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News  /  Published 10.11.21

Test of patience for elders at provident fund offices in Kolkata

Despite four visits to the centre in the past year, a 46-year-old schoolteacher has not been able to complete the documentation for a change of surname in her pension account. After waiting for close ...
By Debraj Mitra, Pinak Ghosh in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.11.21

Metro to increase trains

Metro Railway will increase the number of daily trains if the passenger count shoots up substantially following the resumption of local trains. The carrier runs 266 trains every weekday now. Before t...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.11.21

More invigilators for spaced out examinees during boards in Kolkata schools

Several private schools in the city will require more teachers for invigilation and on-campus duty during the board exams, the heads of these institutions said. The board exams will extend into the w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 10.10.21

Covid norms nowhere in sight amid festivities

As India enters the festival season, a survey by a digital community-based platform that has measured basic COVID-19 safeguards found that only 13 per cent people rated mask compliance in their area a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

Metro every 7 to 9 minutes from today

Metro trains will run at an interval of seven to nine minutes for most of the day, once services for all resume on Friday. The first trains will leave the terminal stations of Dakshineswar and Kavi S...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 27.06.21

Letters to the editor: Judges must not give in to political pressure

Sir — Public comments have been sought on the new cinematograph (amendment) bill, 2021. The information and broadcasting ministry intends to make changes to the law which controls the functionin...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.21

Cycle petrol bunk hint

The petrol bunks of the country that facilitate filling air in the tyres of two and four-wheelers free of cost at present may also offer the same facility to cycles soon. This became a possibility wh...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.05.21

Bengal: stricter curbs in place

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.21

Kin’s Covid tag stirs election pot

Political parties in parts of Bengal have started lodging complaints against rivals with Covid-positive kin in a bid to keep them off poll activities ahead of the final phase. In Birbhum, the BJP lod...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.21

Covid norms confined to masks at booths

Ditto at St Lawrence High School in Ballygunge. A jawan posted there said he had told a couple of voters to wear their masks properly. But he pointed to his senior when asked about the improper discar...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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