St Xavier's College to adopt Amphan-affected village

The alumni association of the college had earlier adopted Bholakhali village in North 24-Parganas district after cyclone Aila in 2009.

The New Indian Express 8 Jul 2020 4:28 pm

West Bengal: Howrah cop dies of Covid-19

A 48-year-old sub-inspector of Chatterjeehat police station under Howrah police commissionerate died of Covid-19 on Tuesday.

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 12:27 pm

Kolkata to go back to stricter lockdown from Thurs

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

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 9:30 am

Blink-n-miss Covid cases surge in Kolkata

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

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 9:30 am

Markets shut to stop Covid spread in Kolkata

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 Times of India 8 Jul 2020 8:20 am

Cops, KMC plan stricter lockdown after case spurt

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 Times of India 8 Jul 2020 8:18 am

Covid-19: Highest single-day spike in Bidhannagar

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation area registered the highest single-day spike in Covid cases on Tuesday with 42 patients.

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 7:38 am

Covid-19 deaths in Assam reach 15

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

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 12:26 am

25 Trinamool leaders of Nandigram suspended

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

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 11:18 pm

Covid: After man's death, 3 attempt suicide

A woman attempted suicide by jumping before a goods train along with her two minor daughter at New Jalpaiguri railway station on Tuesday.

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 9:18 pm

Covid case cloud over Jadavpur Univ results

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

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 11:43 am

'Furnish job loss, pay cut proof for fee sop'

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 Times of India 7 Jul 2020 9:30 am

WB plans plasma bank to boost Covid fight

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 Times of India 7 Jul 2020 9:30 am

New self-scan app: West Bengal ans to China

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 Times of India 7 Jul 2020 8:23 am

KMC shuts private lab over Covid worries

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

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 8:18 am

Forensic tests in Kolkata start under new SOP

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 Times of India 7 Jul 2020 7:51 am

Mamata nod to filming reality shows

The Indian Express 7 Jul 2020 5:25 am

22 fatalities push Covid toll in Bengal to 779

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 Times of India 7 Jul 2020 12:59 am

'Chain killer' gets death for rape, murder

The Kalna additional district judge court on Monday delivered death sentence to an accused convicted in a rape and murder case.

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 11:16 pm

Political space cornered by ruling party: Guv

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

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 6:00 pm

Hotels offer five-star cooking experience at home

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

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 9:30 am

Kolkata: Gadget demand soars on virtual wings

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

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 9:30 am

895 cases, 21 deaths in WBs day of corona highs

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

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 9:30 am

WB pvt hosps adopt changes to stick to cost limit

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

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 7:30 am

Kol: 77% containment zones in standalone buildings

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

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 7:30 am

IIT-KGP final results to be declared after July 8: Director

The Indian Express 6 Jul 2020 5:03 am

35-year-old murders neighbour inside app cab

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 Times of India 5 Jul 2020 3:36 pm

Artist chronicles lockdown events in drawings

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

The Times of India 5 Jul 2020 1:10 pm

Alipore: Residents in panic after high-rise fire

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 Times of India 5 Jul 2020 10:00 am

Covid cost makes debut in school accounts books

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.

The Times of India 5 Jul 2020 9:30 am

Kumartuli doors closed for shutterbugs this season

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 Times of India 5 Jul 2020 8:17 am

18 more Covid-19 containment zones in Kolkata

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 Times of India 5 Jul 2020 8:16 am

Calcutta HC defers ayurvedic exam till July 31

The Calcutta High Court on Saturday stayed the commencement of the 4th Professional Ayurvedic Examination till July 31.

The Times of India 5 Jul 2020 7:30 am

West Bengal: TMC councillor shot at, injured in Barrackpore

The Indian Express 5 Jul 2020 2:20 am

TMC councillor shot at in WB's Barrackpore

The Times of India 5 Jul 2020 2:00 am

Covid-19 death toll in West Bengal jumps to 736

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

The Times of India 5 Jul 2020 1:30 am

Covid fear: Bodies left abandoned on roads

The Times of India 5 Jul 2020 12:55 am

WB: Mother-daughter duo charred to death

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

The Times of India 5 Jul 2020 12:21 am

'WB's unemployment rate far better than India'

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

The Times of India 4 Jul 2020 6:00 pm

Two killed in bomb explosion in Murshidabad

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

The Times of India 4 Jul 2020 5:54 pm