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Calcutta

Violators and whistleblowers

Civic officials and police officers have come across multiple instances recently where people who were suppose...

Xavier’s offers cut in semester fees

St Xavier’s University has decided to offer a 20 per cent concession on semester fees for all undergradu...
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Bengal tells all schools to submit reports on fees

The state government has asked private schools to submit by Monday reports that they have complied with its in...

Met spies wet and sultry conditions

Downpour in the hills. Wet and sultry in patches in the plains. That is what the sky has in store for the nex...

Two schools to convey English score grouse

At least two schools in the city plan to write to the ICSE council that their students’ scores in Englis...

Cautious Calcutta sees many staying indoors

A combination of caution and concern appeared to have pulled Calcuttans off the roads after the state administ...

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Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.20

Two schools to convey English score grouse

At least two schools in the city plan to write to the ICSE council that their students’ scores in English is less than expected in both ICSE and ISC exams. None of the schools has sent any lett...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.20

Cautious Calcutta sees many staying indoors

A combination of caution and concern appeared to have pulled Calcuttans off the roads after the state administration announced a stricter lockdown and turned several pockets into containment zones. F...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.20

Bengal tells all schools to submit reports on fees

The state government has asked private schools to submit by Monday reports that they have complied with its instruction not to increase fees or charge students under heads that are irrelevant now. &l...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Covid blow to Salt Lake Ganesh pujas

The Covid-19 pandemic has not spared the god of prosperity. Of the two big Ganesh puja organisers in Salt Lake, one has decided to call off the event this year while the other will make do with a sma...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Have a tax query? CMC comes to aid

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will start visiting new housing comp-lexes and neighbourhoods to help people understand the nitty-gritty of property tax, Firhad Hakim, the chairman of the civic bod...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Xavier’s offers cut in semester fees

St Xavier’s University has decided to offer a 20 per cent concession on semester fees for all undergraduate and postgraduate courses for the next six months, vice-chancellor Father Felix Raj sai...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Violators and whistleblowers

“Asymptomatic people, too, can infect a person. This is why the contacts of positive patients who are asymptomatic have been asked to stay home-quarantined for 14 days, the duration during which...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Met spies wet and sultry conditions

Downpour in the hills. Wet and sultry in patches in the plains. That is what the sky has in store for the next few days, the Met office has said. Calcutta has been receiving multiple spells of rain ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

ATM alarm staves off robbery attempt

A burglar alarm inside an ATM kiosk foiled a robbery attempt by masked men, who were trying to prise open the machine, early on Saturday. The robbery attempt took place inside an unguarded nationalis...
By Our Special Correspondent in Watgunge

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Amphan: trees sprout leaves

The 81 trees on the Jadavpur University campus that were straightened after they fell during Cyclone Amphan have grown new leaves. The success has prompted the university to try and save another 20-od...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur


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