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Members of the seven-decades-old Chinese community in Kolkata's Chinatown say they feel like their Indian nationality is being stripped away from them.
Wholesale traders cite a nearly 20% increase in demand for vegetables as restaurants, dhabas, canteens and other eateries have opened since 1 June.
NRS hospital in Kolkata said they handed over 14 bodies to the civic body for cremation as they were unclaimed. But residents question such ‘disgraceful’ handling of bodies.
Addressing ICC’s annual plenary, PM Narendra Modi quotes Tagore, Vivekananda to inspire Bengal towards self-reliance, talks of reviving manufacturing sector.
Kolkata's AMRI doctors say woman first patient in India to survive after ECMO support, an invasive procedure in which artificial lung is set up outside the body to pump oxygenated blood into it.
The state will install 500 CCTV cameras in over 480 containment zones in Kolkata to see if people are violating Covid-19 norms at these zones, an official said.
These four have a similar share in the death toll, which is fast approaching the 7,000-mark. Total number of Covid-19 cases have risen to 2,36,657 in India.
In West Bengal's South 24 Parganas, which faced maximum brunt of Cyclone Amphan, electricity poles are uprooted. Sundarbans fishermen are affected. Those into farming have lost crops.
The Sundarbans, a mangrove forest & UNESCO World Heritage Site, covers about 10,000 sq km & is home to hundreds of flora and fauna species.
The deployment of three columns of the Army was made following a request by the West Bengal government.