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Salt Lake
Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.20

Coronavirus lockdown ruins plans of rituals

Festivals and pujas are being downscaled or even skipped in the backdrop of Covid-19. In the past few days Annapurna puja, Navratri and Nava Varsh were all marked on the religious calendar but residen...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.20

Teachers, students connect online

The class must go on. Schools and institutes may be locked down to stop the spread of coronavirus but the indomitable spirit of teachers and students has ensured that education does not stop. From sch...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 26.06.20

Matters of the mind

How is the lockdown taking a toll on the mental health of residents? And what are the ways to identify symptoms from the behavioural patterns of family members? Psychiatrist Kedar Ranjan Banerjee addr...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.20

Salt Lake left in tree lurch

Residents in Salt Lake will have to remove on their own trees fallen on their houses and driveways when Cyclone Amphan struck if the trees had been planted by them on nearby pavements and traffic divi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.19

Kumari choices rise above religion, caste

Little Alia Parvin was one of five little girls decked up identically in red sari, bindi, tiara and floral garland. She had come from a neighbourhood slum, accompanied by her mother Zeenat Begum and e...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.19

Puja debut for Snehodiya residents

Swapno Bhor and Snehodiya jointly held their first Durga puja this year and judging by the amount of enthusiasm members showed, it was difficult to believe this was for, of and by senior citizens. “...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.18

Dengue zone Sukantanagar welcomes mosquitoes

Sukantanagar has long been a hotbed of dengue, a fact that the local civic body, Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, has acknowledged by declaring it a dengue sensitive zone.Still, the locality on the ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.20

Covid scare in two New Town complexes

Covid-19 has finally breached the walls of the residential complexes of New Town.Two positive cases have been reported in the last five days. The first was at Animikha Housing Complex. On Saturday, an...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.18

Former employee arrested for cafe robbery

A former employee of a Cafe Coffee Day outlet in Salt Lake’s AD Block and two of his friends were arrested on Saturday in connection with a robbery at the shop on October 29.Sankar Das, 20, a reside...
By A staff reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.19

Court wait for Rajeev Kumar, CBI

Rajeev Kumar’s lawyers on Wednesday moved Alipore Court seeking protection from arrest in the Saradha case amid murmurs the CBI may file a petition for permission to take the former Calcutta police ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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