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News  /  Published 29.10.22

KMDA panel gives conditional nod for rowing in Rabindra Sarobar

Rowing had been suspended in the Sarobar since May 21, when two teenage rowers drowned in the lake during a Nor’wester...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.10.22

Rowers hit Rabindra Sarobar waters after five months

Full-fledged rowing — which sees at least a dozen boats during practice sessions — is likely to resume from next week...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.10.22

Trial run of petrol rescue boat poses final hurdle for Rabindra Sarobar rowers

The sport has remained suspended in the lake since the drowning of two teenage rowers during a Nor’wester on May 21 ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.10.22

Let oars return to Rabindra Sarobar next week: Lake clubs

Motor boat, lifeguards and ambulance in place...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri and Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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News  /  Published 15.09.22

Rowing nod in Rabindra Sarobar linked to trial of petrol boats

KMDA to test boats’ impact on environment before the go-ahead...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.09.22

Prod to panel on Rabindra Sarobar petrol rescue boat

Nod from the committee to the use of petrol boats likely to lead to resumption of rowing in the lake...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.09.22

No rescue boat bar at Rabindra Sarobar, says National Green Tribunal

Reply after KMDA approached the tribunal to allow it to let rowing clubs around Dhakuria Lake to use petrol-powered rescue boats...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.08.22

Months of no practice forces rowers to call for Rabindra Sarobar ban lift

Lake Club rowers are slated to represent West Bengal in the upcoming National Games in the Sabarmati river course in September-end...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.07.22

Rowing clubs seek nod for petrol rescue boats at Rabindra Sarobar

Kolkata police had on June 7 come out with a set of standard operating procedures for the resumption of rowing but the issue of rescue boats has stalled the resumption...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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