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Jharkhand  /  Published 07.10.20

Shrines: to open after SOPs

The Ranchi district administration is unsure about reopening all religious places from Thursday, in accordance with the state government’s unlock order. District administration officials o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Durga Puja: Shopper uptick raises hopes

Shoppers were out in droves on Sunday with a little more than a fortnight left for Durga Puja. From a sari store in Gariahat to a department store in South City Mall, most sellers were happy. A stead...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.10.20

Religious places to open from October 8

The state government has allowed opening of all religious places outside containment zones from October 8. It has also issued Durga puja specific guidelines on Thursday, and extended the lockdown in ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

College session start earliest by December

Undergraduate classes in Bengal’s government-run colleges and government-aided universities are unlikely to start before the first week of December, education minister Partha Chatterjee said aft...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.09.20

Stirrings of the 9pm heartbeat in Calcutta

A ride through some of the busiest city roads a little after 9pm used to give a deserted midnight vibe till a month ago. Not anymore. The traffic snarls are back at night and the parking lots busy. P...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 27.09.20

Cinemas with limit from Oct 1

Cinemas, jatras, open-air theatres, and some other performing arts activities will be allowed in the state from October 1 with 50 or fewer people in attendance, chief minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Dark days ahead for home help who travels by train

Thousands of women working as help in city homes have been jobless for the last six months after the local train services were paused because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The trains may soon be back, but...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Bengal austerity curbs till March

The Bengal government has decided to extend its austerity measures in the backdrop of the Covid pandemic till March 31, 2021, the decision revealing that the state’s own revenue generation has n...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

Noapara among three busiest Metro stations

Noapara has emerged among the top three busiest Metro stations, a week into the resumption of commercial services. The passenger volume of Metro has been way lower than what officials had expected. B...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.09.20

Taj Mahal reopens for tourists after 188 days

By PTI in Agra


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