Health  /  Published 02.12.20

Fitness, masked

Exercising during the pandemic has been challenging for many of us. Gyms have closed or limited occupancy, as have parks, pools, pathways and other recreational facilities. If trails are open, they of...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

Health  /  Published 24.11.20

Avoid the itch, ask which

Year 2020 often feels less real and more like a movie. From being confined home for weeks to sanitising everything from yourself to the  packet of bread brought from the market, from not seeing f...
By Manasi Shah in

Calcutta  /  Published 31.10.20

Puzzle: how to make us mask-up?

How to make people wear masks? The state government and public health experts involved in Covid-19 management in Bengal has no answer yet to the question. A large number of people without masks in pu...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

Many minus masks, alert for North 24-Parganas

Nearly half the people of North 24-Parganas are not wearing masks and that could result in a spurt in Covid-19 cases in the district, senior health department officials warned the district administrat...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 25.10.20

Fauci calls for mask mandate

Dr Anthony S. Fauci, the US’s top infectious disease expert, said on Friday that the country should consider implementing a first-ever national mandate requiring masks, to help control a surge i...
By New York Times News Service in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Mask-up drive relaunch in Bengal

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 14.10.20


Thanks to still-developing immune systems, habitually licking the floor and not respecting complex and ever-changing government guidelines, children are bound to pick up a bug or cold between now and ...
By Guy Kelly in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Mask vending machines for Puja crowds

“We will provide those migrant workers with raw materials and remuneration for making masks. It will help them earn some money before the festive seasons,” said an official. Officials exp...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

India  /  Published 17.09.20

Naidu bristles at mask-off reminder

Rajya Sabha chairperson M. Venkaiah Naidu ticked off Trinamul Congress member Santanu Sen on Wednesday for reminding the House how his party colleagues had been asked to remove their masks by the Chai...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.09.20

MP distributes Sambalpuri masks

Meher, who has employed more than 200 workers to make Sambalpuri saris and other products, said: “When the lockdown was announced, we suddenly became jobless. But when we started preparing the m...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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