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Crisis churns out innovation for fashion designers

Kolkata: What happens to creativity when the world is in the midst of a crisis? Be it the World War-I or WW-II, the great depression or the pandemic of 1918-20, we have seen how fashion...

Smaller idols, day hours pandal hopping, sanitisers to mark Durga Puja during Covid times

Kolkata: A forum, which represents more than 350 Durga Puja committees in Kolkata, has come up with a broad-based code for holding Pujas amidst Covid-19 pandemic, bringing cheer to the emotionally-charged Begalis and pandal hoppers. The...

Covid Care Network: A guiding light for Covid-19 patients

Kolkata: With India battling the ever bulging number of Covid-19 positive cases, panic and chaos amongst patients and their family members are constant. How bad is the level of infection, what does one do next,...

Students, teachers adapt to the new normal: Virtual classes

Kolkata: Anu Kumari, preparing for the mandatory National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET), misses her classroom at the coaching centre. But with virtual classes she has been able to revise her subjects even during the...

Travel industry expects a quick turnaround as business resumes during unlock 1

Kolkata: With the Unlock-I in place, India is taking baby steps towards getting back to work. The travel and tourism industry, after being in limbo for last three months, is also trying to put its...

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...

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Human rights body condemns the criminalisation of media persons and free speech in India

The Peoples’ Union for Civil Liberties has strongly condemned criminalisation of media persons as the civil body claimed at least 55 journalists have faced...

Pehlu Khan lawyer to move to High Court for bail cancellation of the accused

Alwar/Kolkata: It’s been more than 16 months since Alwar’s Pehlu Khan; a 55-year-old man was lynched to death in one of the many horrific...

Rahul Gandhi finds a staunch admirer in Babulal Marandi

Giridih: In an exclusive interview with eNewsroom, Babulal Marandi, the first Chief Minister of Jharkhand claims that he is an admirer of Congress President Rahul...

Kolkata Medical College interns demand better facilities after delay in Covid-19 test

Kolkata: About 40 healthcare workers, including interns, were exposed to a suspected Covid-19 patient in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department but the head of...

Bihar DGP: A Mystic in Uniform

It was a hot summer evening in 1983. The sun had faded out but there was no relief. The table fans creaked and blew...