News  /  Published 25.06.22

Kolkata bus owners to launch campaign for using masks amid rising cases of COVID-19

With the spike in daily COVID-19 cases in West Bengal, the association of bus owners on Saturday said it will launch a campaign among bus workers and passengers for using masks during travel. The sec...

News  /  Published 18.06.22

Covid spike puts several city areas in Pink Zone

More than 100 fresh Covid cases were reported from areas under the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Friday, while more than 25 cases were recorded in areas under the Bidhannagar Municipal Corpor...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.06.22

Experts call for stricter Covid protocol

The rise in the Covid case count in the state has prompted health experts to urge the government to reinforce the mask mandate and take a look at isolation norms. It’s also time to step up vacc...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Kolkata airport ready to slap Rs 100 fine on mask violators

The Kolkata airport authorities started making announcements on Thursday asking all passengers to wear masks. Officials said they have set up a surveillance team that would from Friday slap fines on ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 18.04.22

UP: Mask a must in NCR, Lucknow

  The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday made it compulsory for people to wear a face mask in public places in capital Lucknow and six NCR districts amid a rise in Covid cases in some adjoining ...
in Lucknow


News  /  Published 02.04.22

Mask prosecution slackens in Kolkata

The city police did not share the number of people prosecuted for not wearing masks till late on Friday evening — something they had been doing for the last two years. The change suggested to s...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.03.22

Masks now a rarity in public places in Kolkata

Many Kolkatans are not wearing masks in public places and are trying to enter hospitals or shopping malls without one, claiming the government has said it is no longer mandatory to mask up.  Sta...
By Sanjay mandal and monalisa chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.02.22

Why no mask? ‘How would a mask help?’

By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Pradip Sanyal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.02.22

Why no mask? ‘Covid not a danger now’

By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Sanat Kr Sinha

Lifestyle  /  Published 09.02.22

Wearables and shareables: How to pack for a music festival in 2022

Tampon alternatives Shripriya Khaitan Dhelia and Upasana Todi Prakash’s Kolkata start-up Fabpad offers leak-proof period panties that are reusable and is an environment-friendly alternative to s...
By Ujjainee Roy


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