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Chinese poet finds place in Kolkata Town Hall

Lu Hsun, the revolutionary poet who is to the Chinese what Rabindranath Tagore is to Indians, will soon be rubbing shoulders with his illustrious contemporary at the Town Hall. Qian Min, the mayor of Shao Xing city, will join mayor Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya, to unveil the bronze bust of Lu Hsun.

Transport caught fire

Wonder how this transport caught fire in Tangra.

Firm to turn Dhapa waste into electricity

Renewable energy leader Astonfield plans to invest $130 million to set up a 54 mega watt (MW) plant that will convert solid waste into electricity at Dhapa, a 186-hectare dumping ground in Calcutta.

Kolkata Public Transport Strike

Kolkata wore a deserted look today as private buses, minibuses and autorickshaw operators went on an indefinite strike after their meeting with the West Bengal government on a high court order banning 15-year-old vehicles in the city failed.

Tangra Power Supply Upgrading

Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC) embedding yellow cables in Tangra ChinaTown.

Bandra Worli Sea Link Pictures

Bandra Worli Sea Link which is a mega project of around Rs. 16 billion and has a length of 5.6 kilo meters is almost ready and will be opened to the general public in the end of this month. It will connect on the south uptown Bandra with Worli here in Mumbai, said a minister […]

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Dhapa Dumping ground to be shut by 2010

Dhapa used to be famous for Dumping ground but with recent years of development of ITC Sonar Bangla, 5 Stars Hotel & Silver Spring in this area, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has decided to close down a part of the Dhapa Dumping ground by April 2010 for remediation. Around 8.5 hectares of the 35-hectare […]

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