Business  /  Published 24.11.20

Stocks shake off fears of fresh lockdown

Reports of states such as Maharashtra mulling fresh curbs because of a spike in coronavirus cases affected the markets on Monday which witnessed heavy volatility with the Sensex rising 195 points at t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 24.11.20

Students read out to juniors

A student in Class I at a city school reads out to those in Nursery and Kindergarten, while another in Class V reads out to the children in Classes III and IV. Teachers keep telling children to read ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.11.20

School closure plan outcry in Odisha

The Odisha government’s decision to close down nearly 14,000 schools at the primary level due to poor enrolment sparked off a furore in the Assembly for the second consecutive day on Sunday. As...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 23.11.20

Get set for motorsport season

  The season for motorsports is fast approaching and eastern India has its fair share of four-wheel and two-wheel rallies, treasure hunts, drag races and Time-Speed-Distance rallies. A number o...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Travel  /  Published 22.11.20

Kumaon hills after 6 months of confinement

Nooks of Nainital Most people think Nainital is a bit touristy, but I was surprised to find lovely heritage hotels and plenty to do. Manu Maharani is the big luxury hotel everyone talks about, but I ...
By Karen Anand in

Calcutta  /  Published 22.11.20

Once musician now a guard

Some of the city-based groups have started getting their feet back on ground since the resumption of live performances — through a government order — in the run-up to Durga Puja. These gr...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.11.20

Labour draft ignores migrants' database

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

Trains: low count of passengers

A festive special train from Howrah to Jammu Tawi, which was scheduled to leave Howrah on Saturday, has been cancelled because of the ongoing farmers’ agitation in Punjab, a railway officia...
By Debraj Mitra in

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Business back on track, almost

Mihir Ghosh, route secretary of Karunamoyee-Phoolbagan autos, is down but optimistic. “People are now less paranoid about Covid and are gradually stepping out. They will eventually take trains a...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 19.11.20

Mamata set to resume district tours

Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to attend an administrative review meeting and a public distribution programme in Bankura next week amid speculation that she would now resume her district tours, which sh...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura


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