Calcutta  /  Published 24.11.20

NGT seeks Covid waste report

The National Green Tribunal on Monday directed the Bengal government to submit a status report on Covid medical waste management, said environment activist Subhas Datta, the petitioner in the case. T...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.11.20

Online fraud with Covid shields

A man from Beleghata has been arrested for allegedly running a racket that would take pre-paid orders for gloves, sanitisers and face shields on a website and never deliver them, police said. The web...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

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

Calcutta  /  Published 24.11.20

Events stirring out of long slumber

This year, December 11 would have marked the 50th marriage anniversary of the parents of a businessman in New Alipore. He had planned a gala celebration at a hotel off EM Bypass. The plan was initiall...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 24.11.20

It’s time for schools to reopen

Wait for vaccine During this pandemic situation, people need to stay healthy and alive more than they need an education. And now that the number of Covid-19 infected and deaths is increasing day by d...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 24.11.20

Collins, Oxford in war of words

Collins and Oxford dictionaries appear to be engaging in a battle of words over how the year of the pandemic should be marked linguistically. While Collins chose “lockdown” as the “...
By Amit Roy in London

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Drop in active Covid cases continues

Bengal on Monday reported a drop in total active Covid-19 cases for the 28th consecutive day as sources in the government said there were indications that the state had successfully warded off the thr...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 24.11.20

Emami Art’s returns to physical exhibitions

The exhibition will be on till December 15 at their gallery and will also be available for viewing online at ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Covid patient mix-up showcause

The state health directorate issued showcause notices to a doctor and two nurses of Khardah’s Balaram Hospital for dereliction of duty that led to a mix-up of names of two aged Covid patients, w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Lightweight deity for Covid safety

A 71-year-old Jagaddhatri Puja committee in Hooghly’s Chandernagore is worshipping a printed image of the idol this year to make it lightweight and ensure fewer people are involved in its immers...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Chandernagore


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