Kolkata consular official briefs Queen Elizabeth II on Covid-19 repatriation
Sanjibita Tariang, who works at the British Deputy High Commission in Kolkata, narrated her experience on Friday of helping stranded British travellers get home during India's lockdown.
Kolkata: Fire in city building in Pollock Street, 10 fire tenders pressed into service
At least 10 fire tenders were pressed into service to ...
In Kolkata, drive-in darshan concept to combat COVID-19 crisis this Durga puja
Three Durga puja committees in the city, all crowd- pullers an...
Veteran CPI(M) leader Shyamal Chakraborty dies of COVID-19 at a hospital in Kolkata
Chakraborty, the three-time transport minister of West Bengal from 1982 to 1996, was admitted to the hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19 on July 30. He was also a two-time Rajya Sabha member and a veteran trade unionist.
West Bengal govt extends ban on flights from six cities to Kolkata till August 31
Ban on flights to Kolkata Airport from 6 cities (Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur & Ahmedabad) has now been extended upto August 31, 202...
Indian Hotels to start home delivery of food in Kolkata
In the first phase, guests can order from four iconic restaurants like the Chinoiserie, Sonargaon and Cal27 from Taj Bengal, Kolkata and Mynt from Vivanta Kolkata EM Bypass, a statement said on Friday. In Kolkata, guests can call the dedicated toll-free number 1800 266 7646 to place their orders.
Kolkata Knight Riders ropes in Mobile Premier League as principal sponsor
Initially, edutech company Byju’s, of which Khan is brand ambassador, had signed the principle sponsorship deal with KKR for IPL 2020. However, after the league was rescheduled for September, and moved out of India, Byju’s has pulled out of the deal. MPL will also be the principal sponsor of Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR), the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise, owned by Knight Riders.
Harvard Hyderabad and Oxford Kolkata? The future of US higher education could be in India
India could find itself in a situation much like that of the U.S. in 1900, when most American universities and scholars lagged behind those of Europe but were within decades of overtaking them. Competitive pressures would kick in, and the very top schools that initially were reluctant to enter India would find themselves drawn in.
No flight operations at Kolkata airport on revised total lockdown days
As per the new changes the Lockdown will be enforced on August 20 and 21 and August 27 and 28, instead of August 16, 17, 23 and 24 as announced earlier, the government order said. The other lockdown dates - i.e. August 5, 8 and 31 are unchanged.
Over 650 Kolkata Police personnel diagnosed with COVID-19 so far, informs senior cop
Sixteen personnel of the Kolkata Police traffic department had on Wednesday tested positive for the disease - some of them posted at its headquarters in Lalbazar, and others at Charu Market and Entally police stations, the officer said.
Stock broker buys marquee bungalow in Kolkata for Rs 100 crore
According to people familiar with the matter, the bungalow spread over 3734 sq yard was owned by Avijit Mazumder, former managing director of Kolkata headquartered company TIL limited.
Normal life affected across West Bengal due to complete lockdown as cases spurt
Security has been tightened to enforce the lockdown and to avert untoward incidents in the wake of the groundbreaking ceremony of Ram temple in Ayodhya during the day, a police official said.
Bank fraud: ED slaps biggest ever FEMA notice of Rs 7,220 crore on Kolkata firm
The central probe agency has charged Shree Ganesh Jewellery House (I) Ltd and its promoters by an order issued by the adjudicating authority of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) in Kolkata.
Lockdown dates changed in West Bengal for the second time
The order issued by state chief secretary Rajiva Sinha saidWe have taken this decision to partially modify the order keeping in view of the requests received and in due consideration of the public sentiment.
ICICI Lombard & Kolkata Police to offer relief materials to Amphan-affected districts
The duo intends to provide ration kits such as rice, dal, oil, salt, toothpaste, soaps, and other essentials to the affected families. Each kit can sustain a family of five for 15 days.