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Healthcare Sector
Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.21

One held for hoarding oxygen cylinders

The enforcement branch of Calcutta police on Saturday night arrested a man for allegedly hoarding medical oxygen cylinders. Three cylinders of 10 litre capacity — two of them filled and one emp...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.21

Covid: Treatment trips on test trouble

Bengal on Sunday recorded 19,441 new infections, 124 deaths and 18,454 recoveries. The number of active cases has risen to over 1.26 lakh. Of the 124 deaths, 28 were reported from Calcutta and 34 fro...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.21

Covid victim body in apartment for 19hrs

The body of an 85-year-old woman who had tested positive for Covid-19 remained in her flat at Karunamoyee Housing Estate in Salt Lake for at least 19 hours before it was removed for cremation by the B...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.21

Last journey breaks barriers of religion

The Covid-infected couple who had travelled 850km in an ambulance from Ayodhya to Bengal’s Hooghly for oxygen, have recovered and were  released late on Friday. Lalji Yadav, 50, and his wif...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Rampurhat

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.21

Left lifeline for patients and kin during pandemic

A young brigade of the CPM and other Left parties, who formed the Red Volunteers group last year, has been providing aid to people during the pandemic across the state.  Debashis Nandy, a member...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.21

Isolation beds in Bengal rural areas

The Bengal government has decided to include isolation beds in all block primary health centres, rural hospitals and primary health centres with basic facilities after a sudden spike in Covid-19 cases...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 08.05.21

Sportspersons pitch in to help Covid warriors

Darren Caldeira’s phone hasn’t stopped ringing for the past few weeks. As the country lies battered and bruised by the second surge of Covid-19, former footballer Caldeira, like many othe...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.05.21

Bombay HC oxygen prod to hospitals

Bombay High Court on Thursday said it was “imperative” for all private hospitals in Maharashtra to have their own oxygen plants to deal with the increasing cases of Covid-19. A bench of C...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 07.05.21

Covid: Kejriwal and Modi in oxygen truce

Delhi High Court on Thursday said the existing medical infrastructure in the national capital had been “exposed” and found to have been in a “shambles” when put to the test dur...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.05.21

Probe Covid, not violence: Congress

The Congress on Thursday said central committees should be deployed to investigate the mismanagement of the Covid crisis with over 4 lakh daily cases and close to 4,000 deaths, not to probe stray inci...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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