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Calcutta

Never-before slump in Burrabazar

A nearly empty Kalakar Street or a handful of people in Phageya Patti on a weekday afternoon would seem unimag...

Doctors for families in isolation

The Indian Medical Association has sent Calcutta police the names of doctors who can be contacted by officers ...
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State to ‘consider’ evacuation flights

The state government will “consider” a request from airlines to allow international evacuation fli...

Met spies wet I-Day weekend

Independence Day weekend is likely to be rainy in the city. A low-pressure area is expected to form over the ...

Fake news can land you in trouble, tweets top cop

The Calcutta police commissioner on Wednesday warned everyone against sharing or forwarding any social media m...

Police stations told to ensure walkers’ safety

All police stations across the city have been asked to remain alert against snatchers, especially in the morni...

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Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Ramakrishna Mission special ritual ahead of Durga Puja

Monks and brahmacharis of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission on Wednesday performed a puja of the wooden structure on which the idol of Goddess Durga will be placed during&nb...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

CCTVs help crack baby goods theft

A consignment of baby products worth Rs 7.5 lakh, headed to a godown in Howrah’s Uluberia for sale through an online portal, was stolen and hidden at Maheshtala in South 24-Parganas, police said...
By Our Special Correspondent in Taratala

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Met spies wet I-Day weekend

Independence Day weekend is likely to be rainy in the city. A low-pressure area is expected to form over the Bay of Bengal from Thursday, the Met office has said. Under its influence, there is likely...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

State to ‘consider’ evacuation flights

The state government will “consider” a request from airlines to allow international evacuation flights to Calcutta so that thousands of people stuck around the world could return home...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Doctors for families in isolation

The Indian Medical Association has sent Calcutta police the names of doctors who can be contacted by officers at police stations if families of Covid-19 patients in home isolation need any medical hel...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Never-before slump in Burrabazar

“We had expected business to gain momentum with time and we would extend our hours. But nothing has changed and almost all shops in Burrabazar close by 5pm. Earlier, they would remain open till ...
By Kinsuk Basu , Subhajoy Roy in Burrabazar

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Police stations told to ensure walkers’ safety

All police stations across the city have been asked to remain alert against snatchers, especially in the morning and the evening, when hundreds of Calcuttans step out for their daily dose of fresh air...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Fake news can land you in trouble, tweets top cop

The Calcutta police commissioner on Wednesday warned everyone against sharing or forwarding any social media message without properly verifying it. “Spreading #FakeNews can land you in trouble!...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.08.20

Fruit-to-sapling mangrove drive in Sunderbans

Over 200,000 mangrove saplings have been planted in the Sunderbans in the past 45 days as part of a drive to preserve the ecology and generate income for local women. The fruits shed by the mangroves...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.08.20

Career tips for students today via webinar

Industry professionals and academics will address students on Wednesday on how businesses are overcoming challenges to continue operations in the midst of the pandemic that has taken a toll on th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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