News  /  Published 19.05.22

Mentorship plan to bring boys ‘back on track’ from mobile addiction

A group of boys in Murshidabad’s Beldanga block, around 200km north of Kolkata along National Highway 12, who had become completely disinterested in studies and were whiling away their time...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Covid vaccines given after expiry? Panel orders probe

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has ordered an investigation into an allegation that a diagnostic centre-cum-polyclinic in south Kolkata has administered Covid vaccine dos...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 18.05.22

India records 1,829 Covid cases

India recorded a single-day rise of 1,829 new coronavirus infections, raising the tally to 4,31,27,199, while the active cases have declined to 15,647, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. Th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.22

XLRI placements see hike in average salary

XLRI Jamshedpur’s executive post-graduate diploma in management (ExPGDM) 2021-22 batch has defied global economic gloom in terms of salary packages. A release shared by the country’s olde...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 17.05.22

Peerless Hospital gets first Covid patient in 2 months

A hospital in Kolkata had a Covid patient admitted after almost two months. Another hospital is having Covid tests coming back positive once in a while. Covid cases are low in Bengal. However, some h...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


News  /  Published 17.05.22

End-semester exams offline at Jadavpur University, Rabindra Bharati University

Jadavpur University will hold the end-semester examinations offline across all faculties. An emergency meeting of the university’s executive council was held on Monday night after the education...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.05.22

New Town gets 5 CNG buses from Sukhobrishti to Ultadanga

The Telegraph had reported in April about the township’s lack of transport options and the residents’ demand for more buses linking New Town with other parts of the city. The need for ade...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

India  /  Published 17.05.22

Excess deaths: Centre's claims 'misleading', says lead author of study

Jon Wakefield was disappointed. India’s health ministry had issued a statement decrying the methodology adopted by the World Health Organisation to estimate excess deaths worldwide during the C...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

News  /  Published 16.05.22

Rabindra Bharati and Jadavpur varsities decide to resume offline exams

Four days after a circular was issued by the higher education department of West Bengal, leaving it to the institutes to decide on the mode of student assessment they wish to pursue, authorities of tw...
By PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 16.05.22

Biological E slashes Corbevax price

Pharmaceuticals firm Biological E. Ltd (BE) on Monday said it has reduced the price of its COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax to Rs 250 from Rs 840 a dose, inclusive of GST, for private vaccination centres. I...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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