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Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

UBI sounds like begging: Laureate

Giving cash handouts directly to citizens to address the economic pain is being advocated by many economists and public policy experts, including former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan. Yunus compared th...
By Debraj Mitra 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

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

December 2021 target for East-West Metro

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the completion of the East-West Metro at an estimated cost of Rs 8,575 crore, which will boost public transport in the city and reduce commuting time. The targ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Calcutta Medical college asks for more doctors

The Calcutta Medical College and Hospital is “facing an acute shortage of doctors” as many of them have tested positive for Covid-19, the principal has written to the health department, se...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Clean-up plan for Adi Ganga

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has to prepare an action plan to deal with waste accumulation around the Metro piers and under the elevated stations on the Adi Ganga in a month, the National Green ...
By Subhajoy Roy, Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

'State shielding alleged rapists is unforeseen'

She spoke of Sonia and Rahul Gandhi visiting the family of the Delhi gangrape victim in 2013. “The Delhi gang rape was equally horrific. But it (the visit) was a moment of compassion and grace. ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.10.20

Phoolbagan Metro station unveiled

 East-West Metro got its first underground station on Sunday with the inauguration of Phoolbagan station. The station will be open for passengers from Monday. East-West services have remained su...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.10.20

VIP vehicles flout airport parking rule

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By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

CMC tax relief explained

Only if there is no “restraining order” from court, defaulters can make use of the scheme. If the matter is sub judice and there is no restraining order, anyone making payment under the sc...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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