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  • newWB reports 147 Covid-19 deaths, 19,003 fresh cases

    WB reports 147 Covid-19 deaths, 19,003 fresh cases

    West Bengal on Monday registered 147 Covid-19 fatalities for the second day in a row, pushing the overall death toll to 13,431, a health department bulletin said.
    - 1 hour ago 18 May 21, 4:41am -
  • newCurfew in 7 Manipur dists extended till May 28

    Curfew in 7 Manipur dists extended till May 28

    The Manipur government on Monday extended the curfew imposed in seven districts of the state till May 28 to check spread of the virus.
    - 2 hours ago 18 May 21, 3:27am -
  • newEarthquake of magnitude 4.2 hits Arunachal Pradesh

    Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hits Arunachal Pradesh

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale hit Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang on Monday morning, as per the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).
    - 12 hours ago 17 May 21, 5:48pm -
  • newKolkata: Now, book 2nd jab via WhatsApp chatbot

    Kolkata: Now, book 2nd jab via WhatsApp chatbot

    Now chat with a web robot to fix a schedule for the jab at a KMC vaccination centre.
    - 18 hours ago 17 May 21, 12:00pm -
  • newLive: TMC leaders brought to CBI office for Narada scam

    Live: TMC leaders brought to CBI office for Narada scam


    - 18 hours ago 17 May 21, 11:47am -
  • newWest Bengal: 11-year-old dies in Birbhum bomb blast

    West Bengal: 11-year-old dies in Birbhum bomb blast

    Eleven-year-old Seikh Nasiruddin was killed when a crude bomb, which the children thought was something like a toy, exploded at Khatipur village under Panrui police station area on Sunday. Sk Jamir, a family member of the boy said, “The bomb contained in a box was kept near the canal
    - 18 hours ago 17 May 21, 11:30am -
  • newKol: Body of missing businessman found floating in river

    Kol: Body of missing businessman found floating in river

    The body of a 66-year-old businessman — who had recently recovered from Covid, but was apparently exhibiting some post-recovery complications — was found floating in the Hooghly, more than 12 hours after he had gone missing under mysterious circumstances early on Sunday, and just a while before the enhanced pandemic restrictions kicked in.
    - 18 hours ago 17 May 21, 11:30am -
  • newKolkata: Metro runs 8 trains to ferry own staffers

    Kolkata: Metro runs 8 trains to ferry own staffers

    Metro Railway, even as it has suspended services for the public, started running trains to ferry its own staff members from Sunday. Eastern and South-Eastern Railway have already been running staff special trains since local train services were halted on May 6.
    - 20 hours ago 17 May 21, 10:24am -
  • newPanic buying across Kolkata may push up vegetable prices

    Panic buying across Kolkata may push up vegetable prices

    On the first day of the restrictions, people thronged markets from 6am, an hour before they were scheduled to open, to stock up everything — from perishables to staples, instant noodles, egg and paper plates — more than their requirement.
    - 20 hours ago 17 May 21, 10:15am -
  • West Bengal reports record 147 new Covid-19 deaths

    West Bengal reports record 147 new Covid-19 deaths

    West Bengal on Sunday registered 147 fatalities due to Covid-19, the highest so far on a single day, pushing the overall death toll to 13,284, a health department bulletin said.
    - 1 day ago 17 May 21, 3:06am -
  • Several religious places in WB ban entry of devotees

    Several religious places in WB ban entry of devotees

    Several prominent temples across West Bengal imposed a ban on entry of devotees from Sunday after the state government imposed a complete lockdown amid the surging number of Covid-19 cases.
    - 1 day ago 17 May 21, 1:11am -
  • Kolkata: NKDA to give Covid vaccine to 70-plus age group

    Kolkata: NKDA to give Covid vaccine to 70-plus age group


    - 1 day ago 16 May 21, 11:19pm -
  • Stricter Disaster Management sections to ensure compliance

    Stricter Disaster Management sections to ensure compliance

    Kolkata and Bidhannagar police worked through Saturday night to set up barricades and guard rails on intersections, including para roads, to ensure only those who have emergency are on the road. The move is part of multiple initiatives lined up to enforce the curbs that come into place from Sunday morning.
    - 2 days ago 16 May 21, 4:06pm -
  • West Bengal: Commute worry for 2nd dose recipients

    West Bengal: Commute worry for 2nd dose recipients

    As soon as chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay announced the fresh restriction dates on Saturday afternoon, the instant question on everybody’s lips was how do people due for their second dose of vaccination commute till the inoculation centre.
    - 2 days ago 16 May 21, 3:20pm -
  • Bengal goes for 15-day blanket restrictions

    Bengal goes for 15-day blanket restrictions

    The Bengal government on Saturday announced severe restrictions on movement of people to dissuade them from stepping out of their homes in a bid to contain the spread of Covid-19 infections that has overwhelmed the healthcare sector. The shutdown will be in place from 6am on Sunday, May 16, to 6pm on Sunday, May 30.
    - 2 days ago 16 May 21, 11:30am -
  • Bengal CM’s brother dies of Covid

    Bengal CM’s brother dies of Covid

    Ashim Banerjee, 62, the younger brother of chief minister Mamata Banerjee, died on Saturday due to Covid-related complications.
    - 2 days ago 16 May 21, 11:30am -
  • Curbs necessary to break virus chain, say experts

    Curbs necessary to break virus chain, say experts

    Doctors and health experts appealed to citizens to make a small sacrifice by staying indoors and adhering to restrictions, announced by the government on Saturday to stave off the healthcare crisis that the state currently confronts.
    - 2 days ago 16 May 21, 9:58am -
  • 'Posta, Burrabazar have enough stock, more to come in'

    'Posta, Burrabazar have enough stock, more to come in'

    There was enough stock of essential goods and edibles for the next few days and more consignments were on their way, assured traders at the wholesale hubs of Posta and Burrabazar on Saturday, a day before stricter restrictions were imposed. They also said the two trading zones would continue to operate throughout the next 15 days to ensure regular supply to retail markets.
    - 2 days ago 16 May 21, 9:56am -
  • Markets vow to follow rules but fear crowding

    Markets vow to follow rules but fear crowding

    Community markets will remain open only for three hours in the morning—7am to 10am—for the next two weeks from Sunday. Members of several market committees met on Saturday evening to work out a plan to avoid crowding inside markets and instruct traders to follow the guidelines.
    - 2 days ago 16 May 21, 9:53am -
  • Bengal: Decision to keep banks open comes as a relief

    Bengal: Decision to keep banks open comes as a relief

    For people like Sujit Kundu, a senior finance executive working in a firm, and Partha Roy, a businessman from Northern Avenue, the news that bank branches and ATMs would remain open during the new set of restrictions, has come as a sense of relief. They need to operate bank transactions regularly and, thus, welcome the move to keep banks open even if for limited hours.
    - 2 days ago 16 May 21, 9:46am -

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