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Aerial survey makes PM Modi announce 1000 cr relief package for Bengal

Kolkata: Baban, an Amherst Street resident complained that the streets are waterlogged for the second day which has meant that the water which seeped inside his three-story house is yet to clear. “I’m under houses...

WB Govt plans to restart public transport from Monday, but it is not a smooth sailing

Kolkata: With many offices opening up as the lockdown rules get relaxed by the state, commuters are seen queuing up at bus stops and taxi stands for the elusive transport to ferry them to their...

Bengal police get innovative in campaign against Coronavirus

Birbhum/Kolkata: With Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s orders that the lockdown in Bengal will be strict but humane, the state’s police force has the task of not only enforcing the law but also educating the public...

Growing panic over COVID-19 made us realize that it was more dangerous to stay in village: Franz Gastler

Ranchi/Kolkata: United States (US) national Franz Gastler, founder of Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Yuwa, has trained and empowered many tribal girls, was recently forced to move out of Hutup village in Jharkhand, as some locals thought...

Councillors mark slots at the markets for social distancing, Salt Lake Mayor calls it over-reaction

Kolkata: Despite repeated pleas by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, people still throng streets and markets in large numbers, throwing Corona caution to the winds. CM Banerjee had recently asked people to...

Kolkata’s designer masks to stave off the virus

Kolkata: When China shut down to fight the corona virus, it snipped the supply of raw material to the fashion designers. When India phased in a shut-down, local factories had to curtail work to maintain...

West Bengal witnesses its first COVID-19 death

Kolkata: A 57-year-old man succumbed to the coronavirus infection at a private hospital in the city on Monday and with his demise the state reported its first Covid-19 death in West Bengal. The man, who was...

Corona virus fear grips Kolkatans, as government announces preventive measures

Kolkata: The novel Coronavirus pandemic, which was till now grabbing headlines in other states of India, has come closer to affect people in West Bengal, more so in its capital Kolkata. The virus, which has already...

NIFT design students to be given business orientation

Kolkata: India’s only government fashion institute National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has reworked its curriculum to produce not only designers, but also those with marketing and managerial skills and the spirit of enterprise. Professor Raghuraman...

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Kolkata: The latest economic data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) reveals that during the fourth quarter of 2016-17, India’s Gross Domestic Production...

Asaram to spend his life in jail until death for raping a minor school girl

Jodhpur: Five years after being arrested for having raped a minor on pretext of exorcism, Jodhpur Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Court, gave a...

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Six die in Jharkhand, as mine caves in

Giridih: Excavating coal from abandoned mines, is not a new thing for the residents of Giridih. About a dozen villages in and around Central...