West Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.21

Containment zone call after May 1

The state health department will take a decision on the announcement of micro containment zones in north Bengal after the declaration of the Assembly election results on May 2. Sushanta Roy, deputed ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.21

Shut industries test leaders’ promises

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee had in her campaigns in adjoining Bankura and Purulia laid down what her government was doing to ensure industries came up in Asansol-Durgapur so that the problem of une...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.21

Private hospitals to get 1 lakh doses

The Bengal government has decided to allot one lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines to private hospitals in the city so the second jab could be given to those who had taken their first at the private units...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.21

Long queues at vaccine centres

The scenes were similar  at hospitals in Hooghly, Murshidabad and East Burdwan, as many elderly persons had to return without getting vaccinated despite hours of waiting. Ujjwal Mondal, 62, a re...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Alamgir Hossain in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.21

EC sets safe count norms, TMC flags doubts

The Election Commission of India on Wednesday issued detailed guidelines to ensure Covid-19 protocols are obeyed at the 705 counting centres in Bengal, to which Trinamul responded by saying the four-p...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.21

Bid for brew of high quality

After sunset, Dhar said, evaporation stops on the surfaces of the tea leaf. “Besides, tea leaves are believed to gather large amounts of calcium, magnesium and some other vital nutrients from th...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.21

Bangladesh nod for medical visa holders to return

The Bangladesh deputy high commission here on Tuesday issued no-objection certificates to around 300 countrymen, who had arrived in India on medical visas, so that they could return home. But in the a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.04.21

No shield for oxygen tanker drivers

Sohan Singh Aitiana on Sunday sent two trained drivers with empty oxygen tanker trucks from Calcutta to Reliance’s Jamnagar plant. It will take six to seven days for both the drivers to bring b...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 26.04.21

Covid: Lone taker for govt facility

The state government has offered several of its facilities in Calcutta to big private hospitals to set up Covid treatment centres but so far there has been only one taker. The lone private player tha...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.21

Covid bed crisis in East Midnapore

Hospitals in East Midnapore are facing acute crisis of beds for Covid-19 patients and the facilities could not adhere to the state health department’s directive of maintaining stipulated covid b...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


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