Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

Tough times for models trying to build career

Ramp shows have virtually dried up and shoots are limited in the city because of the pandemic, posing livelihood problems for many struggling models. Since shooting resumed in June, a trickle of work...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.11.20

Abandoned, now messiah of poor

The children stay in a particular part of the locality inhabited by the transgender. “The children are looked after by other transgenders staying in my neighbourhood when I along with other mem...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.11.20

Cheers! Bars set to reopen from Tuesday

Bar owners have decided to run their establishments from Tuesday, two days after given the green signal, amid indications that the state government would look into demands of exempting license fees fo...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.11.20

Online learning aid for students in Jharkhand

Besides being teachers, Manvi Manisha Tigga, Sharmistha Mandal and Vivekananda Daripa have another thing in common. They, along with many other colleagues, have recorded video lectures for Johar Path...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Many bakeries on verge of closure

Schools are shut, and cakes and breads are feeling the heat. The prolonged closure of schools has plunged the bakery units in and around Calcutta into a deep crisis, owners have said. The suspension ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Income drying up, pool cars seek tax waiver

Pool car owners in Calcutta have requested the state government to waive their taxes, including road tax, because they have been out of operation for almost seven months as schools are shut and they d...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Finance worries for education stakeholders

Several city schools have communicated to parents the revised fee structure, complying with the directions of Calcutta High Court. The revision, though, is subject to the final outcome of the special...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 01.11.20

New lockdown beckons in England

Boris Johnson appears poised to impose a new national lockdown in England after being warned by scientists that Covid-19 infection rates and hospital admissions are exceeding their worst case scenario...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 31.10.20

Britain considering lockdown: Reports

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering a month-long nationwide lockdown amid the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the country, according to reports quoting government sources. The Prim...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.10.20

Bars will not reopen from Sunday

Bars will not reopen from Sunday in accordance with the state government’s unlock guidelines as their demands for a relaxation in licence fees had not been met, Jharkhand Bar and Restaurant Asso...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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