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West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

Cable channels to telecast classes in Malda

Students of higher classes at the state-aided Bengali medium schools in Malda district can attend classes of some key subjects while sitting at their homes from August 1. All they have to do is to sw...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

Covid tests cross 9 lakh, toll jumps by 48

Bengal on Saturday reported the highest 24-hour count in new Covid-19 infections, with 2,589, and deaths, with 48. Nineteen persons died of Covid-19 in Calcutta alone on Saturday, 13 others in North ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

Mild Covid? Home isolation prescribed

The East Midnapore administration on Friday announced that around 80 per cent of its Covid-19 patients — asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic — would be kept in home isolation in the wake o...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

Desk cops get glass ammo against Covid

Glass shields such as those at bank counters are coming up on the desks of duty officers at police stations in south Bengal districts to protect cops from possible Covid infection. Duty officers usua...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.20

Having writ, moves on

People take handwriting for granted. If they are not calligraphers, that is. Only schools are serious about it — or were till some years ago — with classes dedicated to handwriting practic...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

IIT hall help for hard-hit 26 employees

Former and present boarders of IIT Kharagpur’s Azad hostel are trying to ensure members of the night canteen staff and employees of a photocopy shop beside the hostel have funds to pull through ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

180 take rapid antigen tests coducted by CMC in the city

More than 180 people took the rapid antigen test conducted by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation between Thursday and Friday and 23 of them have tested positive for Covid-19, a CMC official said. Thi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

Refusal query to private hospital

The state regulatory commission for private hospitals has asked a private hospital why it refused admission to a Covid positive pregnant woman after she had completed registration formalities. The ho...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

Airlines' quarantine SOP plea to state

Airlines want the Bengal government to prepare a standard operating procedure (SOP) on which agency will ensure passengers arriving on evacuation flights from abroad go to a paid quarantine facil...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.20

Bengal logs 2,496 new Covid cases, 45 deaths

Bengal recorded 2,496 Covid-19 cases and conducted 19,003 tests during a 24-hour period till 9am on Friday. With the new counts, the total number of patients went past 70,000 and tests touched 8.93 l...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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