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Calcutta  /  Published 04.07.20

ICSE formula ready for pending exams

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations will assess examinees in the remaining ICSE and ISC papers based on a student’s average marks in the best three papers of the exams held ti...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.07.20

At Deoghar, only live streaming

Jharkhand High Court denied permission for holding the annual Shravani Mela in Deoghar this year, citing the threat of the Covid-19 pandemic, but asked the state government to facilitate live str...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 04.07.20

JEE, NEET now in September

The undergraduate medical and engineering entrance exams have been pushed back by two months to September in view of the pandemic. Human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted on Frid...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.07.20

ICSE lightens syllabus, but is it enough?

The ICSE council on Friday announced a curtailed syllabus for Classes IX to XII for academic year 2020-21, but students complained the reduction was insignificant because for the past three months the...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar and Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.07.20

Vaccine: Bid to mix research, politics

India’s health research agency has asked doctors in 12 hospitals to “fast-track” clinical trials on a candidate vaccine against Covid-19 with the “target” of making it av...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.20

TMC lines up booth meetings for July 21

Mamata Banerjee said on Friday that Martyrs’ Day on July 21 wouldn’t be held in its traditional form because of Covid-19 and hence, the biggest annual event of the Trinamul Congress would ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.20

New low

Sir — The incident in which a family in Uttar Pradesh cooked and consumed a large amount of cannabis leaves while believing that it was fenugreek or methi is bizarre and worrying. Some of the fa...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.20

Locket positive, BJP limits office access

The Bengal BJP has decided to keep its headquarters here virtually closed for sometime after its general secretary and MP Locket Chatterjee tested positive for Covid-19. Swab samples have been collec...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 04.07.20

DGCA extends bar on foreign flights

The Vande Bharat Mission has entered its fourth phase from Thursday. In a tweet, the civil aviation ministry said, “Private airlines will have significant participation in Phase-4 of the Vande ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.20

One active case, and how

To ensure that those who are in home quarantine stay there, frequent calls were made to their contact numbers. Around 4,000 volunteers monitored them. “Many in home quarantine said they received...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


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