Urban Development
Opinion  /  Published 08.10.18

Lessons from the London bus system

I’ve always loved the bus system in London, but as time passes I’ve begun to value it more and more. If you’re not one of those people who need to topple out of bed and into office at a certain ...
By Ruchir Joshi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.19

ISBT work from October

It’s official now. Work on swanky inter-state bus terminals in Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Dhanbad will commence simultaneously from the first week of October.Urban development secretary Ajoy Kumar Singh...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.19

Tiered parking lot to ease Gariahat shoppers’ woes

The hunt for space to park your car at Gariahat is set to get easier by July with Calcutta police building a three-tier parking facility at the busy shopping hub.The automated parking facility will ha...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.02.19

Ranchi flyover paused over blueprint

The proposed Rs 180-crore three-lane Harmu-Ratu flyover, which was supposed to change the capital skyline and cut travel time of lakhs of commuters every day, is staring at an unprecedented delay.Jhar...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

CMC eases building sanction rule

Construction of a building up to two-storey high on a plot measuring 200sq m or less can start without an approval from the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC), officials said on Monday.“A plot own...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.19

Plan for ‘second Darjeeling’

The Bengal government plans to develop a new tourist destination at Rangbull to ease the load of tourists in Darjeeling.State tourism minister Gautam Deb said on Saturday that Rangbull near Sonada, lo...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 20.03.19

Lessons from the Mumbai bridge collapse

The troubled water has deepened, especially after portions of a foot overbridge near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai collapsed, killing six people and injuring more than 30 others. ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

Urban planners slam Tallah diversion plan

Urban planners and bridge engineers have questioned Lalbazar’s decision to have only one-way traffic movement on the Lockgate flyover as part of the Tallah bridge traffic diversion plan.Two-way traf...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Traffic plan ahead of Tallah bridge demolition

The Lockgate flyover will be open only to vehicles headed for BT Road from Girish Avenue, according to the city police’s new traffic diversion plan ahead of the Tallah bridge shutdown from January 3...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.02.19

Few know of ‘new’ railway station in Ranchi

A new ticket booking office on the south side of the recently re-developed Ranchi rail station is crying out for customers while the old one at the front entrance continues to be crowded 24x7 since no...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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