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Tweak in plans to abide by CM advisory

Additional gates, extra windows, provisions for visitors to watch idols without entering the pandal — pu...

95-year-old puja to keep three sides open

A north Calcutta Durga Puja that bills itself as the oldest sarbojanin (community) celebration of the goddess ...
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Designer’s friends, kin seek probe

Some relatives and friends of late fashion designer Sharbari Datta went to Lalbazar on Friday and said police ...

Talks on restarting classes

Education minister Partha Chatterjee will hold a videoconference with the vice-chancellors on Sunday to decide...

Tough therapy times for kids with disability

The pandemic has posed intervention and assessment challenges for children with disabilities, professionals wh...

CAG report highlights lapses in museum modernisation

The Indian Museum executed a Rs 100-crore “modernisation” programme to celebrate its bicentennial ...

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Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

9 in IPL betting net; 1 held in high-rise

Police arrested a South City resident on Thursday night in connection with an IPL betting syndicate after grilling him for 90 minutes in his 13th floor flat.  The arrest was made when the match ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Employee held for stealing LPG agency’s money

An employee of a company that supplies cooking gas, who had reported that he lost the money he had been asked to deposit in an office, has been found to have allegedly engaged a neighbour to throw the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Alipore

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Talks on restarting classes

Education minister Partha Chatterjee will hold a videoconference with the vice-chancellors on Sunday to decide how classes can be started from November 1 while following the UGC academic calendar, a h...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Salt Lake civic body blaze

A fire broke out on the third floor of Poura Bhavan, the headquarters of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation in Salt Lake’s FD Block, on Friday evening. A meeting of outgoing councillors was ...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

CAG report highlights lapses in museum modernisation

The modernisation work was funded by the museum, which sanctioned Rs 66 lakh for repair of the external façade of the Anthropological Society of India building and the office Union ministry of ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Clothes on fire, lady chokes on fume

An 83-year-old woman died apparently after inhaling carbon monoxide after her clothes caught fire from a diya she had lit while offering her prayers at her New Alipore home on Friday morning, police s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Alipore

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Lorry on reverse kills 69-year-old

A man returning home to Surya Sen Street from the market died after a reversing lorry hit him inside College Square on Friday morning, police said. Surya Sen Street runs along the southern boundary o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Tough therapy times for kids with disability

The pandemic has posed intervention and assessment challenges for children with disabilities, professionals who work with them have said. It is difficult to keep children, aged between three and eigh...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Pandemic lesson of self-reliance for marginalised women

The Kolkata Mary Ward Social Centre (KMWSC), a wing of the Loreto Congregation in South Asia, had received requests from women to reopen the vocational units in the initial days of the lockdown. &ldq...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

95-year-old puja to keep three sides open

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By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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