News  /  Published 04.12.21

Rain alert for three days: Cyclone Jawad set to head towards Bengal after landfall

“It is likely to move northwestwards and reach west-central Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts by the 4th December morning. It is likely to recurve north-northeastwards a...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.21

Govt to-do list on Omicron

The Bengal government is planning to set up a separate wing at the Beliaghata ID hospital here for  treatment of all Omicron positive cases, if found, in the state. During a meeting at Nabanna on...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.21

608 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Friday reported 608 new Covid19 infections, 615 recoveries and 13 deaths, resulting in a drop by 20 in its active cases to 7,670. A minister said new infections reported on Friday meant tho...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.21

Drug haul: One held in Alipurduar

Police in Alipurduar intercepted a truck that entered Bengal from Assam on Thursday night and seized around 500 kilos of cannabis worth around Rs 80 lakh concealed inside the vehicle’s cabin. P...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 04.12.21

Odisha braces for cyclone

Odisha is geared up to face Cyclone Jawad which is likely to make landfall in Puri district on Sunday noon. It will then make a recurve and move towards Bengal. The district administration of Puri, w...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.21

Cyclone alert for fishermen

The state fisheries department has directed officials in coastal districts to ensure that no fisherman stays overnight on boats anchored to river banks, in a bid to avoid accidents during the upcoming...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta/Tamluk

Football  /  Published 03.12.21

ISL: Victory eludes SCEB

SC East Bengal remained winless after four matches in ISL VIII. On Friday, at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco, SC East Bengal played a barren tie against Chennaiyin FC. The two-time ISL champions should bl...
By Our Special Correspondent, PTI

India  /  Published 03.12.21

Cyclone Jawad to hit Puri on Dec 5

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has earmarked a total of 64 teams to tackle the situation arising out of the impending cyclonic storm 'Jawad' that is expected to affect the states ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 03.12.21

Stop salary of 350 Group C employees: Calcutta High Court

Calcutta High Court on Thursday asked the state to stop the salaries of 350 Group C employees in secondary schools whose appointments were allegedly made by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Educatio...
By Our Legal Reporter in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 03.12.21

Bengal plans unicorn policy

The Bengal government is keen on a policy to encourage innovation and facilitate the creation of unicorns — start-ups with a valuation of more than $1 billion — from the eastern part of In...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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