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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

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

More rush hour trains from today

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By Debraj Mitra, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.20

Trains run packed on Day One

A recent promise by Sourav Chakraborty, Trinamul MLA of Alipurduar, that land rights would be given to those who dwell on railway land in the town has drawn rebuttal from officials of the Northeast Fr...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 07.11.20

Active studio

It is not just clients who have everything to gain from a boutique gym, such a set-up can be rewarding to the owner as well. These gyms are made small, which does not entail a high cost commitment. Th...
By Anwar Wahhab in

Sports  /  Published 31.10.20

Caution, Zlatan style

In his own inimitable way AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is encouraging people in an online campaign to follow the rules in the battle against the coronavirus. The 39-year-old contracted the vir...
By AP in Milan

Calcutta  /  Published 27.10.20

Covid fear hits ice cream sales in city

Members of an odd-group that stop by his cart ask him to leave the stuff on the cart, spray disinfectant on the packs before having the ice cream. Dilip Sardar, who sells products of a local ice crea...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.10.20

Pandal-hoppers take over Navami night

Navami night was the most crowded this year, several puja organisers in the city said. But Dashami afternoon and evening was conspicuously empty, police said. Several puja organisers had said on Sund...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

‘Covid warriors’ on puja pandal duty

Hundreds of cured novel coronavirus patients, who have been named “Covid warriors” by the state government, were on duty at many popular Durga Puja pandals across Bengal during the four da...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

World  /  Published 25.10.20

Covid: US sets daily record

The US is in the midst of one of the most severe surges of the coronavirus to date, with more new cases reported across the country on Friday than on any other single day since the pandemic began. Si...
By Campbell Robertson, Edgar Sandoval, Lucy Tompkins, Simon Romero in New York


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