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What drives hospital cost

A lot has been heard and even more spoken about rationality of pricing in hospitals. This is a problem of national prevalence. Bengal being historically deficient in health-care infrastructure, the problem is even more compelling.
Kunal Sarkar Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Serviced flats for elderly folk

A world where one does not need to worry about the kitchen running out of supplies, the domestic help bunking, electricity or cable TV bill remaining unpaid or maintenance of the property. One can just sit back and enjoy the benefits of assisted living.
Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

New Town bus strike for canteen 

Buses are back on the road in Action Area III after the authorities promised to redress the grievances of bus operators of the Patharghata bus terminus, opposite Sukhobrishti.  
Sudeshna Banerjee Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Tea garden team oversees pre-storm tree prune

The authorities promise no trees will get uprooted from our boulevard this nor’wester season.  
Showli Chakraborty Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Kerb trees suffer ignorant handling

With hawkers out of the way many footpaths are now getting renovated. But concerns arise over the laying of interlocked tiles on the pavements, that are often being laid in a way that could choke the trees on the stretches.
Our bureau Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Music and memories of Easter

Devotees of Immanuel Evangelical Church held their Easter service on the second floor of CK 58.  
Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Tax submission starts

New Town residents are slowly but steadily logging on to the internet to get their properties self-assessed and pay off their taxes.
A Staff Reporter Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Hanuman Jayanti in GC Block

Devotees of Lord Hanuman gathered in GC Block community hall last Saturday where a grand celebration of Hanuman Jayanti had been organised. 
Sudeshna Banerjee Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Traffic clogs DA Block exit

Last week DA Block’s Aparna Roy was stuck with her car in her driveway for half an hour, as the bylane in front of her house was jammed by cars at a standstill.
Brinda Sarkar Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Jamini Roy adds colour to Ultadanga complex wall

Next time you head to Ultadanga, look left before the signal. Diagonally opposite the Hudco complex is a beautiful break from the dreariness of defaced walls in the city. Jamini Roy paintings adorn the boundary of Iswarchandra Nibas here.
Brinda Sarkar Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Day to run for fun in the sun

When your sports day gets scheduled between the Fifa World Cup’s Under-17 edition in your backyard and the seniors’ tournament coming up in Russia, your events are bound to have a football hangover.
Brinda Sarkar Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

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