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Plasma bank to come up at CMCH

The Bengal government will set up a plasma bank at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital to help conduct t...

Rubbish makes Salt Lake Dhapa’s twin

Garbage-lined streets and overflowing drains across Salt Lake have sparked fear of an outbreak of enteric dise...
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Nod to city flyover that will cut airport time

The urban development department has given technical approval for a flyover that will connect Metropolitan on ...

Flight bar grounds one-way trip plan

Fifty domestic flights between Calcutta and six cities — including Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai — wer...

City school starts helpline for parents

A school has started a helpline for parents to “cope with the difficult circumstances” and manage ...

Businessman found dead in Hooghly river

The body of a 42-year-old city businessman who had been missing since Tuesday last week was found floating in ...

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Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Plasma bank to come up at CMCH

The Bengal government will set up a plasma bank at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital to help conduct trials for plasma therapy for Covid-19. Doctors and health department officials welcomed t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Flight bar grounds one-way trip plan

Jadavpur University will shut down its main administrative building, Auribindo Bhavan, till July 12 after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Nod to city flyover that will cut airport time

The urban development department has given technical approval for a flyover that will connect Metropolitan on EM Bypass with Biswa Bangla Gate in New Town, officials said. The tender for the project, ...
By Subhajoy Roy and Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Rubbish makes Salt Lake Dhapa’s twin

This newspaper drove around the township on Monday and found scarcely any block or compactor station that did not have a heap of garbage lying around. The areas near City Centre and the CGO Complex l...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

City school starts helpline for parents

A school has started a helpline for parents to “cope with the difficult circumstances” and manage their children, many of whom have become unruly and defiant after being cooped up indoors ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Businessman found dead in Hooghly river

The body of a 42-year-old city businessman who had been missing since Tuesday last week was found floating in the Hooghly on Sunday afternoon. His family identified the body on Monday. Bhupal Mukherj...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

City of bhoy

And yet, those in the know say we have the very first centralised scheme in all of Asia. “Even before Joseph Bazalgette submitted his plans for the central sewerage scheme of London to the Metro...
By Upala Sen in

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

On way to quarantine centres without a fuss

An evacuation flight from Dubai landed in Calcutta on Sunday evening with 174 people. Of the evacuees, 70 have opted for paid quarantine at hotels, said officials. Nine have been exempt from institut...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Covid stress tells on schoolteachers

In this Covid-hit world, it’s the schoolteachers who are reaching out to counsellors in their institutions and outside to cope with the stress during the pandemic. Some of the teachers are crac...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Flyover: repairs before razing

The urban development department will undertake another round of repairs of several flyovers and bridges in Calcutta, some of which engineers had wanted demolished. The flyover that connects EM Bypas...
By Kinsuk Basu and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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