World  /  Published 04.05.20

Toll can be 100,000: Trump

US President Donald Trump, who last month forecast that 60,000 lives would be lost, acknowledged that the virus had proved more devastating than he had expected but said he believed parks and beaches ...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 29.04.20

US death toll ‘far higher than reported’

Total deaths in seven states that have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic are nearly 50 per cent higher than normal for the five weeks from March 8 through April 11, according to new death stat...
By Josh Katz, Denise Lu and Margot Sanger-Katz/ NYTNS in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

2 more deaths, 28 new cases in Bengal

The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday said the total count of active Covid-19 patients in Bengal stood at 522 with 28 new cases from five districts and the discharge of 10 infected persons after c...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.04.20

Neighbour duo found hanging

A youth and a minor girl were found hanging from the branch of a tree at Samtanagar under Mango police station area on Tuesday morning, sparking sensation in the area.The deceased were identified as s...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 25.04.20

UK toll surpasses symbolic 20,000

A UK death toll of less than 20,000 from coronavirus would be “a good outcome”, the government’s chief adviser, Patrick Valance, had said on March 17 when the figure had seemed horrific.On Satur...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 24.04.20

Mystery of falling death figures

Parts of India have recorded dramatic falls in the number of deaths at a time when funeral parlours were bracing for a surge amid the coronavirus crisis.Some experts said the trend suggested that deat...
By Reuters in Mumbai

World  /  Published 23.04.20

UK: Indians among worst affected

People of Indian origin in the UK have emerged as being among the worst affected minority groups in the coronavirus pandemic, according to a snapshot of official data on the Covid-19 deaths in hospita...
By PTI in London

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.04.20

Probe into 2 deaths in coal town

State health minister Banna Gupta on Wednesday inspected the Patliputra Medical College and Hospital, including the isolation, gynaecology, children’s and emergency wards as well as the kitchen.He a...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

World  /  Published 14.04.20

42 residents of Virginia nursing home dead

Forty-two residents of a Virginia nursing home near Richmond have died from the Covid-19 disease pandemic in one of the worst clusters of the new coronavirus in the US, and officials expect more death...
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 09.04.20

Asians ‘bear brunt of doctor deaths’

For some reason yet to be explained, nearly all the doctors who are dying from coronavirus appear to be Asian, the latest being Abdul Mabud Chowdhury, a 53-year-old Bangladeshi who passed away on Wedn...
By Amit Roy in London


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