World  /  Published 10.04.20

Do children need to wear a mask?

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced last week that all Americans should wear cloth face coverings to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the not-so-crafty parent...
By New York Times News Service/Christina Caron in New York

Health  /  Published 09.04.20

Covid-19 outbreak: How NOT to wear a mask

Almost overnight, masks in a variety of colours, styles and materials have appeared on the faces of people around us. While it’s good news that many people are doing their part to slow the spread of...
By Tara Parker-Pope/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 01.04.20

Dior makes masks for workers

French fashion label Christian Dior said on Tuesday one of its workshops had started to produce face masks for workers in supermarkets and other sectors still operating during the coronavirus outbreak...
By Reuters in Paris

North East  /  Published 01.04.20

NRL measure to mask itself from coronavirus

Numaligarh Refinery Ltd is doing its best in its own way to safeguard the community during the Covid-19 pandemic.A senior NRL official said it has involved 35 local tailors from Letekujan, Purabangla,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Health  /  Published 31.03.20

Babel of govt advisories on masks

A top Indian government science office on Tuesday urged all people to wear homemade masks to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, diverging from a Union health ministry advisory that says masks d...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 27.03.20

Privilege on a plate

Sir — Amid lockdowns in countries across the world to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the kitchen seems to have become the favourite hang-out of the rich and the famous. It is no secret that ...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.20

Virus scare boosts Bengal surgical mask trade

The coronavirus scare across the world has given a boost to the surgical mask manufacturing trade in Bengal with many makers receiving huge export orders.A businessman based in Thailand has sent messa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

World  /  Published 25.05.20

You are used to masks, will you wear a face shield?

The debate over whether Americans should wear face masks to control coronavirus transmission has been settled.Governments and businesses now require or at least recommend them in many public settings....
By Knvul Sheikh in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Brands unveil thrust on masks

The malls are shut but a handful of standalone apparel stores that have opened in the city are seeing only a few customers throughout the day.Most of the people walking in have one requirement — a m...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.04.20

MP govt to make available 50 lakh masks at PDS shops

The Madhya Pradesh government has planned to procure 50 lakh low cost cotton masks and facilitate their availability at fair price shops for public to contain the spread of coronavirus.The government ...
By PTI in Bhopal


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