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Omicron cases: Omicron’s ‘brother’ BA.2 dominates in Kolkata, 80 percent cases of the same variant in genome sequencing

KolkataAlong with Corona’s Omicron variant, its ‘brother’ BA.2 variant is also rapidly dominating. The BA.2 variant has been confirmed in 80 percent of the Kovid positive samples in Kolkata. It is nicknamed stealth variant because it cannot be detected in RT-PCR test. Genome sequencing is necessary for this variant. A health official said that the …

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Municipal elections: Court directs Bengal government, Election Commission to submit affidavits on the situation, facilities of Kovid

Kolkata, Jan 11 (PTI) The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the West Bengal government to submit an affidavit on the COVID-19 situation in the four civic bodies where elections are to be held on January 22. A division bench of Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava and Justice K Doma Bhutia also ordered the State Election …

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Calcutta High Court reconstitutes Gangasagar Mela monitoring committee, Suvendu officer out

Kolkata, Jan 11 (PTI) The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday reconstituted the three-member committee constituted on January 7 to oversee the compliance of COVID-19 restrictions at the Gangasagar Mela in Sagar Island, as Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Suvendu Adhikari. has been taken out of it. The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government had …

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BJP leader Dilip Ghosh stopped from campaigning for violating Kovid rules

Kolkata, Jan 11 (PTI) BJP national vice-president Dilip Ghosh was on Tuesday stopped from rallying while campaigning for the party’s candidates in the Asansol municipal elections, following which a heated argument broke out between the police and Ghosh. Police claim that Ghosh campaigned with a large number of people in violation of the Kovid rules. …

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TMC’s autocracy objections to Shubhendu’s name in Gangasagar Committee of High Court: BJP

Kolkata, Jan 11 (PTI) The BJP on Tuesday accused the ruling Trinamool Congress party in West Bengal of showing authoritarian attitude by objecting to the presence of opposition leader Shubhendu Adhikari in the committee constituted by the Calcutta High Court on the Gangasagar Mela. This committee has been constituted to oversee the implementation of COVID …

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famous bengali litterateur shirbendu mukhopadhyay infected with corona virus

Kolkata, Jan 11 (PTI) Famous Bengali litterateur Shirhendu Mukhopadhyay has been infected with the corona virus and is in home isolation. Mukhopadhyay (85), a Sahitya Akademi awardee, said his health was not keeping well since the inauguration of the Malda Book Fair earlier this month. “I had gone to inaugurate the Malda Book Fair on …

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Calcutta High Court expels Suvendu Adhikari from Gangasagar Mela Monitoring Committee

Kolkata, Jan 11 (PTI) The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday sacked Suvendu Adhikari, leader of the opposition in the state assembly, from a three-member committee set up on January 7 to oversee the compliance of COVID-19 restrictions at the Gangasagar Mela in Sagar Island. Is. The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government had objected to the …

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