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News  /  Published 25.05.22

South Point High School remembers rowers who drowned

The captains of the boys’ and girls’ rowing teams of the school spoke at the event. Md Sheezan Shakil, captain of the boys’ team, said Pushan and Souryadeep were an “integral ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Rabindra Sarobar rowing clubs talk of life savers

Club officials were tight-lipped on what happened at the meeting, convened by the Bengal Rowing Association and held at the Calcutta Rowing Club. The final set of SOP will be decided at a meeting on ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Lake became a ‘rakshas’: Majhi recounts ‘dreadful’ Saturday evening

A 42-year-old man has been working as a majhi (boatman) at a rowing club on the Rabindra Sarobar premises for 23 years. The “primary duty” of the man, who is paid around Rs 10,000 a month...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

CBI seeks tax details of Partha Chatterjee and Paresh Adhikary

The CBI has sought details of the income tax returns of ministers Partha Chatterjee and Paresh Chandra Adhikary from the income tax department in connection with the probe into alleged irregularities ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.22

SSC: Minister defies CBI instructions

  Bengal minister of state for education Paresh Adhikari, who is under CBI scanner over her daughter's illegal appointment in a government-aided school, on Tuesday left for his hometown in C...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

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News  /  Published 24.05.22

Ministers call on families of South Point rowers

Mayor Firhad Hakim on Monday evening went to meet the family of Pushan Sadhukhan, one of the two rowers who drowned in the Rabindra Sarobar, and said police and the KMDA had been asked to call a meeti...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.05.22

CBI snaps internet link to School Service Commission server room in Salt Lake

The internet connection to the server room at the office of the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) was snapped on Monday to prevent the possibility of any online tampering of the data relat...
By Subhankar Chowdhury, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Offline classes to resume at IIM Joka from May 28

IIM Calcutta has decided to resume offline classes of the MBA executive programme after May 28 following a significant dip in Covid cases on the campus. The institute had recorded 28 cases on May 14 ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Joka

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Kolkata schools to review safety checks in high-risk sporting activities

The death of two schoolboys while rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar on Saturday afternoon has made several schools review their systems and ensure stricter norms before allowing children to participate i...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Silence from custodian over Rabindra Sarobar deaths

KMDA officials, however, told The Telegraph on Monday that their role was restricted to asking the clubs to take all safety measures. Because of lack of expertise in the matter, the agency does not pr...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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