Bengal Government
Calcutta  /  Published 01.09.20

2-week survey on comorbidity

The St. Stephen’s Covid-19 Isolation Centre is the first such centre to be run by the CNI. It has been set up at a hostel for students of a vocational training centre run by the CNI. The ch...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.20

Bengal sticks to Sept lockdown schedule

The Bengal government on Monday issued a notification to clarify that complete lockdown would be observed in the state on September 7,11 and 12 as announced earlier.  The notification, a source ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.20

State buys land for bridge

The East Burdwan district administration has started buying land directly from landowners to overcome acquisition hurdles that had delayed a 1km-long bridge on the Hooghly river to link Kalna in East ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.20

Mamata: better from Sept 25

The chief minister on Tuesday said the Covid-19 situation in Bengal, according to experts, would “more or less be under control” by September 20-25. Hours after Mamata Banerjee — al...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.20

Bengal: survey on comorbidities

The Mamata Banerjee government has launched a door-to-door survey to identify people suffering from comorbidities of Covid-19 as death of over 87 per cent of patients infected with the novel coronavir...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.20

Stakeholders appeal for hill tourism

Stakeholders of the tourism industry want the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and the state government to take the lead and ensure tourists start visiting Darjeeling and Kalimpong hills ag...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.20

Centre sets NH12 land deadline

The Centre has set a 30-day deadline for Bengal to hand over the rest of the “7 to 8 per cent” land to the National Highways Authority of India for a long-pending project to widen a 67km s...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta, Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.20

Cash nod for land purchase in Bengal

The state finance department has allowed expenditure on acquisition and purchase of land by government departments, the first such relaxation since Nabanna imposed a blanket ban on all non-Covid-19 ex...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.20

Mamata announces police board overhaul

Calcutta police has launched a mobile app called Niramoy for their personnel. Through the app, the health of those who report sick and are hospitalised or home quarantined will be monitored daily. Thi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.20

Recreation awaits safe homes

The Bengal government has decided to set up recreation facilities at 100-odd safe homes to persuade Covid-19 patients with mild or no symptoms to stay at such centres during treatment. “We are ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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