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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
 

Calcutta

Window to Parsi life

First published on 27-Oct-2017
A four-day exhibition of Parsi culture started at Olpadvala Memorial Trust Hall on Thursday....   | Read..
 

Railways crack down on online ticket touts

First published on 27-Oct-2017
The RPF, along with the vigilance section of the railways, have raided several licensed and unlicensed travel agencies in the city in connection with buying e-tickets in bulk and selling them at a ......   | Read..
 

CU panel mulls hike in tech seat count

First published on 27-Oct-2017
Calcutta University's engineering admission committee will meet next month to decide whether the number of seats in the four-year BTech programme needs to be raised by 15 per cent in the next acade......   | Read..
 

Lake littered in ritual rush

First published on 27-Oct-2017
Flowers, plastic packets, bottles and various puja items lay strewn in the Lake after Chhath rituals were observed on Thursday....   | Read..
 

Holiday: boon or bane

First published on 27-Oct-2017
The school calendar has a new holiday but the jury is out on whether the students needed one at a time when classes have just resumed after Diwali break....   | Read..
 

Metro work starts

First published on 27-Oct-2017
Work on a stretch that had remained inaccessible to the railways for six years began on Thursday, paving the way for the construction of pillars for the Baranagar-Dakshineswar Metro project....   | Read..
 

Teenager dead in stall

First published on 27-Oct-2017
A 13-year-old boy died after apparently being electrocuted at a meat stall in Ripon Street where he worked....   | Read..
 

Alipore gets Yokohama kangaroos

First published on 27-Oct-2017
Alipore: Four kangaroos from Yokohama in Japan landed in Calcutta early on Thursday and headed straight to their new home at Alipore Zoological Garden....   | Read..
 

Aadhaar must in schools

First published on 27-Oct-2017
CBSE schools are recording the Aadhaar numbers of students during online registration for classes IX to XII, in compliance with a circular issued by the board making Aadhaar registration mandatory ......   | Read..
 

Virus stings Behala ward

First published on 27-Oct-2017
Tapan Das, 47, died at Behala's Vidyasagar State General Hospital on Wednesday. He had tested for dengue, his relatives said. But the death certificate says "cardio respiratory failure"....   | Read..
 

6-yr-old fished out of canal waters

First published on 27-Oct-2017
A six-year-old boy was found dead in a canal in Uluberia, Howrah, on Thursday morning....   | Read..
 

Long list of absentees in schools

First published on 27-Oct-2017
The absentee list in most city schools has seen a spike with several children down with fever....   | Read..
 

Two dengue deaths

First published on 27-Oct-2017
Two people died of dengue and two of fever in neighbouring areas of the city in the past 24 hours....   | Read..
 

Under single roof seats for 3,200

First published on 27-Oct-2017
Biswa Bangla Convention Centre, that was under construction for three years, has been inaugurated. It will host the state government’s Global Bengal Business Summit in January, announced......   | Read..
 

Draped in Brazil colours

First published on 27-Oct-2017
It’s not just the Salt Lake stadium that has become a corner of Brazil. A resident of BC Block has draped his two-storeyed house and car in the country’s flags. “It is actually th......   | Read..
 

New Town’s Brazilian roots for team

First published on 27-Oct-2017
There is one man in New Town whose love for the Samba boys is more intense than any Calcuttan’s. Paulo Nicacio has been rooting for his country from his apartment in Rosedale Garden. “M......   | Read..
 

Slum kids gear up to play ball

First published on 27-Oct-2017
Minutes from the Salt Lake stadium but light years away from the spotlight of the Fifa Under-17 World Cup, youngsters in the 11 to 17 age group are busy at practice in some park or the other in Sec......   | Read..
 

Hawkers wait to return

First published on 27-Oct-2017
The most welcome change brought about by the Fifa U-17 World Cup at the stadium is that it has made the hawkers disappear from our township. Be it the fruit sellers at Karunamoyee or the flower sel......   | Read..
 

Evergreen at 84

First published on 27-Oct-2017
I had a major road accident last week and people advised me not to come for this show. But I told them Calcutta is my sasural and that if she calls me I must honour her request,” smiled Asha ......   | Read..
 

Hit and run, make a colour splash

First published on 27-Oct-2017
Every year on Kali puja, BL Park turns into a fun zone. In the past few years they’ve had gaming contests, treasure hunts and this year the biggest draw was paintball. Over 60 enthusiasts tur......   | Read..