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WB seat of administration shifts to new address in Howrah

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 16:01

For the first time in its history, the seat of West Bengal administration formally moved out of heritage Writers` Building to the new 15-storey HRBC building across the Hooghly river in Howrah district.

West Bengal: One drowns, six missing in boat capsize

Last Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2012, 11:40

One woman drowned and six others, including a two year-old, are reported missing after a country boat capsized on Saturday in Hooghly River near a ghat.

Boat capsizes in Hooghly river, two missing

Last Updated: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 00:24

Two persons were missing after an overcrowded country-boat capsized midstream of the Hooghly river near Kuthighat.

Two cargo ships collide in Hooghly River, sinking

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 19:22

The ships `Green valley` and `Tiger Spring` collided at about 11.30 am at the confluence of the Hooghly and Rupnarayan rivers near Kolkata port.

Trawler capsized following turbulence: Passengers

Last Updated: Sunday, October 31, 2010, 17:20

Turbulence caused by waves after two ships passed the overcrowded trawler resulted in its capsize in the Hooghly river, rescued passengers said on Sunday.