Survivors’ tale

This ought to be a week of celebrations, yet it has brought nothing but apprehension to the medical community....

Egg-citing advice

Dietary advice on egg consumption varies from year to year. Eggs were once hailed as an excellent source of es...

Knee is the key

Shaking a leg at soccer after ages? Stay alert! Start easy! Knee injuries are likely when we engage in high-i...


Children’s nursery rhymes have always sounded vaguely sinister. There’s a good reason why horror f...

A fall is dangerous

Q. I am 84 years old. I sleep poorly. When I get up in the night to pass urine, which is at least once, I feel...

Separating fitness myths and facts

Although the pandemic has kept everyone indoors, fitness pro Ranadeep Moitra took his knowledge and skills onl...

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Lawyers mull funds for needy advocates

The prevailing lockdown across the country has taken a toll on junior advocates of Gauhati High Court, prompting the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim to propose a ...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.20

Ranchi's Hindpiri under Section 144

The district administration has clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 and sealed off totally the Hindpiri locality here, where two confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus have been found.Heavy...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.20

App to track those under quarantine

Collaboration of the East Singhbhum district administration and six final-year students of NIT Jamshedpur has yielded an app for those under home and state quarantine amid the novel coronavirus pandem...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.20

Ranchi's kidney clinic sealed

A kidney care clinic on Bariatu Road, where Jharkhand’s fourth Covid-19 patient had gone for dialysis recently, was sealed on Tuesday and its medical and paramedical employees were sent to RIMS to u...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.20

Four officials to monitor virus fight

The state urban development department on Tuesday formed a four-member team for online monitoring of all the urban local bodies’ activities to contain the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuring lockdown in ...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Tablighi Jamaat assures to trace 126

The core committee of the state Tablighi Jamaat on Tuesday promised to help trace within 24 hours 126 people, who the police claim attended the Nizamuddin congregation last month but have allegedly no...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

World  /  Published 06.04.20

Boris given oxygen in hospital

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been taken into intensive care in hospital after his COVID-19 worsened, his office said on Monday.“Since Sunday evening, the Prime Minister has been under th...
By Amit Roy and Reuters in London

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.20

Plea to shorten shop timing in Darjeeling

The Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has asked traders in the Darjeeling town to keep shops open only from 7am to noon from Monday because the party feels the purpose of the lockdow...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Calcutta  /  Published 05.04.20

1,425 beds for Covid-19

The four Covid-19 hospitals in the city will have a total of 1,425 beds, the state health department has announced.The New Town campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI), MR Bangur Hospi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 05.04.20

26 Covid-19 cases in Assam

Covid-19 cases in Assam shot up to 26 after one more positive case was detected in Cachar district on Saturday night, the second case in Barak Valley. The person was found to have attended the Nizamud...
By Pranjal Baruah and Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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