West Bengal  /  Published 11.05.21

Fresh plea to lift tea worker rider

Tea planters on Monday requested the Bengal labour department to reconsider the decision to restrict the workforce engaged in gardens to 50 per cent in the wake of the second wave of Covid 19. The pl...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 11.05.21

Plea for early HC hearing on Vista stay

A request was made to Delhi High Court on Monday to give an early hearing to a PIL seeking a stay on the construction of the Central Vista project here amid the raging Covid-19 pandemic. The request ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.21

Gujarat call for cash for kin

The Gujarat unit of the Congress on Monday demanded a compensation of Rs 4 lakh under provisions of the Disaster Management Act for the kin of each of the over 8,000 people who have died of Covid-19 i...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 11.05.21

Study links loss in income to mobility

Household income in over a dozen states that have imposed full or partial lockdown may well be heading for a decline in the ratio of 80 per cent to the reduction in public movement, a a study has show...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 11.05.21

Sarma to focus on NRC, Covid fight

Himanta Biswa Sarma, who was sworn in as the 15th chief minister of Assam here on Monday, will continue to pursue the policy of the government led by his predecessor Sarbananda Sonowal on the stalled ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


India  /  Published 11.05.21

Odisha plans global tender for vaccines

The Odisha cabinet chaired by chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday decided to float global tender for purchase of  Covid-19 vaccines. At present, only Covaxin and Covishield are available in ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.05.21

24-hour hunt to bury Covid victim

Relatives of a retired police officer, who died of Covid-19 on Sunday in Gumla district of Jharkhand, had to run around for nearly 24 hours before being able to cremate his body, which started showing...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 10.05.21

Covid: Over 3.66 lakh fresh cases

After recording over four lakh fresh cases for four consecutive days, India witnessed a single-day rise of 3,66,161 COVID-19 cases on Monday, which pushed its tally to 2,26,62,575, according to the he...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.05.21

Covid: Slight dip in active cases

Covid recoveries outnumbered fresh cases of infection in Jharkhand on Sunday, causing a drop in the active caseload, while the state also reported less than 100 Covid fatalities after reporting a trip...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 10.05.21

Covid: 34 lakh salaried jobs lost in April

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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