Opinion  /  Published 20.01.21

Baton passed: Biden becomes US president

With Joseph R. Biden taking over the mantle of the presidentship of the United States of America, there is hope — within and outside the US — that America would reclaim its seat at the glo...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.01.21

Low turnout dogs vaccine drive

Low turnout continued to mar the Covid-19 vaccination drive for the third consecutive day on Tuesday in the state owing to concerns over safety of the vaccine and apprehensions of side effects among b...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.21

Bengal: Covid recovery rate 97%

Bengal on Monday reached the recovery rate of 97 per cent in the Covid-19 pandemic and recorded less than 7,000 active patients. The recovery rate of 97 per cent was achieved following a rise over 88...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.21

Positive signs: a lot to look forward to in 2021

The year 2021 brings positivity and optimism. There is a lot to look forward to even though the battle against the virus is not yet over. Countries are still challenged by recurrent infections. But ef...
By Renu Kohli

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.21

Vax invite count increased to 200

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to invite 200 health workers to each of the 207 vaccination centres across the state from Tuesday to achieve the target of administering Covid-19 vaccines to...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


India  /  Published 18.01.21

Vaccination: 580 AEFI on day 3

  A total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for Covid-19 and 580 adverse events following immunisation were reported in the country till now, the Union health ministry said o...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 18.01.21

Alarm as kids’ life moves online

The day after New Year’s, John Reichert of Boulder, Colorado, had a heated argument with his 14-year-old son, James. “I’ve failed you as a father,” he told the boy despairingly...
By Matt Richtel in New York

India  /  Published 17.01.21

Delhi schools set to reopen on Monday

Staggered and shorter class hours, frequent sanitisation, and entry and exit through multiple gates are among various new ways adopted by schools in Delhi as they prepare to welcome students of classe...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.01.21

Congress: Will poor get vaccine for free?

A day after India rolled out the world’s largest inoculation drive against COVID-19, the Congress on Sunday asked whether the government plans to provide free vaccines to all Indians, especially...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.01.21

No new cases in 10 districts

At least 10 out of 24 districts in Jharkhand did not report any fresh cases of Covid-19, while the state recorded 119 new infections on Saturday, figures compiled by the health department revealed. R...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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