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 02.04.20

Plan for more quarantine facilities

More quarantine facilities are being planned across Bengal as part of an attempt to identify as many people exposed to the coronavirus as possible and minimise chances of community transmission of the...
By Sanjay Mandal and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.04.20

Beware of traffickers: Child rights panel

A pandemic and widespread displacement from homes could be the perfect opportunity for human traffickers, the state child rights panel has warned the district authorities and asked them to take necess...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.04.20

Fake corona messages net two

Two men in their twenties were arrested from Pramodgarh in Rajarhat and Kestopur in connection with the circulation of fake coronavirus messages using the template of a Bengali news channel, police sa...
By A staff reporter in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.20

Toll 3, two weeks very, very vital: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday put the death toll from Covid-19 in Bengal at three, saying figures were being included by a section of the media without confirmation.Later in the evening,...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

CM at Lalbazar

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Please obey directives: Survivor

A 24-year-old woman who had tested positive for Covid-19 was discharged from the Infectious Diseases and Beleghata General Hospital, along with two other patients, on Tuesday. All three tested negativ...
By Kinsuk Basu and Subhashis Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.05.20

Take us back to school: Traumatised children

Children from underprivileged families have been pleading with teachers to resume school and give them respite from the mental, and at times physical, trauma that many of them face at home.Most of the...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.05.20

Schools, clubs as cyclone shelter

The civic authorities in Calcutta and its neighbouring cities have identified schools, clubs and community halls as temporary shelters for people living in dilapidated buildings or on pavements to pro...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.05.20

Food help over Harry Potter books

Eight-year old Mriganka had been saving up for over three years to buy the complete set of Harry Potter books, but he decided to empty his little blue bag for a community kitchen instead.The Class III...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.05.20

Neighbours put up ‘barricade’ around house

A doctor who tested positive for Covid-19 last week and decided to stay in home isolation because she had mild symptoms alleged that the local civic body and some residents of the area had been pressu...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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