Fire hits rail booking across east

Online ticket booking for railways travel had shut down across east and northeast India from Monday evening af...

Covaxin worry among elderly

Many elderly people, who are receiving Covid-19 vaccines, are telling private hospitals that they prefer Covis...

ICSE, ISC schedules changed

The ICSE (Class X) exams and ISC (Class XII) theory papers have been brought forward by a day and will now beg...

City ‘unhealthy’ air footprint spreads

Winter is gone but the air quality of the city and its fringes continues to be “unhealthy”, accord...

CU practical exams to be held online

The postgraduate departments of Calcutta University will hold their practical exams online in view of the pand...

Sibtainabad Imambara to be renovated

More than a century-and a-half ago, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah, built the Sibtainabad Imambara in Garden Reach after...

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.20

Drive to replace felled trees

Three trees that were uprooted by Cyclone Amphan at Bhowanipore’s Harish Park were replaced on Friday by five 10-year-old trees that were residents of a nursery for tall trees in New Town till the d...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.20

Replant fallen trees

Apropos the article “AJ Block man does fallen tree survey,” published on May 29, Salt Lake is known for its lush green arboreous cover holding itself atop the sun-scorched stretches of road like a...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.20

Residents make do with home fixes

The otherwise suave, stylish and clean-shaven Shayan Mitra Mustafi of CL Block has been so busy with chores during the lockdown he says his beard had got as long as Tagore’s! DB Block’s Sonali Bas...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

10km of defunct cables removed in Calcutta

More than 10km of dud cables were removed from posts on just one stretch of Harish Mukherjee Road on Thursday.Many other areas in the city will be cleared of such cables, said multi-system operators (...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

MLA diktat to schools on fees

Trinamul MLA Baishali Dalmiya has issued a notice to private schools in her constituency in Howrah’s Bally asking them not to take fees from students for April, May and June.Several schools in the a...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

Two arrested for selling kites

Two men, who were selling and flying kites on the main thoroughfare near Park Circus, were arrested on Tuesday evening. Police have prohibited both selling and flying kites near flyovers following inc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.06.20

Belur Math to open on June 15

Belur Math, the global headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, will be open for devotees from June 15.Before that, all arrangements will be made to ensure social distancing norms are...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.20

Co-curricular axe in schools

Several schools that invested in teaching and coaching staff for a new level of co-curricular excellence among children now feel what was once their strength has become a “burden”.Earlier, there w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.06.20

IIEST assessment plan

The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, will assess students in the end-semester exams by factoring in their performance in the previous semesters and mid-semester exams.T...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.06.20

HS papers on July 2, 6 and 8

Higher Secondary examinees will write their pending papers on July 2, 6 and 8, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Tuesday. The tests were earlier scheduled for June 29, July 2 and 6.The sche...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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