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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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Education  /  Published 03.06.20

Educators’ round table on June 6

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people consume media and entertainment and like the rest of the economy, this sector is also witnessing a significant disruption of business. Wh...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.06.20

Life-and-death reasons

Who are the commuters who have been compelled to step out in the early days of Unlock 1 and wait long for buses? It is easy to blame and ridicule people for crowding buses but some have literally life...
By Kinsuk Basu and Bishwarup Dutta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.06.20

Back but it's not the same on the road

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By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.06.20

12 days on, a messy maze at Jodhpur Park

Among thousands of trees felled by Cyclone Amphan was a peepal tree that stood in a bylane in Jodhpur Park. Almost a fortnight after the storm, the tree and a tilted electric pole with wires dangling ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.20

Kite makers held over accidents

Twelve people were arrested in Tiljala, Topsia, Beniapukur and Karaya on Saturday in connection with the manufacture of kite spools with manjha (thread coated with a mixture of glue and glass shards)....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.20

New Market opens today

New Market or SS Hogg Market will open from Monday.Traders have planned a host of measures to ensure all stores owners, employees and shoppers follow distancing rules and take necessary steps to keep ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.20

Varsities, colleges shut till June 30

The higher education department has extended the closure of colleges and universities till June 30.The department issued an order on May 30 to vice-chancellors, saying “all government, all governmen...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.20

Id prayers on lips, manning giant crane to clear trees

Monster cranes that helped hoist and place the deck slabs of several flyovers across the city were pressed into service to help firemen remove trees from several blocks in Salt Lake.“We have worked ...
By Snehal Sengupta in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.05.20

ACP shifted, ASI and 4 cops suspended over police unrest

An assistant sub-inspector and four constables of Calcutta Armed Police have been suspended and an assistant commissioner has been transferred following violence in the Salt Lake compound of the fourt...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.05.20

18-feet trees as replacement

Trees aged between three and 10 years and reared in the state forest department’s tall tree nurseries will be replanted in the spots where trees were felled by Cyclone Amphan, civic officials said.T...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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