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Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.20

Cautious Calcutta sees many staying indoors

A combination of caution and concern appeared to have pulled Calcuttans off the roads after the state administration announced a stricter lockdown and turned several pockets into containment zones. F...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.20

Bengal tells all schools to submit reports on fees

The state government has asked private schools to submit by Monday reports that they have complied with its instruction not to increase fees or charge students under heads that are irrelevant now. &l...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Have a tax query? CMC comes to aid

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will start visiting new housing comp-lexes and neighbourhoods to help people understand the nitty-gritty of property tax, Firhad Hakim, the chairman of the civic bod...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Xavier’s offers cut in semester fees

St Xavier’s University has decided to offer a 20 per cent concession on semester fees for all undergraduate and postgraduate courses for the next six months, vice-chancellor Father Felix Raj sai...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Violators and whistleblowers

“Asymptomatic people, too, can infect a person. This is why the contacts of positive patients who are asymptomatic have been asked to stay home-quarantined for 14 days, the duration during which...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.20

Digha tourism faces choppy waters

The state tourism department reopened 10 of its 32 tourist lodges across Bengal. “Ten tourist lodges of our department are open for visitors. Among these, eight are in south Bengal and two in n...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

India  /  Published 11.07.20

Delhi govt decides to cancel upcoming semester, final exams of universities

  Delhi government has decided to cancel all forthcoming semester and final exams of universities under it due to the COVID-19 situation, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday. ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.07.20

At 99, this Draupadi beats Covid

When Draupadi Devi was released from Rajmahal’s Covid hospital on Thursday, she was given a rousing farewell for beating the dreaded virus with a quiet confidence befitting her stature. After a...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.07.20

Covid safety crackdown

District administrations across Jharkhand stepped up efforts to ensure social distancing norms are adhered to after Jharkand High Court on Friday directed the state government to take stringent action...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 10.07.20

May factory data given the skip for second time

The government on Friday suspended for the second straight month release of industrial output numbers for May because of inadequate data collection following a two-month long lockdown imposed to comba...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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