West Bengal Government
Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Govt Covid test labs to run during Puja

Covid test centres in all government medical colleges and hospitals in Calcutta will remain operational during Durga Puja. Each will have 14 laboratory technicians working in three shifts under the s...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Covid: 600 more beds for Bengal patients

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to add 600 ICU (intensive care unit) and HDU (high dependency unit) beds to dedicated Covid-19 hospitals across the state in the next few weeks in anticipati...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Cry to restart suburban trains in Howrah

A group of people whose primary mode of communication to workplaces is local trains held protests at Liluah and Chinsurah railway stations in Howrah district on Monday against non-resumption of suburb...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.20

30 injured as bus hits NH14 crater and flips

At least 30 passengers, including four children and six women, were injured when a private bus on the Rampurhat-Behrampore route hit a crater about 2 feet deep and flipped sideways on NH14 near Nakpur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.20

Minister among new Covid patients

Bengal minister of state for parliamentary affairs Tapas Roy tested positive for the novel coronavirus late on Thursday night and got admitted to hospital, while his family went on home-isolation. Th...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.20

Idol-makers ask state govt for help

The virus has not spared the clay magicians whose fingers conjure up idols revered by millions. Over a thousand potters, mainly idol-makers, from East Burdwan’s Kalna and Nadia’s Phulia t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalna, Phulia

Calcutta  /  Published 29.09.20

Raze Vivekananda Road flyover: Panel

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.20

Alapan new Bengal chief secretary

Alapan Bandyopadhyay, a 1987-batch IAS officer and currently the home secretary and the information and cultural affairs secretary, has been appointed as the new chief secretary of the state. He will...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.20

Alapan named new chief secy

  Alapan Bandopadhyay was named as the new chief secretary of Bengal on Monday. Bandopadhyay, who is at present the state home secretary, will join his new posting on October 1, Chief Mini...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.20

State focus on repair of 200 bridges

The public works department has identified 400-odd bridges in distress out of 1,800 maintained by the department across Bengal, with over 200 among them needing immediate repair and restoration to ave...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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