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Puzzle: how to make us mask-up?

How to make people wear masks? The state government and public health experts involved in Covid-19 management ...

JU: no fee for convocation

Jadavpur University is not taking the convocation fee of Rs 500 each from the graduating students as the unive...
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Dr Graham's works on revival

Dr Graham’s Homes, a one-of-its-kind school in the country which has left its imprint across the globe, ...

Councillor appeals to keep off crackers

An outgoing Calcutta Municipal Corporation councillor has in a Facebook post requested people to not burst fir...

Interaction tweak for pre-primary admissions

A progress report or a declaration by parents on a child’s basic knowledge and rescheduling interactions...

Lakshmi immersion only in some ponds

Idols of Goddess Lakshmi will have to be immersed in designated ponds in Lake Town, Dum Dum, New Town, and Beh...

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Calcutta  /  Published 29.03.20

Bus owners’ plea to PM

Private bus operators have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman seeking complete exemption of EMIs, tax and insurance fees for the next six months.A bo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.03.20

Xavier’s donates to CM’s corona fund

Students, teachers, non-teaching staff, alumni and fathers of St Xavier’s College and St Xavier’s School will jointly contribute Rs 40 lakh to the chief minister’s relief fund to fight the coron...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.20

Bengal sweet shop owners seek govt help

The ubiquitous rosogolla, sondesh, misti doi are all off the platters of the sweet- toothed Bengalis during the unprecedented lockdown over the coronavirus threat.But they are not the only ones feelin...
By PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.03.20

Get essential service e-pass

Police on Saturday started the process of issuing e-passes to essential service providers to maintain the free flow of essential goods across the city.The passes will be issued to individuals or organ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.03.20

Tata Medical Center gets test nod

The Tata Medical Center in New Town on Friday received the ICMR’s approval to conduct Covid-19 tests. It is the fifth such hospital in the city and the second private centre to get the permission.An...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.20

IIM defers summer school

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta has “indefinitely” postponed the summer school programme because of the coronavirus outbreak.The classes for the Teaching Summer School/Pre-Summer School/Re...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Parents flee from ID hospital with girl

The parents of a 14-month-old girl disappeared from the infectious diseases hospital in Beleghata with the baby on Thursday afternoon after doctors advised that the mother and daughter be admitted to ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Violations halve

The number of reported lockdown violations in Calcutta reduced to almost half on Thursday compared to Wednesday as police stepped up vigil on markets and shops that were open for essential supplies.Be...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Mamata runs checks on city markets

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee visited various markets on Thursday amidst concerns that the supply of grocery items and locally produced vegetables had taken a hit in certain parts of the city.Milk an...
By Kinsuk Basu in Gariahat

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Physicians get panic calls

A woman in her 40s called up a physician on Thursday morning and asked him whether she had Covid-19 because she thought she had difficulty breathing the previous night.The doctor enquired about the ov...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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