Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.21

'Ensure adherence to Covid protocol'

A number of Calcuttans have petitioned the Election Commission of India to take steps to ensure that Covid-appropriate behaviour is observed during election campaigns, where safety protocols are now r...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.21

Virulence blamed for fast spread

A group of 12 friends from Calcutta had gone on a leisure trip in end-March. A few of them developed symptoms of Covid-19 and about three days back, all 12 tested positive. A group of five from a fam...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.21

Mask-less despite Covid surge

“When I asked the youth to put on a mask, he laughed and said Covid had gone. He did not put on the mask. Most of the others who were standing there, too, did not have a mask on. No one else tol...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.03.21

Doctors' stir off after minister promise

OPD services resumed in all six medical colleges of Jharkhand on Thursday after state health minister Banna Gupta met a delegation of protesting senior resident doctors at his residence in R...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.21

RIMS doctors call off strike

Junior resident doctors of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) called off their strike on Wednesday following a closed-door-meeting with the Director Dr Kameshwar Prasad, but their counterpa...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.21

Doctors' strike cripples OPDs

OPD services remained suspended at six medical colleges across Jharkhand on Tuesday, causing inconvenience to hundreds of patients who visited government hospitals to get treated for minor ailmen...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.21

Doctors to go on indefinite strike

The Outdoor Patient Department (OPD) of the six medical colleges across Jharkhand are likely to remain non-operational from Tuesday onwards as over 500 resident doctors have decided to go on an indefi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 01.03.21

Robotic arm for knee replacement

A robotic arm has significantly reduced the margin of error in knee-replacement surgery, doctors at a city hospital said on Saturday. In a traditional surgery, doctors remove the damaged surface of t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.02.21

Kin of dead beat up junior doctor

Around 15 to 20 people on Tuesday beat up a junior doctor on duty  in the emergency room of the Medininirai Medical College hospital in Daltonganj after he declared a patient as brought dead. Th...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Covid museum on Card in Calcutta

Doctors in Calcutta have decided to set up a museum to commemorate the frontline workers who died in the battle against coronavirus. They are planning t document how lives changed amid the pandemic an...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


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