India  /  Published 25.01.21

Covid: Lowest single-day spike in eight months

  India recorded the lowest number of coronavirus fatalities in over eight months with 131 more deaths being recorded, the Health Ministry said on Monday. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,06,67,...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.01.21

Covid: Bulk of cases from the capital

More than 74 per cent of the 54 people found infected by the Covid-19 virus in Jharkhand on Sunday were residents of Ranchi, a district that reported 70 per cent of state's Covid cases on Saturday...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 24.01.21

Consent form for Covaxin recipients

Recipients of Covaxin, India’s indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, would have to sign informed consent forms before they are administered the vaccine, the Centre informed officials of the state health ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.21

Vaccines: how effective are they against new strains?

It was just a year ago, in December 2019 that we first got to know about this new guest to this planet, the novel coronovirus SARS-CoV-2. During the last 13 months scientists worldwide have accomplish...
By Dipyaman Ganguly

India  /  Published 23.01.21

Covid: More than 14,000 cases, 152 casualties

  With 14,256 fresh cases, India's COVID-19 tally climbed to 1,06,39,684 on Saturday, while 1,03,00,838 patients have recuperated so far, pushing the national recovery rate to 96.81 per cent...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.21

1.6 lakh doses of Covaxin land, Bengal in quandary

Around 160,000 doses of Covaxin, the home-grown Covid vaccine, landed in Bengal on Friday, carrying with them multiple riddles that have landed state officials in a dilemma. Some of the questions tha...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.01.21

Civil service 'extra chance' denied

The Centre told the Supreme Court on Friday that it would not be possible to offer an “extra chance” to those who could not appear for the civil services exams last October, dealing a blow...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 22.01.21

Allay Covid fear with 3 tips

It may be an understatement to say that the year 2020 has felt surreal to most of us. As we move towards the end of it, we are still struggling to overcome the Coronavirus pandemic. From facing health...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 22.01.21

Covid: More than 14,000 fresh cases, 163 casualties

  India's Covid-19 caseload rose to 1,06,25,428 with 14,545 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, while the recoveries have surged to 1,02,83,708, according to the Unio...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Lessons from the Covid year

• If one was happy to save money on transport another had to, with a heavy heart, lay off his juniors. The year 2020 has been a whirlwind and New Town’s CD Block organised a virtual meet wh...
By Bharati Kanjilal in Salt Lake


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