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Panic at packed restaurant in south Kolkata's Mullickbazar after fire breaks out

No casualty has been reported in the fire incident at the south Kolkata restaurant. (Representative image/HT File)
Published on Oct 16, 2021 05:33 PM IST

Here's how devotees in Kolkata celebrated Vijayadashami, see pics

Vijayadashami marks the final day of the Durga Puja festival. On this day devotees bid goodbye to Goddess Durga by immersing the idols in water. In the North, devotees burn effigies of Ravan, Meghnad and Kumbhakaran. Here's how the people of Kolkata celebrated Vijayadashami.
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 12:40 PM IST

In photos: Laser show suspended in Kolkata's 'Burj Khalifa' Durga pandal

Devotees take pictures of Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower pandal created by Kolkata’s Sreebhumi Sporting Club as the Durga Puja celebration commences in Kolkata.
Published on Oct 13, 2021 03:48 PM IST

Durga Puja and Covid: How Kolkata prepared amid restrictions

PUBISHED ON Oct 11, 2021 08:54 PM IST

Tight security in Kolkata amid terror alert during Durga Puja

Devotees take pictures of a puja pandal ahead of the Durga puja festival, in Kolkata on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2021 09:04 AM IST

Game mode on with ‘Khela Hobe’ themed Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata

The pandal has replicas of Olympians who won medals such as Neeraj Chopra, PV Sindhu and players of the Indian hockey team.
Updated on Oct 10, 2021 11:19 AM IST

Kolkata gears up to conduct crucial Bhabanipur bypolls today amid heavy rain

The results of the Bhabanipur bypolls, which TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee has to win to remain the chief minister of West Bengal, will be declared on October 3. (PTI Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2021 12:10 AM IST

Toddler among two dead in Kolkata building collapse amid heavy rainfall

Extremely heavy rainfall lashed West Bengal’s capital Kolkata, and districts such as East Medinipur, West Medinipur and South 24 Parganas since Tuesday night.
Published on Sep 29, 2021 10:05 PM IST

IMD predicts intense spell of rain over Kolkata, several districts of Bengal

The MeT department has predicted water-logging in low-lying areas of cities and towns and damage to standing crops and advised fishermen not to venture into the sea till Thursday.
Published on Sep 29, 2021 03:39 PM IST

In pics: Kolkata gears up for Durga Puja, preparations in full swing

Durga Puja is celebrated for ten days in the Ashwin month. It is not just a festival for the people of Bengal but also an emotion. This year Navratri will commence on October 7, 2021, and will end on October 15, 2021. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the celebration will be scaled down all over India. Here are a few pictures of how the people of Kolkata are gearing up for the biggest festival in the city.
Updated on Sep 21, 2021 04:27 PM IST

Kolkata rain: Several areas under water, highest September rainfall since 2007

Many areas in the Bengal capital such as Ballygunge, Golf Green, Palmer Bazar, Topsia, Ultadanga, Chetla etc received more than 100 millimeters (mm) of rainfall on Sunday leading to flooding.
Published on Sep 21, 2021 10:10 AM IST

In pics: Incessant downpour leaves Kolkata wading in floods

Heavy waterlogging has been reported from several areas in Kolkata following incessant rain since Sunday evening. 
Updated on Sep 21, 2021 11:12 AM IST

Trains delayed, roads submerged as heavy rain pounds Kolkata; commuters stuck

Vehicles navigating a waterlogged road in Kolkata on Monday.
Published on Sep 20, 2021 01:32 PM IST

No RT-PCR report needed for transit passengers, clarifies Kolkata airport

West Bengal recorded 506 fresh cases of the coronavirus disease on Monday.
Published on Sep 14, 2021 03:22 PM IST

Kolkata Metro to run 10 additional services from Wednesday. Check timings here 

Kolkata metro services will remain operational between 7.30am and 10.30pm daily.
Published on Sep 14, 2021 12:26 AM IST

News updates from HT: ED raids in Kolkata in connection with fake vaccine racket

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Published on Sep 01, 2021 12:55 PM IST

Queue outside Kolkata bookstore garners praise on the internet

A queue outside a Kolkata bookstore.
Published on Aug 21, 2021 11:15 AM IST

Belur Math in Kolkata to re-open for public from today

No meeting with senior monks of the order or attending the famous evening prayer and arati will be allowed.
Published on Aug 18, 2021 05:19 AM IST

Kolkata is a great football place, says India head coach Igor Stimac

Kolkata is a great football place, says India head coach Igor Stimac: File photo
Published on Aug 17, 2021 12:42 PM IST

In pics: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee hoists flag at Red Road in Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal state, unfurls the national flag during Independence Day parade in Kolkata on August 15.
Updated on Aug 16, 2021 03:38 PM IST

The rebirth of Shaheed Minar

Shaheed Minar
Published on Aug 09, 2021 01:09 PM IST

Meet real life Young Sheldon who wrote a book on astrophysics at the age of 10

The image shows the kid named Reyansh Das.
Published on Jul 30, 2021 11:50 AM IST

These 6 irresistible street foods from Kolkata will surely make you drool

From something as light and healthy as jhalmuri to the lip-smacking famous Kolkata biryani, this place has something for everyone. Here are six foods found on the streets of Kolkata that will surely make you drool.
Updated on Jul 17, 2021 01:24 PM IST

Online merit-based admission to UG & PG courses in Bengal

Online merit-based admission to UG & PG courses in Bengal
Published on Jul 15, 2021 03:43 PM IST

West Bengal extends Covid-19 restrictions till July 30, lets Metro to run 5 days

West Bengal govermment has decided to allow Kolkata Metro to run five days a week with 50% passenger seating capacity in its revised Covid-19 guidelines.
Published on Jul 14, 2021 07:31 PM IST

TMC to continue state-wide protests today over rising fuel prices

Trinamul Congress supporters pull a scooty on a tri-cart and others ride bicycles during a demonstrative protest against fuel price hikes at a petrol pump, in Kolkata on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 11, 2021 09:44 AM IST

Kolkata: At least 12 injured after bus crashes into Fort William wall

The minibus en route from Metiabruz to Howrah crashed into a wall of the Fort William in Hastings, Kolkata, on July 1, 2021.
Published on Jul 01, 2021 01:41 PM IST

Fake vaccine case: 2 more, including fake IAS officer's cousin, held in Kolkata

People protest against the fake Covid-19 vaccination procedure in front of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation office at Esplanade, in Kolkata on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 29, 2021 10:51 AM IST
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