Social Distancing
Calcutta  /  Published 05.01.21

Madhyamik exam centres to be tripled: Board

The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education will triple the number of centres for Madhyamik 2021, to be held in June, so the examinees can write the test adhering to physical distancing norms, an off...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

Metro: e-pass window curtailed

The e-pass window for Metro passengers is likely to be further narrowed from next week, officials in the carrier said. Under the current system, an e-pass is mandatory for male passengers between 16 ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

HC issues order for year-end festivities

Police have concluded that Park Street saw an unexpected surge in crowd on Christmas evening because people who had been to the Victoria Memorial and Alipore zoo earlier in the day came over to see th...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.12.20

A Christmas unlike any other

Churches will have to restrict the number of the faithful praying on the premises and they are trying to find various ways to do it. One church has increased the number of services both on Christmas ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.12.20

Suresh Raina held at a Mumbai nightclub

Thirty-four persons including cricketer Suresh Raina and Bollywood celebrity Sussanne Khan were held after a raid at a posh club near the Mumbai airport on Tuesday for violating social distancing norm...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai


Calcutta  /  Published 17.12.20

JU allots rooms for classes

Jadavpur University has decided to provide additional rooms to three science departments in the Technology Bhavan for conducting undergraduate and postgraduate classes. The extra rooms will help the ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.12.20

More Calcutta Metro trains on Sundays

The Sunday Metro fleet will go up from December 20, the carrier announced on Thursday. Starting December 19, passengers will not need an e-pass to enter Metro stations on Saturdays, it said. “...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.11.20

College in-person classes not now

In-person classes at colleges and universities will not resume for now as the Covid pandemic is still raging, an official in the higher education department said. Classes will continue to be held on ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.11.20

Scent of socialising in perfume sale

The scent is back, wafting in slowly. Sale of perfumes, which had plummeted in the immediate aftermath of the Covid-19-induced lockdown, is gradually picking up, said marketers and consumers. The pl...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Business back on track, almost

Mihir Ghosh, route secretary of Karunamoyee-Phoolbagan autos, is down but optimistic. “People are now less paranoid about Covid and are gradually stepping out. They will eventually take trains a...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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