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Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Early detection for cancer cure

The majority of women with breast cancer can be cured if detected early, an oncologist from Mumbai said on Friday. “In the first stage of breast cancer, the cure rate is 85-90 per cent and in t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Poor Net triggers IIM campus return pleas

More students at IIM Calcutta want to be on the campus as poor Net connectivity at home is hampering their online classes. Twenty-one students from the first year and second year of the two-year MBA ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Joka

Business  /  Published 01.10.20

Quibble over Priyamvada estate

 N.G. Khaitan, senior partner of Khaitan & Co and counsel for the Birlas, threatened to file a contempt of court against all those who would allow Lodha to continue in office. “If he (L...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Repairs on six bridges after Durga Puja

Five bridges on Calcutta’s northern outskirts and the Belgachhia bridge near RG Kar hospital will be repaired after Durga Puja. The PWD maintains all the bridges. A recent health check on the b...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Phoolbagan Metro station opens Monday

The Phoolbagan station of the upcoming East-West Metro corridor is likely to be opened for commercial runs from Monday, Metro officials said on Thursday. “The nod from the rail safety commissio...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

CU students cross rivers to bridge gap

Many students who lack Internet connectivity at home have rented rooms or temporarily shifted to relatives’ houses to write the final-year undergraduate and postgraduate exams of Calcutta Univer...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Comorbidity survey ends, more planned

The first comorbidity survey among Calcuttans came to an end on Wednesday with over 7.69 lakh households out of the targeted 10 lakh covered. Firhad Hakim, the chairperson of the Calcutta Municipal C...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Calcutta HC refuses stay on Pous Mela wall

The high court on Wednesday refused to stay the construction of boundary walls around the Pous Mela grounds on the Visva-Bharati campus in Santiniketan. The state government had on Tuesday prayed for...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Recognition relief for small Puja

In October 2000 when some residents from a locality in New Alipore decided to organise a Durga Puja, the organisers had a trying time shuttling between police stations and court. There was no officia...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Why police need to review time-tested Puja plan

In previous years the police could predict the pattern of pandal hopping by experience or timings of Metro and local trains. This year it will be different. “There is uncertainty. No one knows ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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