West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.19

Second campus for Chandernagore college

Chandernagore College is having a second campus built behind the current one on the Strand and has plans to renovate a heritage structure on its premises.A three-storeyed building is being constructed...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Chandernagore

India  /  Published 08.04.20

Kasaragod equips itself after border snub

Karnataka’s decision to close roads used as medical channels appears to have spurred on the Kerala government to ramp up healthcare facilities in a district particularly affected by the coronavirus ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

30 of NRS test negative

Thirty of the 79 healthcare providers of NRS hospital quarantined over the weekend for being exposed to a coronavirus patient have tested negative for Covid-19, the state health department said on Tue...
By Subhajoy Roy and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Go to only Covid hospitals: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged people with symptoms of Covid-19 to visit only designated hospitals for coronavirus patients such as MR Bangur Hospital.Mamata’s call came after about ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 04.04.20

Resident positive, highrise under lens

The Kamrup (metro) district administration on Saturday barred the entry and exit of any person or vehicle from Spanish Garden, a luxury highrise apartment here, where the first positive case of Covid-...
By Mohsin Khaiyam and Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.20

More hospitals to test virus

Four more hospitals in Bengal have received the Indian Council of Medical Research’s permission to conduct tests for Covid-19.The tests are unlikely to begin soon, though, for want of test kits, off...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.20

First case ups urgency for tests

The medical fraternity is on high alert to ensure error-free novel coronavirus tests, and even re-tests if needed, on persons with symptoms, after a Malaysian woman tested positive in the state capita...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Dad recounts ‘fenk dunga’ threat

The father of two-year-old Shivam Sau who died after being flung from a balcony on Sunday evening alleged on Monday that neighbour Shiv Kumar Gupta had said he would “throw away” Shivam if the chi...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Hazaribagh to get 12-bed ICU

Work is underway to set up a 12-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Hazaribagh Medical College and Hospital (HMCH), which is expected to be completed in the next few days.Eight ventilators for the fa...
By Our Correspondent in Hazaribagh

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

Open test hubs, Tea Board urged

Tea industry representatives have requested the Tea Board of India to set up Covid-19 testing centres in the Dooars belt.Tea Association of India secretary (the Dooars branch) R.A. Sharma said they wa...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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