Enforce night curfew strictly: Chief secy

The chief secretary on Tuesday asked all police commissioners, police superintendents and the excise departmen...

Queue chaos at CMC Covid jab units

Chaotic scenes outside most Covid vaccination centres run by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) have bec...

Unions threaten 2-day taxi strike

Several unions of yellow/metered taxis have threatened a 48-hour strike beginning August 12 if the state gover...

Autumn semester at IIT to be online

IIT Kharagpur has informed students, barring 500 who are facing resource constraints, that they will continue ...

Artificial limbs distributed with jabs

Scores of people without limbs got prosthetic legs and Covid-19 vaccines at a camp organised by young entrepre...

Rise in Covid patients at Calcutta hospitals

The number of Covid patients getting admitted to private hospitals in Calcutta is increasing again but the dem...

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Swamy: never a silent spectator

Abdul Kafi, one of the speakers at the event, said the fascist regime in the country had become so desperate that they denied an aged person suffering from Parkinson’s disease the basic faciliti...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Changing profiles of Covid and corporate healthcare

◙ Doctors, healthcare workers and corporate hospitals have all contributed significantly during this crisis. They have kept the hopes alive even at times of extreme despair ◙ Transparen...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Impostor cleans out aged man’s account

A 35-year-old man was arrested from his house in Asansol for allegedly duping an elderly man by posing as a bank official, police said. Rajesh Kumar Mondal, 25, had allegedly called up Baguiati resid...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Vial numbers match: Cops

Police probing alleged unauthorised vaccine camps in Sonarpur said the serial numbers on the vials found in possession of the accused, Mithun Mandal, had matched those on Covishield vials in batches s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Sonarpur

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Website on making of Goopi Bagha

Between the covers of two traditional red cloth-bound notebooks is enclosed the creative process that resulted in one of Satyajit Ray’s landmark films, Goopi Gyne Bagha Byne. In Ray’s cen...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Covid: friend donates money to school

A group of friends who lost schoolmate Abhignan Mukherjee — an inspector in Calcutta police’s traffic department — to Covid last year, donated Rs 75,000 to a school in Purulia on the...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Woman's videos leaked on smut sites

A woman who was allegedly paid Rs 3,000 to appear in a shoot with the promise that the videos would only be viewed outside India learnt to her shock that those were leaked to 84 pornographic sites acc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Covid curbs alter eating-out timings

Young people who would earlier meet over drinks and dinner are now meeting over lunch, said restaurateurs. “A young group usually spends more time on a table. With the curbs, it is difficult to...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

School students take a detour to the world of fiction

“The e-library project aims to encourage the children to read. Many students have shared with their teachers how much they are missing their school library. That’s when I decided to start ...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.21

ISC: anxiety over college admissions

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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