KOLKATA, 28 MAY: At a time when about 60 per cent rural households in the state do not have electricity, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is setting up 50,000 trident lamps just to decorate

Devolution of more powers to panchayats in the management of national rural drinking water mission and the issues of arsenic and shortage of drinking water will figure prominently at the two-day na

After a study by the Institute of Urban Transport revealed that the Kolkata tram is a cheaper, environment-friendly mode of transport, the Ministry of Urban Development has asked metropolitan citie

A picture, it is said, is worth a thousand words.

The Celsius soared to a season high of 40.5 degrees on Wednesday, prompting the weather office to sound the summer’s first heat-wave warning for Calcutta.

KOLKATA, 16 MAY: It may sound unbelievable, but the third oldest underground sewer line in the world has been cleaned for the first time since its installation and re-commissioned today.

KOLKATA, 16 MAY: The future of Indian cities ~ and Kolkata ~ lies in urban densification in the form of high-rise buildings and “virtual land”, said Mr Debashish Sen, principal secretary of West Be

KOLKATA, 14 MAY: In an initiative to combat high rates of malnutrition in children of West Bengal, GlaxoSmithKline consumer healthcare have partnered with Horlicks and the Child In Need Institute (

Labels on packaged foods may not always carry totally correct information, finds
Saheli Mitra

KOLKATA, 29 APRIL: In wanton destruction of trees along the VIP Road to facilitate the construction of a flyover between Teghoria and Lake Town by the state Public Works Department as many as 186 t