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How the Howrah Bridge played out in Bollywood
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How the Howrah Bridge played out in Bollywood

'To this day, not a year passes when Bollywood does not head to Kolkata to train its cameras on the magnificence of the bridge and the flow of life that pulses along the river across which it spans,' says Saibal Chatterjee. IMAGE: Rani Mukerji and Abhishek Bachchan in Yuva. The Howrah Bridge is 75 years old. And it is 60 years since a fictional murder shook it in the Ashok Kumar-Madhubala-starrer of the same name. Much water has passed under it since then, but movie cameras still continue to ... Rediff.com, 13 hours ago

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Howrah Bridge at 75: A brief history

On the night of February 3, 1943, the bridge -- believed to be the target of the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force -- was opened to the public.A brief history of the structure that reflects the pulse of the City of Joy. Don't miss: Howrah Bridge, a photographer's delight for 75 years       Howrah Bridge at 75 Traffic moves across Howrah Bridge in Kolkata. Photograph:REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri   The Howrah Bridge Act The Howrah Bridge Act, 1926, was enacted to ...
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Electrification of Masagram-Bankura stretch to cut travel time

Electrification of the stretch between Masagram and Bankura in West Bengal, would help trains avoid the congested Howrah suburban line and cut travel time between the North East and south India, a South Eastern Railway official said.The electrification of the ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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Saraswati Pandal set on fire in West Bengal's Howrah

A pandal dedicated to the Goddess of Learning, Saraswati, on the occasion of Vasanta Panchami was set ablaze in Baltikuri in West Bengal's Howrah District.
 DNA1 month ago Pandal set on fire in Howrah  Sify1 month ago
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Fire at cotton mill in Fuleshwar

A fire broke out at an operational cotton mill today in Fuleshwar in Howrah district, police said.There were no information of any casualty or injuries till last reports came in, they said, adding, the extent of damage to property caused by the fire was yet ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Fire breaks out in Kolkata factory  catchnews.com3 weeks ago 3 asphyxiated in shoe factory fire  Business Standard2 months ago

Howrah Bridge, a photographer's delight for 75 years

The engineering marvel defines the Kolkata skyscape and inspires countless photographs every day. A farmer and his oxcart trudge past the girders of the Howrah Bridge in Calcutta, circa 1950.The bridge opened in February 1943.Photograph: Three Lions/Getty Images.   The bridge over river Hooghly connects Howrah and Kolkata.Photograph: Jayanta Shaw/Reuters.   It was the third-longest cantilever bridge -- a bridge that stands suspended with support on only one end -- at the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

72 people fall sick after gas leak in Howrah district

At least 72 people fell ill after a suspected chlorine gas leak at a warehouse in a scrap market in Howrah district, a health official said. The incident took place at the godown at the Bajrangbali scrap market yesterday. Pungent smelling gas from the godown ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Uber partners with ER for cab service at Howrah rail station

App-based cab provider Uber on Friday said it has entered into a partnership with the Eastern Railway to make it easier for riders to get a ride at West Bengal's Howrah station, one of the busiest rail terminals in the country.The company will set up booking ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Uber enters into partnership with Eastern Railway  Money Control1 month ago
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Ishrat Jahan to be Muslim face of BJP in Bengal

Sources in the Howrah BJP unit says she would be used in a manner to offset the anti-Muslim image of the party
 DNA1 month ago Triple Talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP  Sify1 month ago ‘I won’t speak on atrocities on Muslims’: Ishrat Jehan, Triple Talaq victim & BJP member  catchnews.com1 month ago Triple talaq case petitioner joins BJP  Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Railways to raise speed on Delhi-Howrah, Delhi-Mumbai routes to 200 kmph

The estimated cost of the project will be Rs 18,000 crore IANS | New Delhi Last Updated at December 27, 2017 21:55 IST Photo: Shutterstock The government on Wednesday said the Indian Railways plans to develop two speed raising projects of 3,000 km on ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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