Science Tech  /  Published 01.03.21

Covid-19: why you need the jab?

How effective can vaccines be in developing a strong immunity against Sars-Cov2 or the coronavirus? To answer this, we first need to know how our immune system works. When a pathogen enters the body, ...
By Koustubh Panda

Culture  /  Published 28.02.21

Her very alone highness

In normal times, on this day, a van loaded with huge deghs or large containers filled with bhog set out from the mandir, stopping before each house in Debinibash — more than a 100 of them, many ...
By Paromita Sen

India  /  Published 28.02.21

Covid: Centre prod to 8 states

The Centre on Saturday asked eight states, including Bengal, to improve testing rates, intensify surveillance and conduct priority vaccination drives in districts with large numbers of Covid-19 cases ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.02.21

Covid: vaccine cost Rs 250 per dose

Private hospitals serving as Covid-19 vaccination centres may charge Rs 250 per dose, the Union health ministry said on Saturday, announcing the prefixed cost and eligibility criteria for the campaign...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.02.21

The Unbearable Loneliness of Being

It takes all kinds. So there is one country in the world though that has a dedicated department for propaganda and agitation. It is the responsibility of this department to portray prosperous and peac...
By Upala Sen


India  /  Published 27.02.21

Covid: Cabinet secy to discuss state spikes

The cabinet secretary will chair a high-level review meeting on Saturday with eight states and union territories exhibiting a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Union Health Ministry said. The states showi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.02.21

Covid: Over 15,000 cases three days in a row

India registered a single-day spike of over 16,000 COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row on Saturday, pushing the infection tally to 1,10,79,979, while the recoveries surged to 1,07,63,451, accord...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Bengal active cases fall to 3,343

Central paramilitary personnel deployed in North Dinajpur ahead of Bengal elections on Friday wore masks other than the “Joy Bangla” ones that had created political ripples on Thursday.&nb...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.02.21

Covid: Over 16,000 cases, 120 casualties in a day

  India recorded its single-day increase in coronavirus cases above 16,000 for the second consecutive day as the infection tally rose to 1,10,63,491, while the recoveries have surged to 1,07,50,...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.02.21

Over 3 lakh vaccinated in state

The total number of beneficiaries who were administered the first dose of Covishield vaccine in Jharkhand crossed the 3 lakh mark on Thursday, figures compiled by the National Health Mission (NHM) hig...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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