Medical Check Up
India  /  Published 19.03.20

Bihar seeks foreign travel data to tackle coronavirus

The Bihar government has sought data from the Centre about natives of the state returning from novel coronavirus affected countries.It is also mulling to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

North East  /  Published 19.03.20

Northeast states step up measures to contain virus

No medical team could be spotted at Chagolia, the inter-state entry point to Assam from West Bengal, till Thursday evening to screen “incoming” travellers for coronavirus symptoms, though Dispur d...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.03.20

Coronavirus outbreak: Preventive measures in place in NE districts

The Hailakandi district administration has asked the health and other departments to work in tandem to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Reviewing the situation, deputy commissioner Keerthi Jalli ask...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

India  /  Published 24.05.20

Random tests in hot spots

Health authorities will this week begin random blood sample surveillance in 10 “hotspot” Indian cities, including Calcutta, to determine the proportions of their populations infected with the new ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.03.20

SC parole nudge to check virus

The Supreme Court on Monday directed states and Union Territories to set up high-powered committees to consider if undertrials and convicts, who face a maximum of seven years in jail, could be release...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.20

State cases up by 54

The Bengal government on Monday reported 54 new Covid-19 cases in the state, the highest 24-hour jump so far.The total number of active cases stands at 245, following the recovery of 73 infected pers...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Proposal for random tests

A medical panel is set to propose tests for the new coronavirus on even non-symptomatic persons from random households in every district across India once every two weeks to track the extent and chang...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Doctor plea to modify Supreme Court order on free tests

 A Delhi-based medical practitioner from Vasant Kunj on Saturday moved an application in the Supreme Court seeking a modification of its April 8 order directing private laboratories to conduct fr...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Coronavirus link in Uttarakhand suicide

A 56-year-old man said to have walked 80km to visit his daughter before being admitted to a quarantine centre in Rudrapur city, Uttarakhand, hanged himself on Monday, a day before his Covid-19 test re...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 09.05.20

Homesick workers jump off train

When they saw the train rattling past their home station of Shahjahanpur on Friday, the five returning migrant workers decided they had just one option.They would jump off at the next station, Roja, a...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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