West Bengal  /  Published 25.06.21

CM puts Covaxin ball in PM’s court

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention in the process to get Covaxin approved by the World Health Organisation so that students and people, who wer...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.21

Mamata prods Modi for WHO nod to Covaxin

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention for early approval of Covaxin by the World Health Organisation, without which people ha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.06.21

Centre: 40 Delta plus cases in India

Around 40 cases of the Delta plus variant, classified as a variant of concern (VOC), have been detected sporadically in Maharashtra, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednes...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 23.06.21

Covid patients run into insurance hurdle

○ I am a Covid warrior doctor trying to serve the nation relentlessly and it’s really disappointing that in that process, if I get infected and admitted (to hospital) then also I have to pay s...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 23.06.21

Tips to sail through summer of 2021

I asked thousands of New York Times readers to share how they are feeling right now. The most common answers revealed the mixed feelings of the past 14 months: unsettled, anxious, overwhelmed, frazzle...
By Tara Parker-Pope


West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.21

2,000 beds released after drop in cases

The Bengal health department has released around 2,000 beds for Covid-19 at 16 private hospitals across the state as number of active patients came down substantially over the past week and the existi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.06.21

Covid: Active case load below 1,500

About twice as many Covid recoveries as fresh cases of infection brought the active caseload of Covid-19 in Jharkhand below 1500 on Monday, while one patient, a resident of Hazaribag, died in the stat...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 21.06.21

Vaccines losing effect against Delta variant: WHO

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist, Covid-19 vaccines are showing reduced signs of efficacy against the Delta variant of coronavirus. The vaccines are, however, still found ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.06.21

Vaccine: over 80lakh in a day

More than 80 lakh vaccine doses, the highest in a single day, were administered across the country on Monday as the revised guidelines for Covid-19 vaccination came into effect, the Union Health Minis...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.06.21

Covid: Active caseload below 500 in Ranchi

The active caseload of Covid-19 dropped below 500 in Ranchi on Sunday for the first time in 2021 as the district reported only eight fresh cases of Coronavirus infection against 25 Covid recoveries on...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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