite pipeline repairs, residents have complained.The Salt Lake civic authorities had sought the help of the Calcutta Municip...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.19

Fire in Sector V office

Close to thousand employees had to be evacuated after a fire broke out on the third floor of Globsyn Crystals building in EP block of Sector V, Salt Lake, on Thursday afternoon.The fire was first spot...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.19

Tall gardens for clean air

Plants will be grown on the concrete pillars of the New Garia-Airport Metro line in New Town to increase green cover in the township, reduce pollution and add to its aesthetics.The vertical gardens wi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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