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Bengal
Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.20

Varsities, colleges shut till June 30

The higher education department has extended the closure of colleges and universities till June 30.The department issued an order on May 30 to vice-chancellors, saying “all government, all governmen...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.05.20

Labs earn praise for high number of tests

Laboratories to check Covid-19 swabs in Siliguri and Malda have been lauded for huge number of daily tests they conduct, but both the facilities have backlog of samples because of vast areas they cate...
By TT Bureau in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.20

Infected youth in forest ride to hospital

A 24-year-old youth travelled through forests and tea estates of the Dooars on a motorcycle on Friday to reach a designated Covid hospital here after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, deci...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Twin ploys to tame decibel devil during Kali Puja and Diwali

On Sunday West Bengal Pollution Control Board and police announced the combination of awareness promotion and strict actions to counter noise pollution during ensuing Kali Puja and Diwali. The model w...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.20

Rundown on restoration work

The Bengal government on Tuesday sought to offer clarity on relief and restoration operations across 16 districts that felt the impact of Cyclone Amphan with a statement on the measures undertaken to ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

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Sports  /  Published 14.11.18

Bengal are fighting for 3 points on dull wicket

The cake was there for Manoj Tiwary, but it wasn’t really a cakewalk for his players.The cake-cutting ceremony at the end of play on Day III to celebrate captain Manoj Tiwary’s 33rd birthday paint...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.10.19

Sourav set to take over as BCCI chief

The Board of Control for Cricket in India is for the first time in its 91-year history poised to have a former India captain as its president when the much delayed annual general meeting takes place i...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.20

Amphan blow to food prices in Bengal

Vegetable prices have shot up in the city and its neighbouring areas in the aftermath of the extremely severe cyclone Amphan as heavy rains which accompanied it have submerged agricultural fields of t...
By PTI in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.18

Weathermen allay tempest worries

Cyclonic storm Gaja, which has originated in the Bay of Bengal and is expected to make landfall in coastal Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu between November 14 and 15, won’t impact the weather in Jhark...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.18

Pig farm in Jalpaiguri eyes exports

The state government has started a piggery at Mohitnagar in Jalpaiguri on a public-private-partnership model and is looking at exports to Nepal, Bhutan and Sikkim apart from Bengal districts...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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