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News  /  Published 06.04.22

Kolkatans drop the shield against Covid-19

By Pradip Sanyal

News  /  Published 16.02.22

Higher Secondary practical exam to be conducted in groups

Some of the schools will start the practical exams from Wednesday. At Jadavpur Vidyapith in south Kolkata, students were split in groups in order of the registration number and students of a particul...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.02.22

Bengal Higher Secondary practical exams in small groups

At Chetla Girls’ High School, students of home management will take the exams sitting in four rooms. The subject draws a large number of students every year. School heads said that though Covid...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.02.22

Boon of return & reunion for Salt Lake schools

Bidhannagar Ramakrishna Vivekananda School is mulling starting classes for all. “We started classes for seniors from Monday and are recording 40 to 50 per cent attendance. We have a big hall on ...
By Brinda Sarkar, Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake

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 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

India  /  Published 25.01.22

Different timings for Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will meet at separate times of a day for five hours each to ensure Covid distancing norms during the Budget session that will start on January 31. Lok Sabha will meet at 11a...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 04.01.22

Covid curbs: 7pm deadline triggers stampede-like situation at Sealdah, Howrah stations

A sea of people at Howrah station at 5.40pm on Monday, the first day of the fresh curbs to check Covid cases. The 7pm deadline on local trains triggered stampede-like situation at Howrah, Sealdah, Du...
By Our Bureau

News  /  Published 04.01.22

Covid surge: Hostels to remain shut until further orders

Several residential institutions called some of the students to the campus ever since the pandemic had set in, to let them attend online classes from the WiFi-enabled hostels. Among the state univers...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.22

Train commuters bin Covid curbs

Commuters were seen travelling in crowded local trains on Monday, thumbing their noses to the restrictions imposed by the state government a day ago to curb the spread of COVID-19. Metro Railway coac...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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