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India  /  Published 05.03.20

Coronavirus leash on 16,000 at ports

Some 16,076 crew members and passengers on ships from China and other coronavirus-hit countries have been scanned and denied permission to disembark at Indian ports as a precaution, a shipping ministr...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Varsity stalls Chinese tours

Visva-Bharati has cancelled students’ visits from Chinese universities, including one at epicentre Wuhan, and halted other such cultural and educational exchanges in view of the coronavirus outbreak...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

World  /  Published 04.03.20

Two main types of virus ‘causing infections’

Scientists in China studying the viral disease outbreak’s origin said they had found that two main types of the new coronavirus could be causing infections.The researchers, from Peking University’...
By Reuters in Shanghai

Health  /  Published 03.03.20

How the coronavirus can and cannot spread

A delicate but highly contagious virus, roughly one-900th the width of a human hair, is spreading from person to person around the world. The coronavirus, as it’s known, has already infected people ...
By Heather Murphy/New York Times News Service in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.20

Airport steps up measures to prevent coronavirus spread

One copy will be handed over to the airport health office and the other to the bureau of airport immigration, the official said.On Monday, the airport had handled about 3,700 international arrival pas...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


World  /  Published 03.03.20

Many in HK suffering from anxiety

As Hong Kong tries to contain the coronavirus outbreak, medical experts say many in the Asian financial hub are reeling from increased anxiety and an unprecedented level of mental health issues. The S...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

Business  /  Published 02.03.20

Stocks tank as coronavirus spreads

A sharp rally in domestic equities proved short-lived as the detection of fresh coronavirus cases in India saw the benchmark index giving up all its gains and settling with a loss of 153 points.The 30...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 02.03.20

WHO: Global cases in rapid increase

Coronavirus is now spreading much more rapidly outside China than within the country, leading the world into uncharted territory, but the outbreak can still be contained, the WHO said on Monday.Almost...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 02.03.20

Sindh schools closed

Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh extended the closure of all educational institutions following the confirmation of a second coronavirus case in Karachi, the country’s largest city.Pakistan h...
By Reuters in Karachi

World  /  Published 01.03.20

Samsung shuts premium phone plant

Samsung Electronics and LG Innotek have shut their factories in South Korea after a worker tested positive for the coronavirus, the companies said on Sunday.Samsung’s mobile device factory in Gumi, ...
By Reuters in Seoul


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