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  • Sputnik Lite trial set to begin in city hospital

    Sputnik Lite trial set to begin in city hospital

    The trial run will be conducted among 179 volunteers across the country. Around 18 volunteers will undergo the vaccine experiment in RGH. Six Covid-19 vaccinesCovishield, Covaxin, Sputnik V, Moderna, Zydus Cadila and Johnson and Johnson have been approved for emergency use in the country.

    September 9, 2021
  • Gruesome Behala murder shocks Kolkata

    Gruesome Behala murder shocks Kolkata

    According to the police, the body of Sushmita Mondal was found in a pool of blood in her master bedroom with her throat slit. Her son Tamajit was found dead in a similar manner but his body was in a sitting position.

    September 7, 2021
  • Patients protest move to shift NILD to Odisha

    Patients protest move to shift NILD to Odisha

    The NILD is now currently providing services to the orthopedically handicapped population, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, orthotics and prosthetic treatments. It is conducting and sponsoring research in all aspects related to the rehabilitation of the orthopedically handicapped.

    September 5, 2021
  • Hakim inaugurates ‘largest career fair’ in Kolkata

    Hakim inaugurates ‘largest career fair’ in Kolkata

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently announced that a career guidance portal will soon be launched by the education department to provide students with an overview of the opportunities and courses offered in all institutes across the globe

    September 4, 2021
  • LPG price hike adds to city’s burden

    LPG price hike adds to city’s burden

    LPG domestic cylinders prices were hiked by Rs 25 today, rising total cost to Rs 911 in Kolkata.

    September 2, 2021
  • Fake vaccine case: ED raids 10 locations in Kolkata

    Fake vaccine case: ED raids 10 locations in Kolkata

    According to official sources, the objective of the raids was to understand the nature of the transactions carried out while conducting the fake vaccination camps. The case has also taken into account the money laundering angle, which is being investigated.

    September 1, 2021
  • Expensive fuel: Chicken off menus

    Expensive fuel: Chicken off menus

    The chicken traders in the city said that the hike in the retails prices was because of the rising wholesale market rates. There is a requirement of about three lakh metric tonnes of chicken feed per year in the state, according to West Bengal Poultry Federation sources.

    August 27, 2021
  • Relief for Kolkata as KMC sets up permanent Aadhaar centre at Roxy

    Relief for Kolkata as KMC sets up permanent Aadhaar centre at Roxy

    The KMC had received several requests for a permanent Aadhaar centre in the heart of the city that would only address Aadhar specific issues, unlike in post offices or banks where financial works are being dealt with simultaneously leading to long hours.

    August 27, 2021
  • Afghanistan turmoil: Prices of dry fruits shoot up

    Afghanistan turmoil: Prices of dry fruits shoot up

    We have a current dry fruit stock of about 15 days only as fruits are perishable items and can not be stored for a long time and once the stocks are exhausted the prices will further soar in the coming days,”

    August 21, 2021
  • Karnataka Bank lays the foundation stone for Regional Office building at Kolkata

    Karnataka Bank lays the foundation stone for Regional Office building at Kolkata

    The 7 storeyed Regional Office building to be constructed in 31,500 sqft area will also house a bank branch.

    August 12, 2021
  • Durand Cup to be held in Kolkata between 05 Sep-03 Oct

    Durand Cup to be held in Kolkata between 05 Sep-03 Oct

    RoyalScouts Fusiliers won the inaugural edition of the Durand Cup way back in 1888. Mohammedan Sporting Club was the first Indian club to win the cup in 1940 when the tournament shifted to Delhi. Mohun Bagan and East Bengal are the most successful teams in the history of the Durand cup winning it on sixteen occasions each.

    August 10, 2021
  • Govt rolls out two dual engine CNG buses to reduce pollution, fuel cost

    Govt rolls out two dual engine CNG buses to reduce pollution, fuel cost

    The vehicles can switch to diesel, during unavailability of CNG. The dual fuel kit will enable the bus to run by using 60 per cent diesel and 40 per cent CNG.

    August 10, 2021
  • Dam the river

    Dam the river

    No government, whether at the Centre or in the states, can afford to suffer what they call a “damburst”.

    August 6, 2021
  • Kolkata’s Armenians live life to the fullest

    Kolkata’s Armenians live life to the fullest

    Even before the British, the Armenians arrived in Bengal to escape the organized persecution of their ethnic group under the Ottoman Empire. Torn by conflict, the Armenians were devout followers of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church (in pix). With a penchant for entrepreneurship, the community prospered in Calcutta.

    August 4, 2021
  • Vaccine scarcity hits city, districts, sparks uproar

    Vaccine scarcity hits city, districts, sparks uproar

    Troubles were reported at different vaccination centres at SSKM Hospital, Haroa rural hospital and several other centres across districts when a large number of beneficiaries were denied vaccines after waiting in long queues since Sunday. “Around 70 lakh vials of Covishield are expected to be supplied by the Centre in different phases during this month."

    August 3, 2021
  • Metro relief for city after 2 months with few pvt. buses, steep fares

    Metro relief for city after 2 months with few pvt. buses, steep fares

    The Kolkata Metro Railway has decided to add 16 more services in the morning and evening peak hours from Monday. Starting from 19 July, the city metro will run 208 daily services instead of 192 services from Monday to Friday to cater to the rush of passengers.

    July 17, 2021
  • Tara on Hollywood horizon amid lockdown

    Tara on Hollywood horizon amid lockdown

    ‘Tara’ depicts the relationship between a young man and an elderly woman, and draws its strength from the script, music and performance that earned Antara her ticket to Hollywood.

    July 13, 2021