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News  /  Published 03.06.22

Repeated pool closures irk Salt Lake swimmers

The Bidhannagar Municipal Sports Complex swimming pool, opposite Mayukh Bhavan, had shut for the third time in two months, before it reopened on Wednesday. The pool in CJ Block had been shut last week...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 26.05.22

Fear over Rabindra Sarobar tragedy holds back budding rowers, families

The death of two students while rowing has cast a shadow on a popular summer time sport among school children, who are keen to wield the oars again but are held back by their fears or concerns of thei...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Kolkata schools to review safety checks in high-risk sporting activities

The death of two schoolboys while rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar on Saturday afternoon has made several schools review their systems and ensure stricter norms before allowing children to participate i...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.05.22

Saturday rowing tragedy will haunt me for life, says Rabindra Sarobar coxswain

Subha Das, 20, was the coxswain, or simply cox, on the boat with four schoolboy rowers that capsized in the Rabindra Sarobar during Saturday’s Nor’wester, killing two of the teens. A cox ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.05.22

Another pumping station for New Town

Swimming pool manual The officials also took the opportunity to release a safety manual for swimming pools across New Town. This follows the death of an eight-year-old girl in the swimming pool of Mi...
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake

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News  /  Published 13.05.22

Rush to take a dip to beat the heat in Salt Lake & New Town

Rajarhat and Lake Town The pool in Narayanpur, Rajarhat, too has opened and is also getting a good response. Tapas Chatterjee, one of the chief patrons of the pool who is also the MLA of Rajarhat Ne...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 28.04.22

Higher secondary examinees feared drowned in Hooghly

Two higher secondary examinees who went to take a dip in the Hooghly after the school-leaving exams ended on Wednesday are feared drowned, police said. A search was on for Mohammad Bilal and Sheikh I...
By Our Special Correspondent in Baje Kadamtala Ghat

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.04.22

Septuagenarian goes places

Having claimed medals in national and state championships, veteran athlete Achinto Pramanik is gearing up for the second edition of Ironman 70.3 race to be held in Goa in November. One of India's...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 19.04.22

Golden glow for teen in pool

Fast-rising Indian swimmer Vedaant Madhavan added a second medal to his kitty, a gold in the men’s 800m freestyle at the Danish Open in Copenhagen. The 16-year-old bettered his personal best ti...
By PTI in New Delhi

Lifestyle  /  Published 16.04.22

Be cool by the pool: Everything you need to host a summer pool party

Last, but not the least, your choice of music must be right, because that is what sets the mood at a party. Aside from popular Bollywood party songs like Sunny Sunny, Lazy Lamhe and Paani Wala Da...
By Aatreyee Mohanta


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