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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 26.04.20

Two more quarantine units near Calcutta

Two quarantine centres are being set up in New Town and in Howrah’s Baltikuri as the facilities close to Calcutta are filling up fast, sources in the Calcutta Municipal Corporation said.An unfinishe...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.04.20

Knock, knock: books, not food

Two schools on the northern fringes of the city, part of the same chain, have started delivering textbooks to homes of students through a food delivery platform.The institutions — St Augustine’s D...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.04.20

Upscale pockets sealed to stop violations

Police have blocked several pockets in Ballygunge and adjoining areas like Ritchie Road, Deodhar Street, Sayed Amir Ali Avenue and Panditiya Road.The barricades are essentially meant to stop residents...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.20

Central team suggests stricter lockdown implementation in Bengal

A central team visiting north Bengal to assess the COVID-19 situation wrote to the West Bengal government on Saturday, suggesting stricter implementation of lockdown there.Two central teams are visiti...
By PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.20

Caution call

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday visited Moulali and Behala and requested people over a loudhailer to stay indoors. “I am aware of the inconvenience you all are facing because of the ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.20

Solitude worry over phone ban

Doctors have raised questions about a health department ban on the use of cellphones by patients admitted to state-run Covid-19 hospitals and said it will lead to loneliness and shut their only window...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.20

9 RPF cops back from Delhi test positive

At least nine of 24 constables of the Railway Protection Force who reached Howrah station from Delhi earlier this month have tested positive for Covid-19, a railway official said on Thursday.Eight of ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.20

For family of 20, woes outlast walls

An entire family of 20 and the two help at their home on the northern fringes of Calcutta had to be relocated to a hospital and a government quarantine facility after an elderly member tested positive...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.20

Central team visits quarantine centre, hospital in Calcutta

A central team on Thursday visited a quarantine centre in Rajarhat area in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district and a hospital in the city to take stock of the state's preparedness to combat the C...
By PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.04.20

Quarantine units in city shut down

Some of the quarantine centres set up in Calcutta last week to cope with an expected surge in the number of contacts of Covid-19 patients have been shut fearing protests from people who may not want s...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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