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Cyclone Amphan
West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.20

Diwali gift for manual labourer: a rebuilt home

For the past six months, 42-year-old Babla Pramanik has been living under a tarpaulin shed with his wife Pinki and three-year-old daughter. The manual labourer, who is a known hand in the Haripur are...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

Centre’s Amphan aid, tranche two

The Centre on Friday allotted Rs 2,707.77 crore to Bengal for taking up development and restoration work in Amphan-hit areas amid questions from the state administration on whether the fund was &ldquo...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Women of Sunderbans start fightback

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By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.10.20

Xavier's alumni Puja gift for families

Eight-hundred families in the interiors of South 24-Parganas, for whom the upcoming festivities are a distant dream, got new clothes on Monday. The distribution camp was organised at Kharimutha and t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.10.20

Part of puja funds to help needy

A puja in Kasba’s Rajdanga has allocated a part of its budget for buying sewing machines, beauty kits, saris and a month’s grocery for some women from South 24-Parganas whose income has be...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 17.10.20

Kumartuli takes puja to scarred Kultali

When Devipaksha starts on Saturday members of a Kumartuli puja committee will be busy with the idol in their neighbourhood. A few others will be in Kultali, about 100km from the city, overseeing puja ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.10.20

Wanted: tree-trimming stylist for city

There is no available record of the number or the variety of trees in Calcutta’s public spaces, a civic official said. There is no immediate plan to do any such survey either, the official said....
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Club to the aid of idol-maker

Kesto Das’s makeshift studio, on a slice of the footpath in Manasatala Lane, got ravaged by Cyclone Amphan and his earnings for the entire festive season looked uncertain. But a local club has ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kidderpore

Calcutta  /  Published 10.10.20

Presi alumni help for booksellers

The TTIS School Directory 2020, a book with information on more than 200 schools in the city and on its outskirts, was launched on Friday evening. The 14th edition of the directory was launched by Sub...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in College Street

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.20

Calcutta HC prods state for farmer damages

A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Thursday modified its earlier order and directed the secretary of the state disaster management department to appear before court on October 12 and clarify w...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta


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