Social Distancing
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

News  /  Published 01.01.22

Kolkatans show better compliance to Covid protocol on New Year’s Eve

The spiralling Covid cases seem to have stoked fear in the minds of people. Pronab Das and wife Sanhita Guha, who are settled in Connecticut in US, had arrived in Kolkata a couple of weeks ago, their...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.12.21

Covid shield down, Kolkatans spotted without masks on streets

On Wednesday, some had them on their chins or hanging from their necks or ears...
By The Telegraph in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.12.21

Pandemic forces closed schools in Kolkata to dispose of unused, unfit buses

Several schools have either sold off their buses or returned those that were outsourced. Reason: the long period of disuse have made them unfit and it might not be economically viable to invest in a ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.12.21

All 2,885 graduating students invited to St Xavier’s convocation on Feb. 19

St Xavier’s College, Park Street, will hold convocation on February 19 with full attendance of the graduating students and in strict adherence to Covid protocol.  From every department, th...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


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