Schools come up with revised fees

Schools are calculating what fees they can charge after the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to immediately...

October rise in dengue cases

Several hospitals in the city have admitted more dengue patients in October than in previous months this year,...

Film fest deferred to January

The Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), which was scheduled to take place from November 5 to 12, has b...

Senior citizens' New Town puja

In a pandemic-plagued Puja season, when the elderly are being advised to stay home, a puja took place in Swapn...

Slow data upload delays comorbidity analysis

The uploading of data on the prevalence of comorbidities among Calcuttans, which was supposed to be done befor...

Women of Sunderbans start fightback

Thousands of families in the Sunderbans, ravaged by the twin blows of the Covid pandemic and Cyclone Amphan, a...

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.20

School buses for public

The state government will run 200 AC buses, which are used to ferry school children at other times but are now lying idle, and 200 other buses to boost public transport in the city.The decision was ta...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Hospitals set up non-Covid wings

Creating “non-Covid” wings for patients not infected by the coronavirus, shifting a patient who has tested positive for the disease to another unit — private hospitals in Calcutta are tweaking t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Cable work moves at a snail’s pace in the city

The city roads will be free of defunct overhead cables in 30 years at the current rate of progress of the teams removing them.Dud cables have been removed from a stretch of Harish Mukhjerjee Road and ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Internet service yet to be restored post-cyclone

Even though it has been more that three weeks since cyclone Amphan struck the city, residents of Salt Lake are waiting for their telecom networks — wired and wireless —to come back to life.Student...
By Snehal Sengupta in

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Lockdown blues

Sutapa Majumdar began learning music at the age of three. She loved it so much that for the next 71 years, not a day went by without her singing. She pursued music as a subject, became a radio artiste...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 10.06.20

26 snakelets in zoo

Twenty-six snakelets have hatched out of eggs laid by a banded krait at the Alipore zoo. Banded kraits are known for their black and yellow crossbands and deadly venom.Zoo keepers separated eggs from ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.06.20

We'll examine proposal about school fee waivers, says archbishop

Archbishop of Calcutta Reverend Thomas D’ Souza told Metro on Wednesday that schools under the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Calcutta would “definitely” examine the recommendation of the Associa...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 10.06.20

Decoding the new mall experience

By Pramita Ghosh in

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Relieved to be back, finally

The first flight bringing back stranded Indians from the US to Calcutta landed at the city airport on Tuesday afternoon.Part of the Centre’s Vande Bharat mission, 195 people, including children, fle...
By Snehal Sengupta in

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Tragedy strikes family of 3

An elderly couple and their physically challenged 47-year-old son were found dead at their Thakurpukur home on Tuesday with a purported suicide note saying no one was responsible for their death.Polic...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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