India  /  Published 20.06.22

Covid: 12,781 cases, 18 deaths

India on Monday logged 12,781 fresh COVID-19 cases that pushed its infection tally to 4,33,09,473, while the daily positivity rate went past 4 per cent after 130 days, according to Union health minist...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 20.06.22

Four undergraduate science departments at Jadavpur University opt for entry test

Four out of the five undergraduate science departments at Jadavpur University have informed the admissions committee of the science faculty that they want to screen students for undergraduate courses ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

News  /  Published 20.06.22

Engineer’s body found floating in Behala pond

The body of a 55-year-old man was found floating in a pond at Parnasree in southwest Kolkata’s Behala late on Friday. Police have identified the deceased as Anupam Roy Chowdhury. Residents of t...
By Our special correspondent in Kolkata

World  /  Published 20.06.22

Post-Covid labour crisis in aviation

After 21 years as a service agent at Air France, Karim Djeffal left his job during the Covid-19 pandemic to start his own job-coaching consultancy. “If this doesn’t work out, I won’...
By Reuters in Amsterdam/Paris/Doha

World  /  Published 20.06.22

Kids return to sound of music after 2 years

Surrounded by classroom walls hung with colourful violins and music theory posters, Roshan Reddy counted to three. He raised his palm, a chorus of shiny horns and woodwinds hummed to life, and the fir...
By Sarah Diamond


News  /  Published 19.06.22

CIET wins UNESCO award for use of ICT in school education

King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for Use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) in Education recognises innovative approaches in teaching ...
By Our Correspondent

Culture  /  Published 19.06.22

Ranjita Mondal's fairy tale story

When Ranjita Mondal talks about her journey from a one-room tin shack in the slum bordering the canal in Birati, near Calcutta’s Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, to running a hotel in ...
By Paromita Sen

India  /  Published 18.06.22

Covid rules to states, UTs

States and Union territories have been asked to submit "larger number" of samples for whole genome sequencing from districts and areas which have seen a surge in COVID-19 cases over a period...
By Payal Banerjee in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.06.22

Covid: India logs over 13,000 fresh cases

India's COVID-19 tally increased to 4,32,83,793 on Saturday as 13,216 more people tested positive for the viral disease and the active caseload climbed to 68,108, according to Union health ministr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.22

TMC to hold July 21 meeting offline

The Trinamul Congress on Friday decided to conduct its marquee Martyrs’ Day event on July 21 offline this time — after a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic — and ensure ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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