News  /  Published 14.11.21

Delhi schools asked to suspend offline classes for a week because of severe pollution

The Supreme Court termed the rise in pollution an “emergency situation” ...

Health  /  Published 20.10.21

Keep the mask up

Masks work best when everyone in the room is wearing one. That’s because when an infected person wears a mask, a large percentage of their exhaled infectious particles are trapped, stopping vira...
By Tara Parker-Pope

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.09.21

CII donates O2 gear to fight Covid

The Jharkhand state council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Tuesday donated medical equipments worth several lakhs to the East Singhbhum district administration for combating Covid-19...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.21

Gold mask for goddess at Baguiati khuti puja

He drew a parallel of the coronavirus that replicates invisibly through human-to-human contact with Raktabij, the demon that spawned a thousand replicas on a drop of its blood touching the floor. &ldq...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.07.21

Ranchi: special O2 masks for kids

The Ranchi district administration has placed an order for 200 special oxygen masks for infants and children in a bid to be ready for a third wave of Covid-19 and provide timely breathing assistance t...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Health  /  Published 30.05.21

Red flags for black fungus

Dr Kamlesh Kothari is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with over two decades of experience and is a visiting consultant to various corporate hospitals in Calcutta. He is the clinical director of Aest...
By Dr Kamlesh Kothari

Calcutta  /  Published 11.05.21

Penalty of Rs 5K for concealing infection

A housing society in Behala is imposing a penalty of Rs 5,000 on residents caught concealing cases of Covid-19 infections in their family and a fine of Rs 500 on those spotted without a mask in common...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.21

How Covid changed counting process

From a counting centre at Bidhannagar College, a polling official recounted how different Sunday’s proceedings were compared to pre-Covid times. The Telegraph spoke to Bidyut Pal, a pollin...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 30.04.21

You are to blame: How people are flouting rules

By Brinda Sarkar, Debasmita Bhattacharjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 30.04.21

Safety protocol goes for a toss

Covid-19 norms were rampantly flouted across the Assembly constituencies in the city that voted in the last leg on Thursday, in keeping with the trend of the previous phases. There was no semblance o...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhankar Chowdhury and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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