Tag: Kolkata

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  • ‘It is important to balance excitement with economics’

    ‘It is important to balance excitement with economics’

    In a freewheeling chat Karan Tanna, Founder and CEO, Yellow Tie Hospitality LLP and Head of the National Restaurant Authority of India youth committee talks about the hospitality scene and career scopes in Indian restaurant industry.

    July 12, 2019
  • Dearth of charging stations in Kolkata hits operation of newly-launched electric buses

    Dearth of charging stations in Kolkata hits operation of newly-launched electric buses

    Similar problems were reported by drivers of e-buses plying between Jadavpur and Behala.

    July 11, 2019
  • Ban on heavy goods vehicles to tackle traffic in Kolkata

    Ban on heavy goods vehicles to tackle traffic in Kolkata

    In response to the ban, the transporters said that preventing heavy vehicles from plying in the city would bring in an additional cost due to offloading and transporting goods in smaller vans to wholesale markets and demanded some arrangement to overcome this additional financial burden.

    July 9, 2019
  • Suburban connectivity

    Suburban connectivity

    A striking feature of Mrs Sitharaman’s maiden presentation must be the proposal on public-private partnerships, most importantly for faster development and completion of tracks, the manufacture of rolling stock, and delivery of passenger and freight services.

    July 9, 2019
  • Blend of soundscapes

    Blend of soundscapes

    A week-long musical event to celebrate World Music Day witnessed a bunch of melodious performances in a homely ambience in the city.

    July 7, 2019
  • Images of rural simplicity

    Images of rural simplicity

    An exhibition by artist Sandip Manna showcased in appealing visuals the beauty of West Bengal’s villages.

    July 7, 2019
  • State proposes electric buses

    State proposes electric buses

    Government has no plan for recruitment in permanent posts in the transport department.

    July 6, 2019
  • Amit Shah to meet state BJP leaders in Kolkata next week

    Amit Shah to meet state BJP leaders in Kolkata next week

    Meeting intended to formulate strategy to induct new members ahead of Assembly elections.

    July 3, 2019
  • Dacoit mastermind, who posed as priest, caught from Rajasthan

    Dacoit mastermind, who posed as priest, caught from Rajasthan

    Police are also investigating whether Sharma and his other accomplices have any past criminal records.

    July 3, 2019
  • 30,000 online app cabs stay off roads

    30,000 online app cabs stay off roads

    Meanwhile, in a communication with The Statesman, the spokesperson of the aggregating company from Mumbai wrote, “We regret the disruption caused to the rider and driver-partner community, due to a small group of individuals. We remain committed to serving the city and ensuring that our driver partners continue to access a stable income, while giving riders a convenient, reliable option to get around Kolkata.”

    July 2, 2019
  • Matters come to a head

    Matters come to a head

    The current political crisis in Manipur has been a couple of years in the making.

    July 1, 2019
  • Security in schools

    Security in schools

    Equally tragic has been the death last week of a 14-year-old girl of the GD Birla Centre for Education, once again in the washroom.

    July 1, 2019
  • Airtel folds up 3G network in Kolkata

    Airtel folds up 3G network in Kolkata

    However, Airtel will continue to provide 2G services in the city to serve the connectivity needs of customers on feature phones.

    June 28, 2019
  • Dry, sultry weather to continue for two days in Kolkata

    Dry, sultry weather to continue for two days in Kolkata

    The maximum recorded temperature in the city was 36.1 degree Celsius while the minimum stood at 28.9 degree Celsius.

    June 26, 2019
  • R Ahmed Dental College in Kolkata among top-10 in India

    R Ahmed Dental College in Kolkata among top-10 in India

    Member of the Dental Council of India, Dr Raju Biswas, said it was good news, especially on the dawn of 100 years of completion of dentistry in SE Asia. Kolkata Medical College scored 19th rank among its class in the national forum

    June 25, 2019
  • ‘People now prefer Indo-Chinese over normal Chinese’

    ‘People now prefer Indo-Chinese over normal Chinese’

    Steven Lee, head chef and owner, Hakkaland, speaks about his unique additions to recipes which have modified the taste buds of food connoisseurs globally.

    June 25, 2019
  • Less than Zero

    Less than Zero

    Small wonder that the AES mortality rate has been 25 per cent this year, against the normal average of between 6 and 19 per cent.

    June 24, 2019