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

UK board to conduct exams in November

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), a UK-based school board, has decided to go ahead with its pen-and paper November 2020 exams but given the schools the option to withdraw candidates...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Net glitch: IIM to bring batch back

IIM Calcutta will call students of the executive MBA course to the campus so they can use the Internet network there and take part in online classes without disruption, said an official of the institu...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Joka

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Partha Chatterjee airs NEP worry

The Centre should give priority to Covid-related matters during the pandemic instead of holding discussions to implement the National Education Policy, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Mon...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Covid: Work paucity cloud on death

A 24-year-old woman was found hanging in her rented accommodation in Jadavpur on Sunday. Police identified her as Bithi Mondal. Preliminary investigation suggested she had committed suicide, the poli...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Xavier's sets exam rules

St Xavier’s College will conduct the final semester undergraduate and postgraduate exams. Students will have to write and upload answers within six hours of the start of the exam. Questions wil...
By Mita Mukherjee in Park Street

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Facebook alerts cops; dad averts son’s suicide

A man who was unaware of his son trying to commit suicide in the next room foiled the suicide bid after police alerted him early on Monday. The youth had posted his video on his Facebook timeline say...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lalbazar

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Filmmakers pay tribute to Father Roberge

Father Roberge lived on the college campus and for the past few years had been in the infirmary for priests. “Father Roberge was a French-speaking Canadian from Montreal. He developed love, att...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Coast guard chase nets smuggled clothes

A couple of Indian Coast Guard hovercraft and a fast interceptor boat chased down a fishing boat that was smuggling into the city a garments consignment, a coast guard officer said on Monday. The coa...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Car falls into VIP Road canal, 1 dead

A 32-year-old Dum Dum resident was killed after the cab he was travelling in rammed into the culvert of the Kestopur canal on the airport-bound flank of VIP Road and plunged into water around 2am on M...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Sunderbans: Fishing to save mangroves

Around 20 families in a Sunderbans village will get fish fingerlings to be reared in five ponds. The conservationists and foresters behind the project are hoping that the scope of an alternative live...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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