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Will Kolkata roads soon have dedicated Cycle Tracks? 

KMDA takes initiative for a Green Kolkata

Join the Green Rhinos Fundraiser Lunch at Z’s Precinct to...

Help to spread awareness for saving the fragile Sundarbans

Trace Kolkata through Ink and Paper drawings of 76-year-old eng...

Be at Golpark RK Mission today to have a look at these rare paint...

Legendary singer Debabrata Biswas’ Kolkata house turned i...

Listing to his songs all day long as you take a bite

Established in 1836 iconic La Martiniere school to open co-ed c...

Expansion of La Marts will give boost to city’s educational...

Kolkata to get back Rawdon Square after 30 years of lockdown! ...

KMC restores the iconic park that was once saved by Mamata Banerj...

HISTORIC! Calcutta University finally includes Third Gender opt...

From graduation to post graduation for all colleges under CU

Beadon Street – death of Chaitanya Library and revamped M...

How the iconic street was named after a British visionary

On Bengali New Year, new Majerhat Bridge might be operational! ...

It will come as a big relief for South Kolkata

One of world’s largest science festival IISF starts in Ko...

350 students to replicate Jagadish Bose’s wireless communic...

BREAKING! Kolkata’s IIM gets top rank in India, 17th in t...

Rankings were given recently by Financial Times Masters

KMDA to create ‘Land Banks’ around Kolkata for indu...

KMDA gets hold of its land along EM Bypass and other parts

Check out what to do this Diwali weekend

From Diya making to Bazi Bazar, have a Safe Diwali

Kolkata comes up with new eco-friendly utensils made of lotus a...

These ‘Green Utensils’ will help fight plastic pollut...

Baazi Bazar back to Maidan this year!

Get a chance to browse through the best of firecrackers closer ho...

BREAKING! Calcutta University and JU rank 1st & 2nd! QS Ind...

CM tweets on the success of the two Universities

Puja fervor over! Now try these events!

Tickle your intellectual quotient

BREAKING! UNESCO will join next year’s Red Road Durga Puj...

Durga Puja might be announced as world’s greatest festival ...

South Point School that groomed a Nobel Laureate has name in Gu...

The school that produced achievers in different fields!

Kolkata Trams set to make a comeback with new AC carriages!

City Mayor lays the plan for tram route revival

Kolkata to have all-electric bus fleet by 2030!

Not just E-buses, even battery-operated ferry services to start s...

KUDOS! International honour for KMDA at Copenhagen!

Successful implementation of zero polluting vehicles in Kolkata ...

Not to miss Durga Puja Carnival on Red Road tomorrow

Taking Kolkata’s Puja to the world podium

Open-air Double Decker buses for foreign tourists in Kolkata

London styled buses to ply in Kolkata this winter

Institute of Neurosciences Kolkata make people aware of spinal ...

Symposium on creating awareness about Ankylosing Spondylitis

Light-and-sound show on Howrah Bridge!

Starts from October, details inside

First ever Trail Run in Kolkata for Children!

JBG Kolkata Trail Run for Little Champs of Bengal

Touch, feel and buy the Best of Bengal at MAYA Art Space

Do not miss exclusive exhibits of The Bengal Store starting today...

From Happiness of Onam to Super Theatre!

Do not miss GB Events List over this wet weekend

JU works on first historical online dictionary in Bengali!

Mammoth task of recording evolution of every Bengali word

SAVING THE HOOGHLY! Volunteers from New Zealand take up mission...

Kolkata’s aquatic eco-system needs to be saved

 World’s first Museum on Chaitanya Mahaprabhu opens ...

Walk through the museum to know the unknown and for divine bliss ...

WATCH OUT! New Bridge coming up at Shyambazar!

To ease traffic snarls, the new bridge was proposed

Why are lightning strikes increasing in Kolkata? Listen to scie...

Rising pollution behind increasing lightning strike deaths in Kol...

GOOD NEWS! Majerhat Bridge to be complete by February 2020

New bridge will look like Vidyasagar Setu!

India’s deepest metro station now in Kolkata!

Metro station 30 metres below Howrah station is now complete

Turkisyano – first Turkish ice-cream outlet of Kolkata

Do not miss this slice of Turkey in the middle of the city!

40 more E-Buses to hit city streets on August 26!

Aim to curb environmental pollution

Institute of Neurosciences creates history! Patient recovers fr...

Doctors use classical music therapy for treatment

As Jhulan starts today, GB takes you to Jhulan Bari of Kolkata ...

200-year-old heritage house with a narrow hanging lane between tw...

India’s first Underwater Metro to run in Kolkata soon!

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal congratulates Kolkata in a tw...

Miracle! Calcutta Medical College oncologists cure 4th stage ca...

State run medical college praised for this path-breaking feat

IIM Kolkata gets first female director, Anju Seth to head ...

Controversy over appointment of a US citizen as head of IIM in Ko...

Earthquake in Kolkata today! The city sits on a major tectonic ...

Earthquake was predicted in Kolkata in next 2 months!

Good News! Wipro to start 2nd campus employing 10,000 in Bengal...

Microsoft to follow Wipro and work with handloom weavers of Benga...

Earthquake predicted in Kolkata in next 2 months!

Why are seismologists worried about Kolkata?

World class air purifiers set up by KMC to help Calcuttans brea...

Like New York and Washington, Kolkata will soon get such air puri...

Kudos! Calcutta Medical College doctors remove rarest of rare f...

Baby was growing between stomach and intestine!

New Town to get first Tree Library of India

One stop destination for information on all species of trees

Good News! Kolkata gets 4th Liver Transplant Unit

Big boost to the city’s organ donation drive

At last a ray of hope! Kolkata to experience monsoon showers fr...

After the longest ever summer in the last 10 years!

New museum ‘Ami Kolkata’ that reconstructs the soul...

Do not miss the new museum at Metcalfe Hall

Kolkata’s Premier Clubs are first in the country to imple...

Calcutta Club, CCFC, CRC, Tolly and many clubs follow green initi...

Good News! Sealdah station to get platform extension

Plan to widen all platforms to handle crowds!

East-West metro comes with a series of safety nets to avoid tra...

After the horrific death last week, East West Metro to have moder...

Doctors of SSKM Hospital perform rare surgery to save boy

Advanced Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy on young Rohit Dolui saves his l...

SSKM scripts history today with liver transplant through organ ...

Green corridor brings liver and kidney from Park Clinic to SSKM i...

Kolkata Metro allows commuters to use staff toilets

So long basic washroom facilities were not available at metro sta...

Super advanced Robotic Surgery to be introduced in SSKM  ...

First of its kind in Eastern India, state run SSKM Hospital&rsquo...

Blood Shot eyes, rupture of blood vessels, new monsoon disease ...

Beware, this is not Conjunctivitis, but Sub-congenital hemorrhage...

Beware of the ‘Laughing Gas’ gang in Kolkata

The Delhi robbery gang that are a new menace on city streets

Kolkata gets the first multi-sports museum of India!

This World Cup season catch a glimpse of Virat Kohli’s bat ...

Jadavpur University students crowd-source books and start women...

First crowd-funded only-women library of Bengal starts at Sheorap...

Want to buy a recently-seized bike on e-auction? Try Lalbazar&r...

Rogue biker crackdown piled up several high-end bikes; Police pla...

Good news! Tram routes to be back in Kolkata again!

New Tracks to be laid and old routes restored

New ‘Bus Boxes’ on Kolkata roads to reduce fatal ac...

How will these boxes help in stopping racing buses?

No Durga Puja at Mohammad Ali Park this year

Why this decision has been taken?

In just 12 minutes donor kidney reaches SSKM today via green co...

Another medical emergency handled with aplomb in Kolkata

No Durga Puja pandal this year to block Kolkata roads

State government sends strict instruction to all police stations ...

Today SSKM Hospital created history with first heart transplant...

Anjana’s heart will now beat in Mrinmay’s body

Rogue biker drags cop and injures him in front of Quest Mall! ...

Police to use technology to arrest such bikers to save their forc...

St Xavier’s Law School starts in Kolkata promising new op...

Good news for city students pursuing a law degree

12K rogue bikers booked in Kolkata in just 12 days!

Police now shifts focus to the city bylanes

On Doctor’s Day SSKM Kolkata comes up with world-class tr...

Inaugurated today by Chief Minister of West Bengal

New Q-cabs to hit Kolkata streets and challenge Ola and Uber! ...

They are believed to be as reasonable as metered taxis

East West Metro is here from July!

Advanced coaches, LED lighting, world-class evacuation system

French firm gives green signal to Kolkata Metro underwater

Now ride on East-West Metro under the Hooghly

Block raids by Kolkata Police to rein in Bike Gangs

More than 2.5k rogue bikers booked in 4 hours

New AC trams of Kolkata generating huge revenue

 After Shyambazar they will also run in the Maidan and Garia...

Almost a century old paddle steamer to return to Hooghly

Heritage paddle steamer of yore might soon set sail with a restau...

Visit New Town’s Feluda Park to meet your favourite detec...

Enjoy a tea break with Jatayu and Topse in tow

Imagine your Zomato food coming through drones!

Kolkata food lovers be ready for a new treat

Fort William paves the way for eco-friendly e-rickshaws

New model to curb air pollution in Kolkata

Dipanjan Guha’s journey in time and space

The master of creating moods through melodies

In the Line of Cyclones: Worst Bengal cyclones since 1737

Did you know Calcutta Cyclone of 1864 killed around 60,000?

Monginis is back on Kolkata’s confectionary map

Will the new Monginis give tough competition to others?

First state-run film school to start in Kolkata this August

Aspiring directors and actors get a new film institute in the cit...

Celebrate ‘Shakespeare Feast’ and not fest in Kolka...

Food platter with names of Shakespeare’s immortal character...

Next time you are at Sealdah Station, be treated royally

State’s first Executive Lounge at Sealdah Station

Kolkata’s ‘42’ is now tallest building of Ind...

Another feather on the city’s skyline

Bookstore in Kolkata selling books in kilos!

Do visit Book Tuk and buy books in perfect condition

Ice jackets to give relief to police dogs this scorching summer...

Elite dog squad of Kolkata Police will play an important poll rol...

Museum where boats sail

Visit the Boat Museum of Kolkata

Unique app on artefacts and history launched by Indian Museum ...

Kolkata’s Indian Museum brings you closer to the lost eras ...

SSKM comes up with a specialised organ-transplant unit

Complicated surgeries at affordable cost

Singapore takes lesson from Kolkata to create ‘Art from C...

Connect between Kolkata and Singapore under British India

Alternative to Dumdum airport coming up at Barrackpore

A new airport to soon come up at Barrackpore. Good news for Kolka...

Prasant Panjiar’s photographs talk to each other

The photographer who captured bandits at KIPF

KIPF showcases Mother Teresa’s amazing journey

Documentary on Sunil K. Dutt who captured Mother in different moo...

The Kashmir Connect to KIPF

Do not miss well-known photographer from the valley Irfan Nabi

Kolkata Cloud Chasers to feature in KIPF

Photographs of extreme weather and landscapes

Indian Museum – iconic KIPF venue partner

Rajesh Purohit of Indian Museum speaks to GB

Paris based photographer Elodie Guignard is excited about KIPF ...

Elodie Guignard gives an exclusive interview to GB

Tanushree Shankar encourages everyone to be at KIPF

GB spoke to the famous dancer and choreographer

Famous percussionist Tanmoy Bose to promote KIPF

GB spoke to Tanmoy Bose to find his take on this photography fest...

Kolkata’s two new proposed flyovers can be an environment...

Proposed Alipore Flyover can damage Adi Ganga and cause flooding ...

Gautam De tells GB why ICCR is a chosen venue for KIPF

Kolkata’s largest photography festival will hold show at IC...

Celebrate photographs that are more real than reality

Do not miss The Kolkata International Photo Festival

History of Kolkata Book Fair that starts tomorrow

When, where and why Kolkata Book Fair started?

World War II bomb discovered during dredging at Kolkata port! ...

Reliving the dark tales of colonial rule and Japanese bombings! ...

Innovative packaged tours for Kolkata Book Fair

State government comes up with Book Tours to attract crowds

Morning After Traders Assembly Fire

The ‘Dala’ problem returns to haunt Kolkata’s m...

Cruelty against the city’s stray dogs is no stray inciden...

GB speaks to citizens of Kolkata to address the inhuman face of h...

IIT scientist warns of a major earthquake in Kolkata

The city sits on a deadly seismic zone

Buying books in kilos at Bookchor carnival in Kolkata

Were city’s bookworms satisfied with this first-of-a-kind e...