West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.20

Lowest 24-hour Covid toll in months

Bengal on Sunday reported 1,740 Covid-19 recoveries, 1,435 new infections and 29 deaths, the lowest 24-hour toll in months, but 13 of those were reported from Calcutta. The state also saw a drop in t...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 28.12.20

Car papers valid till March 31

Automakers in India are bracing for a parts shortage and possible production losses over the next three to four months because of a global shortage of available shipping containers, the Society of Ind...
By PTI, Reuters in New Delhi

World  /  Published 27.12.20

Japan, Spain find small numbers of variant cases

Japan, Spain and France have found small numbers of infections involving a new, potentially more transmissible variant of the coronavirus, most linked to travel from the UK, where it was first detecte...
By NYTNS in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 27.12.20

Madhyamik from June 1 to 10

The higher secondary examinations scheduled for June 30 have been put off and a fresh date will be announced for that day’s exams. The decision was taken in view of Hul Divas, education ministe...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.12.20

Virus toll on creative segment

The relaxation of the lockdown curbs since July notwithstanding, six out of every 10 small to mid-size enterprises in the creative sector in India are uncertain of surviving beyond October 2021. Almo...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 27.12.20

Fresh mask call after ‘leniency’

Around 200 people were booked for not wearing masks on Christmas out of the teeming masses that took to the city’s streets to soak in the festive spirit. Health experts and doctors said the fig...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 27.12.20

Allergic response to Moderna vaccine

A Boston physician said he developed a severe allergic reaction minutes after receiving Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, in the first week of the nationwide rollout for the company&rsq...
By Katherine J. Wu in New York

Entertainment  /  Published 27.12.20

The year that was

Biceps-n-bravery won over frailty-n-feminism when Ajay Devgn defied the January jinx and Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior thundered at the box office. Netting over Rs 260 crore, it was not only one of Ajay...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

People  /  Published 27.12.20

Frontline Corona Soldiers

In March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorted everyone to think of the untiring efforts of all healthcare workers — doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, pathologists, hospital administration st...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 26.12.20

UP police crossed all limit, says BCI

The Bar Council of India, the country’s apex bar body, Saturday condemned the incident in which Uttar Pradesh Police allegedly assaulted an advocate after dragging him out of his house in Etah. ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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