Covid 19
Business  /  Published 25.09.20

Balmer Lawrie sticks to plan

Balmer Lawrie plans to go ahead with its expansion and capital expenditure plan even though the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown has affected its business verticals. The city-based diversified publ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.20

True fighter : Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

As if the year 2020 had not thrown enough curveballs already, just last week Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States of America passed away at the age of 87 after years o...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

95-year-old puja to keep three sides open

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Tweak in plans to abide by CM advisory

Additional gates, extra windows, provisions for visitors to watch idols without entering the pandal — puja committees across Calcutta remained busy throughout Friday trying to tweak their pandal...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 24.09.20

Heat on borrowing plan for fiscal second half

However, Madan Sabnavis, chief economist of Care Ratings, said: “It is unlikely to be more than Rs 12 lakh crore for the full year….therefore no surprise is expected.” “The go...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.20

Dual burden: Women and domestic space

Challenging the sexual division of labour has been one of the magnanimous victories of the struggles launched by the women’s movement in the last century. Striking at one of the pillars of patri...
By Shaoni Shabnam in

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.20

Hollow test: Exams are tools of ideological control

In his eminently entertaining first autobiography, My Early Life: A Roving Commission, published in 1930, Winston Spencer Churchill (1874-1965) spent a fair amount of time discussing the examinat...
By Samantak Das in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

3,196 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Thursday reported 3,196 Covid-19 cases and 62 deaths on one hand, and 3,014 recoveries on the other, taking the total number of patients past 2.37 lakh, of whom over 2.08 lakh recovered and ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Team to rush supplies to Covid patients

A rise in Covid cases in Krishnagar prompted its municipal authorities to form a team of 50 dedicated volunteers to deliver essential items at the doorsteps of positive patients in home isolation in t...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Tourism day splash to get back to business

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and tourism stakeholders have lined up an array of events in the hills and in plains for World Tourism Day on September 27. The events, which include c...
By Vivek Chhetri, Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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