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Kolkata municipal corporation

Kolkata: Teenager drowns during swimming lessons in pool

Shahbaz who had joined swimming training barely some days ago was irregular, sources revealed.

05 Aug 2019 4:22 AM

10 trapped in Jorabagan building collapse rescued

On July 23 the first floor of a two storeyed building in Sealdah caved in killing two men and injuring two more.

28 Jul 2018 12:44 AM

Lightning kills five, one drowns as rains lash state

An 18-year-old person drowned in Sutunga river in Mekhliganj in Cooch Behar district during the rains, he added.

26 Jun 2018 7:15 AM

Opposition slams KMC for poor disaster management

Another Left councillor Chayan Bhattacharya alleged, “The KMC does not have the infrastructure for disaster management.

19 Apr 2018 3:08 AM

Mamata Banerjee pulls up senior state govt officers on supply of dead chicken

The chief minister said that the state cannot let hundreds fall ill by consuming dead chicken kept preserved in formalin.

22 Mar 2018 6:04 AM


Mayor rejects water contamination charges

Around 270 persons were rushed to Baghajatin State General Hospital.

13 Feb 2018 12:43 AM

Kolkata Municipal Corporation plans to deploy drone to fight dengue

The civic body has conducted a pilot-run last week and flown a drone over southern part of the city's Bikramgarh area.

18 Dec 2017 7:09 AM

Kolkata: Municipality to send notice to Sourav Ganguly after dengue larvae found in his house

According to the state health department, there have been 35 dengue deaths in West Bengal since January, 2017.

24 Nov 2017 4:45 PM

Political feud breaks out as dengue claims 2 more lives

The victims were identified as Sabita Rani Dey of Netaji Nagar and Soumyadip Pal of Kestopur in the outskirts of the city. 

06 Nov 2017 2:29 AM

Kolkata: Teen killed in building collapse

According to the KMC, the house was declared dangerous many years ago but it was not vacated by its residents.

17 Sep 2017 1:48 AM


Duo’s death not due to dengue: KMC

On September 4, Siddhartha was admitted to a private hospital off EM Bypass with high fever.

09 Sep 2017 7:51 AM

KMC may colour-code potable, toxic ice

The initiative, started by an alliance of NGOs and corporate houses, aims at helping children read.

29 Jul 2017 4:49 AM

West Bengal rules out flood threats

A woman in her 20s was carried away by heavy current in the river at Labhpur in Birbhum.

23 Jul 2017 4:37 AM

KMC to take anti-dengue drive beyond jurisdiction

The south Dum Dum Municipality has already registered two dengue deaths.

18 Jul 2017 2:02 AM

KMC: Hoardings to make way for LED boards

30 areas in city, including Park Street, selected for move.

17 Jul 2017 6:23 AM


Kolkata to get street art makeover

8 prominent spots in city to be painted by team of artists.

16 Jul 2017 4:31 AM

Kolkata Mayor lashes out at Congress councillor

Congress councillor demanded strong punishment for dereliction of duty on part of KMC officials on the matter.

13 Jul 2017 5:28 AM

Councillors asked to put up Kanyashree posters

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will put up 25 hoardings about Kanyashree’s win in the UN in each of its 144 wards.

09 Jul 2017 4:31 AM

KMC raids Esplanade for toxic ice

The civic body has also paid a visit to a number of ice-manufacturing units in the city to make them aware of the ill effects of using such ice.

23 Jun 2017 5:18 AM

KMC to build ATMs beside toilets

An official pointed out that banks have to pay rent for setting up ATMs to a land owner.

17 Jun 2017 5:31 AM