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Mamata Banerjee
Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Plea for ‘permanent’ London flight

The state government will request the Centre to make the direct Calcutta-London flight “permanent”, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday. “The Calcutta-London flight has j...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.20

Covid: Mamata renews caution plea

Mamata Banerjee yet again urged people on Tuesday against letting the Covid-19 pandemic worsen during Durga Puja, hours before Bengal reported the highest 24-hour spike in new cases at 3,631. The tot...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Govt Covid test labs to run during Puja

Covid test centres in all government medical colleges and hospitals in Calcutta will remain operational during Durga Puja. Each will have 14 laboratory technicians working in three shifts under the s...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Mamata appeals for safe puja

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By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Mamata to launch big-ticket Pujas online

The BJP, despite its stellar Lok Sabha results in the state last year, had tried and failed to erode her hegemony in this domain, despite adding the likes of Union home minister Amit Shah and party na...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Covid: 600 more beds for Bengal patients

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to add 600 ICU (intensive care unit) and HDU (high dependency unit) beds to dedicated Covid-19 hospitals across the state in the next few weeks in anticipati...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.20

Priest aid on fast track

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to expedite the process of launching the disbursal of monthly honourarium to Hindu priests and bring as many of them as possible under the scheme to ensure t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

Emeritus professor at JU passes away

Ananda Deb Mukhopadhyay, an emeritus professor at Jadavpur University and former vice-chancellor of Vidyasagar University who was hospitalised after testing positive for Covid-19, died on Thursday mor...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.20

Mud road worse than birth pangs

Villagers in West Burdwan’s Kanksa had to walk 1.5km on a squishy mud road with a bleeding woman and her newborn son on a stretcher to reach an ambulance parked on NH2 on Tuesday. The ambulance...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.20

Mamata to adivasis: Be with my govt

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday told adivasis to ask her for anything they needed but urged them not to misunderstand her or the state government. The Bengal chief minister’s plea is deemed signif...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)


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