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Covid 19
India  /  Published 24.10.21

Vaccination drive's success shows India's potential: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the success of India's Covid vaccination drive shows its capability and noted that the country is moving ahead with new energy after crossing the 100 cr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.10.21

Covid: Active cases fall to 1,72,594

India added 15,906 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally to 3,41,75,468, while the active cases declined to 1,72,594, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The death tol...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.21

Bengal logs 1,000 new Covid cases

Bengal on Saturday came close to reporting 1,000 new Covid-19 infections in the 24-hour cycle, clocking the highest such figure in over three months at 974 cases. Calcutta and neighbouring North 24-P...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 24.10.21

Buddha and the breath of death

Prince Siddhartha saw a corpse for the first time when he was 29. He learnt that death is inevitable, a fate that befalls everyone. Thereafter, he went on to change the world as the Buddha. But for or...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.10.21

State: 'Back to school' plan ready

Jharkhand Education Project Council (JEPC) has prepared a proposal to run an extensive campaign aimed at improving the attendance in schools by rebuilding trust among parents that schools are safe and...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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Places  /  Published 23.10.21

Bid to stop tiger attacks jeopardises livelihood in Sunderbans

At least 30 villagers have been killed by tigers in the Sunderbans in the past 15 months, according to the state forest department. Most of the victims were attacked while trying to catch crab or fis...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Events  /  Published 23.10.21

Children's art shows they are missing school

The first prize went to Raunak Kanti Khan in the 12 to 16 category for his painting depicting an empty classroom. The desk and benches are empty and so is the teacher’s chair and the only livin...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.10.21

IIT initiative on mental health after recent suicides

IIT Kharagpur authorities have advised teachers to interact with the students not just about academics but also their mental health and general well-being frequently after two students committed suici...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Business  /  Published 23.10.21

Provision for Covid hits HDFC Life

HDFC Life Insurance is heading into the second half of the fiscal year with an excess mortality reserve (EMR) of Rs 204 crore to cover for claims from the Covid pandemic. The insurer said it will moni...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.21

Letters to the Editor: Time to start inoculation drive for under-18s

Baseless Sir — It seems that yet another advertisement has hurt the fragile sensibilities of the Hindu right. A member of parliament from the Bharatiya Janata Party has objected to an ad by the...
By The Telegraph


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