Kolkata

Half-burnt currency notes found in south Kolkata locality

Eyewitnesses said the sacks, containing half-burnt notes of Rs 50, Rs 20 and Rs 10 were found in a dumpyard in Mukherjee Ghat locality at 4 pm.

published on : 24th January 2021

IPL 2021: KKR will be very competitive this year, says coach Brendon McCullum

McCullum was pleased to retain the core squad for the upcoming tournament and said his team will be very competitive in this year's IPL.

published on : 21st January 2021

Kolkata: Trinamool holds 'peace' rally in area where BJP roadshow witnessed clashes

State ministers Arup Biswas and Sovandeb Chattopadhyay, who are local MLAs, led the rally that was scheduled from Tollygunge metro station to Rashbehari but went ahead till Hazra Park.

published on : 19th January 2021

Tension in south Kolkata after stones hurled at BJP activists during roadshow

The roadshow, which commenced at Tollygunge tram depot, was set to culminate at Rashbehari Avenue -- often referred to as the backyard of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 18th January 2021

Tension in south Kolkata after stones hurled at BJP activists during roadshow

An officer said that infuriated over the attack, BJP workers chased the miscreants, who by then had fled to nearby bylanes and the saffron camp activists then ransacked a few motorcycles and shops.

published on : 18th January 2021

Kolkata nurse stable, experts trying to ascertain cause behind illness post COVID vaccine jab

The health department official, who is also a prominent doctor, said the experts are examining her condition as of now, and the analysis might take some time.

published on : 17th January 2021

Kolkata nurse loses consciousness after taking COVID vaccine, hospitalised

Thirteen other 'Adverse Event Following Immunisation' (AEFI) cases were also reported from various parts of the state but those were not serious.

published on : 17th January 2021

CM Mamata visits gutted Kolkata slum, promises to rebuild shanties

Locals claimed that more than 700 people living in around 150 shanties have been rendered homeless by a blaze that erupted on Wednesday evening.

published on : 14th January 2021

Major fire at Kolkata slum leaves hundreds homeless, blaze under control after four hours

Twenty-seven fire tenders took around four hours to control the blaze that broke out around 6.55 pm in the Hazari Bustee on Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue beside the Bagbazar Women's College.

published on : 14th January 2021

COVID museum on cards in Kolkata to commemorate pandemic fight

The museum will also have a memorial for the doctors who have succumbed to the disease.

published on : 13th January 2021

Fire breaks out at Kolkata godown, no casualties

The fire was doused completely within an hour, a Kolkata Police officer said.

published on : 13th January 2021

No e-passes needed in Kolkata Metro from Monday, weekday services to increase

The metro will also increase the frequency of its weekday services on the North-South Line from 228 to 240, the official said.

published on : 13th January 2021

First lot of 10 lakh COVID vaccines for Bengal, North East states arrive at Kolkata airport

Five walk-in-coolers (WICs) and four walk-in-freezers (WIFs) have been installed at the Bagbazar store for stockpiling 6.89 lakh vials, which would be dispatched to 941 centres across Bengal.

published on : 12th January 2021

Bengali feature film on Rohingya issue screened at KIFF

The film, which has fictional elements, has been inspired by the real life story of a girl whose story was published in a journal.

published on : 12th January 2021

First lot of COVID-19 vaccine vials to arrive in Kolkata on Tuesday

At the Bagbazar store, five walk-in-coolers (WICs) and four walk-in-freezers (WIFs) have been prepared to store the vials

published on : 11th January 2021
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