The New Normal
Opinion  /  Published 08.04.22

China's new normal

From showing tourists around historic sights to plucking tea leaves — that is the destruction Covid-19 has wrought among sections of China’s workforce. With tourists reluctant to risk trav...
By Neha Sahay

News  /  Published 25.03.22

After two years of Covid, Salt Lake reflects on lessons learnt

Profession: Masseur Resident of: Amtala Works: Across blocks in Salt Lake and New Town Has life returned to pre-Covid days: Almost. I’d say things are 80 per cent back to normal. Everyone is ...
By Brinda Sarkar, Showli Chakraborty, Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 08.10.21

Covid blow to Kolkata school canteens

Schools have been closed and with them the school canteens, dealing a blow to those who made a livelihood of it. Some have tried home delivery of food and some have started makeshift stalls to tide o...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 29.09.21

Mahalaya lock on temple, Math

The Kali temple in Dakshineswar will remain shut on the morning of Mahalaya, October 6, to avoid congregations at the shrine of those who will gather at the three adjacent ghats to perform tarpan. Be...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Events  /  Published 28.09.21

Hospitality industry teachers give topmost priority to safety and hygiene post-Covid

In the new normal, hospitality courses will have to tailor themselves according to the changing travel habits of people. Safety and hygiene will be of utmost importance, several veteran teachers in th...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


News  /  Published 25.09.21

International flyers suffer as pandemic sparks schedule changes

An official of Biman Bangladesh said they were also suggesting people who wanted to book return tickets next month to buy one-way tickets or wait till the new schedule was available for November. &ld...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Events  /  Published 23.09.21

Webinar showcase for technological changes brought in by pandemic

Covid wreaked havoc across the globe but accelerated some technological changes that would otherwise have taken years to come, a group of business leaders said at a webinar on Saturday. “Covid-...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.09.21

Kolkata's elderly face hurdles in police verification of those who run errands

Police raided a fake call centre in New Alipore and arrested 22 people on Tuesday night. The accused used to call people in Australia posing as officials of e-commerce giant Amazon and trick them int...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.09.21

Covid count not surging is positive sign but need to keep guard up

The daily new Covid infection count in Bengal has ranged between 500 and 700 over the past few weeks.  A section of the state administration sees this — the count not spiralling despite mo...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.08.21

Video: Kumartuli lives on a prayer before Durga Puja

Some organisers are hopeful though that the fear of a fresh round of infection would finally make way for overwhelming optimism and sponsors would gradually start loosening their purses. “We st...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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