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Mercury breaches 35 degrees

February is not yet over and the mercury has already breached 35 degrees. The maximum temperature on Frid...

On-campus turnout in schools dips

A fortnight into resumption of schools, in-person attendance in classes has dwindled. Several schools that ha...
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Jab for pre-registered at private hospitals

People who want to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in a private hospital will have to register through the CoW...

St Xavier’s opens wellness centre

St Xavier’s College (Autonomous) has used money it had received under a central scheme to set up a &ldqu...

Jesuit priest Linus Gomes dies at 99

Jesuit priest Linus Nirmal Gomes passed away early on Saturday in the city. He was 99. Most Reverend Linus Ni...

‘Vivek Yatra’ starts from February 28

A visit to Swami Vivekananda’s ancestral house in north Calcutta on a tram followed by a trip to Belur M...

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Calcutta  /  Published 01.04.20

Isolation over, what now?

At least some of the people who have completed their 14-day quarantine at home after returning from abroad are unsure about how to conduct themselves over the next few days, conversations with them re...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.04.20

Lockdown logbook for kids

Stuck at home all day under the constant supervision of parents can leave children edgy. The Telegraph draws up a list of activities that will keep them occupied and make the lockdown more bearable. G...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.04.20

Bursts of rain in parts of city

Some parts of Calcutta and South 24-Parganas saw a brief windy spell with light rain on Wednesday evening.The pent-up heat on land and a high-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal led to the formation ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.20

2 more deaths in state

Two Covid-19 patients died in Bengal on Tuesday — one each in Calcutta and Howrah — taking the total coronavirus-related toll in the state to four. One of the victims was a 48-year-old woman from ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Architects offer building

An architects’ forum has offered a six-storey building near the Ruby crossing to the state to help fight the novel coronavirus.The building, spanning 18,000sqft, is owned by the Bengal chapter of t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Trader helps teen with cancer

A Howrah businessman responded to a call to donate platelets to a 13-year-old boy fighting leukaemia who started bleeding from the nose because of low platelet count.The Jharkhand boy is undergoing tr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

ICSE schools asked to start virtual classes

The ICSE council on Tuesday asked all affiliated schools to start online teaching and learning during the lockdown.The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) wants schools to make ...
By Mita Mukherjee and Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Student on scholarship remembers to help others

An undergraduate student who is able to pursue math honours because of a scholarship is going around homes at his village in South 24-Parganas providing relief to families left homeless by Cyclone Amp...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Dad recounts ‘fenk dunga’ threat

The father of two-year-old Shivam Sau who died after being flung from a balcony on Sunday evening alleged on Monday that neighbour Shiv Kumar Gupta had said he would “throw away” Shivam if the chi...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.20

26 trees at IIEST ‘straightened’

A team of horticulturists has been able to save 26 of the 250-odd trees that had fallen on the Shibpur-campus of IIEST after Cyclone Amphan had hit the city, officials said on Sunday.The institute inv...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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