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Three river bridges in WB to boost trade, highlight culture

One bridge over the Hooghly river would connect Shantipur in Nadia district to Kalna in East Burdwan district, while the other one would link Budge Budge in South 24 Parganas district to Howrah district's Fuleshwar, a senior official said.

Post Hooghly Jetty collapse: To improve safety of passengers, govt to roll out 5 steel vessels soon

Could accommodate 250 people, manage to withstand high tides.

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West Bengal: Boat capsizes; officials say 12 missing, eyewitnesses claim 100

The boat was ferrying around 55 people, who were returning from a fair at Kalna in Bardhaman to Shantipur in Nadia, sources said nearly 200 passengers were aboard it.

Howrah Bridge to go dark for an hour

Between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm Saturday, all ornamental lights would be switched off at the famous Howrah Bridge.

Impassioned five-day celebration

Kolkata lends itself to melancholia with remarkable ease. Its buildings tell stories,the serpentine lanes seduce you.

Hooghly’s Thames makeover kicks off

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday inaugurated a beautification project along the Hooghly river at Millennium Park

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For idle jute mill workers,‘change’ has no meaning

Seated on a small cot in the courtyard 53-year-old Munshilal Das stares towards the desolate Worker Quarters of Wellington Jute Mill,

Trawler toll goes up to 62,bad weather creates problems

Twenty-one more bodies were found on Monday from the trawler which sank in Hooghly river.

Trawler capsize toll rises to 20

With the retrieval of two more bodies on Sunday,the toll in the trawler capsize tragedy near Talpatty island in the Hooghly river at the confluence of the Bay of Bengal

Panel for beautification of Hooghly river soon

The state government will soon set up a committee to look into the beautification,conservation and preservation of the river Hooghly and its ghats.

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