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Sharbari Datta found dead at home

Fashion designer Sharbari Datta was found dead in the ground floor washroom of her Broad Street home late on T...

Zoos in Bengal to reopen on October 2

Zoos in Bengal, shut since March 17 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, will be open from October 2, the gov...
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JU allots Rs 16 lakh to bridge digital gap

A Jadavpur University committee has allocated Rs 16 lakh out of a corpus Rs 21 lakh to buy students smartphone...

Virus break in rajbari tradition

This will be the first time since Maharaja Naba Krishna Deb started Durga Puja at his chhoto rajbari in Sovaba...

UGC nod for open-book test with 3-hour rider

The UGC has told Calcutta University that it is free to hold open-book exams as part of the end semester/ fina...

AI: London via Mumbai

Air India, which had promised a direct Calcutta-London evacuation flight, has decided to operate it as a hoppi...

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Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Parent-teacher meet relief

Many parents are relived that parent-teacher meetings are taking place online because it has reduced the waiting time to meet a teacher at school. Several schools are allocating specific time slots t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

IIT KGP to open on September 21 with ‘curbs’

IIT Kharagpur, which has remained closed since September 6 to stop the spread of Covid-19, will reopen on September 21 “with some restrictions as notified from time to time”. A notice sig...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Hakim says three years to solve water problem

A borough chairperson of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation complained about scarcity of water in Tollygunge at a meeting of ward coordinators on Friday, but board of administrators’ chairman Fi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Sharbari gave men fashion

Every time I would drop by her Broad Street residence for an interview, which would more often be a straight-from-the-heart adda lasting hours, she would be seated on one particular intricately carved...
By Smita Roy Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Gang of 4 fires, hurls bombs at cafe

Four men fired and hurled bombs at a cafe-cum-restaurant on Nasiruddin Road, in the Karaya area, early on Friday in an alleged attempt to seek revenge on the owner over a dispute, police said.  ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Karaya

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

UGC nod for open-book test with 3-hour rider

The UGC has told Calcutta University that it is free to hold open-book exams as part of the end semester/ final-year test “so long as they are timed for two or three hours”, an official sa...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

JU allots Rs 16 lakh to bridge digital gap

A Jadavpur University committee has allocated Rs 16 lakh out of a corpus Rs 21 lakh to buy students smartphones and data packs this month so no one misses out on digital education and exams, said an o...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

AI: London via Mumbai

Air India, which had promised a direct Calcutta-London evacuation flight, has decided to operate it as a hopping flight with a stopover in Mumbai till the Heathrow airport authorities allot a slot for...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Zoos in Bengal to reopen on October 2

Zoos in Bengal, shut since March 17 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, will be open from October 2, the government said on Friday and released a set of guidelines for the reopening. Tickets have t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Virus break in rajbari tradition

This will be the first time since Maharaja Naba Krishna Deb started Durga Puja at his chhoto rajbari in Sovabazar more than 200 years ago that visitors will not be allowed to witness the puja. Reason:...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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