News  /  Published 26.09.22

Rohu and katla get costlier, hilsa sells cheaper in Kolkata markets

■ Rohu (cut pieces): Rs 400 per kilo on Sunday from Rs 250 a month ago ■ Katla (cut pieces): Rs 500 per kilo on Sunday from Rs 300 a month ago ■ Hilsa: Rs 1,200 per kilo on Sunday from Rs 1,80...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 10.08.22

UP: Free bus rides for seniors

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the state government is planning to provide free bus rides to women above 60. He was addressing an event organised here to flag off 150 ...
By PTI in Lucknow

News  /  Published 04.08.22

Government to inaugurate Gatishakti University to address the complex systems of the transport sector

The Union Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnau announced the establishment of the Gatishakti University for Engineering, Technical and Financial Education...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 16.06.22

Tollygunge road blocked for 6 months to lay underground drainage pipeline

The next few hundred metres of the road had crushed bricks laid on the surface. Then comes a point where the entire width of the road is blocked. This stretch was dug up about 12 days ago, said a resi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 14.04.22

Ditch the muggle traffic with these magical modes of travel

We recommend that you book tickets for Hogwarts Express on those weekends when you feel like getting away. With its comfy coaches and slow pace, this would be the perfect slow ride around the city, ta...
By Upasya Bhowal


People  /  Published 05.04.22

Rising fuel prices got you in a jam? Use your imagination to travel!

Parambrata Chatterjee Parambrata’s ‘Pawri’ idea is duly noted. Cycles are love, and fun! ...
By Pooja Mitra

News  /  Published 05.04.22

Restaurants in Kolkata bear brunt of fuel price hike

The prices of essential commodities have shot up so much that even a boom in footfall is not enough to tide over the crisis, said owners of eateries across the city. From cooking oil to vegetables, e...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.03.22

Kolkata cops list spots for islands to aid pedestrians

Police have drawn up a list of 13 big intersections that pedestrians find it difficult to walk across at one go, resulting in accidents. “These intersections have been identified considering th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.10.21

Fuel, rain drive veggie prices up

Rising fuel prices and huge wastage because of waterlogging across large swathes of agricultural land in Bengal are leading to a rise in vegetable prices.  On Friday, pointed gourds sold between...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 26.04.21

No shield for oxygen tanker drivers

Sohan Singh Aitiana on Sunday sent two trained drivers with empty oxygen tanker trucks from Calcutta to Reliance’s Jamnagar plant. It will take six to seven days for both the drivers to bring b...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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