West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.22

'Time to mask up'

Police across Bengal will step up patrolling in a day or two to “request” people to mask up amid the uptick in Covid-19 cases in the state. Sources said the decision was taken following s...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Pockets in Behala, Salt Lake declared 'pink’ for uptick in Covid cases

A ward in Kolkata, parts of the Bidhannagar municipal area and some pockets in Rajarhat have been classified as ‘pink’ — where more than 10 new Covid cases have been reported in...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.04.22

Social distancing a distant dream in Kolkata schools

Distancing is a distant possibility at a time in-person classes have resumed in full strength, and more so during dispersal, said parents and heads of several schools.  A number of schools have ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.04.22

Covid curbs off, air fares soar as mid-April holiday window beckons

The first spell of holidays after India’s Covid restrictions have largely been lifted is ahead and air fares have gone through the roof.  Fares to Dehradun, Srinagar, Bhubaneswar, Pak...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.02.22

Reopening of schools in Kolkata poses new challenges to parents and teachers

In-person sessions for classes VIII to XII have already started. The Telegraph lists the concerns and challenges after speaking to school heads, parents and teachers. Separation anxiety Children who...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


News  /  Published 07.02.22

Masking up essential for adapting to Covid

Masks should be used as a part of a comprehensive strategy of measures to suppress transmissions and save lives. However, social distancing, hand sanitisation, avoiding crowded places and vaccination ...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.12.21

Bengal college eligibility test centres closer home, Kolkata not on list

The College Service Commission will hold the State Eligibility Test (SET) for appointment of college teachers on January 9 at sub-divisional levels so that the 83,000-odd candidates can write the exam...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.11.21

Clean-up drive

A team from the Calcutta Municipal Corporation on Saturday began a three-day sanitisation drive at Jadavpur University in the run-up to the reopening of the campus for in-person academic activities fr...
By Our Bureau

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Vigilance the buzzword at Mahadevi Birla World Academy as students return to campus

Teachers to monitor students to ensure COVID-safety norms are followed at all times ...
By Mou Chakraborty

News  /  Published 10.11.21

How South City International School will welcome students back after pandemic break

Wearing masks will be mandatory and the school will have extra masks on standby...
By Mou Chakraborty


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