Calcutta Municipal Corporation
Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.20

Covid: nudge for cremation data

Senior police officers from Lalbazar also attended the meeting, where Bandyopadhyay said people should get the latest bed data at Covid hospitals. “Officers in the police control room can tell c...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.20

50 civic body doctors not at work

Around 50 doctors of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation have stopped reporting for work at a time the Covid-19 pandemic is straining civic health care to its limit, officials said on Sunday. Most of ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Have a tax query? CMC comes to aid

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will start visiting new housing comp-lexes and neighbourhoods to help people understand the nitty-gritty of property tax, Firhad Hakim, the chairman of the civic bod...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Violators and whistleblowers

“Asymptomatic people, too, can infect a person. This is why the contacts of positive patients who are asymptomatic have been asked to stay home-quarantined for 14 days, the duration during which...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

Guide to containment zones in Calcutta

SOME CONTAINMENT ZONES IN NORTH 24-PARGANAS AND HOWRAH This list is not exhaustive. The complete list is available on the Egiye Bangla website here North 24-Parganas ⚫ Bangur Avenue, Block &...
By Subhajoy Roy and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

In Calcutta? Know your containment zones

During the first phase of the lockdown, restrictions were imposed on movement of people entering or leaving containment zones, except in an emergency. If the same norm is applied, there could be restr...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.07.20

Containment plan: change mooted

The concept of containment zones has been changed. In the new concept, the house or flat of a patient will be called isolation unit and the surrounding areas will be declared free zones. There have b...
By Subhajoy Roy and Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Discarded Covid gear adds risk: Specialists

The protective gear used by Calcuttans who have not tested positive for Covid-19 but could be asymptomatic carriers of the coronavirus are being disposed of with other items in the absence of a waste ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Body in ice cream freezer until report lands

A family had to hire a freezer used to store ice creams to preserve the body of an elderly man at their Amherst Street flat for two days, till the report of his Covid-19 test arrived on Wednesday. Th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.20

Tree branch crashes on moving vehicles

The Telegraph had WhatsApped the pictures of the fallen branches to Basu Roy. The branches must have become heavier because of the rain and the simultaneous wind created a thrust that ...
By Subhajoy Roy in


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