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West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.21

‘Too tense to eat’ on flight back from Kabul

Former Indian army jawan Amrit Gurung, 47, reached Darjeeling late on Wednesday night via Kathmandu in Nepal and was part of the first group from the hills to reach home from the strife-torn Afghanist...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.21

Bengal: CBI to probe violence

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered a CBI probe into violence that allegedly took place in the aftermath of the announcement of the West Bengal Assembly poll results on May 2, a...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.21

Malaria: cases on the rise in Calcutta

A number of malaria cases have been reported from several parts of Calcutta since July, doctors of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation said. The doctors are worried because many of the cases reported ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.21

Belur reopens with Covid rules

Belur Math reopened to visitors on Wednesday after remaining shut for a little over three months. At the gates of the main entrance to the Math, the global headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Ra...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.21

District jab backlog shows in patient data

At several private hospitals in Calcutta, Covid patients from districts outnumber those from the city. Most of the patients from districts, hospital officials said, are unvaccinated. Public health ex...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


India  /  Published 18.08.21

Pegasus: SC notice to Centre, Bengal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre and the Bengal government on a plea challenging the setting up of a Commission of Inquiry by the state to probe into the Pegasus snoopin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.21

7 more homes eroded by Hooghly in Santipur

Erosion along a stretch of the Hooghly river bank claimed seven more homes in ward 16 of Nadia’s Santipur on Monday night, with victims demanding their immediate rehabilitation. With this, arou...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.21

Arrests dot Bengal BJP marches

BJP’s Nandigram MLA and Bengal’s leader of Opposition, Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday said his party would move court next week, seeking immediate implementation of the anti-defection law aga...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Avijit Sinha in Calcutta, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.21

Three ministers taken off civic helm

Three Bengal ministers were on Tuesday removed from the helm of board of administrators at civic bodies in keeping with the Trinamul Congress’s new policy of “one person, one post”. ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.21

Covid: 547 new cases, 6 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday recorded 547 new Covid-19 infections, 637 recoveries and six deaths. The state’s total number of active cases fell by 96 to reach 9,736 on Tuesday, after a 58 straight days of...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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