Thursday, October 22, 2020

Kolkata

COVID scare, HC order shrink puja pandal crowd in city

Kolkata, Oct 22: The usual crowd of revellers was missing on the streets of Kolkata on 'Mahasasthi' -- which marks the beginning of the...

Home Secy to look into COVID-19 situation in Kolkata during Durga Puja

Kolkata, Oct 22 : West Bengal Home secretary HK Dwivedi was on Wednesday given the additional responsibility of looking into the COVID-19 situation in...

Doubt whether HC order will be enforced in letter & spirit by state admn: Adhir

Kolkata, Oct 21 : West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday expressed doubt if the Calcutta High Court order making all community...

Two bogies of Gorakhpur-Kolkata special train derail

Patna, Oct 21 : Two bogies of Gorakhpur-Kolkata special train jumped off the track Tuesday in between Muzaffarpur and Samastipur under East Central Railway...

1 killed in building collapse in Kolkata

Kolkata, Oct 20 : One person was killed after an old building collapsed in Entally area of Kolkata on Tuesday, police said. The person was...

Thousands flout social distancing norms to throng Durga puja pandals in Kolkata

Kolkata, Oct 19 : Braving intermittent rain, hordes of people were seen flocking big-ticket Durga puja pandals in the city on Monday morning with...

Crowds swell at Kolkata markets ahead of Durga puja amid raging pandemic

Kolkata, Oct 19 : A sea of people has become a common sight at Kolkatas popular shopping destinations days ahead of Durga Puja, as...

Hardship faced by migrant labourers during lockdown theme of many Durga Puja committees

Kolkata, Oct 18 : Hardship faced by migrant labourers during the COVID-19 induced lockdown is the guiding theme of many Durga Puja committees in...

West Bengal govt employee arrested for taking bribes

Kolkata, Oct 17 : An employee of the West Bengal government was arrested for allegedly taking bribes from other staffers on the pretext of...

Durga Puja committee to install giant TV screens to help people watch decoration & idol

Kolkata, Oct 17 : A big-budget Durga Puja committee in the city will adorn the idols of Goddess Durga and her progeny with 25...

Two, including 12-yr-old boy, killed in fire incident in Kolkata

Kolkata, Oct 17 : Two persons, including a 12-year-old boy, were killed in a fire that broke out in a five-storeyed residential building at...

Sex workers in Kolkata to receive dry ration on World Food Day

Kolkata, Oct 16 : The State Legal Services Authority (SLSA), West Bengal, will distribute dry ration among sex workers on October 16, on the...

COVID-19: Big-ticket Kolkata Durga Puja to allow only locals to visit its marquee

Kolkata, Oct 15 : With the threat of the spread of COVID-19 during pandal-hopping casting a shadow over Durga Puja festivities in West Bengal,...

Kolkata Metro to increase daily services from Oct 19, extend last train timing

Kolkata, Oct 15 : The Kolkata Metro Railway will increase its daily services from 146 to 152 from October 19, as the rapid transport...