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Subhas Chandra Bose
News  /  Published 23.06.22

Book on Rash Behari Bose’s role in fight for freedom

India is celebrating 75 years of Independence but there is hardly any mention of Rash Behari Bose anywhere, the author of a new book on the freedom fighter said at the launch in the city. Prasun Roy,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Kolkata airport ready to slap Rs 100 fine on mask violators

The Kolkata airport authorities started making announcements on Thursday asking all passengers to wear masks. Officials said they have set up a surveillance team that would from Friday slap fines on ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.06.22

Finger at snarls on Kolkata airport approach arteries for regular flight delays and misses

The last few kilometres of roads in northeast Kolkata leading to the airport are a traffic mess. A meeting of the airport advisory committee on Tuesday discussed how traffic congestion was leading to...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.06.22

Bengal govt plans to meet international airlines for direct link to Europe from Kolkata

A task force, formed with representatives of the state government, airlines and tour operators, will meet regularly to discuss passenger grievances, operational issues of airlines and how to promote d...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.05.22

Long queues for security check delay flights at Kolkata airport

“At times several passengers of a particular flight are stuck in security check queues, delaying the flight,” said an airline official. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is res...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 27.05.22

Taxi touts fleece 3 to 5 times the actual fare from fliers at Kolkata airport

The situation was similar at one of the prepaid taxi booking counters outside the terminal that he visited. “Hundreds of people had queued up for taxis,” he recounted. After several app c...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.22

Bengal: ED seizes Rs 1.53 crore

Foreign currencies, including US dollars and Euros, worth Rs 1.53 crore has been seized from a passenger at the Calcutta airport, the Enforcement Directorate said on Monday. The seizure includes USD ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Events  /  Published 28.04.22

A curtain-raiser on the new but still ‘inconvenient’ Netaji

Ghose’s book has delved extensively into the political activities of the revolutionary groups in Bengal and other parts of the country and has presented a lot of information on Bose’s pers...
By Saurav Roy

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Covid curbs off but Kolkata lags in foreign travel

Officials of international airlines said Kolkata still did not have enough corporate passengers for a flight to Europe or the US to sustain. They also pointed at the lack of enough initiative by the A...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.03.22

AAI data shows Kolkata is a laggard in air traffic

Airport officials said no new international airline was approaching the authorities for slots from Kolkata. Despite resumption of regular flights after a gap of two years, the city does not have dire...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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