The base of the pillars of the landmark Howrah Bridge, used by 1.2 lakh vehicles and 5 lakh pedestrians daily, have been encased in fibreglass casings after severe damage was caused to them by gut... Business Line, 2 weeks ago
Only in India - Gutka sputum corrodes Howrah Bridge! - Zee News, 2 weeks ago
Fibreglass cover to protect pillars from gutka sputum - Press Trust of India, 2 weeks ago
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Howrah Bridge, the 70-year-old landmark that is the gateway between Kolkata and the rest of the country, is getting a fibreglass coating for its vital parts to preserve them from the ubiquitous Indian habit of spitting out globs of saliva laced with ...Domain-B, 1 month ago Injurious to bridge Indian Express, 1 month ago Gutka is injurious to bridge too! The Hindu, 1 month ago Howrah Bridge completes 70-year journey NetIndia123.com, 1 month ago
Commuters spitting at the base of hangers, which support the bridge, have damaged them considerably,Livemint.com, 1 month ago Howrah Bridge's base to be covered with fibre glass: KoPT Business Line, 1 month ago
Kolkata cannot do without this link across the Hooghly river, but the government cannot countenance any situation where red could prevail either.Economic Times, 1 month ago
The Howrah Bridge is under attack from gutkha-chewers. The Kolkata Port Trust, which maintains Kolkata's best known landmark, has said that saliva laced with gutkha is corroding the 70-year-old bridge. KoPT chief engineer A K Mehra said studies had ...Indian Express, 1 month ago Gutkha corroding Howrah Bridge, shows st... Indian Express, 1 month ago Gutkha corroding Howrah Bridge shows study Mumbai News.Net, 1 month ago
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Kolkata: The protest over the death of Students Federation India (SFI) activist Sudipto Gupta escalated in Kolkata on Thursday after call for shutdown in the city. The students blocked the Howrah Bridge while protesting against the alleged heinous ...Daily Bhaskar, 1 month ago Chopper rides offer bird's eye view of Kolkata Prokerala, 1 month ago Chopper rides offer birds eye view of Kolkata Mumbai News.Net, 1 month ago
The Gunday team recreated a 80s Calcutta and shot a dramatic Durga Puja sequence under the Howrah Bridge bringing Kolkata to a standstill...Santabanta, 2 months ago Ranveer-Arjun's GUNDAY shooting brings Kolkata to a standstill Glamsham, 2 months ago Gunday recreates 80's Calcutta by spending Rs 50-60 lakh Moviez Adda, 2 months ago GUNDAY: Ranveer, Arjun, Priyanka's good times in Kolkata! Glamsham, 2 months ago
martin kämpchen looks back on 40 years in India WHEN I travel by train from, say, Bolpur to Howrah, often people accost me asking, How do you like India? How many days are you here already? I reply in Bengali that I have long stopped counting the ...The Statesman, 21 hours ago
More than 650 out of the 940 new bus permits on offer to bridge the demand-supply mismatch in Calcutta havent found any takers, leaving daily commuters fighting for a foothold on overcrowded buses. Not only have most transport operators refused new ...Calcutta Telegraph, 2 months ago
Wi-Fi service launched in selected trains As promised in Railway Budget 2013-14, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal launched first ... published: 02 Apr 2013 author: Wi-Fi service launched in selected trains published: 02 Apr 2013 views: 4 As ...World News Network, 1 month ago
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