Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.20

Massive fire at Pollock Street building

A massive fire broke out in a multi-storeyed building at Pollock Street in the central part of the city on Monday and firemen have so far rescued one person from inside it, fire brigade officials said...
By PTI in Calcutta

World  /  Published 06.08.20

Strangers treated me like friend: Survivor

I was just about to look at a video a friend had sent me on Tuesday afternoon — “the port seems to be burning,” she said — when my whole building shook, as if startled, by the ...
By Vivian Yee in Beirut

Business  /  Published 02.08.20

Credit: guarantee for doctors

Professionals, including doctors, chartered accountants and lawyers, who have taken a loan for their business needs will now be eligible for credit under the special credit guarantee scheme for MSMEs,...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Schools launch parents' helpline

A school has started a helpline for parents to “cope with the difficult circumstances” and manage their children, many of whom have become unruly and defiant after being cooped up indoors ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.04.20

Dial 100 for food to needy

Any needy person going hungry in Jharkhand during the lockdown for the novel coronavirus pandemic can dial 100 and get hot, cooked food delivered for free from the nearest police station twice a day.F...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.07.19

Long queues at emergency wards

Patients seeking OPDs at state-run and private hospitals and nursing homes had a tough time on Wednesday as doctors struck work as part of the 24-hour nationwide strike called by the IMA to protest th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

RG Kar sends back 11-year-old injured

Anubhav Mandal, 11, could hardly stand in the mid-afternoon sun on Friday on the RG Kar hospital campus with his mother Sunita.The boy had hurt his left eye while playing with a slingshot in the morni...
By Kinsuk Basu in Shyambazar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Appeal sounds ‘like threat’

The state government on Wednesday issued a formal appeal to the agitating junior doctors of medical colleges “to immediately withdraw their agitation and get back to their duty”. The appeal stated...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Disaster response: How we can raise the bar

Cyclone Fani has passed, leaving behind a trail of devastation. The early warning system, effective disaster response plans, investments in disaster shelters and systematic deployment of volunteers on...
By Pinaki Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Preparedness saved many lives

Sir — Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in several cities and districts of Odisha, especially in Puri, leaving people dead and bringing down power and communication links (“Town cut off as power and phon...
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