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Surge in vaccination with rise in site count

More than 4,600 health workers were vaccinated against Covid-19 in Calcutta on Monday, the city’s highes...

Compensation order for hospital

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has asked a hospital in south Calcutta to give Rs...
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Young and sure about secularism

India has to be a “secular society”, not just a secular state, said a 17-year-old. The speaker wa...

Belur Math to reopen gates on February 10

Belur Math will be open to devotees and other visitors from February 10, after remaining shut for nearly six m...

Revival of business, on time salary - a lease of life

The revival of business, albeit marginal, has been a life-changer for many in the city. Salaries credited on t...

Protest against insult to CM and online attack on artistes

Actors, filmmakers, painters, poets and others came together on Monday burying their political differences to ...

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Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Domestic help arrested for theft

Sushma Yadav, 35, who worked as a domestic help, was arrested on Sunday for allegedly stealing Rs 4.5 lakh from her employers’ residence on Prince Anwar Shah Road earlier this week. The theft w...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Hopes rise after vaccine 1st week

Around 84,000 health workers were administered the Covid vaccination in Bengal in the first week of the nationwide exercise, prompting local officials to conclude that the state has done “fairly...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Tram routes to be colour-coded

Calcutta is set to have colour-coded tram routes, like the Granton tram network of Edinburgh, from February. “The colours to be assigned to the various routes include pink, red, yellow, violet,...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Chill set to last 4 to 5 days

The current spell of chill, brought on by snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, is likely to last another four to five days, the weather department said. Sunday's maximum temperature was 26.1 degrees Ce...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Golden oldies ride out of Covid shell

A fleet of around 30 vintage and classic cars and two-wheelers made a trip down to Eco Park from Loreto House on Middleton Row on Sunday. The drive was an opportunity for the owners of the golden old...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Whodunnit? 400 invites hold clue to fiasco at Netaji anniversary event

An attempt is unlikely to be made but if Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen to find out who made him look like a ungracious host at Victoria Memorial on Saturday, a safe starting point will be the t...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Teachers carry relief to Sunderbans

Teachers of a city school travelled more than 80km carrying clothes and other relief materials that students had collected for villagers in the Sunderbans who are yet to recover from the impact of Cyc...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Street library outside school

A school in Kasba has installed a bookshelf outside the campus, beside the gate, for residents of the locality to pick up books and read, an initiative aimed at encouraging reading. The idea is to ma...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.01.21

Jai Hind: A chant is born

We never forgot him, but India’s younger generation needs to be taught about the forgotten vestiges of our freedom struggle. Faced with the threat of unequal citizenship from the forces of relig...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.01.21

Mukundapur water reservoir to double

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) will increase the storage capacity in Mukundapur booster pumping station by more than double, reducing the dependency on underground water pulled up through de...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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