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Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

City churches to allow up to 50 people

The Roman Catholic churches under the archdiocese of Calcutta will allow a maximum of 10 to 50 people for services, prayer and Holy Mass depending on the size of each church from Monday, says a circul...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.20

Bengal zoos reopen tomorrow

Gates of the Bengal Safari Park — the only one of its kind in the state nestling on the outskirts of Siliguri — will reopen for visitors on Friday, along with all other zoological parks of...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Presidency to start classes on October 1

Regular classes for the students of Presidency University in the intermediate semesters will start on October 1 and “the mode of teaching-learning process may be designed by the departments in a...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Iskcon temple to reopen

Iskcon is set to reopen its Calcutta temple from October 1 with precautionary measures against Covid-19 in place. Visitors will be allowed from 5pm to 8pm and wearing  masks is mandatory.  ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.09.20

Queue ordeal for the aged at banks

The days of complete lockdown in the state have compounded the problem, said bankers and customers. “The state was under complete lockdown on Monday. When the bank opened after two days on Tues...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.09.20

SOPs for schools offering guidance

The Union health ministry has issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) for “partial reopening” of schools outside Covid containment zones to offer guidance to students of Classes XI to ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 08.09.20

Health experts emphasize sanitisation and social distancing

As the country slowly eases back into normalcy following the Covid-19 lockdown, preventive measures to keep the virus at bay assume much more importance.  What should be the proper social distan...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 07.09.20

No fee refund for Covid flout dismissal

Northeastern University dismissed 11 first-year students this week and declined to refund their $36,500 tuition after they were discovered crowded into a room at a Boston hotel serving as a temporary ...
By New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 05.09.20

Guard down, infections up

The quaint, sugarcane-growing village of Rajewadi in Maharashtra did not have a single confirmed coronavirus case until mid-August. Now one in every four people there is positive for the virus, with p...
By Reuters in Rajewadi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Metro date expected after Friday meeting

A meeting between officials of Metro Railway and the state government on Thursday could not finalise the date of resumption of commercial services. A date and other modalities are likely to be announ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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