World  /  Published 30.09.22

Hospital hit from above and below

Coolio, the rapper whose gritty and sometimes playful takes on West Coast rap and anthemic hits like Gangsta’s Paradise made him a hip-hop star in the 1990s, died on Wednesday in Los Angele...
By AP, PTI in New York

News  /  Published 28.09.22

Mamata voices happiness over Bengal’s drinking water mission feat

Jal Jeevan Mission under Union Jal Shakti ministry is envisioned to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections to all households in rural India by 2024. She...

News  /  Published 28.09.22

Dengue claims third victim in Tollygunge’s Pashchim Putiary

A 90-year-old woman from Pashchim Putiary’s Chatterjee Bagan in Tollygunge on the city’s southern fringes died of dengue on Tuesday, the third known dengue victim from the neighbourhood in...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.09.22

Pupils approach North 24-Parganas panchayat to prevent dengue

A group of students in North 24-Parganas requested the panchayat head of their area to keep the surroundings of their school clean and ensure there was no accumulation of water. The students of Kanak...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.09.22

Indian Life Saving Society swimmers perform water ballet

The pool of the Indian Life Saving Society (ILSS), popularly known as Anderson Club, transformed into a stage on Friday evening. A group of swimmers performed a water ballet that lasted an hour. Once...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata


News  /  Published 24.09.22

Dengue clusters along canals in Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation area

He also asked BMC officials to visit Puja pandals and look for mosquito-breeding sites. North 24-Parganas is among the districts that are reporting a relatively higher number of dengue infections, sa...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Bidhannagar

News  /  Published 23.09.22

Salt Lake gets 189 new dengue cases in 4 days

More than 300 dengue cases have been reported from across the 41 wards of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation between Sunday and Wednesday. Of these, more than 189 fresh cases have been reported fr...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Places  /  Published 23.09.22

Bengal Paddle, a steamer from the 1940s will ferry passengers on the river hooghly once more

Party time A 65-year-old company, Eastern Navigation, already runs two vessels on the Hooghly — the Riviera and the Desire, but this one, with a passenger license of 500, is the largest. &ldquo...
By Brinda Sarkar

News  /  Published 18.09.22

Saturday morning’s rain floods Mukundapur hospitals

Several neighbourhoods in southeast Calcutta’s Mukundapur were flooded following Saturday morning’s rain, with the water inundating at least two hospitals in the area. The rain was short ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.09.22

Dengue fight must focus on source, civic bodies in Kolkata, districts told

Several hospitals said they have seen a rise in admission of dengue patients. Peerless Hospital had 34 dengue patients on Friday. The number was barely two about 15 days back, said an official. Belle...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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