Govt list for private last-dose aspirants

The state government has provided private hospitals with a list of government-run Covid vaccination centres in...

Botanic Garden closed indefinitely

Indian Botanic Garden will remain closed to all visitors, including morning walkers, indefinitely from May 10 ...

Hospitals hire docs for Covid field units

Private hospitals that are setting up Covid field hospitals in auditoriums and stadiums are recruiting nurses ...

2 arrested for spreading fake news

The state CID arrested two men on Friday for allegedly sharing videos of purported fake news related to post-p...

Vidyamandira students offer free tutorial

Students of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur, will offer free tutorial to underprivileged students from...

BMW crash after bar brawl kills ragpicker

An alleged drunken brawl in a bar spilled onto the road when a BMW of one of the groups hit an Audi of the oth...

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.20

Cyclone Amphan: We were scared to go near the window

Nitin Maheswari, 43, businessmanResident of Urbana, 33rd floor, Tower TwoThe entire day we were scared about the precarious condition of the window hinges, the construction of the sliding doors and wi...
By Nitin Maheswari in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.05.20

A dark reptile slithers through city

Calcutta's waterlogged roads looked like a dark and slithering reptile on Wednesday night as howling winds continued to haunt the city's deserted, Amphan-ravaged corridors.Snapped power lines left man...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

Flights: 2 domestic, 1 international

Calcutta has got only one international flight in the next phase of the project to bring back Indians stuck abroad because of the lockdown, though hundreds of people from Bengal are stranded across th...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

Coronavirus case brake on maternity hospital

Chittaranjan Seva Sadan and Shishu Sadan Hospital, a government-run mother-and-child hospital, temporarily stopped admissions from Tuesday after three pregnant women, who were patients, and one nurse ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

Stalls across Calcutta to be numbered for odd-even initiative

Hawkers will number their shops to adopt the odd-and-even formula for reopening from May 27, as suggested by the chief minister.Hawkers’ union leaders met on Tuesday and decided on preventive steps ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

Port, rail brace for cyclone

The Calcutta Port Trust on Tuesday asked 19 vessels that had anchored at Sandheads in the Bay of Bengal to proceed into deep sea to avoid the path of Cyclone Amphan.Vessels that were docked at Calcutt...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.20

Role reversal in virtual class

A group of Class XII students were attending an English class, but the teacher was not sure how many of them had logged in for the class. A student showed the teacher how he could track the number of ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.20

ICSE council order on promotion

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations on Friday advised ICSE schools to follow the directives of the respective state governments in regard to promotion of all students from Classes I...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.20

Madhyamik classes on TV

The state government will start virtual classes for students of classes IX to XII in state-aided Madhyamik and Higher Secondary schools from April 7, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Frida...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.20

MR Bangur for corona: CM

MR Bangur Hospital in Tollygunge will be converted into a specialised hospital for treatment of coronavirus patients, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.“Existing patients of the hospital...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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