Covid 19
Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

Deeper impact

A middle-ranking American diplomat who was posted in Calcutta in the early 1980s after serving in Dhaka had a disarming way of avoiding the risk of infection in the subcontinent. Declining ice or wate...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

Private practitioners left out of jab list

Bridge the gap IMA state assistant secretary Anirban Dalui, who was also the coordinator of the state’s Covid protocol monitoring committee and was the link between IMA and the health departmen...
By Sudeshna Banerjee and Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Business  /  Published 05.03.21

Fed unlikely to raise rates

US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday said US interest rate are unlikely to be raised from its current near zero levels until the US economy recovers to ensure maximum employment and a...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

CMC doubles Covid vaccine sites

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has more than doubled the Covid-19 vaccination sites from Thursday, with 50 ward health clinics inoculating people above 60 and those between 45 and 59 with comorbid...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

Rich pickings: billionaires on the rise

Contradictions can be illuminating. Covid-19, the World Bank stated in 2020, had led to the largest ever contraction in the global economy in eight decades. The Indian economy suffered heavy losses, m...
By The Editorial Board in


Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

Elderly home vaccine query

Many elderly people across the city, who are either too ill to go out or stay alone, are calling up private hospitals asking whether it is possible to administer the Covid-19 vaccine at home. However,...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

Students can access JU central library

Jadavpur university will allow undergraduate and postgraduate students to access the central library on a limited scale from Friday after a year-long Covid-induced closure. Students will be able to u...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.21

Covid: 5,538 senior citizens vaccinated on Thursday

Over 8000 Jharkhand residents, including 5,538 senior citizens and 690 middle-aged persons with comorbidities, were administered the first dose of Covishield vaccine in the state on Thursday.  T...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 04.03.21

Press Association: give Covid jabs to journalists

The Press Association on Thursday urged the Centre to include accredited journalists on a priority basis for Covid-19 vaccination considering that the media played a vital role in fighting the pandemi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.21

Double blow to women employment

Crises — economic or medical — invariably have a disproportionate impact on vulnerable constituencies. The Covid-19 pandemic has reiterated this hypothesis. Data from the United Nations ha...
By The Editorial Board in


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