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Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

Covid: city offers virtual Ashtami anjali

It was virtual anjali for most people in Calcutta on Ashtami, Saturday, barring some neighbourhoods where people stood close to each other to offer anjali. In some places people stayed confined to ci...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

Ashtami evening sees rise in footfall

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By Kinsuk Basu, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.20

This Puja, stay-at-home is the mantra

But residents felt that the state government should have allowed pre-recorded dhak to be played. “Nothing will feel like Puja this year. At least residents could have shut their eyes and enjoyed...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

Covid: Bengal logs highest daily cases and deaths

Bengal on Wednesday reported 4,069 new Covid-19 cases, 64 deaths and 3,596 recoveries, all the three figures the highest for a 24-hour period. This is the 18th time in October that the maximum daily ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

Covid caution for hotels at seaside towns

Authorities have issued a set of directives for hotel owners at seaside resort towns in East Midnapore district to ensure that social distancing and other novel coronavirus-related health norms are st...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

Health  /  Published 20.10.20

Survivors’ tale

According to Dr Sarkar, even asymptomatic patients must stay alert for at least a fortnight after they are declared Covid-19 negative. They need to continue with all suggested hygienic practices. Thos...
By Sujata Mukherjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 20.10.20

Durga Pujas start to mark visitor-rekha

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By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.10.20

Metro to run fewer trains during Puja

Metro Railway will run 64 trains every day from Saptami to Dashami (October 23 to 26), instead of 152 daily trains now, an official said. On October 23, 24, 25 and 26, the first and last trains are l...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.10.20

No adda at Maddox Square Puja

Maddox Square in Ballygunge will be a no-adda zone this Puja. Members of Ballygunge Durga Puja Samity, which organises the Maddox Square puja that has over the years emerged as a favourite meet-and-c...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.20

People flout norms and go pandal-hopping

Braving intermittent rain, hordes of people were seen flocking big-ticket Durga puja pandals in the city on Monday morning with little or no regard for social distancing norms. Bengal Chief Minister ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


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