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Good news Behala! New rail level crossing gate opened near Majerhat

Kolkata: Much to the relief of the people living in and around Behala in south Kolkata, a new railway level crossing gate has been...

Metro Railway introduces bottle crushers at 6 stations

Kolkata: To enable passengers to their part in keeping the stations clean, Metro Railway has introduced bottle crushers at six of its stations. The six...

Extra Metro train from Chaturthi; repair team in train

Kolkata: Since the last few years, revellers have been betraying the trend of embarking on pandal-hopping in Kolkata much before the ritualistic start of...

Bengal gets new destination as CM throws open Gajoldoba tourism hub

Siliguri: Bengal has today got a new tourism destination with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurating an integrated eco-tourism hub in the north Bengal. Conceived and...

Indian Railways’ first green rake starts from Howrah

Kolkata: City-headquartered Eastern Railway today pressed into service the first ever green rake developed by overhauling old coaches at its Liluah Workshop in Howrah. Named...

Two yrs since rights panel order, Metro opens toilets for commuters

Kolkata: Two metro railway stations in the city ~ Shahid Khudiram in the south and Noapara in the north ~ today got toilets meant...

Boon for tourists: now fly direct to Sikkim from Kolkata

Siliguri: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurating Sikkim’s first airport at Pakyong, some 33-km off the state capital Gangtok, tourists from Kolkata will...

North Bengal tourism body inks MoU with Nepal counterpart

Siliguri: Two prominent bodies of tourism service operators from north Bengal and Nepal have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost transborder tourism...

Asansol rail stn gets premium lounge even as Howrah, Sealdah wait

Asansol: Even as the ones planned at Howrah and Sealdah railway stations are hanging fire, Asansol railway station today got a premium lounge for...

Additional Metro trains for Puja shoppers

Kolkata: Durga Puja is less than a month away and Kolkatans are making the best of the weekends to shop apparels and accessories for...

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