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Style  /  Published 30.07.20

Of masks and bras

Masks and bras are being spoken of in the same breath often now. But not all of it is in jest.In any case, the twinning is not a coincidence. “Wear your mask like your underwear” goes a v...
By Swati Gautam in

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.20

Elderly man hit on head for mask advice

 A 73-year-old retired employee of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) was hit on his forehead by a brick on Saturday here in the Birbhum town for raising his voice against some people who were not...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.20

Stiff penalties for violators draw flak

The decision of the Jharkhand cabinet to approve an ordinance with stringent punishment for violation of preventive measures for Covid-19 has been criticised for its severity. A cabinet meeting on We...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.07.20

Before binning masks, set aside for 72 hours

Masks, gloves and other shields used by people who have not tested positive for Covid-19 or are not home quarantined should be kept aside for 72 hours and then thrown with other waste, a guideline by ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 01.07.20

What lies beneath?

The mask has already changed us, and not only physically. You don’t like feeling trapped in your own breath. Other side effects of the mask: an unbearable urge to scratch your nose appears and ...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.05.20

Jamtara link in mask fraud

Several people in Calcutta have been duped while making bulk purchase of masks and sanitisers online over the past few weeks.Police have found that most of the phone numbers that were used to communic...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 26.04.20

SHGs live upto their name

Women of self-help groups of Assam are exploring the true concept of self-help. From finding markets for perishable vegetables to making gamosas masks and contributing to Assam Arogya Nidhi, these wom...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 25.04.20

Advisory on reuse of Covid shield

The Bengal health department has asked the principals of all medical colleges to ensure reuse of coveralls, gowns, masks, face shields and personal protective equipment by healthcare workers and has d...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.20

Along came a virus

The trope of recent times has been The Wall. Of course, for every person there was a new spin. Trump, who is not known for his subtlety --- he just suggested that people inject themselves with disinfe...
By Upala Sen in

World  /  Published 22.04.20

Help! My mask has fogged my glasses

In many parts of the world, nearly two out of three people wear corrective eyewear. And lately, many of us have the same complaint: Wearing a mask makes our glasses fog.When we asked readers to send t...
By Tara Parker-Pope/New York Times News Service in New York


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