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Calcutta  /  Published 05.08.20

Salt Lake councillor dies after testing positive

A councillor of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation who had tested positive for Covid-19 passed away on Wednesday. Subhash Bose, in his mid-50s, was admitted to a private hospital after he tested p...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.08.20

Amphan debris still scars Salt Lake

Devashis Jana, the mayoral council member in charge of solid waste management, said keeping roads clean and preventing a pile-up of garbage were proving to be a challenge. He also cited defunct trucks...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

Squatter haven called Bagjola Canal

The canal-side stretch is the jurisdiction of the irrigation department. “Since residents have sent us the letter we shall forward it to the right department,” says Debashis Sen, chairman ...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

BC Block’s garbage collection woes sorted

Residents of BC Block complained of a stoppage in the door-to-door collection of garbage in their block. Garbage was not collected for three days this week, they said, due to a protest by municipal sw...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

This Month, That Year

1930: Donald Bradman becomes the first player to score over 300 runs in a single day of play during a Test match. The momentous day is July 11 — the third day of the third Test match of Australi...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

Anxiety triggering digestive disorders

Patients with anxiety are mostly staying holed up at home now. Even if they reach us, they can be easily made out from the plethora of protective gear they wear — caps, masks, face shield, glove...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.20

NKDA starts walk-in Covid test at New Town fair ground

New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has started walk-in sample collection at the New Town Mela Ground. “We are giving space to anyone who wants to put up a collection stall at the ven...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.20

Lockdown, rains set veggie prices on fire

The total lockdown on certain days of the week has yet again rejigged the operations of block markets. Previously markets had started shutting down on alternate days of the week, as per the orders of ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.20

Hemanta at 100

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Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.20

ILS Hospital starts hotel safe house

ILS Hospitals have tied up with The Sonnet to provide hotel isolation service under medical supervision. The service started from Sunday and such is the demand that they have had to increase capacity ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in


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