Kolkata to get its second Metro

At last Delhi cleared the way for Kolkata’s second Metro corridor. The Rs 4,680-crore East-West Metro project, a 13.77-km stretch of underground and elevated tracks from Salt Lake to Howrah, will be implemented by a company modelled on the Delhi…

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Vehicles contribute most to global warming

In the first ever analysis of the effect of the transport sector on climate, it has been established that road traffic contributes the most to global warming, aviation sector has the second largest warming effect, and shipping has a net…

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Pollution may trigger diabetes

Environmental pollution may trigger diabetes, scientists suspect in the US. In the commentary published in the recent edition of the Lancet, Cambridge scientists Oliver Jones and Julian Griffin highlight the need to research the possible link between certain pollutants and…

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Best gastric cancer treatment option in Kolkata

My father lives near Kolkata and has been recently diagnosed with gastric adeno-carcinoma. He will require a gastrectomy urgently. He had undergone triple bypass several years ago, and has recovered fairly well. We are considering the following centers: 1. RTIICS…

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Climate change in West Bengal

© Despair (1999) – Kushal Gangopadhyay – Piali Village, West Bengal, India UNCCD Photo The nature of West Bengal’s weather is changing. Monsoon doesn’t come as scheduled any more. Duration of Summer became longer, Winter comes late, without its normal…

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Believe it or not !

‘Believe it or not, this metropolis never had a town planner since 1947. Only last month did those in charge of Kolkata’s upkeep and development take a hard and close look around them to discover the mess this city is…

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Didi and her hunger strike

From Outlook India Online: ” …………………………… Defying Medical Science Mamata has been fasting for the past 25 days now (as on Thursday, Dec 28) and, if her aides are to be believed, she hasn’t had even a drop of water.…

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Raniniti

Mamata didi dekhalen bhalo! Rajniti to noe, ekebare ‘rajar (ohh! sorry, ranir) niti’. Ami jaha koribo (ebong bolibo) taha-i sotya ar baki sob kichu mithya! Alochonar dhar dhari na, jukti-tarker pash ghenshi na, pache asol ogyanotar prokot unmadini murti bahir hoia pore! Ta se unmadini to…

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Anti Reservation Petition

If anybody likes to put his/her signature to the Anti Reservation Petition, he/she can sign to the follwing link: http://www.petitiononline.com/arb06/. Share with:

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