Opinion  /  Published 18.04.21

But are masks not a bad thing?

By Sankarshan Thakur

India  /  Published 17.04.21

Railways: Not wearing masks punishable

Not wearing masks on railway premises and in trains can attract a fine of up to Rs 500, with the national transporter now incorporating it as an offence under the Railway Act, according to an order is...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.21

How people are flouting rules

By Brinda Sarkar, Debasmita Bhattacharjee in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 08.04.21

Mask rule for polls: HC seeks views

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought response of the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking to ensure that masks are worn mandatorily by everyone involved in poll campaigns during the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.04.21

Mask-up in car too: HC

  Wearing a mask while driving alone in a private vehicle is compulsory as it is a public place in the context of Covid-19, the Delhi High Court held on Wednesday and described face covering as ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.21

Mask up, warns cops & city officials

As per government data, Ranchi alone accounts for 373 of the 599 active  Covid-19 cases in Jharkhand. The count of active cases here had dropped to as low as 198 in February, and almost...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 17.03.21

Coronavirus questions

I have taken the coronavirus vaccine. Can I still catch Covid-19? You can still get the coronavirus infection but it will be a mild attack, similar to the flu. However, you still need to wear a mask ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

World  /  Published 15.03.21

Lockdown, mask scam hit Merkel party

German voters looked set to punish the ruling Christian Democrats in two regional elections on Sunday for a long coronavirus lockdown and face mask procurement scandal, denting their prospects of reta...
By Reuters in Berlin

India  /  Published 13.03.21

Deboard fliers flouting mask rule: DGCA

Seeking to ensure strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols by air travellers, aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday asked airlines to deboard passengers who do not wear their mask "properly" des...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 06.03.21

Covid: multilayer masks more effective

Multilayer masks are most effective at preventing aerosol generation, says a new study conducted by a team led by researchers at Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc). The study was carr...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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