Bengal: priority to 2nd dose

The state government on Wednesday asked private hospitals to give priority to Covid vaccine recipients turning...

Covid bed nudge to private hospitals

Private hospitals must further increase the Covid bed count as the number of people getting infected is increa...

ICSE: decision on exams soon

The ICSE council will take a decision on the ICSE (Class X) and ISC (Class XII) board exams and “inform ...

Ambedkar tribute to 'glorify peace'

A school in the city observed the birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar, the father of the Constitution of India,...

Plaque at Ali Akbar home

The saying goes that his father would thrash him if he missed his riyaz. The training under his father, Allaud...

Bishop of Methodist Church dies

Bishop Philip S. Masih of the Methodist Church, who was the chairman of Calcutta Boys’ School and Calcut...

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Metro: Trains for NEET aspirants on Sep 13

The Metro Railway on Wednesday issued a set of do's and don'ts for passengers when they travel by its trains after the services are resumed, for maintaining Covid-19 safety norms. The passeng...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

'Assault' car suspect arrested in Dum Dum

Abhishek Kumar Pandey, accused of assaulting and throwing out a woman from his Honda City and running over another woman while trying to flee on Saturday night, has been arrested in Dum Dum, police sa...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

School helps families survive

Anushree Sardar, 3, has been living in a makeshift room with her parents as their house in Gabberia village, South 24-Parganas, was demolished by Cyclone Amphan. Sree Chakraborty, 5, of Singheshwar v...
By Ayan Paul in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Mamata, Sharma support Nilanjana

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the government would support Nilanjana Chatterjee, who suffered a fracture after being hit by a car while helping a woman who screamed from inside the ve...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Jamtara phone cheats in net

Seven people were arrested in Jamtara, Jharkhand, in the past two days in connection with bank frauds on the phone. The arrests were made based on the complaints of two Calcuttans who had lost close ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lalbazar

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Woman trafficked with job offer rescued

A 20-year-old woman from North 24-Parganas who was struggling to make ends meet because of the Covid-19 crisis was allegedly trafficked to Bihar in June. The woman left home after being allegedly abu...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Rush and potholes trigger snarls

Vehicles crawled on Belghoria Expressway, Jessore Road and the airport’s slip road on Tuesday, a day after the total lockdown, because of a heavy rush and innumerable potholes on the roads. Veh...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Form fill-in starts for JU final exams

The graduating students of arts and science at Jadavpur University have started filling in forms online to write their end-semester exams, which are likely to be held from October 1 to 10. The univer...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

HC urges parents to stop fee protest

The high court on Tuesday expressed hope that parents would “desist” from agitations in front of school gates while it hears their plea for a fee waiver during the Covid pandemic and said ...
By Mita Mukherjee, Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Rain respite from heat and humidity

The mercury hovered around 34 degrees Celsius for several days at a stretch. The minimum relative humidity, a measure of the moisture content in the air during the driest part of the day, was consiste...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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