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Jai Hind: A chant is born

Abid Hasan, aide to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the man who coined the slogan “Jai Hind”, was p...

Mukundapur water reservoir to double

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) will increase the storage capacity in Mukundapur booster pumping stat...
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Consent form for Covaxin recipients

Recipients of Covaxin, India’s indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, would have to sign informed consent forms be...

Nurture Netaji’s values as tribute

The values that Netaji stood for need to be celebrated and that will be a tribute to the patriot, said the sec...

Modi in Calcutta amid TMC attacks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Calcutta on Saturday afternoon to take part in the 125th birth anniver...

Lists of frontline workers sought

The state health department has requested various government departments to draw up by January 25 lists of emp...

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Calcutta  /  Published 26.06.20

Clinic to fight Covid stigma

Doctors running a follow-up clinic at the Beleghata ID hospital for those who have recovered from Covid-19 have decided to treat such people and their family for any disease following complaints of st...
By Subhajoy Roy in

Calcutta  /  Published 21.06.20

More private cars on road

The city’s roads have witnessed an almost 30 per cent rise in the number of two-wheelers and private cars in the past 10 days, police said on Saturday.The main reason: people want to avoid public tr...
By Kinsuk Basu in

Calcutta  /  Published 19.06.20

Calcutta police to use binoculars to keep tabs on kites

Calcutta police commissioner Anuj Sharma told his officers on Thursday to use binoculars from highrises near flyovers to locate kites and kite strings that could pose a risk to two-wheeler riders, pol...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in

Calcutta  /  Published 17.06.20

Samples collected to ascertain spread of Covid-19

Blood samples of 500 asymptomatic people in five Covid-19 containment zones in the city were collected on Tuesday as part of a nationwide survey to assess the spread of the disease, Calcutta Municipal...
By Subhajoy Roy in

Calcutta  /  Published 26.06.20

Residents share how they are spending time indoors

Srijita TalukdarResident of: Renaissance Housing Society, New Town Half of my days are spent attending online classes, and completing and mailing assignments. But after that I’m doing quite a lot. ...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 21.06.20

Liquor: Bengal nod to Amazaon

E-commerce giant Amazon’s India foray into selling liquor on its platform could begin from Bengal if an agreement works out with the West Bengal State Beverages Corporation.Amazon now offers non-alc...
By Pinak Ghosh in

Calcutta  /  Published 17.06.20

Subways with escalators

Subways with escalators are being built at the Rabindra Tirtha crossing below the Kolkata Gate in New Town to help pedestrians safely cross the 59m-wide six-lane Major Arterial Road.The decision to bu...
By Snehal Sengupta in

Calcutta  /  Published 25.06.20

3 documents for home isolation nod

Asymptomatic Covid-19 patients or ones with mild symptoms have to provide three documents, along with an application, to be considered eligible for home isolation, officials of the Calcutta Municipal ...
By Subhajoy Roy in

Calcutta  /  Published 18.06.20

Too early to think on fee waiver: IIM director

A meeting at IIM Calcutta on Wednesday that was expected to discuss an appeal by students for a fee waiver did not take up the issue, officials of the institute said.The “emergency meeting” of the...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in

Calcutta  /  Published 22.06.20

Parents' ritual now virtual

Several reputable schools have abandoned an age-old practice parents look forward to: their first meeting with the teachers after their child’s entry into a school.The interactive session has gone v...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in


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