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...

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...

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Private hospitals pass up Covid-19 cases

Several private hospitals in Calcutta are referring patients with Covid-19 symptoms or those who have tested positive for the virus to designated hospitals for coronavirus cases instead of treating th...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Calcutta misses Easter goodies

Fedora Kolentine, 9, has missed the annual ritual of visiting New Market this year to buy Easter eggs and hampers for her friends and cousins.New Market is closed. The few confectioneries that are run...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Xavier’s gives free ration to poor

Three hundred families, staring at hunger because of Covid-19, got a week’s free ration at a distribution camp at St Xavier’s College on Good Friday.Each family got three kilos of rice, two kilos ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Risk in waste of quarantined

The medical waste generated by contacts of Covid-19 positive persons quarantined at their homes can spread the infection unless collected and treated properly, warn public health experts.Though the Bi...
By Jayanta Basu in

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

New Town residents’ gift of blood

At a time when the supply lines are running dry with potential donors stuck indoors due to the nationwide lockdown, residents of New Town came together to help in the treatment of a seven-year-old aff...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.20

Conditional bail for Arsalan scion

Arsalan scion Raghib Parwez — the prime accused in the Jaguar crash that killed two Bangladeshis on Shakespeare Sarani last year — was granted conditional bail for two months on Wednesday.The high...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Street art to spread Covid-19 awareness in Calcutta

A family of around 14 members, all of who practise art, has made illustrations on the main thoroughfare in Patuli to create awareness about Covid-19. Gurupada Bachar, in his late 50s, and his family m...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

30 of NRS test negative

Thirty of the 79 healthcare providers of NRS hospital quarantined over the weekend for being exposed to a coronavirus patient have tested negative for Covid-19, the state health department said on Tue...
By Subhajoy Roy and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Breads on sale at two Kookie Jar outlets

Focaccia, raisin walnut bread, buns and a few other types of bread will be delivered at homes and also sold from two outlets of Kookie Jar.The confectionery has decided to open its Rawdon Street and H...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Go to only Covid hospitals: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged people with symptoms of Covid-19 to visit only designated hospitals for coronavirus patients such as MR Bangur Hospital.Mamata’s call came after about ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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