Showing posts from March, 2020


Today at around 2.30 pm someone left a new born baby girl outside the gate of Shaktigargh Sri Keshav Gouswami Goudiya Math in Siliguri. After hearing the baby's cries, she was noticed by the preists of the math (temple). Later after feeding the baby, the priests called 100 and handed over the baby to the local police.

West Bengal reports two more COVID-19 positive cases, tally reaches 17

Two women, aged 76 and 56 years, from West Bengal's East Medinipur district have tested positive for novel coronavirus, taking total number of cases to 17 in the state, officials confirmed on Saturday late evening.   According to reports, these women from East Medinipur's Egra area have been kept under quarantine for last few days for having a history of contact to a 66-year-old COVID-19 positive patient, who is currently undergoing treatment in a critical condition at Kolkata's Peerless hospital. Senior state health officials said that these two women will be shifted to the isolation ward of a Kolkata hospital soon. Meanwhile, five members of a family from Tehatta in Nadia district of West Bengal, who had tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, were admitted to Beliaghata ID hospital in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon. Currently, nine more COVID-19 infected people are undergoing treatment in Beliaghata ID hospital and privately-run Peerless Hospital in Kolkata wh

Bengal shuts down all schools, colleges from March 16 to 31 amid CORONA threat

Taking a cue from other states, the West Bengal government on Saturday shuts down all schools, colleges, and several other private educational institutes.  In a statement, the government informed: "All govt, govt aided, private educational institutions - schools, colleges, universities, madarsahs, Sishu Shiksha Kendra & Madhyamik Shiksha Kendra will remain closed from 16th to 31st March. Board examinations will be held as per schedule." The number of novel coronavirus cases in the country rose to 85 on Saturday. The total number of 85 confirmed cases includes 17 foreigners -- 16 Italian tourists and a Canadian, the ministry officials said. Amid rising coronavirus cases in India, the government has asked people not to panic, saying no community transmission of the virus has been observed and there have only been a few cases of local transmission so far and that is "not a health emergency" in India at present. (With inputs from agencies)


Two females tourists identified by Jharna Shah (48 yr) , Hrishpriya Ghose (13 yr) from Kolkata (West Bangal) and a local driver Suraj Chettri alias Tularam Chettri died in Tata Sumo vehicle bearing number SK 01 J 1877 met an accident reportedly triggered due to Landslide at Lingtam, Keew Khola around 2 PM today. Vehicle was moving towards Pelling West Sikkim after visiting Zuluk (Dzuluk) in East Sikkim. Deceased Jharna Shah hails from Barasat, Kalikapur ; Hrishpriya Ghose hails from Murari Pukurvroad Kolkata ; driver Suraj Chhetri hails from Manzing Lingmoo South Sikkim. Injured are as follows :- 1. Taposh Saha 46 yr 2. Narayan Ghosh 52 yr 3. Subrato Das 18 yrs 4. Mrs Kunjala Saha 35 yr 5.Miss Debjani Saha 6.Mrs Mithu Ghose 7. Rishi Ghose 8 yr 8. Mrs Anu Ghose 9 Raja Saha More Details Awaited…

16-yr-old Richa Ghosh from Siliguri playing against Australia in T20 World Cup final

Richa Ghosh, who wasn't a part of the XI, has walked out to bat as a concussion substitute for Taniya Bhatia. Richa Ghosh impressed with a 26-ball 36 in recently concluded Women’s T20 Challengers Trophy. Richa Ghosh, 16, who wasn’t a part of the Indian XI, walked out to bat as a concussion substitute for Taniya Bhatia. Ghosh would have hardly expected to having to go out to bat in a World Cup final this way. The youngster arrived at the crease when Veda Krishnamurthy departed for 19 and leaving India are 58/ 5 in a chase of 185. More to follow… ICC WOMEN'S T20 WORLD CUP 2020 Final | India vs Australia WICKET Richa Ghosh (18 runs scored) c Carey b Schutt FALL OF WICKET IND 96 - 8 9:57am UK / 8:57pm Local Time