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World  /  Published 18.05.20

Beijing sheds masks. Wrong time?

Beijing has done away with the guideline that residents should wear masks while stepping out, the first city in China and perhaps in the world to do so in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.After mont...
By PTI, NYTNS and Reuters in Beijing

North East  /  Published 17.05.20

Student volunteers combat coronavirus scare in Assam

Efforts are under way to ensure that a remote forest village in Assam becomes the first such habitation where the entire population wears masks.The student volunteers of the National Service Scheme (N...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 21.04.20

Kids with hearts of gold

As donations in the form of cash and kind continue to pour in from all spheres to support the frontline workers fight the Covid-19 pandemic in Arunachal Pradesh, children from the state are also not f...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

Culture  /  Published 20.04.20

A journey around the world, one mask at a time

This was unlike other working-but-laidback Sundays, as my car pulled into Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command’s house near Alipore. As if I wasn’t...
By Anannya Sarkar

World  /  Published 16.04.20

Wear masks in public, orders NY

Imposing a stricter measure to control the spread of the coronavirus, governor Andrew M. Cuomo said on Wednesday that he would start requiring people in New York to wear masks or face coverings in pub...
By Luis Ferré-Sadurní and Maria Cramer/ New York Times News Service in New York

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Jharkhand  /  Published 14.04.20

Students pitch in with stitches

A few students of colleges under Kolhan University are trying to help the rural population by making hand-stitched masks.Students registered with the Centre-sponsored National Service Scheme (NSS) hav...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 13.04.20

Struggling textile hub to the rescue

The garment hub of Tirupur in western Tamil Nadu has come to the aid of the government with over a 100 companies now manufacturing masks and protective equipment instead of t-shirts and other knit gar...
By Smita Tripathi

India  /  Published 12.04.20

In Bengal, face cover mandatory

The Bengal government on Sunday made covering the mouth and the nose mandatory for everyone, especially when in public places, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.An order issued by chief secreta...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 08.04.20

At 95, a feisty pension-donor and mask-maker

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others — Audrey HepburnA 95-year-old woman from Mizoram has donated a month’s pension ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 30.05.20

Masks mandatory in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya government has made wearing of face masks mandatory in all public spaces and workplaces.Amending the Meghalaya Epidemic Diseases, Covid-19 Regulations, 2020, the health department has no...
By Our Correspondent and Tanmoy Chakraborty in Shillong


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