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Enforce night curfew strictly: Chief secy

The chief secretary on Tuesday asked all police commissioners, police superintendents and the excise departmen...

Queue chaos at CMC Covid jab units

Chaotic scenes outside most Covid vaccination centres run by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) have bec...
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Unions threaten 2-day taxi strike

Several unions of yellow/metered taxis have threatened a 48-hour strike beginning August 12 if the state gover...

Autumn semester at IIT to be online

IIT Kharagpur has informed students, barring 500 who are facing resource constraints, that they will continue ...

Artificial limbs distributed with jabs

Scores of people without limbs got prosthetic legs and Covid-19 vaccines at a camp organised by young entrepre...

Rise in Covid patients at Calcutta hospitals

The number of Covid patients getting admitted to private hospitals in Calcutta is increasing again but the dem...

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Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.21

RS: Mamata picks Jawhar Sircar

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By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.21

BJP RS plan to get back at Mukul

The Bengal BJP will field a candidate for the Rajya Sabha seat — vacated by Dinesh Trivedi — for which election will be held on August 9, senior leaders said on Saturday, though state part...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.21

CMC: info on pending tax now easy to access

A protest meeting will be held at Milli-Al-Ameen College near Park Circus at 4pm on Sunday “against the institutional killing of Father Stan Swamy”. Father Felix Raj, St Xavier’s Uni...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.21

Sukanta now fellow of British Academy

Sukanta Chaudhuri, professor emeritus at Jadavpur University (JU), has been elected a Fellow of The British Academy. The academy, incorporated in 1902, is a fellowship of around 1,300 of the world&rs...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.21

Pharmacist held for vaccine fraud

A man who police said was a pharmacist attached with a primary health centre in Diamond Harbour has been arrested for allegedly procuring vaccines and organising small camps in people’s homes in...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Sonarpur

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.21

Co-educational college on Don Bosco campus

Don Bosco Park Circus is starting an undergraduate co-educational college on its campus from this academic session that will admit students to science, commerce and professional courses. It will be a...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.21

Low footfall, mall stocks move online

“The mall is not only a shopping destination but also a hangout place. But because of the restrictions on restaurants, visitors don’t feel the urge to come to the mall now. We are expectin...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.21

Family, fun and social call

The Blue Umbrella, Born Free and Battleship Potemkin — students of classes IX to XII got to enjoy such box office favourites at Cinema Paradiso, a virtual film festival organised by all the four...
By Chandreyee Ghose , Ayan Paul, Arundhati Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.21

Lawyers’ petition on acting chief justice court

A large number of members of the Calcutta High Court Bar Association on Friday placed a joint petition before the executive committee seeking an immediate decision to boycott the courtroom of Acting C...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.21

Tokyo: Golden ball souvenir in Howrah

A tense final was drawing to a close at Komazawa hockey field in Tokyo that afternoon in 1964. Several members of the Indian Olympic contingent as well as Indian expatriates working in Japan were in t...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Howrah


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