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Rally against Sitalkuchi killings

Hundreds of people from Calcutta and neighbouring districts joined a rally in the heart of the city to condemn...

Covid: Jab drive trips on supply shortfall

Covid vaccination could not be done at several centres in the city on Monday and many more had to briefly susp...
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IIT defers plan to bring back students

IIT Kharagpur has put on hold its decision to call back 300 final-year undergraduate students and around 3,000...

Rs 13-lakh cash haul in central Calcutta

A man was caught with Rs 13 lakh at a busy crossing in central Calcutta on Monday evening. Police said he cou...

Safe home, satellite unit for Covid patients

The state government and private hospitals have started opening safe homes and satellite facilities for Covid ...

IIM tells students to vacate hostels

IIM Calcutta has asked students of its two-year MBA programme and one-year MBA executive programme to vacate h...

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Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Marching with Netaji

Here is what Sengupta shared with the audience —   All for a cause Netaji’s vision for women was more radical and progressive than his contemporaries. Women had joined India’s...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

3-day fest promotes cycling

Three cycling events were held between August 13 and 15 in New Town in a bid to promote cycling as a means of last mile connectivity in the township. The first event was exclusively for women. They t...
By TT Bureau in

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Blame it on Rajarhat

Anindya Chatterje, the councillor of Ward 41 that encompasses blocks AA, AB, AC, AD, BA, BB, BC and BD, said that around Rs 12 crore was due from these areas. “I have gone around the ward person...
By Snehal Sengupta in

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

'Safe' lamp post kills two near Botanics

Two men returning home after a dip in the Hooghly were electrocuted near the botanical garden in Shibpur on Thursday afternoon after they came in contact with a lamp post barely seven hours after a CE...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

JU digital classes to clear backlog

Jadavpur University will conduct regular classes through “distance digital mode” from August 23 so that students of the intermediate semester can be compensated for the classes they had mi...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

2 workers at Alipore zoo electrocuted

Two men, part of a group of labourers putting up hoardings at the Alipore zoo, were electrocuted on Thursday morning. A third was injured and is in hospital. An official of the hospital said his cond...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Livelihood trauma for bar employees

Till March, a 38-year-old man used to stir martinis and rustle up mojitos at a Theatre Road pub. For the past few months, the out-of-work Barrackpore resident has been scrambling to get a job. That i...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Rain alert sparks flooding scare

Steady rain since Wednesday afternoon and the forecast for more showers over the next five days have triggered fears of waterlogging in the city. Calcutta has remained drenched since Wednesday under ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Fire at Park Mansions office

A fire broke out in the office of a tea auctioning company on the third-floor of Park Mansions on Thursday morning. No one was injured. Security personnel of the building rescued two men before the f...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Survey to identify at-risk Calcuttans

The state government will conduct a survey in Calcutta to find out the extent of co-morbidities in the city's population because such people are vulnerable to Covid-19, officials said. As asked b...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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