The alumni association of the college had earlier adopted Bholakhali village in North 24-Parganas district after cyclone Aila in 2009.
A 48-year-old sub-inspector of Chatterjeehat police station under Howrah police commissionerate died of Covid-19 on Tuesday.
The state government has decided to reintroduce, from 5pm on Thursday, a stricter version of lockdown restrictions in targeted localities, which have seen a spurt in Covi
Even as the states Covid-19 caseload shows a sharp spike and the death toll creeps up, doctors in the city are reporting a sudden surge in the number of patients with mil
After Bijoygargh bazaar, it was the turn of Baghajatin bazaar, the largest wholesale fish market in south Kolkata, to get a notice from the Kolkata Municipal Corporation
The city on Tuesday reported its highest single-day spike in cases with 291 fresh infections, taking its Covid count in Kolkata to 7,680 and the active case tally to 2,55
The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation area registered the highest single-day spike in Covid cases on Tuesday with 42 patients.
Covid-19 deaths in Assam increased to 15 after a 40-year-old male patient of Koliabor in Nagaon, who was admitted in Guwahati Medical College and Hospital on July 1 succu
Trinamool suspended 25 leaders of its party leaders of Nandigram as they were charged with siphoning off funds meant for cyclone victims. Earlier 200 party workers were s
A woman attempted suicide by jumping before a goods train along with her two minor daughter at New Jalpaiguri railway station on Tuesday.
A staff of Jadavpur University in the research section has tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the varsity to shut down all departments, laboratories, offices except fo
Rising discord between schools and parents over payment of fees, along with an increase in the number of guardians refusing payments while seeking additional waivers, hav
The Bengal government, in an attempt to bolster its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, has decided to set up its first blood plasma bank. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee
The state now has an answer to at least one of the 59 Chinese apps now banned in India. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that the state IT department ha
The KMC has ordered the closure of a reputable pathological lab off S N Banerjee Road in Taltala for two weeks after several employees there reportedly contracted the nov
As the new Covid SOP for spot visits kicked in on Monday, Forensic experts found themselves challenged in facing three major cases. Their findings are crucial for the pol
The death toll due to Covid-19 in West Bengal mounted to 779 on Monday with highest one-day spike of 22 fatalities, the health department said.
The Kalna additional district judge court on Monday delivered death sentence to an accused convicted in a rape and murder case.
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday said that the political space available to the opposition parties in West Bengal is being cornered by the ruling party and
If guests wont come to restaurants, chefs will have to visit homes. With footfall in restaurants yet to pick up, star hotels in the city are offering customers a five-sta
Nilanjana Goenka, the mother of a Class III boy, had to recently shell out Rs 40,000 to buy a laptop so that her sons online classes were not disrupted. Her husband had t
Bengal on Sunday recorded its highest single-day spike both in the number of fresh Covid cases and deaths, with 895 of the former and 21 of the latter reported in the pas
Private hospitals are adopting various measures to stick to the Covid treatment charge ceiling recommended by the state last week that had prompted the Association of Hos
Among the 1,872 containment units in Kolkata, nearly 76.7% are standalone buildings and apartment complexes. These are spread across 18 clusters with south Kolkata contin
A 45-year-old woman, a resident of the Charu Market area, was allegedly murdered by her neighbour an appcab owner after she wanted her money that she had lent to the ac
The lockdown led to the unlocking of Assam artist Kishor Kumar Dass creative instincts as he launched a personal journey of a drawing a day to create 100 artworks, docume
A fire broke out on the ninth floor of an eleven storey (G+10) residential building in an upscale Alipore area on Saturday evening, police said. Though there are no repor
The disease that has infected more than a crore and killed more than 5 lakh globally is now on its way to entering the accounts books of some Kolkata schools.
Kumartuli the hub for photography enthusiasts who wander around through its alleys this time of the year to shoot clay idols in low light and cramped spaces has banned
The number of new Covid cases in Bengal surpassed all previous daily records to touch 743 on Saturday and the death figure, too, was the highest so far at 19. Kolkata rec
The Calcutta High Court on Saturday stayed the commencement of the 4th Professional Ayurvedic Examination till July 31.
West Bengal registered twin records of the highest single-day surge in Covid-19 fatalities and cases on Saturday, as 19 people succumbed to the disease and 743 more teste
A 70-year-old bedridden woman and her sick 43-year-old daughter were charred to death inside their home after a fire broke out on the first floor of a two-storeyed dilapi
Referring to a report of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday that the state's unemployment rate s
Two people were killed and around four injured when the bombs they were allegedly manufacturing went off inside a house in Murshidabad district, a senior police officer s