Covid protocols

Abide by High Court directives: Mamata to Gangasagar pilgrims

“Remain cautious. From Centre to state ministers, all are falling ill. Many of our doctors, nurses, health workers, police and journalists are getting affected. Still, our friends are working hard putting their lives at risk. Help our administration to organise the mela well,”

Authorities gear up for Dashami immersion; steps taken to prevent covid, pollution

As a measure to combat pollution, Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkata will assist in the removal of idols after immersion from Baje Kadamtola Ghat (Babu Ghat) and Judges Ghat. The port authorities said suitable arrangements have been made at the ghats through contractors by deploying pontoon mounted cranes, stationing three mechanized boats at each ghat.

Most Maha schools set to reopen on Oct 4 – with restrictions

All schools will prepare an isolation centre to handle any student who is detected Covid-19 positive, full vaccination is compulsory for all teaching as well as the non-teaching staff, and all protocols shall be stringently followed during the school hours.

Follow Covid protocol, Puja organisers told

Mr Sharma said they were planning to unveil a mobile application so that people can get access to locations of the pandals, local police stations, police assistance booths, hospitals and nursing homes. "It will have an SOS option, which will connect people directly with the police control room,"

Will follow health norms, shun pomp: Puja organisers

"Our preparations are going on in full swing… People in this city would have felt disheartened had there been no celebration. All puja committee members have decided to shun pomp and show. They will, however, make an aesthetic presentation, in line with our culture and tradition,"

Will Covid protocols dampen puja fervour this year too?

Pujo comes at that time of the year when the delicate aroma of shiuli begins to waft in the air, the tremulous 'Kash phools' quiver in the autumnal wind, and the din of newness and preparation dilates the city. Unfortunately, these whiffs and aromas will have to be capped by the mask and violated by the sanitiser even this year.