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West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.20

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 30.09.20

Raze Vivekananda Road flyover: Panel

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By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.20

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 28.09.20

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

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.20

Covid: Bengal logs 3,181 new cases

Bengal on Saturday logged 3,181 new Covid-19 cases, 56 deaths and 2,955 recoveries. With this, Bengal’s total cases went past 2.44 lakh, of which nearly 2.14 lakh are recoveries and 4,721 are d...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.20

Worries about farm bills' fallout on PDS source

Three farm reform bills passed by Parliament recently may play havoc with the public distribution system in Bengal as the state government’s procurement programme is likely to get affected becau...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 22.09.20

Bengal excise duty worry for liquor makers

Two industry bodies representing major foreign liquor manufacturers in the country have written to the Bengal government to make changes to a proposed excise duty structure for liquor in the state or ...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Covid: 3,165 cases and 62 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Monday logged 3,165 Covid-19 cases, 62 deaths and 3,011 recoveries as the total number of patients went past 2.28 lakh, of whom nearly 1.99 lakh recovered and 4,421 succumbed to the disease....
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.09.20

Scars of Amphan yet to heal on banks of lake

A disaster was averted after the National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s on Thursday dismissed the Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA)’s appeal to allow Chhath rituals in the Rabind...
By Jayanta Basu, Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta


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