India  /  Published 24.11.20

38,000 cases takes Covid caseload to 91.77 lakh

India saw 37,975 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the country's Covid-19 caseload to 91.77 lakh, while the recoveries crossed 86 lakh, according to the Union Health Minist...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 24.11.20

Pipe leak floods RG Kar campus, nearby areas

“We received information about the breach by 4.30am. Our team started work around 7am,” he said. “Water is gushing out through the leak. We have deployed pumps to drain out the water...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 24.11.20

Gogoi made Assam 'breathe' again

Tarun Gogoi, Assam’s longest-serving chief minister who had helped the state “breathe freely again” after years of insurgency, died of post-Covid complications at the Guwahati Medica...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Covid patient mix-up showcause

The state health directorate issued showcause notices to a doctor and two nurses of Khardah’s Balaram Hospital for dereliction of duty that led to a mix-up of names of two aged Covid patients, w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.20

Rights over prejudice: MTP amendment bill

A 15-year-old survivor of sexual assault by an acquaintance discovers that she is pregnant. When she complains of severe stomach ache, her parents come to know of the trauma that she has been undergoi...
By Anubha Rastogi in

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.20

Stress test: Burning down the house in US

There is a horrible fascination in watching the post-election drama playing out in the United States of America. For many people across the world, it’s a bit like watching domestic mayhem explod...
By Ruchir Joshi in

India  /  Published 23.11.20

India's Covid caseload breaches 91 lakh mark

India's Covid-19 caseload went past 91 lakh with 44,059 coronavirus infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries surged to 85,62,641, according to the Union Health Ministry data update...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 23.11.20

Virus fight survey in Calcutta

A survey to find out whether “active” information dissemination leads people to take better protective measures against Covid-19 will be rolled out in three wards of Calcutta in December, ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.11.20

Ayurveda: nod to surgeries

Postgraduate doctors in Ayurveda may now be trained for and practise as many as 58 surgical procedures including abdominal, cataract and nasal surgeries and excisions of certain benign tumours under a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.20

‘Dead’ Covid patient found alive

A man from Birati, pronounced dead by a Covid hospital two weeks ago, was brought back home alive by his son on Friday evening, days after his “cremation” and on the eve of his shraddh cer...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Khardah


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