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Shortage of remdesivir drug

A crisis of drugs that are needed to treat Covid patients is being felt across hospitals in Calcutta and docto...

JU closed on April 16 for sanitisation

Jadavpur University has decided to keep the campus close on April 16 to undertake sanitisation following repor...
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IB cancels May exams, moots alternative

The International Baccalaureate (IB) has cancelled exams across the country because of rising Covid-19 cases. ...

Election effect on stage too

Ace director Suman Mukhopadhyay has done it again. Recalling the phenomenal response to his first staging of M...

Poll battle between one-time colleagues

Bidhannagar MLA and fire services minister Sujit Bose’s biggest challenge is to win over the 19,000-odd ...

Social media star vs local boy

The Kamarhati Assembly constituency, which had been a Left stronghold for several decades, saw a growing suppo...

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Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Calcutta misses Easter goodies

Fedora Kolentine, 9, has missed the annual ritual of visiting New Market this year to buy Easter eggs and hampers for her friends and cousins.New Market is closed. The few confectioneries that are run...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Xavier’s gives free ration to poor

Three hundred families, staring at hunger because of Covid-19, got a week’s free ration at a distribution camp at St Xavier’s College on Good Friday.Each family got three kilos of rice, two kilos ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Risk in waste of quarantined

The medical waste generated by contacts of Covid-19 positive persons quarantined at their homes can spread the infection unless collected and treated properly, warn public health experts.Though the Bi...
By Jayanta Basu in

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

New Town residents’ gift of blood

At a time when the supply lines are running dry with potential donors stuck indoors due to the nationwide lockdown, residents of New Town came together to help in the treatment of a seven-year-old aff...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.20

Conditional bail for Arsalan scion

Arsalan scion Raghib Parwez — the prime accused in the Jaguar crash that killed two Bangladeshis on Shakespeare Sarani last year — was granted conditional bail for two months on Wednesday.The high...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Street art to spread Covid-19 awareness in Calcutta

A family of around 14 members, all of who practise art, has made illustrations on the main thoroughfare in Patuli to create awareness about Covid-19. Gurupada Bachar, in his late 50s, and his family m...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

30 of NRS test negative

Thirty of the 79 healthcare providers of NRS hospital quarantined over the weekend for being exposed to a coronavirus patient have tested negative for Covid-19, the state health department said on Tue...
By Subhajoy Roy and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Breads on sale at two Kookie Jar outlets

Focaccia, raisin walnut bread, buns and a few other types of bread will be delivered at homes and also sold from two outlets of Kookie Jar.The confectionery has decided to open its Rawdon Street and H...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Go to only Covid hospitals: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged people with symptoms of Covid-19 to visit only designated hospitals for coronavirus patients such as MR Bangur Hospital.Mamata’s call came after about ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.04.20

Coronavirus fest with Diwali noise

At a time thousands in India are infected with Covid-19, several parts of the country responded to the Prime Minister’s call for a nationwide lumiére show by bursting high-decibel crackers like the...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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