Bengal: Essentials of lockdown

Essential service workers living in containment zones will have to ask police personnel deployed at the bounda...

Panel of doctors list hospital lapses

Doctors and nurses are not monitoring the health of Covid-19 patients close enough in various state-run and pr...

Bengal against exam plan conveyed by UGC

The state government has written to the Centre that it would not be “conducive” and “appropr...

When parents invade online classes

Parents of some primary schoolchildren are doing their school assignments instead of letting them do it, some ...

CISCE: results to be declared today

The results of the ICSE and ISC exams will be declared at 3pm on Friday, the Council for Indian School Certifi...

Car hits 3 bikes, 2 injured

A car headed towards Sector V from EM Bypass rammed into three bikes that were parked under the Chingrihata fl...

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.20

2 more deaths in state

Two Covid-19 patients died in Bengal on Tuesday — one each in Calcutta and Howrah — taking the total coronavirus-related toll in the state to four. One of the victims was a 48-year-old woman from ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Varsity community radio goes digital

Radio JU 90.8, Jadavpur University’s community radio, is back on air through digital platforms.The station at 90.8MHz was set up as part of the JU Project, TEQIP (Technical Education and Quality Imp...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Trader helps teen with cancer

A Howrah businessman responded to a call to donate platelets to a 13-year-old boy fighting leukaemia who started bleeding from the nose because of low platelet count.The Jharkhand boy is undergoing tr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Institutes donate to govt fund

The Bhawanipur Gujarati Education Society has contributed Rs 51 lakh to the West Bengal State Emergency Relief Fund to combat the coronavirus outbreak.Teachers, officials and other members of the staf...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Sweet shops for timing tweak

Many sweet shops across Calcutta remained closed on Tuesday and many others failed to draw customers as only a handful of people stepped out of their homes in the afternoon.The state government had on...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Please obey directives: Survivor

A 24-year-old woman who had tested positive for Covid-19 was discharged from the Infectious Diseases and Beleghata General Hospital, along with two other patients, on Tuesday. All three tested negativ...
By Kinsuk Basu and Subhashis Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Teachers reach out to pupils in need

Teachers of a school for underprivileged children are calling up students to address their apprehensions at a time when they don’t have enough to eat and their parents can’t go out to earn.The one...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Students on hygiene mission

Sahana Khatoon, 13, and Jasmine Khatoon,14, have been busy the past few weeks. The neighbours in a Narkeldanga slum have been trying to spread awareness about the need for social distancing during the...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Salary & pension likely to be on time for govt employees

Salaried employees holding government jobs and pensioners will get their dues credited to their accounts this month and do not have to harbour any anxieties on that score.A state government functionar...
By Sambit Saha and Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Architects offer building

An architects’ forum has offered a six-storey building near the Ruby crossing to the state to help fight the novel coronavirus.The building, spanning 18,000sqft, is owned by the Bengal chapter of t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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