Tweak in plans to abide by CM advisory

Additional gates, extra windows, provisions for visitors to watch idols without entering the pandal — pu...

95-year-old puja to keep three sides open

A north Calcutta Durga Puja that bills itself as the oldest sarbojanin (community) celebration of the goddess ...

Designer’s friends, kin seek probe

Some relatives and friends of late fashion designer Sharbari Datta went to Lalbazar on Friday and said police ...

Talks on restarting classes

Education minister Partha Chatterjee will hold a videoconference with the vice-chancellors on Sunday to decide...

Tough therapy times for kids with disability

The pandemic has posed intervention and assessment challenges for children with disabilities, professionals wh...

CAG report highlights lapses in museum modernisation

The Indian Museum executed a Rs 100-crore “modernisation” programme to celebrate its bicentennial ...

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

ICSE: upgrade exams in Oct

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations will hold improvement exams for the ICSE and ISC batches of 2020 from October 6 to 9, the council said on Wednesday. The improvement test fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

Chowringhee: decay and suspicion take root

Dora Smith, where fashionable women and actresses like Kanan Debi once shopped for party wear, was located at 1A SN Banerjee Road. This building used to house Keventer’s and Livewire Cleaning, ...
By Soumitra Das in Chowringhee

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

Lockdown: hate, livelihood

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

JU to revive free classes for NET

Jadavpur University will revive free coaching classes for NET (National Eligibility Test) aspirants on digital platforms in October, said a university official. The classes, which used to be held on ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

Read while you ride in library on tram wheels

The Calcutta Tram Users Association has called for a protest on September 27 at the Kalighat tram depot's Gate No. 2, demanding the preservation of “heritage wooden trams”.  The ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

Salt Lake civic body to run checks on guest houses

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation will send notices to all guest houses and lodges in Salt Lake and its adjoining areas and ask them to show the documents and licences needed to run the businesses...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

More Metro trains, revised timings

An extension of timing and more trains are likely by next week, Metro Railway officials said on Wednesday, 10 days into the resumption of commercial services. The last trains leave the terminal stati...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

Deposit order to two ‘negligent’ hospitals

The clinical establishment regulatory commission on Wednesday issued an interim order asking two private hospitals to deposit Rs 1 lakh and Rs 4 lakh after they were prima facie found negligent in the...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

ICSE council seeks feedback on syllabus

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has asked the schools affiliated to it to give their feedback on the “reduced” ICSE and ISC syllabi. The council will consid...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

Disbelief to shock: A scooter ride

When both his mother and wife expressed disbelief, he made a video call to his wife to show the two-wheeler. Hours before his arrest, early on Tuesday morning, he showed the new two-wheeler to one of ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Behala


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