News  /  Published 01.04.22

Shutdown spectre for single-screen halls along EM Bypass

After suffering massive losses due to the pandemic, several single-screen cinema halls east of the EM Bypass may become history. Jaya Cinema and Mini Jaya in Lake Town had shut down temporarily after...
By Showli Chakraborty

Business  /  Published 21.03.22

Indian firms hit

⚫ Beijing imposed lockdown in key manufacturing cities such as Shenzen and Shanghai, the world’s busiest container port ⚫ Supply of electric components will be hit. Almost $9bn of parts imp...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 17.03.22

Steps for 1 lakh jobs in Assam budget

The BJP-led Assam government on Wednesday asserted that the process to provide one lakh jobs to the youths of the state had already begun.  Presenting a “growth-oriented” budget for ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 16.02.22

Covid: Decline observed

As the number of new coronavirus cases recede across the country, the Union government has asked states and union territories "to review, change or drop COVID-19 restrictions after consideri...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.01.22

Pollutants soar in 'scary' air

 After an initial drop in the PM2.5 levels during Covid-related lockdowns in 2020, the eastern states of Bihar, West Bengal and Odisha saw a rising trend in the air pollutants in 2021, the Centre...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 07.01.22

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde on omicron

Initial studies show that the Covishield vaccine, which has been used for about 90 per cent of India’s vaccinations, does not protect against omicron infections, though it appears to help reduce...
By Mujib Mashal, Karan Deep Singh in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.11.21

Church calls for sober Christmas

The Catholic Archdiocese of Ranchi will go for a spiritually rich but materially sober Christmas celebration because of the difficulties posed to common masses by Covid-19 and lockdowns and with speci...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.21

Curbs on banking hours withdrawn in Bengal

The Election Commission of India held a video conference with Bengal chief secretary H.K. Dwivedi on Wednesday to take note of the Covid-19 situation in the state amid questions over when bypolls to s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.09.21

Odisha lifts weekend shutdowns

The Odisha government on Tuesday withdrew weekend shutdowns from all places in the state in view of the declining rate of coronavirus infection in the state. Weekend shutdowns were in force in Bhuban...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 26.08.21

Panchayat poll near, Bihar lifts Covid curbs

Bihar on Wednesday lifted most Covid restrictions, and announced the reopening of educational institutions and business establishments, as the state prepares for panchayat polls to be held over three ...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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