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Enforce night curfew strictly: Chief secy

The chief secretary on Tuesday asked all police commissioners, police superintendents and the excise departmen...

Queue chaos at CMC Covid jab units

Chaotic scenes outside most Covid vaccination centres run by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) have bec...
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Unions threaten 2-day taxi strike

Several unions of yellow/metered taxis have threatened a 48-hour strike beginning August 12 if the state gover...

Autumn semester at IIT to be online

IIT Kharagpur has informed students, barring 500 who are facing resource constraints, that they will continue ...

Artificial limbs distributed with jabs

Scores of people without limbs got prosthetic legs and Covid-19 vaccines at a camp organised by young entrepre...

Rise in Covid patients at Calcutta hospitals

The number of Covid patients getting admitted to private hospitals in Calcutta is increasing again but the dem...

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Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Enforce night curfew strictly: Chief secy

The chief secretary on Tuesday asked all police commissioners, police superintendents and the excise department to step up vigil on all major thoroughfares to ensure strict compliance of the 9pm-to-5a...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Fake IPS officer held after extortion attempt

A man who allegedly pretended to be an IPS officer and travelled in a beacon-fitted car was arrested on Monday night. Rajarshi Bhattacharya, the accused, allegedly posed as an officer of the National...
By Our Special Correspondent in Park Street

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Queue chaos at CMC Covid jab units

Chaotic scenes outside most Covid vaccination centres run by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) have become a daily affair. People join the queue while it’s still dark and wait for hours ...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Rise in Covid patients at Calcutta hospitals

The number of Covid patients getting admitted to private hospitals in Calcutta is increasing again but the demand for vaccines at these facilities has reduced significantly, leaving public health expe...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

‘Father Stan’s death is a moment of awakening’

The death of Father Stan Swamy is “not an end” but a “moment of awakening in the journey to affirm our faith in the Constitution of our country”, the Jesuit Provincial of India...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Unions threaten 2-day taxi strike

Several unions of yellow/metered taxis have threatened a 48-hour strike beginning August 12 if the state government does not respond to their pleas for a fare hike. Earlier, the CPM’s labour ar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Autumn semester at IIT to be online

IIT Kharagpur has informed students, barring 500 who are facing resource constraints, that they will continue to attend online classes in the autumn semester as the authorities want to “avoid th...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Artificial limbs distributed with jabs

Scores of people without limbs got prosthetic legs and Covid-19 vaccines at a camp organised by young entrepreneurs on Sunday. Around 150 people attended the camp at Ekbalpore. Over 70 people got art...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

14 held for operating fake call centres in Calcutta

The city police arrested fourteen persons from two locations on Monday night for allegedly running fake call centres. Eleven of the arrested were allegedly making Internet calls to people in the UK, ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.21

Homoeopath glare on clinic

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission on Monday ordered an inquiry against Life Care nursing home in Howrah’s Bally, where a homoeopath allegedly issued the death certific...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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