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Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Fever clinics in Salt Lake

Fever clinics where one can consult a doctor and get medicines for free will be set up in various places of Salt Lake and adjoining areas such as Teghoria, Kaikhali, Baguiati and Rajarhat, said an off...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

No more JEE board exams

The state joint entrance examination board will not hold any more tests this year because of the Covid pandemic and has initiated a process to finalise alternative modes of admission, said an official...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Covid data glare on hospitals

The state government is putting on notice private hospitals that have not joined an initiative to enter treatment details of each Covid patient every day in a system so the government could monitor wh...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Brush with choice, only for a day

A 10-year-old girl has seen her father rummage through garbage in dustbins outside a mall on Rashbehari Avenue. On Sunday, the ragpicker’s daughter spent close to 30 minutes at the kidswear sect...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Park order brightens stall hopes for pujas

Puja committees across Calcutta are gearing up to accept proposals for setting up stalls after the civic body decided to keep parks open from Friday, the desperation reflecting an overwhelming urge to...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

To malls, with masks and eye on ACs

The shopping meter peaked across the city's malls despite Covid fears on Sunday. With just one weekend left before Durga Puja, a steady stream of men, women and children wearing masks poured into ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.20

Recovery rate dips as cases rise

Bengal on Saturday logged 3,591 new Covid-19 cases — the highest spike yet reported in the 24-hour window till 9am — and 62 deaths, besides 3,032 recoveries. With this, the state went pas...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

World  /  Published 11.10.20

Covid: Trump health boast

President Trump said on Friday night in his first televised interview since he learned he had Covid-19 that he was “medication free” and he claimed to be back to normal, a week after being...
By Annie Karni in Washington

Calcutta  /  Published 10.10.20

State doles challenged

The state government’s decision to pay Rs 50,000 to every community Durga Puja organiser was challenged in Calcutta High Court on Friday. A division bench, headed by Justice Sanjib Banerjee, fi...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.10.20

Presi alumni help for booksellers

The Presidency College alumni, many of who used to frequent the bookstalls dotting the College Street footpaths during their college days, on Friday extended a helping hand to booksellers hit hard by ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in College Street


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