World  /  Published 04.08.20

US colleges stare at uncertain autumn

This month, many colleges around the country plan to welcome back thousands of students into something they hope will resemble normal campus life.  But they face challenges unlike any other Amer...
By Anemona Hartocollis, Shawn Hubler in

Business  /  Published 03.08.20

Tractor sales buck trend

Tractor sales maintained an upward momentum for the second consecutive month in July. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the $19.4 billion Mahindra Group, post...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 03.08.20

Covid: second wave of cases grips US

First, the Pacific Northwest and the Northeast were hit hardest as the coronavirus tore through the nation. Then it surged across the South. Now the virus is again picking up dangerous speed in much o...
By Julie Bosman, Manny Fernandez, Thomas Fuller in Chicago

Business  /  Published 03.08.20

Handling finances in the time of pandemic

The 2020 decade is going to be a challenging one. It started amidst an economic slowdown, and now we’re in the middle of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. Job losses, pay cuts and uncertainty&...
By Adhil Shetty in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.20

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 02.08.20

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 02.08.20

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 02.08.20

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 02.08.20

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 01.08.20

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


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