West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

Govt reply sought on Mela PIL

A division bench of Calcutta High Court asked the state government to inform the court by 2pm on Thursday  its opinion to a public interest litigation seeking cancellation of Gangasagar Mela this...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

News  /  Published 05.01.22

60 COVID-19 cases in IIT Kharagpur; 3 IIM Calcutta hostels declared containment zones

Considering the sudden surge in infection in the past two days, IIT Kharagpur decides to postpone the resumption of physical classes and stick to online classes for now...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 05.01.22

‘In the dark’ on night curfew

More than 30 motorists were prosecuted for violating Covid protocol between 10pm on Monday and 5am on Tuesday in the city. The majority of these motorists have claimed that they were returning from p...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 05.01.22

Order for students to leave IIM campus

The IIM Calcutta has asked its students who reside outside the four hostels that have been declared containment zones to leave the campus by January 9, said an official. The institute’s ad-hoc ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

News  /  Published 04.01.22

CU is offering students of Life Sciences the position of a junior research fellow

Candidates will be working on a government-funded project dealing with high intensity exercise induced alteration in haematological, oxidative stress and muscle damage parameters in athletes...
By Our Correspondent


West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Bengal: CBI submits report on post-poll violence

  The CBI has registered 51 cases so far in connection with post-poll violence in West Bengal and has charge-sheeted 100 people in 20 cases within four months of the probe, the agency said in a ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Over 20,000 active cases

Bengal on Monday reported 6,078 new infections, including 2,801 or over 46 per cent of the state’s total from Calcutta alone. Although both numbers are slightly less than Sunday’s state t...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.22

PIL seeks cancellation of Gangasagar Mela

A PIL was filed before the Calcutta High Court on Monday seeking cancellation of this year's Gangasagar Mela in Bengal amid the fresh surge in Covid-19 cases. The petitioner, a doctor by professi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

People  /  Published 03.01.22


Now that the Anglo-Indian rub-off on my life has regrettably waned, I flop into my pillow by 10.40pm, rise at 5.45am for namaaz and… spend the next 173 minutes deleting 764 Happy New Year messa...
By Mudar Patherya

News  /  Published 03.01.22

App unveiled to restore ‘the peer to peer network’ in an era of online learning

An app that encourages students to ask questions and promotes ‘application-based learning’ was launched recently by an NGO that works with children from underprivileged homes. Peer Assist...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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