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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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India  /  Published 07.04.20

Clarity on farm produce

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said police would not stop the movement of farm produce, including flowers and betel leaves, in the state, sending a message that possible steps would be take...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Fever clinics with queue management

Fever clinics will be set up at government hospitals, where patients turning up with Covid-19 symptoms will be identified even before they get to meet a doctor and made to stand in a separate queue.â...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Roster for doctor re-deployment

The state health department is preparing a list of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals across government-run hospitals who can be deployed in the health-care units reserved for Covid-19 pa...
By Sanjay Mandal and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Lockdown counsellors for Xavier's students

St Xavier’s College has appointed three psychological counsellors who will help students cope with anxiety and depression resulting from the lockdown.Students will be able to contact the counsellors...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.20

Fresh plea to end ostracism

Mamata Banerjee on Monday reiterated her appeal against ostracism of Covid-19 patients, their families and healthcare professionals handling them as protests erupted at several places in south Bengal ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Don’t forget dengue: Mamata

Government officials should not forget dengue while the fight against Covid-19 is on, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.“Please carry on the work needed to prevent dengue. Ensure that a ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Dismal show spurs online attendance check

Several colleges in the city are tracking the attendance of students in virtual classes after noticing poor response from them.Colleges will maintain an attendance record, the principal of a college s...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Don Bosco extends closure till April-end

Don Bosco School, Park Circus, has extended the closure of the institution till April-end to ensure students’ safety.The school will keep all activities suspended throughout this month, principal Fa...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Lockdown takes mutton off menu

Calcuttans are having to do with poultry meat during the lockdown because mutton, the star in the city’s culinary lore, has mostly gone off the menu.Most retail shops selling mutton are shut. The wh...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Tallah demolition resumes in lockdown

The demolition work of the Tallah bridge resumed a few days ago to ensure the 57-year-old structure is pulled down by the end of this month.The demolition of the bridge had stopped after the Centre an...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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