Sector V
News  /  Published 22.09.22

Craters dot Belgharia Expressway, NHAI keen to engage IIT to study subsidence

Subhadeep Halder, a resident of Mathkal, was flung off his scooter while riding home two weeks back. “The front wheel of my scooter skidded while I was trying to negotiate a pothole. I fell and...
By Snehal Sengupta in Belgharia Expressway

News  /  Published 29.08.22

Push carts for Salt Lake hawkers to ease traffic

NKDA chairman Debashis Sen said that they have received the report. The report lists more than 10 steps to ensure smooth traffic movement in the tech township. “We are planning to introduce pu...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Visit  /  Published 28.08.22

Sunday Classics: It's a lobster thermidor kinda Sunday

Eyeing an elaborate lunch this Sunday? Head to Sector V’s Sly Fox Gastro Club which offers a selection of fresh continental seafood picks and some beloved recipes. A great option for a rainy day...

News  /  Published 26.08.22

Drop gate at Sector V Metro to work in tandem with Wipro crossing signal

A central consultancy tasked with easing pedestrian and vehicle movement around the Sector V Metro station has recommended installing drop gates that are dependent on awareness and the compliance leve...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 12.08.22

Collecting anecdotal history on Salt Lake from its residents

Changing demography Thus far, the research has not found Salt Lake to be religiously inclusive. “The housing complexes have had Muslim residents. For instance, Sharmi Basu of Falguni Abasan re...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 23.07.22

First East West Metro rider invited for flag-off but misses repeating feat

When they finally reached the station they saw they had been beaten by another man, Prabhat Chatterjee who queued up 10 minutes before them. “We chatted, spread old newspapers on the ground and ...
By Brinda Sarkar

News  /  Published 16.07.22

Sealdah boosts Metro footfall with swift commute from central Kolkata to Sector V & beyond

The inclusion of Sealdah in the East-West Metro map has started bringing many new commuters to the carrier. The count will only go up in the coming days, said Metro officials. On Thursday, when comm...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Chaos outside East-West Metro stations in Salt Lake

To counter this and prevent accidents, the Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA) has started setting up iron guardrails along the perimeter of the pavements along the Eastern Drainage Chan...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Sealdah to Sector V, Metro converts gruelling journey into a breeze for Kolkatans

The distance between a compartment of a local train in the Sealdah South section and a compartment of a Metro train is around 160m. People who come from the northern suburbs and get down at Sealdah Ma...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 14.07.22

A 20-minute Metro ride from Sector V to Sealdah, and back, on opening day

Nostalgia trip But beneath the novelty, I also took a trip down memory lane. The constant checking of the watch till the next Metro arrives, racing against time, the frustration of finding that your ...
By Vedant Karia


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