Style  /  Published 11.06.20

Happy to be just breathing

Every cloud has a silver lining. With the slower pace of life during the pandemic comes an opportunity for discovery and the realisation that we should appreciate the most basic things in life, such a...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Cycling: main roads off limits

Police have issued a notification allowing free movement of cycles in all roads and lanes in Calcutta except for “main arterial roads and flyovers”.Earlier, cycling during the day was prohibited i...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Aid for stranded Indian students

They have their back to the wall on foreign soil yet cannot afford to return. The lockdown has jeopardised life for Indian students in British institutes of higher education. Now local Bengali associ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.06.20

Woman and mother die in quick succession

A 56-year-old woman and her mother who had appeared frail to a doctor when he last visited them on Thursday died within hours of each other in Salt Lake’s BE Block on Saturday night.Sharmistha Kar P...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.20

Buffer or clean? Find out online

A list identifying all Covid “affected”, “clean” and “buffer” areas in the city has been uploaded for the first time, helping Calcuttans figure out the specific restrictions and relaxation...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.20

Bengal aims for 15,000 Covid-19 tests a day

The state health department has decided to increase the number of daily Covid-19 tests from around 9,500 now to 15,000 by the end of this month, officials said.Health department officials said there w...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.20

Camera cuts airport queue

Domestic fliers arriving at the Calcutta airport now don’t have to stand in long queues to get their body temperature checked by hand-held devices or fill in a self-declaration form.Thermal and opti...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Photos  /  Published 25.04.20

Coronavirus candids


World  /  Published 24.04.20

Lab goggles for air travellers

The thought of getting on a plane is far from most people’s minds at the moment, as they shelter in their homes. But some people have no choice but to fly now, whether it is returning from a long tr...
By Vivian Lin and Thomas Fuller/New York Times News Service in San Francisco

North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Bring smiles with caricatures

Want to be a good Samaritan and get caricatured for it? A Barpeta-based NGO, Shubham, has launched a unique initiative through which it encourages people to donate for the poor who are struggling to g...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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