North East  /  Published 29.04.20

Lockdown impact on Arunachal Pradesh tea hubs

Tea hubs, particularly of Medo area of Lohit district in Arunachal Pradesh, have been adversely affected after the town was sealed and declared a containment zone following detection of a Covid-19 pos...
By Pradeep Kumar in Itanagar

North East  /  Published 29.04.20

Testing time for teachers

Students call them “ghughuni sir”, “pakuri sir” and “sabjiwala sir” because these teachers have taken to selling these to survive during the lockdown. Nearly 30,000 teachers of 6,000 vent...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.20

Ahiritola band of women help poor with food

A group of 30-odd women, including professionals and homemakers, have been procuring and distributing essential items among the needy in their north Calcutta neighbourhood.“We have been working as a...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.20

Future uncertain, Class XII pupils seek help

Psychiatrists are receiving calls from board examinees, especially those in Class XII, expressing their fears and anxiety as they stare at an uncertain future.In one instance, an “academically brigh...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Covid-19 crisis: Jurists list lapses

The International Commission of Jurists has alleged that the Indian government has fallen short of its “obligation” to ensure that citizens had access to adequate food amid the Covid-19 crisis, th...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.04.20

India’s sovereign rating could come under pressure: Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings on Tuesday said India’s sovereign rating could come under pressure if there is further deterioration in the country’s fiscal outlook as a result of lower growth or fiscal easing beca...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.04.20

Special lifter finally gets help

Special Olympic Jharkhand (SOJ) has come forward to help the family of Neha Rajak during the lockdown.The Telegraph had reported in its April 26 edition how the mentally challenged power lifter had no...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 28.04.20

Northeast Frontier Railway to run parcel trains

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) will run parcel trains between Guwahati and Dibrugarh to facilitate transport of essential commodities in small quantities on Wednesday and Thursday in the wake of...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Maharashtra  /  Published 28.04.20

Children reap benefits of vegetable garden

Amid the lockdown, children lodged at an observation home for juveniles here in Maharashtra are able to get fresh and organic vegetables everyday, thanks to a vegetable garden developed by them in the...
By PTI in Pune

Sports  /  Published 27.04.20

F1 eyes July Austria start

Formula One boss Chase Carey on Monday said that he hopes to start the coronavirus-hit season in Austria on July 5 after the French Grand Prix was cancelled and fans barred from the British race at Si...
By AFP in Paris


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