News  /  Published 28.06.22

Stricter Covid norms back in Kolkata schools after summer vacation

On Monday, South City International School issued a notice suspending large gatherings of students on the playground and in the canteen, library and the auditorium. The notice also asked sports teach...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.04.22

Kolkata schools struggle to maintain Covid protocol in class and on campus

Covid is not over and one cannot let their guard down, teachers are telling students continuously as schools reopen for in-person classes in the new session. There is a tendency among students, espec...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 09.02.22

Wearables and shareables: How to pack for a music festival in 2022

Tampon alternatives Shripriya Khaitan Dhelia and Upasana Todi Prakash’s Kolkata start-up Fabpad offers leak-proof period panties that are reusable and is an environment-friendly alternative to s...
By Ujjainee Roy

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

Calcutta  /  Published 16.06.21

Arrest over manufacturing sanitiser without valid papers

Haridevpur: A young man has allegedly been cheated of over Rs 4.5 lakh against false assurances of a job by a purported online job portal. Abhishek Upadhyay in his complaint said he registered with t...
By A Staff Reporter in Rajarhat


Calcutta  /  Published 11.05.21

‘Sanitiser’ factory raided

A chemical-manufacturing unit on Ezra Street was raided on Monday afternoon after the enforcement branch of the city police were informed that the unit was producing “hand sanitiser” witho...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ezra Street

Calcutta  /  Published 30.04.21

Safety protocol goes for a toss

Covid-19 norms were rampantly flouted across the Assembly constituencies in the city that voted in the last leg on Thursday, in keeping with the trend of the previous phases. There was no semblance o...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhankar Chowdhury and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.21

An election unlike any other

By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.21

JU closed on April 16 for sanitisation

Jadavpur University has decided to keep the campus close on April 16 to undertake sanitisation following reports of Covid-19 cases at the institution. Registrar Snehamanju Basu issued a notice announ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.04.21

Dhanbad launches sanitisation drive

The Dhanbad Municipal Corporation has launched intensive sanitisation drive across 55 wards of the district, spread over five circles, including Jharia, Dhanbad, Sindri, Katras and Chhatatand, using a...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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