Jharkhand  /  Published 19.09.20

Covid death toll crosses 600 in state

Jharkhand's Covid-19 fatalities crossed the 600 mark on Friday with six casualties reported in the past 24 hours. The State's death-count now stands at 602 while the total case load ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

UGC nod for open-book test with 3-hour rider

The UGC has told Calcutta University that it is free to hold open-book exams as part of the end semester/ final-year test “so long as they are timed for two or three hours”, an official sa...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

JU allots Rs 16 lakh to bridge digital gap

A Jadavpur University committee has allocated Rs 16 lakh out of a corpus Rs 21 lakh to buy students smartphones and data packs this month so no one misses out on digital education and exams, said an o...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Virus break in rajbari tradition

This will be the first time since Maharaja Naba Krishna Deb started Durga Puja at his chhoto rajbari in Sovabazar more than 200 years ago that visitors will not be allowed to witness the puja. Reason:...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

ICSE: second cut in syllabus

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has curtailed the syllabuses for Classes X and XII students who will take their board exams next year after taking into account findings ...
By Mita Mukherjee, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.09.20

Covid: tally crosses 52 lakh

India's Covid-19 tally raced past 52 lakh with 96,424 people testing positive in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease rose to 41,12,551 on Friday, according to t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 17.09.20

Schools give entry fee relief

Several schools in the city have decided to provide financial relief to parents seeking admission for their children in Nursery by allowing them to pay the fee in two instalments. For most of them th...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.09.20

Asymtomatic Covid-19 reinfections emerge

Two healthcare workers in India have become reinfected by the new coronavirus although remaining symptom-free during both episodes, scientists have reported while describing what could be the world&rs...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.09.20

Covid: AAP, BJP face-off in RS

  The Aam Aadmi Party and the BJP clashed over the issue of Covid-19 management in Rajya Sabha on Thursday, with AAP MP Sanjay Singh terming the prime minister's call to clap and beat utensi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.09.20

Covid recoveries cross 50,000 mark

The count of Covid-19 recoveries in Jharkhand crossed the 50,000 mark on Wednesday as at least 1607 Covid patients, including nearly 700 in Ranchi alone, overcame the viral infection in 24 hours, data...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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