India  /  Published 03.05.20

Cases rise to 39,980, death toll now 1,301

Sonowal seeks suggestions from journalistsAssam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday held an interactive session with editors and senior journalists of 47 media houses in the state to seek th...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.05.20

1200 students leave for Bihar from Kota; 10,000 still stuck

Over 1,200 students from Bihar, who had been stranded in Kota for more than a month due to lockdown, finally left for their home state in a special train on Sunday, but another 10,000 still remained s...
By PTI in Mumbai

Delhi  /  Published 01.05.20

Will not stop plasma therapy trials: Kejriwal

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the Delhi government will not stop clinical trials of plasma therapy to treat severally-ill Covid-19 patients as its initial results are good.The announce...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.20

JDU, BJP split over Kota students

Differences have cropped up between Bihar’s ruling allies, Nitish Kumar’s JDU and the BJP, over bringing back around 12,000 students from the state who are stranded in the Kota education hub of Ra...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.20

Will bring back Kota students soon: State

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she was personally overseeing initiatives to bring back 5,000-odd students from Bengal stranded in Rajasthan’s educational hub of Kota. Chief secretary...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.20

Bengal: Impossible to bring Kota students

The Bengal government on Tuesday expressed its inability to bring back 5,000-odd students stranded in Rajasthan’s educational hub of Kota because of logistical issues amid the lockdown and objection...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Kota infants death: Health ministry blames non-functional equipment

The central team, which visited a Kota hospital, where more than 100 children died in December last year, found many of the equipment at the health facility non-functional and the number of beds inade...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.20

Green pedals

Sir — Bike riding is good physical exercise as well as eco-friendly. Research now shows that cyclists are also less exposed to air pollution compared to people who travel in cars and buses.The latte...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.20

Deadly dots join recurring infant deaths

Nightmares are often recurrent. In the Gorakhpur tragedy in 2017, over 1,300 infants died owing primarily to the lack of essential resources — the shortage of oxygen cylinders in this instance. A si...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 03.01.20

Kota children deaths: NHRC notice to Rajasthan govt

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Rajasthan government over the death of more than 100 infants at a state-run hospital in Kota in December, officials said on Friday.The N...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Lucknow


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