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Calcutta  /  Published 11.08.20

Craters on city roads blamed on Covid

On Tuesday, Metro saw several two-wheelers, cars and autorickshaws switch flanks and drive down the wrong lane to avoid the pothole-ridden stretch. Driving down roads adjacent to the City Centre, near...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.20

Help at hand: Development assistance

For decades, the idea of development aid has been debated and marred by controversies. The current pandemic has further divided the conversation, opening up a Pandora’s box, overhauling the mean...
By Swati Prabhu in

Opinion  /  Published 06.08.20

Sharks on Land: Termination of CRDA

The bill to repeal the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority Act, 2014 was passed in June. With it, the capital city development project on 53,000 acres of land was terminated in the fif...
By Nilesh Jain in

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

NKDA opens safe house for New Town residents

NKDA also plans to start Rapid Antigen Test at its health dispensary in Action Area III. “We are on the lookout for trained technicians which the health department is unable to provide us,&rdquo...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.20

State to join Centre's water drive

The Mamata Banerjee dispensation has decided to join a central scheme to ensure piped water supply to rural households across the country after the Union government allowed the state to shoulder 10 pe...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.20

RWAs devise Covid waste rules for city

The number of Covid patients in home isolation has been on the rise and so has the amount of Covid waste. Housing societies across the city are fumbling when it comes to disposing the waste because th...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 31.07.20

HDFC: profit dips 4.7 per cent

HDFC on Thursday reported a 4.7 per cent fall in standalone net profit for the June quarter as demand for loans was affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The corporation posted a net profit of Rs ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

NKDA starts walk-in Covid test at New Town fair ground

New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has started walk-in sample collection at the New Town Mela Ground. “We are giving space to anyone who wants to put up a collection stall at the ven...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.07.20

HRD ministry renamed as education ministry

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) and renamed the HRD ministry as education ministry, officials said. A panel led by former Indian Space Research Organis...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.20

Satellite units under regular insurance

Satellite facilities set up by private hospitals to keep Covid-19 patients who have mild or no symptoms are now covered by regular health insurance schemes, insurance companies and hospitals said. In...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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