Opinion  /  Published 08.04.22

China's new normal

From showing tourists around historic sights to plucking tea leaves — that is the destruction Covid-19 has wrought among sections of China’s workforce. With tourists reluctant to risk trav...
By Neha Sahay

World  /  Published 06.04.22

Shanghai: Mass testing again

Shanghai, China's largest city with over 26 million has started a new round of mass testing after the metropolis added 17,007 new Covid-19 infections, setting a daily record for the fifth consecut...
By KJM Varma in Beijing/Shanghai

World  /  Published 06.04.22

Shanghai scrambles for food supplies in lockdown

Residents in the major Chinese financial centre of Shanghai, with 26 million under lockdown, scrambled to secure food on Wednesday, with supermarkets shut and deliveries restricted amid another citywi...
By Reuters in Shanghai

News  /  Published 06.04.22

Kolkata police advise people to talk less with telecallers to shield online fraud

The Telegraph reported on Monday how a retired person who spoke for around four hours over the phone — first from his phone and then from his wife’s so he could simultaneously carry out on...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

World  /  Published 05.04.22

Shanghai lockdown tightened

The major Chinese financial centre of Shanghai extended restrictions on transportation on Tuesday after a day of intensive city-wide testing saw new cases surge to more than 13,000, with no end to the...
By Reuters in Shanghai


News  /  Published 31.03.22

Neighbour exploits Covid fear of elderly Salt Lake couple, steals Rs 3 crore in two years

An elderly couple in Salt Lake who were mostly staying indoors during the pandemic have been cheated of more than Rs 3 crore allegedly by a neighbour whose help they sought to withdraw money from the ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri

News  /  Published 29.03.22

Study centre woos kids back to class with Bengali comics

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

World  /  Published 28.03.22

Shanghai: Biggest lockdown since 2020

China has imposed a COVID lockdown on half of its largest city and financial capital, Shanghai. Meanwhile, Israeli PM Bennett has tested positive for COVID-19. Follow DW for the latest. China began i...
By Deutsche Welle in Shanghai

News  /  Published 28.03.22

Covid-induced isolation blamed for speech delay in Kolkata toddlers

Montessori teachers and psychiatrists are noticing a delay in speech development among children aged around 3, a trend they are attributing to long confinement at home and lack of interaction with oth...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.03.22

International flights to and from Kolkata airport resume two years after Covid break

The city’s air connectivity with abroad has not improved even as regular international flights resumed from Kolkata, as well as the rest of India, on Sunday after a two-year gap when regular ser...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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