India  /  Published 20.04.21

Covid: Over 2.59 lakh fresh cases, 1,761 casualties

  India's total tally of COVID-19 cases climbed to 1,53,21,089 with 2,59,170 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, while active cases surpassed the 20-lakh mark, according to t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.21

Panel order for 4 hospitals

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission on Monday asked the CMRI hospital to pay Rs 10 lakh in compensation to the family of a woman who passed away after childbirth in February l...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 20.04.21

Lessons from the pandemic

On a crisp afternoon in November, Teresa Bautista ventured into Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, New York, US, on the lookout for faeces. It didn’t take long for Bautista, 17, to hit some seriou...
By Katherine J. Wu in

India  /  Published 19.04.21

Delhi's 2nd Covid wave to peak within a week

The second wave of coronavirus in Delhi is likely to peak within a week after possibly hitting a positivity rate of 50 per cent before the numbers start to go down, senior medical experts said on Mond...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.04.21

Covid: Over 2.73 lakh fresh cases

India's total tally of COVID-19 cases crossed the 1.50-crore mark with around 25 lakh cases being added in just 15 days, while active cases surpassed the 19-lakh mark, according to the Union Healt...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


India  /  Published 19.04.21

Oxygen: 33 of 162 plants set up

An exercise to install oxygen-generating plants on-site in 162 government hospitals across India to support Covid-19 treatment announced last October and sanctioned with funds in January this year has...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.21

BJP candidate attacked in Malda

Gopal Chandra Saha, the BJP candidate of Malda Assembly seat, was attacked late on Sunday evening. While BJP workers claimed that Saha, in his late forties, was shot at by Trinamul-backed goons, Trin...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.04.21

RIMS to shut down OPD services

Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), the state’s largest government  hospital which is currently overwhelmed by Covid patients, has decided to shut OPD services from Monday amid t...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.04.21

STATE DIGEST: BJP leader stung by bees

Daltonganj: Anti viral tablets and injections prescribed by doctors for Covid-19 infection are scarcely available in Daltonganj.  Ivermectin tablets and Sevipiravir injections are in short suppl...
By Our Bureau in Hazaribagh, Chatra

India  /  Published 17.04.21

Covid: Over 2.34 lakh fresh cases, 1,341 casualties

A record single-day rise of 2,34,692 cases and 1,341 fatalities have pushed India's COVID-19 tally to 1,45,26,609 and the death toll due to the viral disease to 1,75,649, the health ministry said ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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