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West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.21

794 more recover, 18 die of Covid in Bengal

Bengal on Wednesday logged 794 Covid-19 recoveries, 723 infections and 18 deaths as the total of active cases dropped for the 79th consecutive day since Vijaya Dashami on October 26 last year. The to...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Part of Sealdah flyover to be closed

A portion of the Sealdah flyover, between its crossings with MG Road and Beleghata Road, will be closed to traffic from Friday night till Tuesday morning to facilitate the construction of the Bowbazar...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

'Vaccine doses fewer than required'

In Bengal, 353 venues have been identified for vaccination but all may not be in use on Day 1. The health department had till Tuesday fixed eight venues in Calcutta - Calcutta Medical College, Calcut...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Vaccine distribution from today

A consignment of nearly 10 lakh doses of Covishield, a Covid-19 vaccine, reached Calcutta on Tuesday afternoon on a Spicejet flight, with 6.89 lakh doses earmarked for Bengal. The rest will be sent to...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Shield yourself from bird flu: Advice to poultry handlers

The health department has instructed poultry farm workers and others who handle birds and animals to wear protective gowns, gloves and goggles to protect themselves from the avian influenza (HSN1) vir...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.21

Active Covid cases drop below 8,000

Bengal’s active Covid-19 cases fell to below 8,000 on Sunday, to 7,881, as the state reported a drop in the total number of existing patients for the 76th consecutive day, since Vijaya Dashami o...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.21

Rally against ‘divisive forces’ in Bengal

The Murshidabad unit of the All India Imam-Muezzin and Social Welfare Organisation on Sunday held a general meeting here and emphasised the need to elect a “secular and competent” party in...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.21

Bengal groundwork for PM-Kisan

The Mamata Banerjee government started groundwork to verify farmers who have applied for the Centre’s PM-Kisan scheme to ensure Bengal farmers get central financial aid at the earliest. Trinamu...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.21

Active Covid cases 8,034 in Bengal

Bengal on Saturday reported a drop in its total active Covid-19 cases for the 75th consecutive day, since Vijaya Dashami on October 26, with the total cases falling from 37,190 to 8,034, improving by ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.21

Farm laws for freedom: Nadda

The BJP seemed to have flagged off its election campaign in the hills through Prahlad Singh Patel, the Union minister of state for tourism and culture. BJP ally in the hills GNLF lined up party suppor...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Katwa


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