Bhubaneswar AIIMS OPD to open on Nov. 2

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, on Thursday announced it will resume its OPD (outpat...

Blood donation on birthdays

For Dr Abhishek Verma, a Ranchi-based pathologist, it was a birthday celebration of a never-before kind. A bl...

Covid: fall in active cases

Bengal for the third consecutive day on Thursday reported a drop in total active Covid-19 cases with another n...

Sikkim dharna on transport lifted

The Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum (SPYF) on Thursday night called off its over week-long dharna in support of...

Odisha zoo offers virtual tour

Nandankanan Zoological Park, located on the outskirt of Bhubaneswar, is offering a virtual tour of the park to...

3 of family murdered on witchcraft suspicion

Police recovered three decapitated bodies, including two women, all from one family, near a stream of Raba riv...

North East  /  Published 28.06.20

Flood hits Assam, heavy rains forecast

As many as 21 districts and a population of over 4.6 lakh have been affected in the ongoing flood in Assam with water entering Dibrugarh town and coming threateningly close to entering the capital cit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Mobile Covid-19 test lab in Jamshedpur

A Jamshedpur-based company has developed a Covid-19 mobile testing laboratory which it claims is the country’s first with fully automated sanitisation and thermal scanning facilities.The mobile lab,...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Bikers in mask pose as cops, rob elderly

At least four elderly women were robbed of their gold ornaments in the past 48 hours and police believe two men on a motorcycle wearing masks and posing as cops were involved in the robberies. The tw...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

25 people can pray at St Paul’s

The Church of North India’s Calcutta diocese will start prayer and meditation with a maximum of 25 people at a time at St Paul’s Cathedral and six other churches from Sunday, Reverend Pari...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Landed, chased at airport, quarantined

Several people who arrived in the city from Bangladesh on Saturday played cat and mouse with police at the airport terminal to avoid going to a quarantine facility. A US Bangla Airlines flight with 1...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

HC stays teacher transfer clause

The high court on Friday stayed the operation of a clause of the West Bengal School Service Commission (Amendment) Act, 2017, which allows the government to transfer state-aided schoolteachers for adm...
By Tapas Ghosh and Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Final semester plan

The Bengal higher education department has told universities that final-year students will be assessed in their terminal examination by factoring in 80 per cent “on the basis of best aggregate perce...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Age: 200. Status: Back on feet

Human hands and the heavy metal of a crane have together tried to undo nature’s doing on two 200-year-old trees on the western bank of the Hooghly.On the IIEST Shibpur campus, two mahogany trees ove...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.20

CPM hits streets to protest fuel price hike

The CPM and the Trinamul Congress found in fuel price hike a common reason to pack a punch at the Narendra Modi government for putting further burden on the people who are already reeling from the adv...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar & Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.20

Migrant job report ready

The Bengal government has compiled a report suggesting that at least nine districts in the state could have qualified for the Centre’s Rs 50,000 crore scheme to provide jobs to migrant workers who r...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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