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Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.20

Many Covid zones in 2 boroughs

Twenty-eight of the 39 containment zones in Calcutta are from two boroughs that cover parts of Kasba, Tiljala, Patuli, Mukundapur in the south and Ultadanga, Beleghata, Kankurgachhi and Phoolbagan in ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.08.20

Covid patient's escape attempt at CMCH

A Covid-19 patient in Calcutta tried to jump off a hospital building on Saturday after breaking the windowpane with an oxygen cylinder but was saved by an alert health worker, police said. The incide...
By PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.08.20

Drive-in pujas this year

This Puja, Calcutta will get to experience drive-in darshan of the goddess. Three pujas in a lane near the Rashbehari Avenue crossing have joined forces to offer an experience for which one would not...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Rashbehari

Calcutta  /  Published 08.08.20

Keep tabs on elderly, complexes told

Residents’ welfare associations of housing complexes should keep a close watch on the aged in their communities and let the police or civic bodies know if they need any help, Calcutta’s no...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.20

2,912 Covid cases and 52 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Friday logged 2,912 Covid-19 cases and 52 deaths from the disease as the total number of patients reached 89,666, of whom 63,060 had recovered.  The tally of active patients is 24,652,...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.20

CPI(M) leader Shyamal Chakraborty no more

Senior CPI(M) leader Shyamal Chakraborty died of Covid-19 at a hospital in Calcutta on Thursday, party sources said. He was 76 years-old. Chakraborty, the three-time transport minister of West ...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.20

Bengal's Covid toll jumps by 61

Bengal on Wednesday logged the highest 24-hour jump in deaths, with 61, and new Covid-19 cases, with 2,816.  Prior to this, the most number of single-day deaths was 54 and the highest number of ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.20

Seven-day lockdown in 8 Nadia towns

Nadia district administration on Wednesday announced a weeklong lockdown from August 8 in eight municipality towns, including Krishnagar and Chakdah, and 25 gram panchayat areas to contain the spike i...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.20

Picture perfect gift amid pandemic

The clouds lifted from Darjeeling to unveil the gleaming Mount Kanchenjungha and give the people of the hills a picture-perfect gift amid the raging pandemic. Gyanendra Rai, a mental health counsello...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.20

Bengal: Covid toll jumps

Bengal on Tuesday logged highest number of deaths from Covid-19 during a 24-hour period at 54, cases at 2,752 and tests at 22,321 as the total count of patients stopped just short of 81,000, of whom n...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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