West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Mask vending machines for Puja crowds

“We will provide those migrant workers with raw materials and remuneration for making masks. It will help them earn some money before the festive seasons,” said an official. Officials exp...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

India  /  Published 17.09.20

Naidu bristles at mask-off reminder

Rajya Sabha chairperson M. Venkaiah Naidu ticked off Trinamul Congress member Santanu Sen on Wednesday for reminding the House how his party colleagues had been asked to remove their masks by the Chai...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.09.20

MP distributes Sambalpuri masks

Meher, who has employed more than 200 workers to make Sambalpuri saris and other products, said: “When the lockdown was announced, we suddenly became jobless. But when we started preparing the m...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.20

MP Mahua unmasks ‘carelessness’ amid Covid

People argued with parliamentarian Mahua Moitra when she advised them to wear masks in Tehatta subdivision on Tuesday, prompting Nadia police to take note of the growing reluctance among many to obey ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

India  /  Published 05.09.20

Guard down, infections up

The quaint, sugarcane-growing village of Rajewadi in Maharashtra did not have a single confirmed coronavirus case until mid-August. Now one in every four people there is positive for the virus, with p...
By Reuters in Rajewadi


India  /  Published 04.09.20

Masks not mandatory for solo drivers

A person driving a car alone need not wear a face mask, the Union health secretary said on Thursday, but emphasised the need for continued personal protective measures, including the use of masks, in ...
By G.S. Mudur

Sports  /  Published 04.09.20

Message in mother ‘tongue’

Naomi Osaka received plenty of encouragement and advice from her mother Tamaki after her second round victory at the US Open on Wednesday, although it came in the form of emojis printed on a sheet of ...
By Reuters in New York

Sports  /  Published 02.09.20

Osaka’s masked message

Japan’s Naomi Osaka says she wants to spread awareness about racial injustice after the former US Open champion walked onto court with a mask bearing the name of Breonna Taylor on Monday. Osaka...
By Agencies in New York

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.20

Zooming in on Covidiots

Now is different than before. How long will now last? Is now here to stay? Till Puja? Or Diwali? Or Christmas and beyond? Did we think now would be like this? A world in which we would have to learn a...
By Derek O’Brien

Health  /  Published 26.08.20

Relief to Rigour

We have been using the mask for five months now. During this time the item has lost some of its strangeness, acquired some fashion quotient, bred much indignation and, while still breeding more, moved...
By Upala Sen


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