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Calcutta

Shortage as clinics flout medicine rule

Smaller private hospitals and nursing homes in Calcutta are not abiding by the government’s directive on...

Norms to ease hassle at vaccination units

The health department has instructed all government vaccination centres to abide by guidelines aimed at reduci...
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NGO team to track virus symptoms

An NGO working the underprivileged has created a team to locate people with symptoms of Covid-19 and provide m...

Oxygen supply fraud surfaces

The city police have received at least eight complaints on online frauds related to the supply of oxygen cylin...

Panic sparks O2 device crisis

Bengal’s health administrators are worried about a tendency among a section of people to stock oxygen cy...

Id scaled down amid virus surge

The hugs and handshakes were replaced by ‘dur se salaam’ after the Id prayers on Friday. Fewer pe...

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Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

Change of heart for civic body on Salt Lake trees

The Salt Lake civic body has decided to chop the trees that fell on houses and clear driveways of uprooted trees that were lying unattended since Cyclone Amphan struck the city on May 20.The storm fel...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

Howrah the 2nd most polluted city

Howrah is the second most polluted city in the country in terms of nitrogen oxide emission, says a report by the Center for Science and Environment.Nitrogen oxide is mainly released by diesel-driven v...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.20

Council seeks ICSE pre-board marks

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Thursday asked its affiliated schools for the ICSE pre-board test marks of all candidates who are appearing in the Class X board exams...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Tagore tributes online

New Town Residents’ Welfare ForumThe programme started late because of some technical problems but the enthusiasm of the performers made up for the lost time. About 30 residents, mostly from New Tow...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

AJ Block man does fallen tree survey

What the administration or urban planners should have done but did not, a nature guide cum nature tour organiser has done all by himself in Salt Lake after the cyclone — assessing the dynamics and p...
By Jayanta Basu in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

This month, that year

Local2010: On May 17, Debasish Biswas of Ultadanga becomes the first civilian Bengali to scale Mt Everest. His team included Basanta Singha Roy, Pemba Sherpa and Passang Sherpa and they reached the su...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

New lease of life for trees in New Town

While fallen trees dot each and every thoroughfare across Salt Lake, heavily depleting the township’s green cover, a ray of hope has emerged from neighbouring New Town where some fallen trees are be...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Vacant stare at static fan

Power supply has been temporarily restored to many places of the city since Amphan struck a week ago but thousands of people are still in the dark. The Telegraph went to two such pockets of Behala on ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Autos resume with double fare

Auto services resumed in Calcutta on Wednesday. Most auto drivers charged double the fare and many ferried three passengers in violation of the government rule of two.Auto operators justified charging...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Brands unveil thrust on masks

The malls are shut but a handful of standalone apparel stores that have opened in the city are seeing only a few customers throughout the day.Most of the people walking in have one requirement — a m...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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