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Cops have issued a set of advisories so that Madhyamik examinees can avoid delay or trouble when they set out to appear for their first board exam on Tuesday. These include leaving your home early, using ‘Madhyamik examinee’ stickers if travelling in private cars or hired vehicles, checking Kolkata Police-aided Google Maps for traffic and identifying quicker routes.
In a first, the state government may suspend internet operations for an hour in ‘select pockets’ across 42 blocks across the state on days there are Madhyamik examinations. The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) had earlier sought the state’s help to control possible question paper leaks.
Around a fourth of the city’s heart patients is now aged below 40 and nearly 10% of them don’t survive their first heart attack, often due to late intervention, according to senior cardiologists. It still takes around 60 to 90 minutes for a heart-attack patient to be transferred to a cathlab table for a life-saving primary angioplasty at the city’s private hospitals. Experts felt that more lives can be saved if this time is reduced.