India  /  Published 27.03.22

Change in rules: Govt

The government on Sunday proposed certain amendments in the eligibility criteria for setting up an automated testing station to check vehicles' fitness, rules to enable vehicle testing outside the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 25.03.22

East-West Metro sets January 2023 deadline to connect Howrah and Salt Lake

The entire East-West corridor, connecting Howrah and Salt Lake, will be operational by January 2023, the general manager of Metro Railway said on Thursday. At a news conference at the Chowringhee hea...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 06.03.22

Higher premium

Financial creditors of HDIL will meet on March 9-10 to discuss bids for the crisis-hit realty firm through insolvency proceedings, HDIL’s Resolution Professional Abhay N Manudhane said in a regu...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Cycle enthusiasts campaign for eco-friendly transport at Kolkata book fair

Worldwide, various cities have initiated efforts to embrace a 'new normal' for transport systems in the post lockdown period, focusing on including more pedestrian and non-motorized- transport...

News  /  Published 02.03.22

Drive a bargain in Kolkata on new cab app with Russian connection

A new ride-hailing app will let you haggle over fares. InDriver, an international ride-hailing service that is set to come to the city next month, allows the rider to suggest a fare for his or her tr...
By Anasuya Basu in Ballygunge


India  /  Published 27.02.22

Mumbai faces power outage

Train movement halted between Andheri and Churchgate railway stations as the power supply stopped, Western Railway's chief public relations officer Sumit Thakur said. The local trains, considered...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

News  /  Published 19.02.22

Owners of pool cars catering Kolkata schools seek fine waiver from Bengal govt

“The government's waiver of the fine for not renewing the fitness certificate ended on December 31. We can survive only if the waiver is extended for another six months." Since schools...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.02.22

Subscribe to car use on a monthly fee in Kolkata, avoid big payments

Instead of buying a car and making an upfront down payment, a customer can now subscribe to one and pay a monthly rent and enjoy the car for a tenure period. Maruti Suzuki India Limited on Thursday l...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.02.22

Resumption of tokens push up north-south Kolkata Metro footfall

The resumption of tokens is gradually pushing up the Metro railway passenger count in the north-south corridor. Despite the rise, the count is still way below the pre-pandemic daily average. But with...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.02.22

Fewer school buses and pool cars for Kolkata students on Day 1

“Several parents who have contacted us over the last two days said they would like to watch how things play out over the next few days before hiring our services,” said Sudip Dutta, secret...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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