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Doctors share agony and resolve

Several patients admitted under them or in their wards dying in a single day. Spending long hours in ICUs trea...

Record in monthly vaccine supply

The Bengal government will receive more than 1 crore Covid vaccine doses by the end of August, the highest all...
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Covid: cry for an epidemiologist

Five lakh lives have been officially lost to Covid in the country but India is yet to see a qualified epidemio...

Telecaller dupes with wallet bait

A woman was duped online by a telecaller who said she needed to click on a link to redeem Rs 2,000 on her e-wa...

New Town: gardens from garbage

Small vacant plots in New Town where garbage had piled up over the years have been turned into parks and garde...

Telemedicine or clinical medicine? Pros and cons during pandemic times

During the worst phase of the Covid pandemic last year, I received a call for a consultation at my clinic in s...

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News  /  Published 28.08.21

HS reviews big leap in some cases

The review results of over half the higher secondary students have been announced and one student’s marks have gone up by over 100. Another’s have increased by over 60. Officials of the s...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 28.08.21

Vivekananda Road diversion brings rush-hour traffic to a crawl on Day 1

Vehicles moved slowly through KK Tagore Street, Beadon Street and Rabindra Sarani in north Kolkata during the evening rush hour on Friday, the Day 1 of traffic diversion that has been put in place to ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 28.08.21

New Town man arrested for chasing, harassing girl

A 33-year-old man with criminal antecedents has been arrested for allegedly harassing an 18-year-old girl riding home on a scooter with her 12-year-old brother on the pillion in New Town. Zahirul She...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 28.08.21

4 youths assault taxi driver, flee with vehicle in Panchasayar

A group of youths who forced a taxi driver to take them to Panchasayar in east Kolkata from Kalighat on Thursday night allegedly beat him up and fled with the vehicle on reaching the destination. The...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.08.21

ICSE/ISC: MCQ in Classes IX, XI

Several ICSE/ISC schools have decided to introduce multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in Classes IX and XI. The publication of specimen question papers by the Council for the Indian School Certificate ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.08.21

Delhi oxygen racket link in city

Three persons were arrested in Kolkata on Thursday night for allegedly running an online racket and duping people in Delhi with false promises of providing them with oxygen cylinders during the Covid-...
By Our Special Correspondent in Behala

People  /  Published 28.08.21

Chargesheet against Calcutta High Court lawyer in fraud case

Police on Friday submitted a chargesheet against Calcutta High Court lawyer Sanatan Roy Chowdhury, who had been arrested on charges of cheating, forgery, impersonation and unauthorised use of a beacon...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

People  /  Published 28.08.21

Fake vaccines case: Debanjan Deb produced in court

Debanjan Deb, who is accused of organising fake vaccine camps and was chargesheeted on Thursday, was produced in a court in Kolkata on Friday in connection with one of the 10 criminal cases pending ag...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.08.21

Jab rule for NIT scholars eased

NIT Durgapur has withdrawn the condition that the research scholars willing to return to the campus have to be fully vaccinated against Covid, following an appeal from students citing shortage of dose...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur

News  /  Published 28.08.21

Calcutta University waives all 2021-22 academic year fees

Calcutta University has waived the admission, tuition, examination and other fees for all semesters for the academic year 2021-2022 because of the “present pandemic situation”. Registrar ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


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