Howrah Bridge

Bus accident on Howrah Bridge, two dead, seven injured

A bus overturned on Howrah Bridge in Kolkata while overtaking another bus, resulting in the death of two persons and injuries to seven others.

Jun 16, 2017, 16:09 PM IST
Kolkata is a delight for cultural aficionados – Here’s why

Kolkata is a delight for cultural aficionados – Here’s why

The soul of Kolkata lies in its historic buildings and monuments and a visit to these ancient and historical destinations is a must to truly experience the wonders of the ‘City of Joy’.

Oct 13, 2016, 14:43 PM IST
Bollywood films that inspire us to visit Kolkata

Bollywood films that inspire us to visit Kolkata

Kolkata - the city of joy - has off late become filmmakers' hot favourite.

Nov 30, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

Flash mob dancers at Howrah bridge to mark its 72nd birthday

Surprising daily commuters, a group of 50 dancers today brought out a flash mob on the iconic Howrah bridge to mark its 72nd birthday.

Feb 03, 2015, 16:34 PM IST
'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' celebrates Howrah Bridge's birthday

'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' celebrates Howrah Bridge's birthday

Kolkata's iconic Howrah Bridge, which was commissioned 72 years ago Feb 3, witnessed a unique tribute on its birthday Tuesday with a flash mob act by 50 dancers on a ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!’ (DBB) soundtrack.

Feb 03, 2015, 14:59 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan, 'Piku' team shoot at iconic Howrah Bridge

Amitabh Bachchan, 'Piku' team shoot at iconic Howrah Bridge

Ringed by a circle of admirers at the crack of dawn Friday, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan shot for ‘Piku’ at the British-era Howrah Bridge here and thanked the local police for its efficient management.

Nov 07, 2014, 16:42 PM IST

A fresh coat of paint for Howrah Bridge

The British-era Howrah Bridge, Kolkata`s iconic landmark that serves as a crucial gateway for the eastern metropolis and ferries hundreds of thousands of vehicles every day, is getting a fresh coat of paint after eight years.

Feb 11, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

Girl jumps before train as lover commits suicide

A girl allegedly tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of a speeding train in Metro Railway here on Thursday after hearing the news that her lover had jumped from the Howrah Bridge, the police said.

Sep 12, 2013, 09:17 AM IST

Only in India - Gutkha sputum corrodes Howrah Bridge!

The base of the pillars of the landmark Howrah bridge, used by 1.2 lakh vehicles and 5 lakh pedestrians daily, have been encased in fibreglass casings after severe damage was caused to them by gutkha-laced sputum.

May 02, 2013, 11:50 AM IST

Fire engulfs clothes godown in Kolkata’s Barabazaar

In an untoward incident a major fire broke out at a clothes godown at Barabazaar in Kolkata on Thursday.

Jan 03, 2013, 10:11 AM IST

Gutka, paan stains turn Howrah Bridge into spittoon

Kolkata`s famous landmark Howrah Bridge, regarded as one of the world`s most busiest, would soon undergo a makeover to protect its pillars from being used as spittoons by pedestrians.

May 30, 2012, 13:52 PM IST

Bomb scare on Howrah bridge

Howrah Bridge, now called Rabindra Setu, is the link between Howrah station and Kolkata metropolis.

Sep 25, 2011, 10:58 AM IST