‘Blind to plight of migrant workers’

WHAT  Calcutta Club The Telegraph National Debate 2021, presented by Subhas Bose Institute of Hotel Mana...

1 flier tests positive for SA variant

An international flier, who reached the city recently, has been found positive for the South African-strain of...

Groups launch ‘No Vote to BJP’ drive

A clutch of social organisations that had protested against the new citizenship matrix and supported the poor ...

Who has TMC fielded in Calcutta

Aroop Biswas Constituency: Tollygunge Profession: Politician Age: 57 Known for: Manages the Tollywood clan of...

BSF rescues exotic birds near Nadia

A menagerie of birds that include a Helmeted guineafowl, two Eclectus parrots, a couple of Scarlet macaws and ...

Tour operators want Thai rule revoked

The Thailand government must do away with its 14-day quarantine rule so that tourists can start visiting the c...

Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.20

CMC Challenge: how to scan all homes

Calcutta Municipal Corporation personnel will try to visit every home in the city from this week to seek out anyone suffering from fever in an exercise aimed at detecting any silent Covid-19 carrier.C...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.20

Book plan to beat lockdown blues

Oxford Bookstore on Park Street and city-based publishing house Seagull Books have lined up a range of activities to keep readers engaged during the lockdown.Oxford Bookstore has launched various acti...
By A staff reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.20

Organisations holding online cultural events, competitions

With the lockdown in force and people confined to their homes, many organizations in the city are now conducting online cultural events, including competitions and theatre events.The New Town Kolkata ...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Clarity on farm produce

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said police would not stop the movement of farm produce, including flowers and betel leaves, in the state, sending a message that possible steps would be take...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Fever clinics with queue management

Fever clinics will be set up at government hospitals, where patients turning up with Covid-19 symptoms will be identified even before they get to meet a doctor and made to stand in a separate queue....
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Roster for doctor re-deployment

The state health department is preparing a list of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals across government-run hospitals who can be deployed in the health-care units reserved for Covid-19 pa...
By Sanjay Mandal and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Lockdown counsellors for Xavier's students

St Xavier’s College has appointed three psychological counsellors who will help students cope with anxiety and depression resulting from the lockdown.Students will be able to contact the counsellors...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.20

Fresh plea to end ostracism

Mamata Banerjee on Monday reiterated her appeal against ostracism of Covid-19 patients, their families and healthcare professionals handling them as protests erupted at several places in south Bengal ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Don’t forget dengue: Mamata

Government officials should not forget dengue while the fight against Covid-19 is on, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.“Please carry on the work needed to prevent dengue. Ensure that a ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Dismal show spurs online attendance check

Several colleges in the city are tracking the attendance of students in virtual classes after noticing poor response from them.Colleges will maintain an attendance record, the principal of a college s...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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