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News  /  Published 01.07.22

Education crisis in Covid is ‘the worst’

Of all the crises inflicted by the pandemic, the education crisis is the worst, development economist Jean Drèze said on Thursday. “The worst aspect of Covid is the educational crisis. B...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

1,524 new Covid cases

Bengal on Thursday reported 1,524 new Covid-19 infections, 414 recoveries and one death.  Case positivity rate was 12.89 per cent on a day 11,827 samples were tested. Currently, there are 6,994...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.07.22

Urban population surge

India’s urban population is estimated to stand at 675 million in 2035, the second highest behind China’s one billion, the UN has said in a report, noting that after the Covid-19 pandemic t...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 30.06.22

Covid: 18,819 new cases, 39 deaths

Daily coronavirus cases in India were recorded over 18,000 after a gap of 130 days, taking the COVID-19 tally to 4,34,52,164, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The acti...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 30.06.22

Alert over Covid symptoms, patients turning critical in Kolkata hospitals

Some Covid patients admitted in private hospitals are having moderate to severe symptoms despite not having comorbidities and are being shifted to critical care units with pneumonia, said doctors and ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 30.06.22

Input costs up, restaurants in Kolkata forced to hike rates to sustain business

Many restaurants have increased their food prices over the past month to combat escalating production costs. The increase, marginal in most eateries, did not translate to profitability but was an att...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.22

Bengal: 1,424 new Covid cases

Bengal on Wednesday reported 1,424 new Covid-19 infections, 296 recoveries and two deaths. There are 5,885 active cases in the state, 5,625 in home isolation and 260 in hospitals, according to the st...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.06.22

Covid caution call for yatras

Amid a rise in new Covid-19 infections, the Union health ministry on Tuesday asked states to take public health measures to minimise the risk of Covid-19 transmission during festivities and mass gathe...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

News  /  Published 28.06.22

Stricter Covid norms back in Kolkata schools after summer vacation

On Monday, South City International School issued a notice suspending large gatherings of students on the playground and in the canteen, library and the auditorium. The notice also asked sports teach...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 27.06.22

Covid: Ajit Pawar tests positive

Amid the ongoing political crisis in Maharashtra, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday said he has tested positive for coronavirus. I did my test for coronavirus which has come out positive. I ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


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