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CMDA moves SC for Chhath at Sarobar

The Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court requesting pe...

More accidents this Durga Puja in city

The number of fatal accidents in the city during Durga Puja has gone up compared to last year despite fewer ve...
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New Town tutorials for online services

The New Town authorities are preparing tutorial videos on how to apply for building plans, file property tax, ...

Sari on fire during puja, 63-yr-old dies

An elderly woman died of burns after her silk sari caught fire while she was performing Lakshmi Puja at her ho...

Finance worries for education stakeholders

Several city schools have communicated to parents the revised fee structure, complying with the directions of ...

Schoolkids at home, many bakeries on verge of closure

Schools are shut, and cakes and breads are feeling the heat. The prolonged closure of schools has plunged the...

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Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.20

Some lanes sealed in Covid-19 fight

Some roads in Calcutta were sealed with guardrails on Friday to prevent vehicles and residents of the neighbourhood from coming out.In these areas, police used loudhailers to announce that people shou...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.20

Shops shut to stop crowding

A temporary market in Jagatpur near Baguiati was shut down on Thursday because it had been attracting large crowds every day in violation of the social distancing norms.There are around 200 stalls mad...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.20

Fever clinic on Belle Vue premises

Belle Vue Clinic has set up a fever clinic outside the hospital building, the culmination of a process that officials said got delayed because of the lockdown. The fever clinic started earlier this we...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Calcutta, nearby hubs among hotspots

The Union health ministry on Wednesday listed 170 districts nationwide, including Calcutta, Howrah, East Midnapore and North 24-Parganas, as “hotspots” for Covid-19 that can earn the infection-fre...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.04.20

Covid care from Presi alumni

The Presidency Alumni Association started providing its elderly members, present students, teachers and other members of the staff of Presidency University with hand sanitisers and masks from Wednesda...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.04.20

HS in June, Class XI students to be promoted

The tests for the remaining papers of the Bengal higher secondary exams will be held in June and all Class IX students of the schools following the HS curriculum will be promoted to Class XII, the chi...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.04.20

Covid-19 kits plenty, tests few in Bengal

The Indian Council of Medical Research has distributed 7,500 kits among the five state-run laboratories in Bengal that are conducting Covid-19 tests, officials at Niced, the laboratory that is distrib...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.04.20

Stepped-up scan for lockdown violation

The state government is planning to step up surveillance in congested slums and other places in and around Calcutta from where the authorities will receive reports of lockdown violations, the step aim...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.04.20

Milk for kids on Nava Varsha

Children from financially weak families in a north Calcutta pocket received a glass of milk each on the first day of the Bengali New Year, while their mothers got to take home milk packets, vermicelli...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.04.20

Makers go online with Baisakh pages

There will be no turning the pages to find out the auspicious days of the Bengali New Year starting Tuesday on Poila Baisakh as the almanacs are still stuck in various stages of production.Soft copies...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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