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Surge in vaccination with rise in site count

More than 4,600 health workers were vaccinated against Covid-19 in Calcutta on Monday, the city’s highes...

Compensation order for hospital

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has asked a hospital in south Calcutta to give Rs...
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Young and sure about secularism

India has to be a “secular society”, not just a secular state, said a 17-year-old. The speaker wa...

Belur Math to reopen gates on February 10

Belur Math will be open to devotees and other visitors from February 10, after remaining shut for nearly six m...

Revival of business, on time salary - a lease of life

The revival of business, albeit marginal, has been a life-changer for many in the city. Salaries credited on t...

Protest against insult to CM and online attack on artistes

Actors, filmmakers, painters, poets and others came together on Monday burying their political differences to ...

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Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Teachers carry relief to Sunderbans

Teachers of a city school travelled more than 80km carrying clothes and other relief materials that students had collected for villagers in the Sunderbans who are yet to recover from the impact of Cyc...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Street library outside school

A school in Kasba has installed a bookshelf outside the campus, beside the gate, for residents of the locality to pick up books and read, an initiative aimed at encouraging reading. The idea is to ma...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.01.21

Jai Hind: A chant is born

We never forgot him, but India’s younger generation needs to be taught about the forgotten vestiges of our freedom struggle. Faced with the threat of unequal citizenship from the forces of relig...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.01.21

Mukundapur water reservoir to double

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) will increase the storage capacity in Mukundapur booster pumping station by more than double, reducing the dependency on underground water pulled up through de...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.01.21

Nurture Netaji’s values as tribute

Around 500 men, women and children donned their running shoes and hit the streets of New Town on a wintry Saturday morning. The Newtown Green Run 2021 was organised by Hidco and Sports Development Fou...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.01.21

Consent form for Covaxin recipients

Recipients of Covaxin, India’s indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, would have to sign informed consent forms before they are administered the vaccine, the Centre informed officials of the state health ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.01.21

Modi in Calcutta amid TMC attacks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Calcutta on Saturday afternoon to take part in the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The prime minister’s aircraft land...
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Calcutta  /  Published 23.01.21

Relief soon near Avishikta crossing

Work on widening another stretch of EM Bypass — near the Metropolitan crossing — is underway. The CMDA official said the widening work there would be completed by July. The CMDA had embar...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.01.21

Bike tragedy after trip for blessings, glare on bump

A 29-year-old motorcyclist died after his two-wheeler spun out of control and rammed into a tree along Prince Anwar Shah Road early on Friday. His friend, who was on the pillion, suffered critica...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 23.01.21

Contract siege traps Vidyut staff for long

Vidyut Bhavan — the headquarters of the West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd —  was under siege by thousands of contractual employees on Friday, prompting the police...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


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