India  /  Published 25.08.20

Masks not needed for kids aged 5 or below

An international expert panel constituted by the World Health Organisation has recommended that children aged 5 years and below should not be required to wear masks. The WHO, while underscoring that ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 22.08.20

Yellow bins not meant for kitchen waste

The yellow bins put up across Calcutta to collect Covid waste have been filled with food, vegetables and construction waste. Cleaners of the private agency that has received the contract to clean the...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 19.08.20

Masks: how to do it right

There are many types of masks, with elastics, tie-ups, Velcro bands. Here are a few hairstyles that will help make the mask and mane nexus factor in your mood and activity engagements   ...
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 19.08.20

Only safety shield

My office does not have airconditioning. It is on a busy junction and there are traffic sounds and air horns blaring all the time. I now find it difficult to discern words on TV at home. Your hearing...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.08.20

Jamshedpur: Wear mask or get fined

Police in Jamshedpur are stepping up vigilance to ensure commuters wear masks, the initiative that started on Friday having already led to around 50 violators being fined Rs 500 each. Deputy superint...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


Health  /  Published 12.08.20

Casual encounters

I’m a lifelong extrovert who readily establishes and relishes casual contacts with people I encounter while walking my dog, shopping for groceries, working out, even sweeping my sidewalk. These ...
By Jane E. Brody

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.08.20

Jeweller’s silver mask: one costs Rs 75,000

A young jeweller in Hazaribagh has spent ten days making one 100g silver mask costing Rs 75,000, which he designed himself and is seen wearing nowadays. Sumit Verma, who owns Vidya Jewellers on Congr...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

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

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


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