Covid Norms
Opinion  /  Published 02.11.21

Letters to the editor: Modi-Pope meeting unlikely to soothe worries of religious minorities

Haste makes waste Sir — After a prolonged suspension of six months, the West Bengal government has allowed local trains to ply at a 50 per cent seating capacity. Unsurprisingly, a huge number o...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 29.10.21

Delhi further relaxes Covid curbs

The DDMA on Friday allowed Chhath Puja celebrations at designated sites in the city except the banks of Yamuna river. The directions were issued in an order released on Friday. The celebration ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.10.21

No more weekend lockdowns: State

Jharkhand has scrapped weekend lockdowns to allow markets and malls to stay open even on Sundays, in a major relief to traders ahead of Dhanteras and Diwali. Decisions on relaxing Covid curbs were ta...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.21

State: Cops arrest Covid norm violators

The police are keeping a close watch on public movements in Kolkata, South 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas and Hooghly places that have largely contributed to the spike in COVID-19 cases post Durga puj...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 27.10.21

Sonarpur markets to remain closed for 3 days after Covid cases spike

Tree trunk crashes on bus on MG Road A portion of a tree trunk fell on a private bus on MG Road in central Kolkata disrupting traffic for some time on Tuesday morning. No one was injured, polic...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


News  /  Published 27.10.21

Police launch drive to enforce masks in public places

Kolkata has witnessed a sharp rise in the number of Covid cases after Durga Puja when thousands of people had come out onto the roads to visit pandals or for get-togethers. Doctors and public health ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.21

Revellers throng big-ticket puja pandals

Devotees across West Bengal offered 'pushpanjali' on Wednesday morning, on the occasion of Mahaastami, and rituals such as 'Kumari puja' got underway, as priests chanted mantras over l...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.10.21

Covid norms nowhere in sight amid festivities

As India enters the festival season, a survey by a digital community-based platform that has measured basic COVID-19 safeguards found that only 13 per cent people rated mask compliance in their area a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.09.21

Jabs at home for differently-abled

The government Thursday announced that differently-abled people and those with restricted mobility will be given Covid vaccine doses at their homes. Addressing a press conference here, Union Health M...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 07.09.21

Bizarre halt to big game

A World Cup qualifier between Argentina and Brazil was suspended amid farcical scenes on Sunday after Brazilian health authorities accused a number of Premier League players of violating the country&r...
By Reuters in Sao Paulo


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