West Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

Covid: Bengal extends curbs

 Keeping in mind the warning of experts about a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bengal government on Thursday extended the existing restrictions till August 15, but also announc...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.07.21

Panel issues refund order to 4 hospitals

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission on Wednesday asked several private hospitals to refund part of the amounts paid by patients’ families as the bills had been prepared ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

Distress alert device a must on boats: Bengal

The Bengal government has made it mandatory for boats and trawlers out for deep-sea fishing to install distress alert transmitters (DATs) so that the vessel operators can alert Chennai’s Maritim...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

Police attacked over teacher arrests

Nearly 60 people, including some local Trinamul leaders in Karandighi, North Dinajpur, protested the arrest of two teachers accused of stealing funds, by blocking NH12 on Tuesday night and attacking a...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Business  /  Published 29.07.21

West Bengal amends realty rules

The Mamata Banerjee government has notified rules to fill up the vacuum created by a Supreme Court  judgment that struck down the state legislation governing the real estate industry in Beng...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

500 parakeets seized in Malda, one arrested

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) seized over 500 birds from a Calcuttabound train and arrested a person in this connection from Malda Town station on Tuesday night. V.B. Sharma, an inspector of the...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

815 more cases, 14 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Wednesday logged 815 new Covid-19 cases, 811 recoveries and 14 deaths. Active cases fell by 10 to 11,370 on Wednesday, the 38th straight day of the slide. Calcutta logged 81 new cases and ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

Raju Bista seeks ‘solution’ in Lok Sabha

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista on Wednesday told Parliament that the BJP was committed to finding a “permanent political solution” for the Darjeeling hills keeping in mind the recurring demand f...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

Third wave fear prompts push for more tests

The Bengal health department has directed all district administrations to increase the number of Covid-19 tests because of the possibility of a third wave of the pandemic and cases of Delta and UK var...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 28.07.21

HC nod to Bengal to file affidavit

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday granted the Bengal government time to file supplementary affidavits by July 31 in connection with an NHRC inquiry committee report on alleged post-poll violence in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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