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News  /  Published 22.10.22

KMC plans to tackle Cyclone Sitrang effects

People residing in ‘very vulnerable’ structures to be evacuated and neighbours to be asked not to walk close to such structures...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.10.22

Dhanteras protest by owner of ‘unsafe’ shop in Bowbazar against KMRC

‘I have decided to sit with a chair and table outside the shop on Saturday’...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.10.22

Cracks in jewellery units of Bowbazar trigger worry before Dhanteras

Many gold jewellers had requested Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation and the local councillor to confirm if their shops were safe for customers...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.08.22

Teachers’ association makes hostel-repair plea to IIEST director

Chunks of concrete came off the ceiling at a hostel on the IIEST campus on 25 August and crashed on the bed of a fourth-year student, who had a lucky escape as he was away attending classes...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

News  /  Published 26.08.22

Chunks fall off IIEST Shibpur hostel roof, again

Close shave as student was attending class...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

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News  /  Published 12.07.22

Kolkata has to wait another year for Sealdah-Esplanade link to be complete

The stretch in the central business district remains the problem area because of subsidence in Bowbazar on May 11...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.06.22

Mayor offer for Bowbazar residents

Roads in the affected zone are very narrow and tall buildings cannot be allowed, says mayor...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.06.22

Experts from Jadavpur University to revisit Durga Pituri Lane for assessment

Apart from the houses that have developed cracks, team to study condition of several buildings on adjoining lanes...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.05.22

Durga Pituri Lane house owners in dark about fate of buildings

Kolkata Municipal Corporation or Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation yet to spell out stand on structures...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.05.22

Close shave as part of building on Amherst Street collapses

Police said the owner of a grocery shop had a lucky escape...
By Our Special Correspondent in Sealdah


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