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Urban planner

The death news of KC Sivaramakrishnan, the father of modern urban planning in West Bengal did not hit any headlines. Even if his passing went unnoticed, and his condolence meeting was not held at KMDA (he was the first secretary and executive head ... The Statesman, 1 day ago

More about a Renaissance personality

Myriads of works have been written on Rabindranath but the subject, like Shakespeare, seems inexhaustible. There is no end to analysis and interpretations. Every worthwhile scholar and writer teaches us new aspects of a figure who can be truly ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago

Fear not, prompt action can weather weak monsoon

New Delhi/Kolkata, June 9 With monsoon accounting for 75 percent of India's rains and over half of the farm sector's water needs, forecast of a 12-percent deficit this year with near 100-percent probability demands urgent planning and measures to ...
 ProKerala.com3 weeks ago 'Fear not, prompt action can weather weak monsoon'  5 Dariya News - English2 weeks ago
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New bus service via Dhaka makes people of Tripura, Bengal gung-ho

By Sujit Chakraborty & Sirshendu Panth Agartala/Kolkata, June 6 (IANS): The Agartala-Kolkata bus service via Dhaka, formally flagged off on Saturday, has come as a boon for the people of the north eastern states and Kolkata, with medical ...
 Daijiworldcom3 weeks ago
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From technicolour to green Saving environment through films

Ever heard of Jadav Payeng? In case you haven't, an environmental activist from Jorhat, Assam, Payeng was honoured with the Padma Shri this year for single-handedly planting and tending trees covering an area of 1,400 acres. He turned the area into ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

How Didi has tightened her grip on West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee, and her Trinamool Congress, swept the recent civic body elections in West Bengal, winning 70 of the 92 municipalities. In Kolkata, her party won in 115 of the 144 wards. The Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, which many pundits had ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Coffee House turns dearer after a decade

KOLKATA: The city that doesn't mind splurging on its coffee elsewhere has turned vocal every time the College Street Coffee House made an attempt to increase food prices. In spite of bleeding red, it stuck (in fact, forced to stick) to its ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

War of the wards

Ward 1 Areas: Siliguri Junction, Diesel Colony, Ambedkar Colony Voters: 9,211 2009: Congress's Sanjay Pathak defeated Dilip Royof the RSP Lok Sabha 2014: BJP led 2015: Trinamul's Lalpari Rauth (Mahato) is pitted against the Left's Rinku ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago
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'Now, I am reduced to nothing'

'I have tutored my family and myself to fight hunger,' the former agent for the Saradha chit fund says, his eyes welling up. 96 of the 107 cases referred to the Serious Fraud Investigation Office are based in Bengal! Indrani Roy/Rediff.com reports on the state's ponzi schemes.   "I have no money to buy food," Siddhartha Das, a former agent for the Saradha chit fund, had told Rediff.com two years ago, in April 2013, soon after the Rs 2,460 crore (Rs 24.6 billion) Saradha scam broke. "I had ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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