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 08.09.20

Leave ‘highly risky’ campus: IIT

IIT Kharagpur has requested the 60-odd students still on the campus to leave at the earliest as it is “highly risky” to stay in hostels amid the Covid-19 pandemic considering the “st...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

CMDA seeks nod for Chhath at Sarobar

The Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA), the custodian of Rabindra Sarobar, has filed a review petition at the National Green Tribunal seeking a “special permission” to allo...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Four-hour surgery to fix saviour’s leg

The 48-year-old woman who showed exemplary courage and saved a younger woman who was allegedly attacked and thrown off a speeding Honda City on Saturday night underwent a four-hour surgery on Monday. ...
By Kinsuk Basu , Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

21 trafficked Bihar minors rescued

A group of 21 minors from Bihar’s Samastipur, all alleged victims of trafficking, was rescued from a bus in the Maidan area early on Monday. Police said the children, aged between 12 and 14, we...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Maidan

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Airport scores first ton, post-lockdown

The city airport clocked 100 flights on Sunday, a record since services resumed after the Covid-induced closure in March. “One hundred domestic flights took off from the city and an equal numbe...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Assault car traced, cops look for susect

Police are still looking for the man accused of attacking and pushing a woman out of his Honda City and running over the leg of another woman who had rushed to help her at Anandapur on Saturday night....
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Work-from-home has been a boon for pet lovers

Milk and Cookie often take a ball and put it on Kobita’s lap when she works. Sometimes they put their heads on her lap. “It’s like ‘please play with us’. They are like ch...
By Ayan Paul in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Murder arrests from within family

Two family members of the 30-year-old man who was found dead in his room earlier last week in Topsia have been arrested in connection with the murder. The two accused are the victim’s uncle Chan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Topsia

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

IIEST survey lays bare digital divide

A section of students at the IIEST could not attend online classes in the last semester because of poor Internet connectivity at home, says a survey conducted by the authorities of the Shibpur institu...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Tiger claims 3rd victim in Sunderbans

A fisherman who was part of a team that had ventured inside the Sunderbans forests to catch crabs died after being attacked by a tiger while he was cooking on the bank of a creek on Sunday morning, a ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans


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