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Act against criminals in uniform: Calcutta HC | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday asked the state DGP to probe an allegation of harassment and extortion of a person by a police officer in a case of alleged cheque fraud, saying, “It is more important to proceed against uniformed criminals before other criminal activity is checked.” A division bench of Justice Sanjib …

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Odisha: Covid-19 RT-PCR test price reduced to Rs 400 at private labs | Bhubaneswar News

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government on Wednesday slashed the price of RT-PCR tests for detection of Covid-19 at private laboratories to Rs 400 from the existing Rs 1,200, a notification said. In July, the state government had capped the price of RT-PCR tests at private laboratories at Rs 2,200 and it was then reduced to Rs …

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Assam closes down temporary Covid care centres | Guwahati News

GUWAHATI: Assam has closed down all the makeshift Covid care centres in the state keeping only the Covid hospitals functioning with the pandemic situation now “under control” but, will tighten test protocol for all incoming air, rail and road passengers to prevent an onslaught of a second wave of pandemic. State health minister Himanta Biswa …

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46 more die due to Covid-19 in West Bengal, toll rises to 8,270 | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: West Bengal‘s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 8,270 after 46 more patients succumbed to the virus on Friday, a bulletin released by the health department said. The coronavirus tally went up to 4,73,987 with 3,489 fresh cases, it said. The discharge rate improved to 93.06 per cent as 3,496 people recovered from the disease …

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When the prince of football left Kolkata in a trance | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: On a chilly December afternoon in 2008, thousands of frenzied fans descended on the Salt Lake stadium pitch to feel their ‘God’ first-hand. When the security eventually managed to wriggle the little man out of the chaos, he jumped on a car stationed on the touchline, and started performing a lap of honour, blowing …

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West Bengal registers 49 more Covid-19 deaths, 3,545 fresh cases | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: The Covid-19 toll in West Bengal rose to 8,121 on Tuesday after 49 people succumbed to the disease, the health department said in a bulletin here. The tally mounted to 4,63,463 after 3,545 new cases of infection were reported from different parts of the state, it said. Altogether 3,646 patients also recovered from the …

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West Bengal: Covid-19 fears behind spurt in vehicle sales | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: Concerns over commuting on public transport during the pandemic seems to have prompted a sharp rise in sale of cars and two-wheelers. Automakers said the pent-up demand after no sale in April and May has also contributed to the impressive numbers now. In October, car registration at the public vehicles department (PVD), the regional …

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Refugee resettlement: Tripura man killed in police firing | Agartala News

AGARTALA: One man was killed and 5 others injured on Saturday when police fired on an agitating mob, went berserk while observing a shutdown during a protest that had been on for the past six days in northern Tripura to oppose the government’s decision to rehabilitate thousands of tribal refugees. These refugees had fled to …

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Golden dome unveiled at Kamakhya temple in Guwahati | Guwahati News

GUWAHATI: All that glitters is literally gold when it comes to Kamakhya temple. The dome of the shakti shrine, Kamakhya temple which was being wrapped in 19kg of gold by Reliance Industries Limited was unveiled on Thursday. The project was initiated at special interest of RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani. Officials of the Kamakhya Temple Trust …

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Toxic Dhapa fumes back with start of winter, Kolkata chokes in Covid season | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: The Dhapa fumes are back as the city approaches another winter, exposing thousands of Kolkatans in the rapidly growing area off the busy EM Bypass to one of the worst types of air pollution, capable of causing severe health problems, especially in the middle of the pandemic. Stubble-burning across Punjab and Haryana, which affects …

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Sainik School Goalpara celebrates 57th Raising Day | Guwahati News

GUWAHATI: Sainik School Goalpara celebrated its 57 Raising Day on November 12. The day commenced with an online opening address by principal of the school Captain (Indian Navy) A Muthuraman as he greeted the entire SSG community on the auspicious occasion and urged them to introspect their shortcomings and work harder to take the school …

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Close shave for 60 as bus hits guardrail in Kolkata | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: At least 15 people were seriously injured on Wednesday morning after a bus heading towards Madhyamgram from Digha crashed through a bus stand shed and hit a guardrail off the airport-bound flank of the Belgharia Expressway in north Dum Dum. It stopped short of falling nearly 30 feet below. Twenty people escaped with minor …

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Kolkata museums under culture ministry to reopen from November 10 | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: Four museums in the city, including Victoria Memorial and Indian Museum, under the Union Ministry of Culture, will reopen from November 10 after being closed for around eight months due to the pandemic. The museums were shut since a nationwide lockdown was announced in March to contain the spread of Covid-19. Victoria Memorial, an …

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Kolkata cops probe as kin say Covid body cremated without info | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: In the first complaint after the Bengal government allowed Covid bodies to be handed over to victims’ kin based on a Calcutta High Court order, a Bijoygarh resident has alleged that a private hospital on Garia Main Road handed over his father’s body to a civic agency for cremation without informing him as he …

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West Bengal govt urges Durga Puja restraint during Kali Puja | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: The Bengal government wants citizens and Kali Puja organisers to refrain from bursting crackers and lighting fireworks — even legal ones — during Kali Puja and Diwali in order to prevent an air pollution spike, a regular occurrence after the twin festivals, which could prove disastrous for Covid patients. “We must ensure that our …

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