India  /  Published 27.01.21

Covid: National recovery rate up to 96.91 per cent

  India's Covid-19 tally mounted to 1,06,89,527 with 12,689 new cases in a day, while 1,03,59,305 people have recuperated from the infection so far pushing the national recovery rate to 96.9...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.21

WHO stamp on Tata Covid research

A research paper written by doctors from the more-than-a-century-old Tata Main Hospital (TMH) in Jharkhand in January has become a part of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) global literature...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 26.01.21

Covid: Fresh cases below 10,000 after 8 months

  India reported 9,102 fresh coronavirus cases in a day, the lowest in around eight months, as the infection tally reached 1,06,76,838, according to Union Health Ministry data on Tuesday. Durin...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.01.21

Over 18,000 get Covishield so far

At least 18,422 people have been administered the Covishield vaccine in Jharkhand so far, helping the state achieve 60 per cent of its vaccination target, figures compiled by the National Health Missi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Waiting in the wings: a bacteria pandemic

Recalling how the exhibition was conceptualised, Arijit Dutta Choudhury, director general, NCSM, said: “In 2018, we were approached by Science Museum, London, to develop an exhibition on the sub...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


World  /  Published 26.01.21

Vaccine works for variants: Moderna

Moderna’s vaccine is effective against new variants of the coronavirus that have emerged in Britain and South Africa, the company announced on Monday. But it appears to be less protective agains...
By Denise Grady in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Compensation order for hospital

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has asked a hospital in south Calcutta to give Rs 50,000 as compensation to a patient who was overbilled during his Covid treatment. Chinm...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Surge in vaccination with rise in site count

More than 4,600 health workers were vaccinated against Covid-19 in Calcutta on Monday, the city’s highest daily count since the vaccination was launched across the country on January 16. Also o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Revival of business, on time salary - a lease of life

Deepak Shaw, usher at a cinema hall July 2020: Shaw was then getting half his salary and had to depend on help from several NGOs to run his family. January 2021: His situation has worsened, Shaw sai...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

World  /  Published 25.01.21

Google spaces as vaccine centres

  Google's Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Monday that the tech giant will open up its spaces in the US to serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination sites and committed more than USD...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington


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