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Doctors share agony and resolve

Several patients admitted under them or in their wards dying in a single day. Spending long hours in ICUs trea...

Record in monthly vaccine supply

The Bengal government will receive more than 1 crore Covid vaccine doses by the end of August, the highest all...
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Covid: cry for an epidemiologist

Five lakh lives have been officially lost to Covid in the country but India is yet to see a qualified epidemio...

Telecaller dupes with wallet bait

A woman was duped online by a telecaller who said she needed to click on a link to redeem Rs 2,000 on her e-wa...

New Town: gardens from garbage

Small vacant plots in New Town where garbage had piled up over the years have been turned into parks and garde...

Telemedicine or clinical medicine? Pros and cons during pandemic times

During the worst phase of the Covid pandemic last year, I received a call for a consultation at my clinic in s...

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IIT Kharagpur survey on vaccination status of scholars

IIT Kharagpur is conducting a survey to determine the number of fully or partially vaccinated research scholars staying on the campus. Based on the findings of the survey, the authorities will decide...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

News  /  Published 30.08.21

Doctors share agony and resolve

Bhaswati Dasgupta Nath, 45, physician at Peerless Hospital In the 23 years of my career, I have seen many patients die. Initially, I used to get very emotional but slowly it became part of my life. I...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.08.21

Covid: cry for an epidemiologist

Five lakh lives have been officially lost to Covid in the country but India is yet to see a qualified epidemiologist leading the Covid campaign, cardiac surgeon Kunal Sarkar said at an online debate o...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

My Kolkata  /  Published 29.08.21

Furry friends lend a hand amid pandemic

Soujit Ghosh, the owner of a pet shop on Roy Bahadur Road in Behala, said since March last year, he has been selling over 25 puppies every month. Before the pandemic, he would sell around 10 every mon...
By Debraj Mitra, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

My Kolkata  /  Published 29.08.21

Online lottery racket

Five men have been arrested for allegedly running an illegal online lottery racket in a building on Bondel Road in Ballygunge. When anti-rowdy squad officers raided the place on Friday, the accused w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bondel Road

My Kolkata  /  Published 29.08.21

CMC second dose appeal

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has begun calling people who took their first dose of Covid vaccine from a civic vaccination centre but have not taken their second dose yet, Firhad Hakim, the chair...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

My Kolkata  /  Published 29.08.21

School seat lure leads to Rs 6cr fraud

A man has been arrested for allegedly cheating a city businessman of over Rs 6 crore with false assurances of getting his daughter admitted to a reputable school in the city and for getting a work-ord...
By Our Special Correspondent in Rajarhat

My Kolkata  /  Published 29.08.21

Motorists cry lack of road-shut signs

Several motorists on Saturday complained of inadequate signages informing about road closures and diversion in the wake of closure of a stretch of Vivekananda Road following the launch of the second p...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

My Kolkata  /  Published 29.08.21

Rise in Salt Lake dengue cases

More than two dozen cases of dengue have been reported from Salt Lake and the adjoining areas like Baguiati, Lake Town and Rajarhat in the past fortnight. At least five persons have dengue as well as...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

News  /  Published 28.08.21

Market mask policing to resume

Police and civic officials will resume visits to markets in Kolkata with plea to customers and traders to wear masks as Covid cases are on the rise again. Cops would regularly visit markets at the he...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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