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North East  /  Published 21.05.22

Manipur turns Covid-free

Manipur became a coronavirus-free state with three active COVID-19 patients recovering from the disease, a health department official said. The active case count in the northeastern state hit zero fo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Imphal

India  /  Published 21.05.22

Covid: 2,323 new cases, 25 deaths

India's COVID-19 tally increased to 4,31,34,145 on Saturday with 2,323 fresh infections, while the number of active cases came down to 14,996, according to Union health ministry data. The death t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 21.05.22

Role of community vital to curb trafficking

A school at the southernmost tip of West Bengal had 1,280 students in March 2020, just before the nationwide Covid curbs were imposed. When offline classes finally resumed in February this year, the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.05.22

Semesters scrapped, one exam each for ICSE and ISC in February or March 2023

The ICSE council on Friday announced that the ICSE and ISC would have one exam each at the end of the academic year 2023. The ICSE (Class X) and ISC (Class XII) exams are likely to be held in Februar...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 21.05.22

Centre plans vaccine push

The Union health ministry on Friday flagged a “considerable decline” in Covid-19 vaccination in some states and announced a two-month programme from June to accelerate the vaccination of e...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

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News  /  Published 20.05.22

RN Tagore hospital offers jabs to 3 Kolkata schools

A private city hospital has approached several schools to administer Covid vaccination to students and teachers free of cost before they run out of stock or the vaccines expire. Some of the schools s...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.05.22

Mail bag: Salt Lake car parking solution

⚫ Apropos the article “Stickers for AJ Block residents to curb car park”, published on April1 15, resident car owners should park their car in their own garage. For multiple cars, the pa...
By My Kolkata

India  /  Published 20.05.22

Under pressure on wheat, India brings up vaccines

Under pressure to reconsider the wheat export ban, India on Wednesday sought to turn the tables on the West by urging it to not hoard the foodgrain the way Covid vaccines were cornered by the develope...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.05.22

Covid cases near 2 million

North Korea reported more than 200,000 new illnesses on Thursday, bringing the total number of suspected cases to 1.98 million. Pyongyang has also not responded to offers of help from the WHO and othe...
By Deutsche Welle

Health  /  Published 19.05.22

Why didn't I get Covid? Is it just luck?

We all know a few of those lucky people who, somehow, have managed to avoid ever catching COVID. Perhaps you're one of them. Is this a Marvel-esque superpower? Is there any scientific reason why a...
By Lindsay Broadbent in London


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