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Anxious wait for shoppers to walk in

A young man whose job is to sell denims has to mop the shop floor, too. An employee of a bar and grill chain, ...

Govt advises restraint on ventilators

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Flight uncertainty in Calcutta

Fliers are spending anxious moments because no decision has yet been taken on the Bengal government’s re...

Discarded Covid gear adds risk: Specialists

The protective gear used by Calcuttans who have not tested positive for Covid-19 but could be asymptomatic car...

Cop riddle: how to deal with feverish suspect

Police are trying to figure out  what to do if a person arrested is found running a temperature. In the ...

Buses: 900 to 3,000 in a day

More than 3,000 private buses hit the streets on Thursday, following an assurance from the transport departmen...

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Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Flight uncertainty in Calcutta

Fliers are spending anxious moments because no decision has yet been taken on the Bengal government’s request for suspension of domestic flights to Calcutta from cities with high Covid prevalenc...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Discarded Covid gear adds risk: Specialists

The protective gear used by Calcuttans who have not tested positive for Covid-19 but could be asymptomatic carriers of the coronavirus are being disposed of with other items in the absence of a waste ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Top draws in corona season

Some may claim Covid-related items to be the only products making money this year but businessmen will tell you that even with this, timing is everything. Palash Banerjee used to be an accountant at ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Govt advises restraint on ventilators

An official of a private hospital said daily ventilator charges vary between Rs 4,500 and Rs 20,000-plus. “There is no regulation on ventilation charges,” said the official.  The hea...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Fort William brigadier with Covid passes away

The body of an employee of a sweet shop in Ultadanga’s Gouribari lay inside the shop for over 10 hours as the Covid-19 test result had not arrived by the time he had died, Calcutta Municipal Cor...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

CU adopts 80:20 format for final tests

Calcutta University will assess its final-year students in the terminal examinations by giving 80 per cent weightage to the previous results and the remaining to internal assessment as advised by the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Buses: 900 to 3,000 in a day

More than 3,000 private buses hit the streets on Thursday, following an assurance from the transport department that the operators’ demand for a fare hike would again be placed before the chief ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Cop riddle: how to deal with feverish suspect

Police are trying to figure out  what to do if a person arrested is found running a temperature. In the absence of any clear protocol, police stations across the city have devised ways to keep t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Anxious wait for shoppers to walk in

A young man whose job is to sell denims has to mop the shop floor, too. An employee of a bar and grill chain, getting 30 per cent of his usual salary, is serving patrons with a smile. The manager of a...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Audio theatre fest takes online route

An online audio drama festival is underway, organised by a Karunamoyee-based cultural organisation. Natun Dishari Art & Culture has brought together 33 artistes or theatre groups for the festival ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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