Essential Commodities
Business  /  Published 23.10.20

Stock limit for onion traders

In a move to contain the spiralling prices of onions, the Centre on Friday imposed stock holding limit on retail and wholesale traders till December 31 to boost availability of the bulb crop and provi...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Truck strike fuels food price hike fears

Vegetables, eggs, fruits, fish and other items can become costlier down the week following a three-day strike by truckers starting Monday. Thousands of trucks carrying essential items to the state hav...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 06.09.20

Marginal growth on the horizon

A small positive economic growth in 2020-21 may not be ruled out as sectors such as agriculture and essential goods and services were fully operational in the first quarter despite the coronavirus-ind...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

Water as political capital in Bihar

Bihar goes to the hustings in a few months. The primary issue seems to be rural livelihoods. This is a significant achievement for Nitish Kumar. Although law and order, public infrastructure and socia...
By Somnath Bandyopadhyay in

Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.20

Please don't step out to buy groceries

Police campaigned across the city on Wednesday informing citizens of the complete lockdown on Thursday, Saturday and Wednesday and the possible consequences of violating the order. Several police off...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Guide to containment zones in Calcutta

At least four Covid-19 cases were reported in the last 14 days from the places that have been earmarked as containment zones, in the Calcutta municipal area, where a strict lockdown would come into ef...
By Subhajoy Roy and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Essentials for garden workers

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has announced the extension of its collaboration with Unicef to support the delivery of essential hygiene products to tea plantation workers in Assam amid the lockdown...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.05.20

Essentials reach containment zone of Govindpur

Volunteers from the Indian Red Cross Society, civil defence and local NGOs, supplied essentials in the containment zones at Govindpur, around 13km south of Jamshedpur, on Friday.The volunteers with fa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Bring smiles with caricatures

Want to be a good Samaritan and get caricatured for it? A Barpeta-based NGO, Shubham, has launched a unique initiative through which it encourages people to donate for the poor who are struggling to g...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.04.20

Relief vehicle rolls out

Chief minister Hemant Soren on Friday flagged off vehicles carrying relief material for the residents of Hindpiri, which has been declared a hotspot and sealed off after 15 persons from the locality t...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi


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