Calcutta  /  Published 24.02.21

Covid test for 500 from Doha, Dubai

Passengers arriving on flight from the Gulf countries had to undergo RT-PCR tests for Covid-19 at Calcutta airport from Tuesday. Airport officials said swab samples of nearly 500 passengers of four f...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.02.21

Detected: 2 new Covid-19 strains

On Tuesday, Centre confirmed that two new strains of SARS-CoV-2 ‑ N440K and E484K ‑ have been detected in Maharashtra and Kerala. However, it mentioned that there is no reason to believe presently...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.02.21

Covid: Over 10,000 cases, 78 casualties in a day

India's total tally of Covid-19 cases surged to 1,10,16,434 with 10,584 new infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries have crossed 1.07 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.02.21

Jharkhand: 32% vaccinated in a day

As many as 5561 beneficiaries were administered the first dose of Covishield vaccine in Jharkhand on Monday, while the second dose was administered to 1892 people, figures compiled by the National Hea...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Education  /  Published 23.02.21

The new office

During the pandemic there has been a change in workplace dynamics. We have seen an escalation of trends such as work from home (WFH), virtual hiring and adoption of hybrid work — a combination o...
By Santana Fell


West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.21

148 new Covid cases, 3,440 in all

Bengal on Monday logged 231 Covid-19 recoveries, 148 new cases and two deaths, but none from the city. The state has 3,440 active cases, an unbroken drop for 119 days straight from 37,190 on Vijaya D...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 23.02.21

Boris unveils roadmap out of lockdown for England

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out a phased plan on Monday to end England’s Covid-19 lockdown, offering a “cautious” approach to try to prevent a return to wholesale restri...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 22.02.21

India's Covid tally goes past 1.10 crore mark

  India's total tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed 1.10 crore with 14,199 new infections being reported in a day, while active cases registered an increase for the fifth consecutive day, acco...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.02.21

Covid: Only 14% vaccinated in Jharkhand

Jharkhand achieved only 14 per cent of its vaccination target on Sunday – the lowest in a day since the beginning of the immunization programme. As per figures shared by the National Health Miss...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Ranchi

Science Tech  /  Published 22.02.21

Scientists unlock secrets of einsteinium

That smaller amount was less than 250 nanograms, or 250 billionths of a gram. Worse, the sample that the Berkeley researchers received was heavily contaminated with einsteinium’s periodic table ...
By Kenneth Chang


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