• Ministry allows running of pvt trains on 4 routes in state 03 Jul 2020 23:34 Bhubaneswar: The ministry of railways has decided to allow private companies to operate passenger train services over 109 routes across the country. As many as 151 modern trains (rakes) will be run in 12 clusters. Out of these 109 routes, four routes will …
  • Saroj Khan, Choreographer Who Made Bollywood Sparkle, Dies at 71 03 Jul 2020 19:48 Ms Khan was born in that room, the first of six children. She recalled dancing with shadows there as a toddler, fascinated even then by what would become her calling. To supplement the family’s income, her father managed to get her work in Mumbai’s booming …
  • Tamil Nadu parties oppose move to allow private players to operate trains 03 Jul 2020 16:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The opposition parties of Tamil Nadu including DMK, CPI and PMK parties have condemned the Indian Railways move to allow the operation of private trains on certain train routes in the country. The parties have raised the …
  • West Bengal: 50-year-old Army brigadier falls to virus, toll almost 700 03 Jul 2020 00:18 According to officials, he was initially admitted to the military hospital in Barrackpore after testing positive. (Representational) A 50-year-old Indian Army brigadier was among the 16 people who died of Covid-19 in the state Thursday. With these …
  • Fee worry: Schools in the red, CNI says after status check 03 Jul 2020 00:01 Kolkata: The financial status of five schools in the city, governed by the Church of North India (CNI), is such that unless parents start paying up immediately, it will be difficult to keep the schools running and pay teachers’ salaries. Kolkata Diocese of …
  • Firm to carve out cycle tracks on Kol roads 03 Jul 2020 00:01 Kolkata: The Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) has decided to remove roadside parking space and rationalize hawking zones to create a dedicated cycle corridor along several routes in the city. The KMDA has assigned a Delhi-based agency the …
  • Tram restart: Trials begin on restored Rajabazar-Howrah route 03 Jul 2020 00:01 Kolkata: Trial runs for restart of services on the second tram route — Rajabazar to Howrah bridge — that has remained suspended since March, were carried out on Thursday. The engineering department of WBTC was working on war footing to restore the overhead …
  • Pune to get 6 high-speed pvt trains 02 Jul 2020 23:21 Pune: The city will get six high-speed private trains plying to Delhi, Howrah, Patna, Prayagraj, Dibrugarh and Bhopal. A day after the Indian Railways came out with the request for qualification to allow private entities to operate passenger trains, a …
  • Private players to begin rail passenger services by April 2023, will run only 5% of trains: Railways 02 Jul 2020 18:25 (Representative image) NEW DELHI: Private players will begin rail passenger services by April 2023, and they will run only five per cent of the Railways' total mail and express trains, the national transporter said on Thursday. Addressing a press …
  • Railways achieves 100% punctuality first time 02 Jul 2020 13:03 New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Railways, here on Thursday, claimed to have achieved 100 per cent punctuality of trains — first time in its history. Last month, the railways had asked all zones to ensure 100 per cent punctuality in the running of 230 …
  • Only 5% operations by private players in rlys: Chairman 02 Jul 2020 13:03 New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A day after the Indian Railways announced a major push for the private sector by inviting request for qualifications for passenger train operations on 109 pairs of routes through 151 modern trains, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav …
  • Indian Railways to upgrade speed up to 130 kmph on Delhi to Mumbai and Delhi to Howrah route 02 Jul 2020 10:22 Share0 In a move to allow the faster passenger movement in a shorter time period, the Indian Railways is planning to upgrade the speed of trains up to 130 kilometres per hour on two routes, including Delhi to Mumbai and from Delhi to Howrah. “The Delhi- …
  • Big Reform! Railways makes first move for 151 modern private run trains on 109 routes 02 Jul 2020 06:27 Big Reform! Railways makes first move for 151 modern private run trains on 109 routes In what is being seen as a colossal move to provide world class train services, the Indian Railways has kick-started process of private participation for operating trains …
  • Covid Live: Virus tally crosses the 6-lakh mark 02 Jul 2020 06:10 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Union Home Minister Amit Shah to chair a meeting today via video conference with UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, to review the COVID19 situation in Delhi-NCR. MP …
  • Indian Railways to upgrade speed of trains at 130 km/hr on two long routes 02 Jul 2020 03:35 NEW DELHI: Indian Railways is preparing to upgrade the speed of trains up to 130 kilometers per hour on two routes, from Delhi to Mumbai and from Delhi to Howrah, allowing the faster passenger movement in a shorter time period. Speaking on the issue, …
  • Over 600 Covid cases recorded in West Bengal for 3rd day in row 02 Jul 2020 02:53 West Bengal recorded more than 600 coronavirus cases on Wednesday as Kolkata and neighbouring North 24 Parganas continued to be areas of concern. (Express file photo by Partha Paul) For a third consecutive day, West Bengal recorded more than 600 …
  • 95-year-old goes home from hosp 02 Jul 2020 00:28 Kolkata: A 95-year-old Covid survivor went back home from the hospital on Wednesday. The nonagenarian, who was admitted to Sanjiban Hospital in Howrah, is the oldest Covid-19 survivor in the state so far. A few days ago, another man in his 90s was cured of …
  • TMC issues forms for Amphan money refund 02 Jul 2020 00:28 Kolkata: Trinamool Congress, sensing a groundswell of opinion against alleged corruption in Amphan relief, has started distributing printed forms to partymen allowing them to refund money “unduly credited” to their accounts. The move has worked, with many …
  • CNI schools in city slash fees by 25% 02 Jul 2020 00:27 Kolkata: City schools run by the Kolkata Diocese of Church of North India, or those where the Bishop is the chairman of the school board, have decided to waive 25% on certain heads in school fees from April to September. It was announced after a meeting …
  • As cases rise, Bengal says no to flights from eight hotspot cities 01 Jul 2020 03:45 Another record jump sees Covid caseload in West Bengal rise to 18,559. (Express Photo by Shashi Gosh) The West Bengal government on Tuesday requested the Ministry of Civil Aviation not to schedule any flight to the state from eight cities for two weeks …
  • With pvt buses off the roads, Bengal govt banking on trams, ferries 30 Jun 2020 06:51 The tram route from Howrah bridge to Rajabazar may be reopened in the first week of July, said the official. (Express photo by Partha Paul) With most private buses continuing to stay off the road because of the Mamata Banerjee government’s refusal to allow …
  • West Bengal: Record 624 Covid cases in last 24 hrs, count nears 18,000 30 Jun 2020 06:51 A bookseller waits for customers at College Street in Kolkata. The state on Monday recorded the highest one-day increase in COVID-19 cases, with 624 new infections taking its tally to 17,907. This is the first time the state has recorded more than 600 …
  • BJP cracks corruption whip on party-run panchayats 30 Jun 2020 02:47 Kolkata: Bengal BJP sprung a surprise in the 2018 panchayat polls in Jhargram by winning 330 gram panchayat and 65 panchayat samity seats against Trinamool Congress’s tally of 373 and 112 in the district, respectively. Two years down the line, many BJP-run …
  • 17 slums identified as special cases 30 Jun 2020 00:28 Shantanu Sen, MP and adviser to KMC, said: “We have been conducting intensive micro-surveillance for the past three weeks. Seventeen slums have been identified as special cases. The idea is to identify and treat ILI and SARI cases early. The viral load …
  • Highest single-day spike of 624 COVID-19 cases in West Bengal; 14 more die 29 Jun 2020 20:58 By PTI KOLKATA: West Bengal recorded the highest single-day spike of 624 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the state's tally to 17,907, while 14 more people succumbed to the disease raising the death toll to 653, a health bulletin said. Thirteen, …
  • Now Mumbai-Howrah train route via Prayagraj fully electrified 29 Jun 2020 19:19 Representative image. PRAYAGRAJ: In a major achievement, the 95 km long patch between Katni and Satna has been electrified. This was the last remaining un-electrified section on the Mumbai-Howrah (via Prayagraj) route connecting Western India with Eastern …
  • Railway aims to triple its revenue from land monetisation 29 Jun 2020 13:39 New Delhi: The Rail Land Development Authority is offering large plots for commercial and residential development in Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata in a bid to get Rs 3,000 crore in revenue in this financial year. The statutory body, a division of the …
  • Heavy rainfall forecast in North Bengal areas 29 Jun 2020 09:40 Share00 Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) As many as seven north Bengal districts are likely to witness heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in the next six days disrupting normal life, sources at the Alipur Met office said. The worst-affected districts will be …
  • Nizam-era rail press closure deferred 29 Jun 2020 00:12 Hyderabad: The Railway Board, which decided to shut remaining printing presses across the country, including the Nizam-era printing press in Secunderabad, has deferred the closure by another six months. A decision to this effect has been taken after …
  • Covid-19 recoveries: Another record increase but growth rate slows marginally 28 Jun 2020 23:55 The rise in infections was the third 500-plus increase in as many days, and the second record jump. Over the past week, the state has seen an addition of 3,338 infections to its caseload, putting a dent on recoveries. (Representational) West Bengal on …
  • Forty Years Ago: June 29, 1980 28 Jun 2020 20:55 By: Editorial | Published: June 29, 2020 12:59:15 am A resolution passed by the party said it was “impermissible” to declare a state mourning for Sanjay as was done by several state governments or to fly the national flag at half mast. Train Accident An …
  • 75 locations to get high-end cameras that can read car number plates 28 Jun 2020 19:53 Kolkata: With CCTV cameras in several places still not functional more than 38 days after the Cyclone Amphan had lashed the city, Kolkata Police sought to replace some of them with high-end cameras that can also read the number plates of vehicles even at …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, 28 June: Gap between recoveries and active cases now over a lakh; MP, UP announce house-to-house survey 28 Jun 2020 17:10 As the coronavirus cases continue to rise rapidly the key focus areas would include strict containment measures, surveillance, testing and predicting emerging hotspots. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) With a record spike of nearly 20,000 cases in a day, …
  • West Bengal reports highest single-day spike of 572 COVID-19 cases; tally crosses 17,000-mark 28 Jun 2020 15:18 By PTI KOLKATA: West Bengal on Sunday registered its highest single-day spike of 572 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 17,283, while the toll mounted to 639 with 10 more deaths, a health department bulletin said. Kolkata reported seven fatalities …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, 28 June: Malls in Gurgaon, Faridabad to re-open from July 1; Manipur extends lockdown till July 15 28 Jun 2020 15:09 As the coronavirus cases continue to rise rapidly the key focus areas would include strict containment measures, surveillance, testing and predicting emerging hotspots. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) India on Sunday reported close to 20,000 cases in the …
  • Kolkata: St Paul's Cathedral opens for service, mass today 28 Jun 2020 11:04 Sanitization and masks will be mandatory for entry to the church KOLKATA: St Paul's Cathedral, the most important church of the diocese of Kolkata of the Church of North India, will finally open its doors for corporate worship (church service and mass) …
  • Covid-19 lockdown cleared up the air, but harmful ozone levels increased. Here’s why 28 Jun 2020 09:32 Fewer cars are seen on the road toward YPS Chowk in Mohali due to the coronavirus lockdown, on June 13 2020. (Express Photo: Kamleshwar Singh) Around the world, Covid-19 lockdowns cleaned up the air as a plethora of economic activities were brought to a …
  • Containment zones in Delhi jump to 417; Guwahati to go under total lockdown from today 28 Jun 2020 09:32 As the coronavirus cases continue to rise rapidly the key focus areas would include strict containment measures, surveillance, testing and predicting emerging hotspots. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) India on Sunday reported close to 20,000 cases in the …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, 28 June: Containment zones in Delhi jump to 417; Guwahati to go under total lockdown from today 28 Jun 2020 09:10 As the coronavirus cases continue to rise rapidly the key focus areas would include strict containment measures, surveillance, testing and predicting emerging hotspots. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) India on Sunday reported close to 20,000 cases in the …
  • Covid-19 toll: 629 West Bengal records over 500 cases for second straight day 28 Jun 2020 00:00 According to the government, 27,492 migrant workers are still in special facilities, while 7,181 others are in institutional quarantine. According to authorities, 84,291 people are still in home isolation, while 467 people are in safe homes. ( …
  • 13 more fatalities take Bengal's COVID-19 death toll to 629; 521 fresh cases detected 27 Jun 2020 20:24 By PTI KOLKATA: Thirteen more people died due to COVID-19 in West Bengal on Saturday, taking the death toll due to the disease to 629 in the state, while 521 fresh cases pushed the tally to 16,711, a health department bulletin said. Twelve of the 13 deaths …
  • Death toll rises to 616 Record jump in daily cases ends two weeks of surge in recovery 27 Jun 2020 01:44 The active case count increased to 5,039, with about 66% of the caseload in the epicentre. (Representational) After over two weeks of increasing recoveries, West Bengal on Friday registered its highest single-day increase in Covid-19 cases, recording 542 …
  • Ticket data hints at people returning to cities, Railways may start more trains 26 Jun 2020 23:07 Migrants from Kerala at charbagh railway station in Lucknow. Express photo by Vishal Srivastav As economic activities resume across the country, the data of railway ticket-booking indicates that people may be gradually returning to the big cities from …
  • West Bengal: Covid toll crosses 600-mark, fatality rate drops marginally 26 Jun 2020 03:23 The test positivity rate rose slightly to 3.56%.. (Representational) The Covid-19 toll in the state crossed 600 on Thursday, rising to 606 with the deaths of 15 people, and the case count increased by 475 to 15,648, while the total number of discharged …
  • No Bengal in PM’s ‘Atma Nirbhar’ job plan 26 Jun 2020 02:02 Kolkata: Bengal pulling out of the Ayushman Bharat health scheme has cast a shadow on the hand-holding the state needs from the Centre on the migrant workers’ front. PM Narendra Modi will launch the ‘Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan’ on June 26 to …
  • Bagnan murder accused’s house comes under attack 26 Jun 2020 02:02 Howrah: Angry villagers in Bagnan on Thursday ransacked the house of the man accused of murdering a woman who died trying to save her college-going daughter from sexual assault the day before. They went on the rampage after a sharp weapon thrown at the …
  • West Bengal: One more arrested in Howrah murder case 26 Jun 2020 00:51 Both the arrested men — TMC leader Kush Bera and Suman Mondal — were produced in court, which remanded them in judicial custody for 14 days. (Representational) A day after a local Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader was arrested in Howrah district’s Bagnan …
  • Orphaned by B’luru-Kol murder-suicide, 10-yr-old in shelter asks: ‘Where’s Mummy?’ 25 Jun 2020 23:48 Kolkata: “Where is Mummy? Will you ask her to come over quickly. I haven’t ever been away from her for so long,” the 10-year-old boy told Child Welfare Committee Howrah chairperson Amrita Ghosh in a quivering voice. Four days after Shilpi Agarwal was …
  • Fuel price protest: Howrah bridge blocked 25 Jun 2020 23:48 Traffic came to a standstill on the Howrah-bound flank of Howrah bridge between 10.45am and 11.10am on Thursday after around 200 workers and supporters of Trinamool staged an agitation against the hike in prices of petrol and diesel. Led by state minister …
  • Ozone pollution spiked in several cities during lockdown: CSE 25 Jun 2020 17:55 While particulate matter and nitrous oxide levels fell during the lockdown, ozone — also a harmful pollutant — increased in several cities, according to an analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). Ozone is primarily a “sunny weather …
  • Woman Gives Birth To Baby Boy Onboard Shramik Special Train 25 Jun 2020 14:28 A baby boy was born on a Howrah-bound Shramik Special train. A woman gave birth to a baby boy onboard a Shramik Special train on Wednesday, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced on Twitter. Sharing photos of the mother and the newborn baby - who was seen …
  • Goods train derails, catches fire over bridge across Musi river 25 Jun 2020 13:51 Four oil tankers of a goods train caught fire when it derailed between Surareddypalem and Tangutur in Prakasam district on the Howrah-Chennai main line in the wee hours of Thursday. As the train from Gangineni in Secunderabad railway division carrying …
  • Bengal: Woman dies in a bid to save daughter from being molested, TMC man held 25 Jun 2020 04:51 According to police, the Trinamool Congress leader has been charged with murder. (Representational Image) A local Trinamool Congress leader was arrested on Wednesday on charges of killing a woman who was allegedly trying to stop him from molesting her …
  • Bengal reports 11 more COVID-19 fatalities, 445 fresh cases; lockdown extended in state till July 31st 25 Jun 2020 04:17 By PTI KOLKATA: West Bengal's COVID-19 death toll on Wednesday rose to 591 as 11 more people succumbed to the disease, while 445 fresh cases pushed the state's tally to 15,173, health department officials said. All the 11 people died due to …
  • Sex-assault cuffs on panchayat member’s hubby 25 Jun 2020 02:03 Howrah: A 47-year-old mother died while trying to save her college-going daughter from sexual assault, allegedly by the husband of a Trinamool panchayat member in Howrah’s Bagnan and his accomplice, early on Wednesday. Accused Kush Bera (36) was arrested …
  • Active cases among cops more than 100 25 Jun 2020 02:01 Kolkata: Nearly 59 personnel in Kolkata Police and 110 from other police forces across Bengal are now battling Covid-19. According to joint CP (headquarters) Subhankar Sinha Roy, “Kolkata Police’s 345 personnel have been infected so far, of which 286 have …
  • E-W tunnelling: 11 jewellery shops in two bldgs shut 24 Jun 2020 23:40 Kolkata: Eleven Bowbazar jewellery shops and the two buildings they are housed in were evacuated for East-West Metro tunnelling on Wednesday. While the shops will remain closed for the next few days, 14 residents of one of the century-old structures have …
  • After intrusion, classes on hold for 3 days 24 Jun 2020 23:40 Kolkata: A day after intruders crashed into a Class VI online classroom of a reputable south Kolkata girls’ school, hurling sexually explicit abuses and threatening rape and murder, lessons for the group were suspended for three days as an inquiry was …
  • Bengal Covid toll up to 580: Medinipur, Bardhaman bring down active cases 24 Jun 2020 08:46 Overall, authorities have tested 4,20,277 samples. According to the bulletin, the test positivity rate now is 3.5%.(Express Photo Shashi Ghosh) The Covid-19 active caseload in West Bengal on Tuesday dropped below 5,000 for the first time since June 10 even …
  • Will transport migrants, SCR official assures Telangana HC 24 Jun 2020 05:47 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: In a huge relief to the stranded migrant workers, the South Central Railway, Secunderabad, on Tuesday assured the court that it is ready to transport the workers to their native State by providing them seats under …
  • Football camps to be set up in legendary Banerjee's honour 24 Jun 2020 05:23 PK Banerjee. (Twitter photo) KOLKATA: An women’s football training camp at Salt Lake and another training academy in Howrah will be set up in honour of the legendary Pradip Kumar Banerjee. Announcing this, Prasun Banerjee — PK’s brother and a Member of …
  • Park St gang-rape convict released 24 Jun 2020 01:33 Kolkata: A 29-year-old man — one of the five convicts in the 2012 Park Street gang-rape case — was released from prison last week for “good behaviour”, around 20 months before his actual release date. Charged with gang rape, criminal conspiracy, …
  • E-W tunnel-borer crosses cave-in zone at Bowbazar 23 Jun 2020 23:18 Kolkata: Engineers heaved a sigh of relief as the second tunnel boring machine (TBM), building the East-West Metro corridor, crossed the cave-in zone of Bowbazar on Tuesday. A 300m radius around the spot, where the August 31 tunnelling disaster had taken …
  • KMC helps repair pipe leak in Howrah 23 Jun 2020 23:18 Kolkata: After a week-long battle to repair a breach in major pipeline at Salkia in Howrah, a team from Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Tuesday completed the work that will lead to the restoration of water supply to nearly 60,000 households in north …
  • Parents of nCoV patient evicted 23 Jun 2020 23:17 Howrah: A landlord allegedly evicted the parents of a 30-year-old coronavirus patient, who is undergoing treatment at a Covid-19 hospital in Howrah. The incident took place in Howrah’s Domjur on Monday morning. On Tuesday, the youth’s parents staged a …
  • Bright spots in Bengal: Covid growth rate drops, upswing in recovery rate 23 Jun 2020 05:16 According to the health bulletin, in 24 hours 390 people were discharged from hospitals, taking the number of recovered patients to 8,687.(AP/File) A three percentage point drop in weekly average growth rate of coronavirus cases, complemented with the …
  • Mumbai: 18.5 lakh served by 1,229 Western Railway Shramiks 23 Jun 2020 02:19 Shramik Special trains have carried 18.5 lakh migrant labourers and their families to their desired destinatio...Read More MUMBAI: The Western Railway has operated 1,229 Shramik Special trains till date and these have carried 18.5 lakh migrant labourers …
  • City developers to boycott Chinese raw materials 23 Jun 2020 00:58 Kolkata: A couple of hours after realtors’ body Credai National decided to go for local and avoid Chinese materials, Credai West Bengal, the apex body here in the state, and Credai Bengal have requested their members to boycott anything Chinese. Now, …
  • Covid-testing: Is India scoring enough to flatten the curve? 23 Jun 2020 00:43 As the Covid-19 pandemic rages across the globe, infecting over 8.9 million so far, India has emerged as the country with the fourth highest number of cases, with 4.25 lakh people testing positive. While most affected States and Union Territories are …
  • E-W work: Cracks appear in building 23 Jun 2020 00:02 Kolkata: Twenty-four residents from two buildings at Bowbazar were evacuated as one of the structures developed minor cracks due to the East-West Metro tunnelling on Monday. Work on the Bowbazar-Sealdah stretch had resumed on Friday after three months. …
  • Corona panic: Bally woman’s body lies on road for 11 hours 23 Jun 2020 00:02 Howrah: Fearing the spread of Covid, locals on Monday refused to allow the husband of a 58-year-old deceased to take her body into their flat in a six-storey building on Bireswar Chatterjee Street in Howrah’s Bally. The locals claimed that as the woman’s …
  • After 3-month Covid break, teachers return to schools 23 Jun 2020 00:02 Kolkata: Many teachers started going to schools on Monday after a gap of almost three months following the Covid-induced lockdown. Around 35 teachers were back at South City International School. The authorities, after necessary sanitization drives, had …
  • As awareness campaigns fall silent, people flout social distancing norms 22 Jun 2020 23:11 All those messages urging people to maintain social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 appear to have gone down the drain, if general public behaviour in the city — and the steady rise in the number of daily cases — are any indication. What is …
  • Pune: 8,000 workers have come back from north India this month, says dist admn 22 Jun 2020 21:26 Due to the exodus of north Indian migrant workers from Pune, industrial and construction projects in the city are experiencing a severe labour shortage. (Representational) Nearly 8,000 migrant workers have returned to Pune from north India since June 1, …
  • PepsiCo announces relief for cyclone-affected villages in Bengal 22 Jun 2020 14:04 Image Source : PTI PepsiCo announces relief for cyclone-affected villages in Bengal Food and beverages major PepsiCo said on Monday that it will install community water filters for safe water access in the cyclone Amphan-affected villages in some districts …
  • Covid-19 scare: Howrah woman’s body kept on road for 7 hours 22 Jun 2020 13:04 Share00 Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In a pathetic incident, a 53-year old woman’s body remained on the roadside for more than seven hours amid coronavirus scare at Bally’s Hapta Bazar in the Howrah district on Monday, the police said. According to sources, …
  • Schools tweak online teaching pattern 21 Jun 2020 23:46 Kolkata: Many city schools that have been sanitised are gearing up to ferry teachers to and fro campuses from Monday. The schools hope this will help improve the quality of online classes because most of them have Wi-Fi connectivity. While some schools …
  • Cycling’s popularity soars as Bengal tries to hit the brakes on pandemic 21 Jun 2020 23:39 Written by Atri Mitra | Kolkata | Published: June 22, 2020 3:32:49 am Facing a dearth of public transport, a lot of people now pedal to their workplaces. (Photo by Partha Paul) Sushanta Ghosh last rode a bicycle to work almost three decades back. In the …
  • West Bengal: Covid-19 case count nears 14,000, toll up to 555 21 Jun 2020 22:45 The government said there were 166 people in safe homes, and 1,37,838 are isolated at home. (Representational) The number of Covid-19 cases in the state neared the 14,000-mark on Sunday as the count rose to 13,945 with the addition of 414 patients. The …
  • COVID-19 death toll rises to 555 in West Bengal with 15 more fatalities, cases reach 13,531 21 Jun 2020 20:21 By PTI KOLKATA: The death toll due to COVID-19 in West Bengal rose to 555 on Sunday after 15 more people succumbed to the disease, while the tally reached 13,531 with 441 fresh cases, the state health department said in a bulletin. All the fresh deaths …
  • West Bengal government issues show-cause notice to 5 BDOs for irregularity in distribution of cyclone relief funds 21 Jun 2020 14:43 West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had announced several schemes to extend financial support to people in the dist...Read More KOLKATA: The West Bengal government has issued show-cause notice to five Block Development Officers (BDOs) in four districts for …
  • West Bengal: Rise in cases, deaths mar a day of record recoveries 21 Jun 2020 02:21 The government said 9,123 people were in institutional quarantine, 231 people in safe homes, and 1,36,582 remain isolated at home. (Representational) The state government on Saturday said a record 562 people had recovered from Covid-19, even as 441 people …
  • West Bengal: 355 fresh cases take Covid count to 13,000+, 11 more die 20 Jun 2020 01:27 Kolkata has 2,212 active cases as the state ramps up its testing capacity. Partha Paul The Covid-19 case count in the state crossed 13,000 on Friday, increasing by 355 in a day to reach 13,090, even as the toll rose by 11 to 529. For the first time, more …
  • Locked-down children talk depression after actor death 20 Jun 2020 01:23 Kolkata: What are anti-depressants? What is an overdose? These are some of the questions that middle school children are asking each other on WhatsApp groups, which they have formed among themselves to facilitate sharing of online study material,after the …
  • Unable to attend online classes, girl kills self 19 Jun 2020 23:11 Howrah: A Class X girl committed suicide in Howrah’s Nischinda on Thursday for not being able to attend her school’s online classes as she didn’t have a computer or a smartphone. The deceased, Shibani Kumari Sau (16), was found hanging in her room at …
  • Unlocked: East-West work starts below Bowbazar 19 Jun 2020 23:11 Kolkata: East-West Metro’s tunnelling at Bowbazar resumed on Friday after three months. The tunnelling had stopped for maintenance of the tunnel boring machine (TBM) on March 19 after which the nationwide lockdown was announced on March 24. The project, …
  • Train for migrants cancelled at last minute, NGOs allege tactic to keep workers in Pune 19 Jun 2020 16:05 Nearly 1,600 stranded migrant workers, who were hoping to board a train to their homes in Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha on Friday evening, were left stranded in Pune. (Express file photo by Vishal Srivastav) Nearly 1,600 stranded migrant workers, who …
  • Kolkata: Clerk tests positive, GPO shuts for two days for sanitisation 19 Jun 2020 07:37 With the latest infections, the number of cases rose to 12,735. The General Post Office (GPO) here shut down for two days, starting Thursday, after one of its employees tested positive for Covid-19. This came on a day the state government said 435 more …
  • BEYOND BORDERS: The cinematic bond between Nigeria and Ghana 04 Jul 2020 00:52 Beyond our often contentious claim on who has the best jollof rice, Nigerians and Ghanaians also connect on the cinema they enjoy. This connection is however laced with a little element of professional jealousy over time. Most Nigerians who grew up in the …
  • Local View: Embrace books that can help us be more welcoming of refugees 03 Jul 2020 19:27 According to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., while 94% of Americans disapproved of the Nazi treatment of Jews in Germany during World War II, 71% did not want to allow a “large number of Jewish exiles” from Germany to come to the …
  • Brazil set to pass 1.5 million coronavirus cases: Live 03 Jul 2020 18:49 Brazil was set to pass 1.5 million confirmed coronavirus cases, as cities reopen bars, restaurants and gyms sparking fears infections will keep rising. Saudi Arabia passed milestone of 200,000 confirmed novel coronavirus cases, the health ministry said, …
  • SAF’s new art initiative ‘Footnotes for the Future’ covers different artistic topics 03 Jul 2020 16:56 As part of their continued support to work for the country's contemporary artists and architects, Samdani Art Foundation (SAF) has taken several initiatives, including virtual art programmes like 'Art Around the Table' and 'Footnotes for …
  • Spanish minister says all EU COVID-19 debt will be repaid 03 Jul 2020 14:52 FILE PHOTO: Spain's Economy Minister Nadia Calvino attends an European Union finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Economy Minister Nadia Calvino said on Friday that all …
  • GE2020: In Ang Mo Kio GRC broadcast, PAP focuses on jobs, mature estate concerns; RP highlights part-time MPs, cost of living 03 Jul 2020 13:37 SINGAPORE: Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic “has been tough on everyone”, and the crisis is far from over, but help is available for Ang Mo Kio residents — as it is for other Singaporeans — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (Jul 3). That was a …
  • Spain's economy minister Calvino says all EU COVID-19 debt will be repaid 03 Jul 2020 13:20 MADRID, July 3 (Reuters) - Spain’s Economy Minister Nadia Calvino said on Friday all the debt issued by the European Union to help its member states deal with the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis will eventually be paid back. The debt will be …
  • Court of Appeal rules Port Referendum law is constitutional 03 Jul 2020 13:12 Cayman’s Court of Appeal has declared the 2019 Port Referendum Law to be compatible with the Constitution and has refused to grant Shirley Roulstone permission to appeal the decision before the Privy Council in the UK. The judges, who are currently in the …
  • ‘Hamilton’ is powerful because it teaches us to seize the moment — and to savor it 03 Jul 2020 12:02 “Hamilton,” the musical biography of both Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and the country he helped invent, is such a work. And as Disney Plus starts streaming a filmed version of the “Hamilton” stage show, the source of the work’s power is clear. “ …
  • How Netflix Grew Spain’s ‘Cable Girls’ As It Evolved Itself 03 Jul 2020 12:01 Photo: Credit: Enrique Baro Ubach/Netflix Photo: Credit: Enrique Baro Ubach/Netflix Photo: Credit: Enrique Baro Ubach/Netflix How Netflix Grew Spain’s ‘Cable Girls’ As It Evolved Itself Click here to read the full article. It’s game over. Spain …
  • Michelle Ntalami lashes out at trolls 03 Jul 2020 09:04 Derrick Oluoch Marini Natural's Michelle Ntalami (Courtesy) More and more Kenyans are finding themselves victims of cyber-bullying and local celebrities are bearing the brunt of the trolls. Over the past few months, as a side effect of cyber harassment …
  • SA celebs chronicle their experiences with Covid-19 03 Jul 2020 06:57 As the country’s rate of infection rises and more and more positive cases are recorded every day, more and more South Africans are witnessing experiences closer to home.  This includes many of our celebs who have either personally been affected by the …
  • The 50 best TV shows to watch on Netflix - CNET 03 Jul 2020 05:59 Jessica Barden in The End of the F***ing World. Netflix If you've run out of shows to watch on Netflix, welcome to another list of best shows you might have missed. Netflix periodically changes up its line-up of programs, but its excellent originals …
  • MC Bayo escapes from rehab, Nadia recalls being broke 03 Jul 2020 05:13 MC Bayo. Photo: Courtesy. Comedian and Nacada board member Chipukeezy is making an appeal to anyone with information about the whereabouts of the veteran MC Bayo to come forward so that they can continue offering him help until he recovers. The MC who fell …
  • You want easy chicken? Get lucky! 03 Jul 2020 03:29 June 30, 2020 KINGSTON, PA – Wyoming Seminary Dean Tom Morris has announced the Upper School Dean’s List for the third term of the 2019-2020 academic year. Dean’s List High Honors: Grace Adams, Dallas; Emily Aikens, Jenkins Township; Emile Alain, St-Pascal …
  • UHS approves proposals of reforms body 03 Jul 2020 01:40 LAHORE:The 156th meeting of Advanced Studies and Research Board of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) was held here on Thursday with UHS Vice Chancellor Prof Javed Akram in the chair. The board approved the recommendations of MD/MS/MDS Reforms …
  • Indonesian scholar completes PhD from GCU 03 Jul 2020 01:40 LAHORE:Indonesian scholar Herolistra Baskoroputro has completed his PhD in Mathematics from the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences (ASSMS), GC University Lahore. Baskoroputro completed his research on the topic of “Binomial Edge Ideals Associated …
  • High diesel rate, Amphan impact push up fruit prices in Cov season 03 Jul 2020 00:01 Kolkata: Back-to-back blows from Amphan and rise of diesel price have made fruits unaffordable to most of the citizens. Summer is the only time when scarcity of vegetables is largely compensated by variety of fruits, notably the wide variety of mangoes. …
  • Every New Movie And Show Coming To Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu And HBO This Holiday Weekend 02 Jul 2020 23:48 SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 25: Alba Baptista attends 'Patrick' premiere during 67th San ... [+] Sebastian International Film Festival on September 25, 2019 in San Sebastian, Spain. (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images) Getty Images …
  • Blountstown High School announces A Honor Roll 02 Jul 2020 23:18 A Honor Roll 6th Grade Chasity Anissiah Burkes Tycen Reed Cherry Isabella Rhea Coley Brenda Yanette Cruz Lanie Kate Davis Sadie Grace Dehn Kaysa May Foreman Miles Ismet Goksen Joehanna Mizetta Hagerman Madalyn Lindsey Hall Claudia Christene Harper Cadence …
  • Moroccan, French Agencies Partner to Develop National Ports 02 Jul 2020 23:14 Rabat – Morocco’s National Ports Agency (ANP) signed a loan agreement of MAD 1.1 billion ($113 million) and a Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) of MAD 8.7 million ($897,000) on Thursday with the French Development Agency (AFD). The French ambassador to …
  • Royal Air Maroc Reportedly Preparing for Mass Layoffs 02 Jul 2020 23:14 By Safaa Kasraoui and Morgan Hekking Rabat – Morocco’s national flag carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) is planning to launch a new strategy to survive the economic repercussions of the COVID-19 crisis–a strategy that may include mass layoffs.  RAM fleets have …
  • VCS final 9 weeks honor roll lists announced 02 Jul 2020 21:41 VALDOSTA, Ga.— Valdosta City Schools have released the honor rolls lists for the 2019-2020 final 9 weeks of the following schools: • J. L. Lomax Elementary School Kindergarten  Honor Roll  Aminah Berrian, Eniyla Calton, Major Campos, Makayla Carter, Malike …
  • Sovereignty + Packing Up and Moving On Over! – The Tamar Yonah Show [audio] 02 Jul 2020 20:02 Photo Credit: Pixabay Will Israel actually apply sovereignty over most Jewish communities in Judea & Samaria? What is the difference between annexation and applying sovereignty, and what do the Arabs think about it? Are some Arabs supporting Israel in …
  • Black Lives Matter: Sir Keir Starmer 'regrets' calling movement a 'moment' 02 Jul 2020 17:37 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Black Lives Matter protesters have taken to the streets across the UK Sir Keir Starmer has said he regrets calling Black Lives Matter protests "a moment" after being criticised for dismissing the …
  • Young Bangla hosts virtual session with artists 02 Jul 2020 17:32 Artists, animators, and cartoonists reflected on self-isolation during a virtual session, recently. Centre for Research & Information's youth platform, Young Bangla, hosted the session, titled 'New Normal', with Mahbubur Rahman, Britto Art …
  • The Royle Family stars reunite with touching tribute to Caroline Aherne 02 Jul 2020 17:03 The Royle Family's Ricky Tomlison and Sue Johnston appeared on Loose Women on Thursday and gave a heartfelt tribute to the late Caroline Aherne. Caroline starred on and co wrote the much-loved comedy The Royle Family, where she played Denise. She died …
  • Opinion: Government must commit to helping us keep people housed 02 Jul 2020 16:49 Opinion PUBLISHED: 11:14 02 July 2020 | UPDATED: 11:14 02 July 2020 Cllr Nadia Shah Camden councillor Nadia Shah. Picture: Camden Council Camden Council It’s clear the effects of the pandemic are sadly hitting some residents harder than others, and that …
  • 20m Etihad miles donated to support refugees during Covid-19 02 Jul 2020 15:16 Etihad Guest, the award-winning loyalty programme of Etihad Airways, launched a campaign on April 5 to encourage members to donate their Etihad Guest Miles to support the prevention and response efforts in view of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak …
  • Dotty to leave BBC Radio 1Xtra after six years 02 Jul 2020 13:52 Dotty has announced that she is leaving BBC Radio 1Xtra after six years. The DJ informed listeners she will finish work on The 1Xtra Breakfast Show at the end of July. “This week marks my four year anniversary on The 1Xtra Breakfast Show and it has been …
  • Ertugrul: 'Muslim Game of Thrones' grips Pakistani viewers 02 Jul 2020 13:26 Kanwal K is a school teacher in the city of Rawalpindi in Pakistan's Punjab province. Kanwal tries to dedicate as much time as possible to her three children as she works around the clock to make ends meet. Her 14-year-old son, Ali, has recently bought …
  • Celebrate the 4th of July by Streaming TV’s Most Compelling Show About Race in America 02 Jul 2020 13:15 The most eloquent retort to Donald Trump’s favorite slogan—Make America Great Again—was first published in Esquire’s July 1936 issue, a decade before the President’s birth. Though its title is similarly nostalgic, Langston Hughes’ poem “Let America Be …
  • Cinema Chat: 'John Lewis,' 'Denise Ho,' 'Mr. Topaze,' And More 02 Jul 2020 12:44 Celebrate America's birthday with a good flick!  In this week's "Cinema Chat," WEMU's Mat Hopson and Michigan and State Theater executive director Russ Collins discuss the latest films and special screenings that you can enjoy at home …
  • Sovereignty Movement Goes All Out to Support Netanyahu’s Move 02 Jul 2020 10:10 Photo Credit: Sovereignty movement Sovereignty movement's public support for Netanyahu (in Hebrew) With the start of the month of July, when the government of Israel is supposed to begin the process of sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, members of the …
  • Dotty says she will ‘turn off her ala... 02 Jul 2020 10:07 Dotty has announced she will be leaving the BBC Radio 1Xtra breakfast show at the end of July after six years with the station. The DJ, real name Ashley Charles, took over the show in July 2016, to become its first solo female presenter. She first joined …
  • Dotty is leaving BBC Radio 1Xtra after six years 02 Jul 2020 09:32 Dotty has announced she's leaving BBC Radio 1Xtra after six years. The DJ told listeners her departure will be at the end of July, and that she "wanted to end on a high note". "This week marks my four year anniversary on The 1Xtra …
  • The 45 best TV shows to watch on Netflix - CNET 02 Jul 2020 09:22 Jessica Barden in The End of the F***ing World. Netflix If you've run out of shows to watch on Netflix, welcome to another list of best shows you might have missed. Netflix periodically changes up its line-up of programs, but its excellent originals …
  • Lakeland Honor Roll Quarter 3 02 Jul 2020 09:18 Lakeland Honor Roll Quarter 3 Gr. 7 High Honors Penelope Archer, Samantha Archer, Jacob Begin, Evan Berlinski, Emily Black, Marley Bodnar, Myles Decker, Juliana Grier, Brooke Hill, Dakota Hofacker, Julian Kane, Elyanna Lawler, Jordan Malar, Ronnie …
  • Paschal Donohoe warns EU against going it alone on digital sales tax 02 Jul 2020 08:38 Minister for Fianance Paschal Donohoe has warned the EU against giving up on a global initiative to extract more tax from digital companies as he makes his pitch to lead the group of eurozone finance ministers.  In an interview with the Financial Times, Mr …
  • Nadia Sawalha posts candid cellulite photos to promote body positivity 02 Jul 2020 04:55 Nadia Sawalha’s Instagram followers and Loose Women fans are used to her outspoken comments and frank opinions. But she still alerted them that there was unvarnished content coming up. “Warning! Woman showing cellulite,” she posted on Instagram, beside a …
  • Folk Pop Duo 'Looking For Alaska' Releases Their New Single, ‘Fall Into You’ 02 Jul 2020 04:44 ‘Fall Into You’ is a sweet and sultry indie/folk/pop song, with some Angus and Julia Stone, She + Him vibes, but with unmistakable musicianship skills of Amy Maynard (Ngāti Porou) and Aaron Gott. This is the first single from the album ‘Light and …
  • FMCG firms wait for small shops in cities to get back into business 02 Jul 2020 02:36 NEW DELHI : Street sales and consumption of chocolates, ice-creams, cold beverages, chips and candies have slumped even as their in-house consumption picked up, as small shops remain closed and travel curbs continue amid a phased exit from the lockdown, …
  • Bangla gold, silver seizures point to bigger plot 02 Jul 2020 00:28 Kolkata: Back to back seizures of gold biscuits and a huge quantity of silver ornaments by the Border Security Force (BSF) over the last two days has got officials wondering whether there is more to it than mere smuggling. On Monday, BSF troops stopped a …
  • Covid-19 Vaccine: Sign pledge to declare it common good 01 Jul 2020 23:46 Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus has issued an open call to the people of all strata to sign a pledge declaring the Covid-19 vaccine to be a common good. The pledge can be made at www.vaccinecommongood.org, said a press release circulated by the Yunus …
  • CAR: Des femmes leaders de la société civile engagées dans la lutte contre les Violences basées sur le genre en période de la COVID-19 avec l’appui du PNUD RCA 01 Jul 2020 22:37 « En dépit des progrès réalisés dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre de la Stratégie nationale de lutte contre les violences basées sur le genre, les pratiques néfastes et le mariage d’enfant, la situation des VBG était déjà préoccupante avant la pandémie du …
  • There Are So Many New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming Out in July 01 Jul 2020 19:11 Unconquerable Sun by Kate ElliottImage: Tor Books Holy moly, there sure are a lot of books coming out in July! After the still-ongoing pandemic inspired some postponements earlier this year, it seems like publishers are now realizing people are hungry for …
  • Hamaty a friend to all, enemy to none, says 'Butch' Stewart 01 Jul 2020 18:30 GORDON “Butch” Stewart has described the late Captain Robert “Robbie” Hamaty, master pilot and founder of Tortuga Rum Company, as a supremely decent human being who was a friend to all and enemy to none. Stewart, the Caribbean's leading hotelier and …
  • New laws will help our recovery, says MP 01 Jul 2020 16:51 Nicola Richards said the flagship legislation – which aims to end EU freedom of movement rules in the UK – was not designed to "shut people out" and would "open up" Britain to the best talent from around the globe. And the Conservative …
  • Loose Women panel accused of 'misunderstanding feminism' 01 Jul 2020 16:28 Viewers of Loose Women accused the panel of 'misunderstanding feminism' as they debated whether it was 'anti-feminist' to want a boyfriend to propose today.  The panel, made up of Jane Moore, Kéllé Bryan and Nadia Sawalha, all insisted they …
  • How lab animals have fared in the coronavirus crisis 01 Jul 2020 13:35 At a time when most of us had still not even thought about panic-buying toilet paper, Andreas Lengeling was stocking up on boxes of hay and aspen wood bedding, food pellets and veterinary drugs. He did not want to rely on external suppliers for the …
  • Progressive lawmakers call for suspending military aid to Israel if West Bank annexation goes ahead 01 Jul 2020 11:24 Peace and justice advocates are praising a letter from a dozen House Democrats urging that further military aid to Israel be conditioned on the state not annexing larger swaths of the occupied West Bank and calling on Congress to ensure the human rights of …
  • Jools Oliver enjoys fun reunion with friend after three months apart 01 Jul 2020 10:06 July 01, 2020 - 09:35 BST Sharnaz Shahid Jamie Oliver's wife Jools has been reunited with good friend Nadia Narain after spending three months apart in lockdown. Take a look here... Jools Oliver has enjoyed a lovely reunion with one of her dear friends …
  • Henk Lategan: Flat-strap on and off-road 01 Jul 2020 08:45 Current South African Cross Country racing champion Henk Lategan learnt how to drive at the age of 13. It happened on a dirt farm road. Over the next two years, he learnt how to drive quickly on dirt roads, and entered for his first motorsport event – a …
  • Nadia Sawalha proudly shows off her cellulite as she strips down to bikini 01 Jul 2020 08:43 Nadia Sawalha has opened up about body image as she shared a series of "honest" snaps on Instagram. The Loose Women panelist, 55, recalled a time when she obsessed over her "flaws" at a younger age, but now realises it was actually her …
  • Night of horror 01 Jul 2020 03:29 It was a quiet Friday evening at the Holey Artisan Bakery towards the end of Ramadan in 2016. At the upscale eatery in the posh Gulshan neighbourhood, guests were ordering coffee, croissants, bagels, pizzas and pastries and about 20 waiters were rushing …
  • Empowering Iraqi Women in Business 01 Jul 2020 02:51 By Safa Fadhil, Head of Exploration and Sundus Abass, Gender Advisor at UNDP Iraq. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the UN Security …
  • RGA Leaders Of Tomorrow Program Recognizes Industry’s Rising... 30 Jun 2020 23:28 The International Insurance Society (IIS) has announced the 2020 RGA Leaders of Tomorrow award winner, Nadia Schmidt of Willis Re for her paper on Robo-Advisors & Insurance-Linked Securities. Honorable mentions include Jessica Baehr of Equitable for …
  • Cornell Says It's Safer To Bring Students Back To Campus, Will Resume Classes September 2 30 Jun 2020 22:40 TOPLINE Cornell University said that it planned to resume classes on campus this September after university researchers projected it was safer to resume classes with a mix of in-person and online learning, a claim that is controversial among outside …
  • ‘We have no confidence in Finas’: Malaysian music industry objects to government agency overseeing music industry 30 Jun 2020 20:07 Finas CEO Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri’s initial proposal to oversee the Malaysian music industry and continued talk of the 'Finas move' sparked an online petition last week. — Pictures via Bernama, Change.org PETALING JAYA, June 30 — Malaysian …
  • MPs back flagship immigration legisla... 30 Jun 2020 19:07 MPs have approved flagship immigration legislation which seeks to end EU freedom of movement rules in the UK. The Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill is part of the move towards the Government’s new points-based immigration …
  • GE2020: Nominations close with all 93 seats contested; 3-way fights in 2 constituencies 30 Jun 2020 13:59 SINGAPORE: Nominations for the 2020 General Election closed on Tuesday (Jun 30), confirming contests in all 93 seats by 192 candidates from 11 political parties. Amid the crowded field of political parties, two constituencies - Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC and …
  • 'I binged Six Feet Under just for the gayness of it': LGBT celebs on their favourite queer TV 30 Jun 2020 11:07 Joe Lycett, Will & Grace I had Will & Grace DVDs on a loop when I was younger. I must have been 10 when it first went on Channel 4. It was incredibly rare back then to have that level of exposure for queer characters. I wasn’t out when I was …
  • ROAR MAGAZINE: Cape Town Together: Organising in a city of islands 30 Jun 2020 10:16 Testing for Covid-19. (Photo: Barry Christianson / ROAR) Volunteers begin preparing vegetables for the next morning’s cooking. (Photo: Barry Christianson/ROAR) Cape Town is a city of stark inequality, with a dark and thorny history of colonial- and …
  • ‘Athlete A’ exposes the ‘cruelty’ of the elite gymnastics machine 30 Jun 2020 10:04 It’s been two years since a group of American gymnasts faced down the person who tried to break them. In 2018, Larry Nassar was finally sentenced to 40 to 125 years in federal prison for sexual assault. Nassar’s sentencing followed a series of articles …
  • Arrow Bwoy and I never dated- Nadia Mukami comes clean on publicity stunt 30 Jun 2020 09:36 Arrow Bwoy and Nadia Mukami. Sometime last year, there was speculation songstress Nadia Mukami and her music counterpart Ali Yusuf, better known as Arrow Bwoy were dating. Word on street had it that the two dated briefly before parting ways after things …
  • GE2020: PAP team led by PM Lee sees challenge from Reform Party in Ang Mo Kio GRC 30 Jun 2020 09:01 SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) will face a team from the Reform Party in Ang Mo Kio GRC. This was confirmed after the two teams of candidates filed their nomination papers at Deyi Secondary School on Tuesday (Jun 30). Advertisement …
  • Why Do WhatsApp Users End Up Spreading Misinformation In India? 29 Jun 2020 22:32 WhatsApp is displayed on a smartphone in Tehatta, Nadia, West Bengal, India on June 10, 2020. (Photo ... [+] Illustration by Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images The key to the popularity of WhatsApp in India is …
  • The Boeing 737 Max just made a huge step towards getting back in the skies. Here's the complete history of the plane that's been grounded since 2 crashes killed 346 people 5 months apart. 29 Jun 2020 21:27 Boeing 737 MAX 7Boeing When the 737 Max was announced in 2011 and entered service in 2017, the plane was touted as the next generation of a tried-and-tested workhorse of consumer aviation. The Max, a 737 with new more fuel-efficient engines and updated …
  • Paschal Donohoe endorsed for Eurogroup presidency by EPP party 29 Jun 2020 19:29 The European People’s Party, the political grouping that includes Fine Gael, the party of German chancellor Angela Merkel and right-leaning parties across the bloc, has given its “full support” to Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s bid to become the …
  • Nadia Sawalha shares sweet throwback photo with sister – and she looks so different! 29 Jun 2020 18:58 June 29, 2020 - 19:19 BST Hanna Fillingham Loose Women star Nadia Sawalha took to Instagram to share a photo of herself with her sister which was taken during their childhood. Nadia's sisters are Dina and Absolutely Fabulous actress Julia Sawalha Loose …
  • Dialogue in Palestine. The People to People Diplomacy Programme and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 29 Jun 2020 18:50 International donors have influenced and shaped narratives on Palestine, to the point that to speak about Palestine without reflection is an exercise in disseminating global perceptions and intent. Nadia Naser-Najjab’s study, Dialogue in Palestine: The …
  • Boeing 737 MAX test flight takes off in Seattle 29 Jun 2020 18:34 US regulators launched a test flight of the Boeing 737 MAX on Monday, a key step in recertifying the jet that has grounded for more than a year following two fatal crashes. A MAX plane took off from Boeing Field in Seattle at 1655 GMT, a Federal Aviation …
  • Andrea McLean reveals major change involving Loose Women 29 Jun 2020 16:37 June 29, 2020 - 14:06 BST Hanna Fillingham Loose Women's Andrea McLean revealed some exciting news during lockdown. The TV presenter is an anchor on the ITV show alongside stars including Ruth Langsford, Christine Lampard and Nadia Sawalha There were …
  • Nadia Buari SPARKS Pregnancy Rumors With Latest Photos 29 Jun 2020 15:00 Delectable Ghanaian Actress, Nadia Buari has sparked pregnancy rumors with her latest photos. The mother of four looked pregnant in these photos and this has made people ask if she is expecting her fifth child. Well, she hasn’t come out or deny this but we …
  • Increasing the opportunities for female leaders in Fintech 29 Jun 2020 10:27 Fintech emerged from the 2008 financial crisis to transform traditional financial services, with aspirations to innovate, build trust and, deliver greater efficiency. While progress has been made for customers and businesses, are we optimising our ability …
  • Moruca has 58% of the active COVID-19 cases 29 Jun 2020 08:53 –Police, teachers and doctors among those affected  MORUCA, a sub-region in Barima Waini, Region One, has 63 out of the 109 active cases of the Coronavirus in Guyana.  This amounts to approximately 58% percent of the cases, and this situation is affecting …
  • Marty Baron made The Post great again. Now, the news is changing 29 Jun 2020 08:11 In the article, Bob Woodward, The Post legend who protected the identity of his Watergate source, Deep Throat, for 30 years, was going to unmask one of his own confidential sources. He was, in particular, going to disclose that Kavanaugh had been an …
  • GE2020: New candidates Nadia Samdin and Ng Ling Ling in PAP’s line-up for Ang Mo Kio GRC 29 Jun 2020 07:42
  • QNB launches new contactless campaign for... 29 Jun 2020 06:31 QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has launched an exclusive marketing program that offers QNB Mastercard cardholders the opportunity to win valuable daily prizes whenever they make contactless transactions. …
  • GE2020: PAP unveils line-up for Ang Mo Kio GRC, including 2 new faces 29 Jun 2020 06:19 SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Monday (Jun 29) unveiled its slate of candidates for Ang Mo Kio GRC in the upcoming General Election, including two new faces. Led by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the team includes newcomers Ng Ling Ling and …
  • Grenadian business owner in Victoria, Canada experiences racism 29 Jun 2020 05:55 “My grandma used to tell me that the reason why Black people exist was because God ran out of the colour pink.” It was a co-worker’s attempt at humour just a few years after Nadia Mugeni had moved to Canada. That wasn’t the end of jokes that fell flat …
  • NASDA’s Latest Play Finds Hope In Adversity 29 Jun 2020 05:22 Growing up in post-war Amsterdam, Thomas develops a colourful imagination to escape within his own mind from an abusive and strictly religious home, in which his father doesn’t appreciate Thomas’s fanciful tales of things that no-one else can see. Ara …
  • Distribute vaccines globally for free 28 Jun 2020 23:50 A unified appeal, signed by 105 world leaders, including 18 Nobel laureates, 32 former heads of state and government, political leaders, artistes, international NGOs and institutions, has urged governments, foundations, philanthropists and social …
  • Testing to determine whether Kansas carp are dying of herpes 28 Jun 2020 20:58 Updated 1:26 pm PDT, Sunday, June 28, 2020 TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State wildlife and parks staff are collecting and testing samples from fish carcasses to determine whether a koi herpes virus is behind fish kills in at least two Kansas lakes. According to the …
  • Why you shouldn't believe Trump missed a guy chanting 'white power' in the video he shared 28 Jun 2020 19:34 So, yeah. If you believe that, I've got a burgeoning video rental business called Blockbuster that you might be interested in. Why shouldn't you believe the idea that Trump simply missed a guy chanting "white power" in the first few …
  • ‘Stay Safe, Stay Home, Stay Proud’: A Quiet Pride Parade This Year 28 Jun 2020 18:16 Not six months ago, the idea of this year’s Pride March in New York City, on the 50th anniversary of the first parade, would have conjured images of colorful floats and hundreds of thousands of revelers packed into city streets. But under the threat of the …
  • Priti Patel Hits Back At Opposition MPs For "Racist" Attack 28 Jun 2020 17:16 A letter had accused Priti Patel of "gaslighting the very real racism" faced by communities in UK (File) London: UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on Sunday hit back at MPs from the Opposition Labour Party for being "racist" in their …
  • Priti Patel hits back at Opposition MPs for ‘racist’ attack 28 Jun 2020 15:41 By: PTI | London | Published: June 28, 2020 7:57:36 pm Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel near to the scene of reported multiple stabbings in Reading, Britain, June 22, 2020. (Photo: REUTERS) UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on Sunday hit back at MPs from …
  • Local nonprofit organization expands to offer new financial growth program for community 28 Jun 2020 12:42 The Legacy Institute for Financial Education has announced the opening of its Financial Opportunity Center and subsequent programs for the community. Founder and executive director Joseph Ceasar said he has wanted to bring this program to the area because …
  • City-based Santa Rosa residents funneling support to COVID-19 ravaged village 28 Jun 2020 08:32 Even when the community they are residing in wasn’t considered a novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) hotspot in Guyana, residents of Santa Rosa had made known their struggles with the restrictions that were implemented to keep the Indigenous village safe. …
  • Netflix documentary Athlete A asks, 'What is the cost of winning?' 28 Jun 2020 07:28 There’s a scene in Netflix’s Athlete A that I had watched years before. At the 1996 Olympics, USA gymnastic team member Kerri Strug falls from a vault, tearing two ligaments in her ankle. In order for the US to win gold, she has to go back around and …
  • Major breakthrough for King 98 28 Jun 2020 06:27 By Style Reporter Rising Zimbabwean hip-hop artiste King 98 has made another major breakthrough after he signed a three-year contract with an international music recording company Cinq Music. The 22-year-old was recently signed to the New York-based …
  • Two Indian films around border make heads turn at Cannes 28 Jun 2020 02:18 Written by Tanushree Ghosh | New Delhi | Published: June 28, 2020 7:10:58 am A still from the film ‘Dostojee’ The Bengali landscape is resplendent in the trailer of Prasun Chatterjee’s debut feature Dostojee (Two Friends), and its cinematography “sumptuous …
  • Comment on COMMENTARY: A house and a mango tree by Nadia Buke 28 Jun 2020 00:31 Jean Rhys House before demolition. Photo: Lennox Honychurch; the demolition site on May 7, 2020 with mango tree in the background before it was uprooted. Photo: Cecil ClarkeWhat’s so significant about a house and a mango tree? Absolutely nothing one may …
  • Nadia Vaeh Takes Flight With New Single "RiSE" 27 Jun 2020 05:30 New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Pop artist, Nadia Vaeh has released a new lively single, "RiSE" featuring Hazel Rose in celebration of Pride Month. "RiSE" is an upbeat and positive song about slowing down and being in the present moment due …
  • Nadia Buari Celebrates Birthday of Her Mother With These Beautiful Photos 26 Jun 2020 23:19 Birthdays are special days in our lives. Caddy, the mother of popular Ghanaian actress Nadia Buari is celebrating her birthday today. To celebrate her mother, Nadia Buari took to social media to share photos and video with her mother with the caption, READ …
  • Why Loose Women's Kaye Adams and Nadia Sawahla hated each other at first meeting 26 Jun 2020 12:28 Loose Women 's Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams revealed on Friday's show that they took an instant dislike to each other at first. The pair are now good friends, but they explained when they initially heard they would be working together, they were …
  • FT minister: Gov't is stable, no need for elections Nadia Azam 1h ago 17 26 Jun 2020 09:48 Federal Territories Minister Annuar Musa has said that the country does not need to hold snap elections because the federal government is stable. "We have a government. The question of instability does not arise. To me, the government is stable," …
  • Maxine Peake apologises for making 'incorrect assumptions' as Labour MP Nadia Whittome says she is 'saddened' by Long-Bailey sacking 26 Jun 2020 02:22 Maxine Peake has apologised for making “incorrect assumptions” in an interview after she was accused of sharing an anti-semitic conspiracy about the death of George Floyd. The actress’s comments came after Labour leader Keir Starmer sacked his education …
  • Nadia Sawalha breaks down on Loose Women after emotional interview 25 Jun 2020 14:33 June 25, 2020 - 14:49 BST Francesca Shillcock The actress and ITV panellist struggled to hold back tears after discussing depression with co-star and friend Denise Welch… Nadia Sawalha broke down into tears during an emotional interview with co-star and …
  • Looters of public money must face the law: Dilip 03 Jul 2020 02:12 Kolkata: Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday held Trinamool responsible for the “huge outcry” over Amphan relief in cyclone-hit districts. He said the administration must take punitive action under the law against “corrupt TMC representatives” who …
  • BSF rescues Bangladeshi boy from traffickers 03 Jul 2020 01:11 The BSF south Bengal frontier has rescued a 17-year-old Bangladeshi boy from the clutches of human traffickers from inside a goods train at Petrapole border in North 24 Parganas, official of the force said. The incident took place on Monday evening when …
  • West Bengal: 50-year-old Army brigadier falls to virus, toll almost 700 03 Jul 2020 00:18 According to officials, he was initially admitted to the military hospital in Barrackpore after testing positive. (Representational) A 50-year-old Indian Army brigadier was among the 16 people who died of Covid-19 in the state Thursday. With these …
  • West Bengal: Scuffle over relief outside BDO office, three injured 03 Jul 2020 00:17 According to the police, two of the women were gravely injured, and were admitted to the local Jamtala hospital. (Representational) Three women were injured in South 24 Parganas district’s Kultali area on Thursday after a stampede-like situation developed …
  • Over 600 Covid cases recorded in West Bengal for 3rd day in row 02 Jul 2020 02:53 West Bengal recorded more than 600 coronavirus cases on Wednesday as Kolkata and neighbouring North 24 Parganas continued to be areas of concern. (Express file photo by Partha Paul) For a third consecutive day, West Bengal recorded more than 600 …
  • Covid Live: Section 144 in Mumbai 01 Jul 2020 10:57 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates China reports three new virus cases NHRC issues notices to Tamil Nadu cops The human rights body issued notices to the DGP, Tamil Nadu and SP, Thoothukudi over the deaths of a father and son allegedly due to …
  • West Bengal: Record 624 Covid cases in last 24 hrs, count nears 18,000 30 Jun 2020 06:51 A bookseller waits for customers at College Street in Kolkata. The state on Monday recorded the highest one-day increase in COVID-19 cases, with 624 new infections taking its tally to 17,907. This is the first time the state has recorded more than 600 …
  • BJP cracks corruption whip on party-run panchayats 30 Jun 2020 02:47 Kolkata: Bengal BJP sprung a surprise in the 2018 panchayat polls in Jhargram by winning 330 gram panchayat and 65 panchayat samity seats against Trinamool Congress’s tally of 373 and 112 in the district, respectively. Two years down the line, many BJP-run …
  • Highest single-day spike of 624 COVID-19 cases in West Bengal; 14 more die 29 Jun 2020 20:58 By PTI KOLKATA: West Bengal recorded the highest single-day spike of 624 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the state's tally to 17,907, while 14 more people succumbed to the disease raising the death toll to 653, a health bulletin said. Thirteen, …
  • Lockdown: Over 500 cases of child marriages reported since mid-March in West Bengal 29 Jun 2020 15:41 By PTI KOLKATA: Over 500 cases of child marriage were reported in West Bengal since mid-March when the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown was imposed, officials said, claiming that in most cases, underage girls were married off by families who lost their …
  • IFB Agro asks Kolkata govt to probe ‘attack’ on its Noorpur liquor unit 29 Jun 2020 15:03 Claims armed goons held employees as hostages, damaged CCTVs IFB Agro Industries, one of the major India-made foreign liquor and country sprit-maker, has sought intervention of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, after armed goons “attacked” one of its …
  • Governor Dhankhar steps in, seeks probe into IFB Agro standoff in W Bengal 29 Jun 2020 14:35 After asking chief minister Mamata Banerjee to resolve the impasse around its liquor operations in West Bengal, IFB Agro Industries has found support from the state’s governor, Jagdeep Dhankhar, who has called for a deeper probe while raising concerns …
  • Heavy rainfall forecast in North Bengal areas 29 Jun 2020 09:40 Share00 Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) As many as seven north Bengal districts are likely to witness heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in the next six days disrupting normal life, sources at the Alipur Met office said. The worst-affected districts will be …
  • IFB Agro's South 24 Parganas facility shut down after attack by goons; stock hits lower circuit 29 Jun 2020 07:06 IFB Agro, a major India-made foreign liquor and country spirit-maker, has sought the intervention of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after armed goons “attacked” one of its distilleries in the South 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal, a few kilometres …
  • Agro-spirits firm files police complaint after distillery attack 29 Jun 2020 01:28 Kolkata: IFB Agro Industries, one of the leaders in India Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and country spirits in Bengal, has sought intervention of chief minister Mamata Banerjee following an alleged attack on one of its distilleries in South 24 Parganas. A …
  • Bizman in debt fakes theft to claim insurance money 28 Jun 2020 23:38 Kolkata: A businessman — neck-deep in debt — was arrested on Sunday after cops found he had faked a robbery at his own store to claim insurance money that would help him pay off his loans. The incident was reported from Baruipur in South 24 Parganas where …
  • Over 14% in Kolkata have COVID-19 antibodies: ICMR seroprevalence survey 28 Jun 2020 18:51 Image Source : PTI Over 14% in Kolkata have COVID-19 antibodies: ICMR seroprevalence survey Over 14 per cent of Kolkata residents have developed COVID-19 antibodies, a seroprevalence survey by Indian Council of Medical Research has said. A seroprevalence …
  • Over 14 per cent in Kolkata residents have COVID-19 antibodies: ICMR seroprevalence survey 28 Jun 2020 14:45 By PTI KOLKATA: Over 14 per cent of Kolkata residents have developed COVID-19 antibodies, a seroprevalence survey by Indian Council of Medical Research has said. A seroprevalence survey conducted via random and rapid tests -- the IgM and the IGg -- …
  • West Bengal: Man held for attacking TMC councillor 28 Jun 2020 04:06 Representative image KOLKATA: A 38-year-old man, Ajindra Das, was arrested for attacking councillor of Ward 3 of Pujali Municipality, Chinmoy Barui, with a chopper at Pujali in South 24 Parganas on Saturday. Barui was rushed to a local hospital where he …
  • 13 more fatalities take Bengal's COVID-19 death toll to 629; 521 fresh cases detected 27 Jun 2020 20:24 By PTI KOLKATA: Thirteen more people died due to COVID-19 in West Bengal on Saturday, taking the death toll due to the disease to 629 in the state, while 521 fresh cases pushed the tally to 16,711, a health department bulletin said. Twelve of the 13 deaths …
  • Death toll rises to 616 Record jump in daily cases ends two weeks of surge in recovery 27 Jun 2020 01:44 The active case count increased to 5,039, with about 66% of the caseload in the epicentre. (Representational) After over two weeks of increasing recoveries, West Bengal on Friday registered its highest single-day increase in Covid-19 cases, recording 542 …
  • Governor asks govt to speed up Amphan relief work 27 Jun 2020 01:44 Jagdeep Dhankhar (Express) Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Friday asked the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government to expedite the distribution of relief materials to people affected in last month’s Cyclone Amphan, and ensure transparency in the process. The …
  • Indian born of Chinese origin u2014 Kolkata's Chinatown is stuck between Covid and Galwan 26 Jun 2020 11:53 Text Size: A- A+ Kolkata: They’ve been nicknamed ‘corona’, nobody comes to their restaurants as much and they seem to have entered an unspoken agreement to stay out of most people’s way. This is how life has been for some weeks now for the 5,000-strong …
  • West Bengal: Covid toll crosses 600-mark, fatality rate drops marginally 26 Jun 2020 03:23 The test positivity rate rose slightly to 3.56%.. (Representational) The Covid-19 toll in the state crossed 600 on Thursday, rising to 606 with the deaths of 15 people, and the case count increased by 475 to 15,648, while the total number of discharged …
  • Amphan relief protests spread in south Bengal 26 Jun 2020 02:02 Kolkata: A groundswell against corruption over Amphan relief distribution in south Bengal was witnessed a day after chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced at an all-party meeting on Wednesday that the government would not tolerate discrimination in …
  • Lockdown peril: State records 198 child marriage plaints 25 Jun 2020 23:48 Kolkata: With child marriages on the rise, especially in South and North 24 Parganas post-Amphan, the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) involved various stakeholders to come together and chalk out a standard operating procedure (SOP) …
  • Bengal reports 11 more COVID-19 fatalities, 445 fresh cases; lockdown extended in state till July 31st 25 Jun 2020 04:17 By PTI KOLKATA: West Bengal's COVID-19 death toll on Wednesday rose to 591 as 11 more people succumbed to the disease, while 445 fresh cases pushed the state's tally to 15,173, health department officials said. All the 11 people died due to …
  • Didi: Zero tolerance for Amphan deceit 25 Jun 2020 02:01 Kolkata: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has distanced her government from the discrimination over distribution of Cyclone Amphan relief at grassroots level and announced zero tolerance for such acts, at the all-party meeting held at Nabanna on Wednesday. …
  • TMC MLA Tamonash Ghosh dies of COVID-19 24 Jun 2020 23:53 Trinamool Congress MLA Tamonash Ghosh who tested positive for COVID-19 and was undergoing treatment at a private health facility in the city passed away on Wednesday. The 60-year-old three-time MLA is survived by wife and two daughters. Mr. Ghosh …
  • Bizman’s body found, five other ‘suicides’ in city 24 Jun 2020 23:40 Kolkata: The city recorded six suspected suicides from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon. The youngest victim was 18-year-old while the oldest victim was 72-year-old. The residents of Jodhpur Park were in for a shock after the body Amit Sen (72), a …
  • Bengal Trinamool MLA, Tamonash Ghosh, dies a month after testing positive for Covid-19 24 Jun 2020 19:50 Bihar Police pastes notice outside sidhu's house West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress legislator Tamonash Ghosh died on Wednesday, sources said, adding that the 60-year-old legislator from South 24-Parganas district suffered a multi-organ …
  • TMC MLA Tamonash Ghosh who tested COVID-19 +ve, dies 24 Jun 2020 09:51 Image Source : FACEBOOK TMC MLA in West Bengal dies of COVID-19 Trinamool Congress MLA, Tamonash Ghosh, who tested positive for COVID-19 in May has succumbed to the illness. Ghosh breathed his last in a hospital earlier this morning.  Ghosh, 60, was three- …
  • West Bengal: One month on, Bridge and Roof looks after Amphan-affected 24 Jun 2020 09:42 The shelters have been built with funds from the International Development Association (IDA), as part of the W...Read More KOLKATA: More than a month since super cyclone Amphan devastated Bengal, bridge and Roof is still looking after the affected …
  • TMC MLA Tamonash Ghosh dies after testing positive for covid-19 24 Jun 2020 06:13 Jun 24, 2020, 10:50AM ISTSource: Times NowTrinamool Congress MLA Tamonash Ghosh passed away at the age of 60. The TMC leader had tested positive for COVID-19 in May and was admitted at a hospital in Kolkata. The three-time MLA from the Falta assembly …
  • Bengal Trinamool MLA dies a month after testing positive for Covid (Ld) 24 Jun 2020 05:40 Share00 Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress legislator Tamonash Ghosh died on Wednesday, sources said, adding that the 60-year-old legislator from South 24-Parganas district suffered a multi-organ failure and a cardiac attack …
  • Indian lawmaker dies after testing positive for... 24 Jun 2020 05:26 West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress legislator Tamonash Ghosh died on Wednesday, sources said. The South 24-Parganas district legislator was 60 years old. Ghosh was tested Covid-19 positive in May. He was admitted in a hospital ever since, the …
  • TMC MLA Tamonash Ghosh dies after testing positive for COVID-19; Mamata mourns loss 24 Jun 2020 05:14 By PTI KOLKATA: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Tamonash Ghosh, who had tested positive for COVID-19 in May, died at a hospital here on Wednesday, party sources said. He was 60. The three-time MLA from the Falta assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas …
  • BJP nurses Modi-Mamata binary for 2021 Bengal polls 23 Jun 2020 02:16 Kolkata: When people talk of political polarisation, the tension of the binary primarily rests on individual leaders. Trinamool Congress has an established leader and a face, Mamata Banerjee. But, for Bengal BJP, with the 2021 assembly polls looming on the …
  • 5 BDOs face heat over bogus Amphan beneficiary lists 23 Jun 2020 02:16 Kolkata: Acting on chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s strict order to stem anomalies in Amphan relief, a Nabanna probe has zeroed in on irregularities in a rebuilding scheme under which families rendered homeless by the cyclone are supposed to receive a …
  • Covid-testing: Is India scoring enough to flatten the curve? 23 Jun 2020 00:43 As the Covid-19 pandemic rages across the globe, infecting over 8.9 million so far, India has emerged as the country with the fourth highest number of cases, with 4.25 lakh people testing positive. While most affected States and Union Territories are …
  • PepsiCo announces relief for cyclone-affected villages in Bengal 22 Jun 2020 14:04 Image Source : PTI PepsiCo announces relief for cyclone-affected villages in Bengal Food and beverages major PepsiCo said on Monday that it will install community water filters for safe water access in the cyclone Amphan-affected villages in some districts …
  • Cycling’s popularity soars as Bengal tries to hit the brakes on pandemic 21 Jun 2020 23:39 Written by Atri Mitra | Kolkata | Published: June 22, 2020 3:32:49 am Facing a dearth of public transport, a lot of people now pedal to their workplaces. (Photo by Partha Paul) Sushanta Ghosh last rode a bicycle to work almost three decades back. In the …
  • COVID-19 death toll rises to 555 in West Bengal with 15 more fatalities, cases reach 13,531 21 Jun 2020 20:21 By PTI KOLKATA: The death toll due to COVID-19 in West Bengal rose to 555 on Sunday after 15 more people succumbed to the disease, while the tally reached 13,531 with 441 fresh cases, the state health department said in a bulletin. All the fresh deaths …
  • West Bengal government issues show-cause notice to 5 BDOs for irregularity in distribution of cyclone relief funds 21 Jun 2020 14:43 West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had announced several schemes to extend financial support to people in the dist...Read More KOLKATA: The West Bengal government has issued show-cause notice to five Block Development Officers (BDOs) in four districts for …
  • Bangladesh urges West Bengal to resume imports 21 Jun 2020 11:46 Bangladeshi traders have urged the West Bengal state authorities to allow resuming shipment of goods from Bangladesh to India, officials said today. With reopening of the Ghojadanga land port in North 24 Parganas district yesterday, all major checkpoints …
  • West Bengal: Rise in cases, deaths mar a day of record recoveries 21 Jun 2020 02:21 The government said 9,123 people were in institutional quarantine, 231 people in safe homes, and 1,36,582 remain isolated at home. (Representational) The state government on Saturday said a record 562 people had recovered from Covid-19, even as 441 people …
  • More aid for Amphan victims 20 Jun 2020 12:47 Cyclone ‘Amphan’ has almost destroyed several parts of West Bengal leaving thousands of people homeless and starving. A popular regional entertainment channel has taken an initiative to stand by the people, who were adversely affected by the cyclone. Today …
  • Kolkata doctor turns boat into chamber for Amphan and corona affected 20 Jun 2020 07:17 It’s 3 in the morning, most of the city is asleep and those with haywire sleep routines in the lockdown are preparing to hit the sack after binge-watching their current favourite shows. But Dr Ajoy Mistry is already up and about. Along with his team of 15- …
  • West Bengal: 355 fresh cases take Covid count to 13,000+, 11 more die 20 Jun 2020 01:27 Kolkata has 2,212 active cases as the state ramps up its testing capacity. Partha Paul The Covid-19 case count in the state crossed 13,000 on Friday, increasing by 355 in a day to reach 13,090, even as the toll rose by 11 to 529. For the first time, more …
  • Bengal missing from PM’s job scheme for migrants 20 Jun 2020 01:23 Kolkata: West Bengal doesn’t figure on the list of states where returnee migrant workers will get job opportunities in infrastructure creation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the project under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan on Saturday. For the …
  • Kolkata: Clerk tests positive, GPO shuts for two days for sanitisation 19 Jun 2020 07:37 With the latest infections, the number of cases rose to 12,735. The General Post Office (GPO) here shut down for two days, starting Thursday, after one of its employees tested positive for Covid-19. This came on a day the state government said 435 more …