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Surge in vaccination with rise in site count

More than 4,600 health workers were vaccinated against Covid-19 in Calcutta on Monday, the city’s highes...

Compensation order for hospital

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has asked a hospital in south Calcutta to give Rs...
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Young and sure about secularism

India has to be a “secular society”, not just a secular state, said a 17-year-old. The speaker wa...

Belur Math to reopen gates on February 10

Belur Math will be open to devotees and other visitors from February 10, after remaining shut for nearly six m...

Revival of business, on time salary - a lease of life

The revival of business, albeit marginal, has been a life-changer for many in the city. Salaries credited on t...

Protest against insult to CM and online attack on artistes

Actors, filmmakers, painters, poets and others came together on Monday burying their political differences to ...

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Calcutta  /  Published 23.01.21

Vaccine: why the reluctance

The state government is worried that many health workers are reluctant to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and is asking hospital authorities to dispel their doubts and motivate them to take the jabs. ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.01.21

Lists of frontline workers sought

The state health department has requested various government departments to draw up by January 25 lists of employees who are in the frontline in the battle against Covid-19 so that a plan can be prepa...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

On your paws, get set, walk

The carnival was held under the New Town Kolkata Development Authority banner and chairman Debashis Sen welcomed everyone to the festivities. Judges included fashion designer Mamika De, Anvita Singh ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Pat on the back from NKDA for 20 New Town organizers

Social group NTFN had compiled the Covid guidelines issued by the government and the high court before the Pujas and used them as criteria for their markings. “We had 26 volunteers who did the r...
By The Telegraph in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

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By The Telegraph in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Lessons from the Covid year

• If one was happy to save money on transport another had to, with a heavy heart, lay off his juniors. The year 2020 has been a whirlwind and New Town’s CD Block organised a virtual meet wh...
By Bharati Kanjilal in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

5 crocodiles released in Sunderbans

Five saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) bred in captivity for conservation were released into the wild in the Sunderbans on Thursday. The crocodiles have been bred at a sanctuary in Bhagabatpu...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

New Town seeks Covid vaccine site

An application has been submitted by the New Town authorities to start a Covid-19 vaccination centre in New Town. “We have sent a proposal to the district magistrate. Our safe house is being kep...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Trafficking story in comic strip

The Web of Deceit is the story of a school girl who is lured by an “aunt” with the promise of new clothes and forced into prostitution. The narrative is based on real-life incidents like t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Double decker bus for New Town tour

One might soon get to take a tour of New Town in an open-air double decker bus. Hidco has approached the tourism department with a proposal to run one of its two buses in the township. “The rou...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


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