Bengal: Essentials of lockdown

Essential service workers living in containment zones will have to ask police personnel deployed at the bounda...

Panel of doctors list hospital lapses

Doctors and nurses are not monitoring the health of Covid-19 patients close enough in various state-run and pr...

Bengal against exam plan conveyed by UGC

The state government has written to the Centre that it would not be “conducive” and “appropr...

When parents invade online classes

Parents of some primary schoolchildren are doing their school assignments instead of letting them do it, some ...

CISCE: results to be declared today

The results of the ICSE and ISC exams will be declared at 3pm on Friday, the Council for Indian School Certifi...

Car hits 3 bikes, 2 injured

A car headed towards Sector V from EM Bypass rammed into three bikes that were parked under the Chingrihata fl...

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

JEE takes online route to connect to aspirants

The state joint entrance examination board has decided to connect to the engineering aspirants through Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to share information on the prospects of studying engineering an...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

No weightage to previous semester

The state tech university will assess graduating students only on their final semester performance and no weightage will be given to previous semesters, a university official said on Tuesday. The Mau...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

Internal grades outside RTI purview

A state-aided university in Barasat has issued a notice on Monday saying BA and BSc Part-III examinees cannot use the RTI Act to know how their 20 per cent internal assessment marks were arrived at. ...
By Mita Mukherjee in Barasat

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

Total lockdown in Bengal's containment zones

The broad-based containment zones will be shared on the respective district’s official website in addition to the Egiye Bangla website: here ⚫ The Calcutta list will also be availbl...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Gun supplier in CA case arrested

A 45-year-old woman was injured while getting off a bus on route No. 45 near the Gariahat flyover on Tuesday. The woman, a resident of Sonarpur, was admitted to Ramakrishna Mission Seva Prat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Phoolbagan

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Covid-19 satellite units a non-starter

The state government had on June 15 said private hospitals could set up “satellite facilities” for Covid-19 patients with no or mild symptoms, to free up beds reserved for such cases. Aro...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Drive-in eateries in times of Covid

Two of the city’s happening places have started operating drive-in restaurants at a time when the Covid pandemic has reshaped the world. The 480-acre Eco Park in New Town and the 40-acre Nicco ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

In Calcutta? Know your containment zones

During the first phase of the lockdown, restrictions were imposed on movement of people entering or leaving containment zones, except in an emergency. If the same norm is applied, there could be restr...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Bengal govt to set up plasma bank at CMCH

The Bengal government will set up a plasma bank at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital to help conduct trials for plasma therapy for Covid-19. Doctors and health department officials welcomed t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Dead dolphin turns trophy in Howrah

Pictures of kids in Howrah posing with the carcass of a Gangetic dolphin like a trophy have been doing the rounds of social media groups of animal activists since Sunday. The pictures show the kids w...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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