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

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

North East  /  Published 17.04.20

Yeoman service by women on the frontline

Women of Assam are on the frontline and playing a key role in the battle against coronavirus.From accredited social health activists (Asha), nurses, Anganwadi workers to self-help groups (SHGs), lakhs...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Masks made must for cops

Every cop on duty has been asked to compulsorily wear a mask, failing which action can be taken against him or her, officers at Lalbazar said on Tuesday.All divisional deputy commissioners have been a...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


India  /  Published 04.04.20

Face masks good for all: Govt

The Union health ministry appeared to have shifted its stand on the use of masks on Saturday, asking those without a medical condition to consider using a “homemade protective cover for face & m...
By Furquan Ameen

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.04.20

Railway pitch in for masks

South Eastern Railway will provide masks and hand sanitisers to all employees, specially those engaged to ensure movement of essential commodities through freight trains.Sanjay Ghosh, chief public rel...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.20

The Mask returns

In the film, The Mask — it had set the cash registers jingling in the early 1990s — the life of an ordinary man had been transformed after — there are no prizes for guessing this — a wooden ma...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.03.20

SDM sting unmasks price-fudge

Subdivisional magistrate Raj Maheswaram on Saturday posed as a customer to go to two medical shops here to check for himself whether pharmacies were selling masks at inflated rates. At both shops, the...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Dhanbad

World  /  Published 15.03.20

Dating sites, private jets boom

The building is on fire, the ship is sinking, the world is at an end – and two lovers kiss. But could an epic romance you were so comfortably watching suddenly turn into horror?If Tinder is asking y...
By Our bureau and agencies


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