Post Tagged with: "Kolkata"

Kite strings: Maa flyover may get 4 feet fence

Kite strings: Maa flyover may get 4 feet fence

KOLKATA: The traffic police have proposed to put up nets, view-cutters or wire fence up to a height of 4 ft above the guard rail on the southern flank of the to cut down on chances of injuries to bikers by the alloy-coated used to fly kites from nearby buildings. […]

Barbed wire on Howrah bridge to prevent suicides

Barbed wire on Howrah bridge to prevent suicides

KOLKATA: While Hemant Guhait, the youth who attempted suicide by jumping off (Rabindra Setu) on Friday evening, was admitted to Pavlov Institute by the Kolkata Police on Saturday, authorities have urged contractors to speed up work on installing barbed wire on top of the bridge?s fence, the height of which […]

Blaze destroys clothes showroom in Burrabazar

Blaze destroys clothes showroom in Burrabazar

KOLKATA: A fire at a garment in within a kilometre of Bagri Market triggered panic in the locality around 12.45am on Saturday. Witnesses said some labourers had lit a flame just outside the shop to keep themselves warm when the fire spread to Raghav Enterprise on 10 Armenian Street stacked […]

Puja organisers in a bind over IT dept?s notice

Puja organisers in a bind over IT dept?s notice

KOLKATA: Slapped with a notice from the Income department for disclosure of expenditure and tax deducted at sources towards different payments made, puja organizers are now in a fix as many of them do not even have necessary documents such as a PAN or a TAN. While a handful of […]

Former IB officer loses lakhs in bank fraud

Former IB officer loses lakhs in bank fraud

KOLKATA: A former Intelligence Bureau officer has been duped of lakhs after his ATM card reportedly got compromised at a nationalized bank kiosk. The victim, Anand Swaroop Gupta, has lodged a complaint with the bank and is in the process of taking help from the cyber cell of Kolkata Police. […]