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Calcutta Municipal Corporation Cmc
Calcutta  /  Published 20.10.20

3 from each club for immersion

Every Durga Puja committee can have only three people at an immersion ghat and committees will have to tell police the day and the ghat they want to use for immersion, the CMC has said. The Calcutta ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Crippled mother, son found dead at home

Elocutionist Pradip Ghosh passed away at his Jodhpur Park home on Friday. He was 78. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee described him as a “bright star in the world of  elocution” in her ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Wanted: tree-trimming stylist for city

There is no available record of the number or the variety of trees in Calcutta’s public spaces, a civic official said. There is no immediate plan to do any such survey either, the official said....
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Unrecognised faces behind Covid shields

He has not gone home for five-and-a-half months. A community hall in north Calcutta, not far from his Shyambazar home, has been his address for all these months during the Covid pandemic. The reason ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Refund order to two private hospitals

The state’s clinical establishment regulatory commission has asked Desun Hospital to return Rs 80,000 to a patient’s family for overcharging them. The commission also fined the private ho...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.10.20

Group seeks disability survey

A disability rights group has asked the Calcutta Municipal Corporation to create a database of people with disabilities so the authorities would know who would need special care if infected by the cor...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.10.20

Park order brightens stall hopes for pujas

Puja committees across Calcutta are gearing up to accept proposals for setting up stalls after the civic body decided to keep parks open from Friday, the desperation reflecting an overwhelming urge to...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

‘System update’ stalls relief

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation on October 1 rolled out a penalty and interest waiver scheme for property tax defaulters but some people have alleged a CMC office turned them away for want of an up...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Amphan-hit racecourse trees back on their feet

The Kadam and Krishnachura trees will be close to 30 years old, Basu Roy said. There is no count on the number of trees Calcutta lost to Amphan that had struck the city on May 20. Many had fallen but...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

CMC parks to reopen for Durga Puja from October 15

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will throw open all parks from October 15 for the benefit of several puja committees during the pandemic. “More than 250 pujas are held in various parks acros...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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