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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...
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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...

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Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.20

Sample centres to address Howrah Covid-19 concern

Four swab sample collection centres are being set up in the Howrah municipal area so people suspected to be carriers of the novel coronavirus need not visit hospital for a test, officials of the civic...
By Subhajoy Roy in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 26.04.20

Reality check in season of online education

The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur has found that 45-50 per cent of its BTech students cannot attend online classes because they either don't have a computer or live in places with po...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.04.20

Health official who tested positive dies

A senior Bengal health department official who had tested positive for Covid-19 died at a Calcutta hospital on Sunday, officials said.Biplab Kanti Dasgupta, 60, is the first person with a role in the ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.03.20

Reports spark discharge hope

Three Covid-19 patients from Bengal tested negative in a second round of tests on Monday, sparking hope that they could be discharged from the infectious diseases hospital in Beleghata on Tuesday, hea...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.03.20

State commission's routine for kids

The state commission for protection of child rights has published a routine for children to keep them happy during the lockdown.Live in the “now”, be positive and stay connected with one another, ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.03.20

Medical equipment land at Calcutta airport

Ventilators from Switzerland, infrared thermometers from China and personal protection gear from Chennai — equipment for treating Covid-19 patients and those suspected to have contracted the virus ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.03.20

Alzheimer’s patient found dead on road

A 91-year-old Alzheimer’s patient, tired of being confined at home because of the lockdown, stepped out of the house in Entally on Sunday morning and was found dead on the road a few hours later.His...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.03.20

Constable volunteers information

A woman constable of CISF from Katwa in East Burdwan voluntarily told the Nadia administration on Sunday that she had probably travelled with four of the five Covid-19 patients from Nadia’s Tehatta ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.03.20

Church: Help everyone

The archdiocese of Calcutta has requested parish priests to arrange help for those in the neighbourhood or in the parish irrespective of religion because the lockdown is affecting the poor and the mig...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.03.20

New Alipore model for entire city

The city police have asked all police stations to follow New Alipore police station’s model of delivering essentials at the doorstep of residents “wherever feasible” so that they need not go to ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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