Calcutta  /  Published 20.10.20

Xavier’s alumni Puja gift for 800 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 18.10.20

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

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

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 13.10.20

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 12.10.20

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 09.10.20

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 08.10.20

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

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Amphan-hit racecourse trees back on their feet

The Kadam and Krishnachura trees will be close to 30 years old, Basu Roy said. There is no count on the number of trees Calcutta lost to Amphan that had struck the city on May 20. Many had fallen but...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Amphan: Midnapore receives Rs 24 crore

The state government had transferred Rs 24.74 crore to West Midnapore authorities to clear pending compensation of those hit by Cyclone Amphan a day before chief minister Mamata Banerjee held an admin...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 04.10.20

Durga puja gift to Amphan-hit village

“Their situation made us determined to do something for them. When we brainstormed, it struck us that we would not be able to hold the community lunch for our neighbours anyway this year because...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Dum Dum


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