News  /  Published 10.02.22

Vidyasagar Setu to be shut for six hours on Sunday

Vidyasagar Setu will remain shut to traffic for six hours from 8am to 2pm on Sunday to let engineers assess the structure, said officials of the Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners (HRBC). Vehicles he...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

News  /  Published 09.02.22

Why no mask? ‘Mine is in my bag,’ says woman on CR Avenue

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By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Sanat Kumar Sinha in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

Gone fishing: live symbols

There is nothing fishy about it. Ahead of the upcoming panchayat elections in Odisha, given the Covid-19 restrictions on large rallies, candidates are using campaigning strategies that are so simple a...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 06.02.22

Kolkata school bus operators plan vehicle rollout

A global culinary battle of budding chefs from 45 countries and held in the virtual mode came to a close on Saturday. The eighth edition of the International Young Chef Olympiad 2022, organised by th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.01.22

Bengal govt eases Covid curbs; night curfew shortened, flight restrictions removed

The Bengal government introduced further relaxations to COVID-19 curbs in the state on Monday. The night restriction on movement of people was reduced by an hour and will now be in force from 11pm to...
By My Kolkata & PTI


World  /  Published 30.01.22

Partygate: Report awaits

 Boris Johnson will travel to eastern Europe and also telephone Vladimir Putin in the coming week to urge the Russian President to “avoid bloodshed” in Ukraine even as the British Pri...
By Amit Roy in London

News  /  Published 28.01.22

Kidderpore flyover closed to traffic from Friday to February 1

The Kidderpore flyover, which connects the racecourse to Garden Reach in west Kolkata, will remain shut for a few days from Friday to facilitate a ‘load test’, which will assess the stabil...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.01.22

Fortnight-long Covid curb lifted from Kalighat temple sanctum sanctorum

Visitors were allowed till the temple courtyard. “If there is a renewed rise in the infection numbers, the sanctum sanctorum will be shut to devotees again,” said a member of the Kalighat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

World  /  Published 28.01.22

UK going back to Covid Plan A

After an uncomfortable but relatively brief return to coronavirus restrictions triggered by the omicron variant, England is going back to“Plan A” — learning to live with a disease th...
By Reuters in London

News  /  Published 26.01.22

Kolkatans demand for longer park hours, write to Mamata Banerjee and chief secretary

Parks opened their gates to visitors on Monday after remaining shut for about 20 days, but for a limited duration. Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is keeping its parks open from 6am to 9am, and ag...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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