West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.20

Plan afoot to check Siliguri virus spread

Authorities have chalked out a number of measures to contain the spread of Covid19 in and around Siliguri where 200 cases and 17 deaths from the disease were reported. Bengal tourism minister Gautam ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.20

Infections soar while recoveries pace on

Bengal on Monday set a new record for Covid-19 cases in 24 hours with 624 infections till 9am.  The  state reported 2,259 new cases in just four days.  However, the state’s reco...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Hospitals not providing PPE kit: Doctors

Several doctors alleged on Monday that the private hospitals they are attached to have not been providing them with hazmat suits and N95 masks for surgery after the state government fixed the rates fo...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

World  /  Published 30.06.20

Covid death toll reaches 500,000

The death toll from Covid-19 reached half a million people on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, a grim milestone for the global pandemic that seems to be resurgent in some countries even as other ...
By Reuters in Sydney

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Dry ration for 60 visually impaired

Sixty people with visual impairment, out-of-work because of the lockdown, got a few days’ dry ration from two NGOs on Saturday.Many of the recipients used to sell different items on local trains in ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

572 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal set a new record in intra-day Covid-19 cases with 572 people being infected in 24 hours till 9am on Sunday.The figure surpassed the previous highest count of 542 reported on Friday. The state l...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Communion service resumes in Calcutta

The Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India (CNI) resumed communion service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Sunday. Communion services had been suspended at all CNI churches under the diocese si...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Mother, son face ire over Covid-19

A woman who has tested positive for Covid-19, along with three others in the family, allegedly faced hostile behaviour from neighbours who did not want her and her eight-year-old son to stay in home i...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

How some schools are cutting costs

A number of city schools are trying to cut costs to remain financially viable at a time when they are not getting fees and finding it increasingly difficult to raise funds for additional expenditure. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Covid-19 warning to hospitals

The Karnataka government on Sunday warned private hospitals of legal action if they refused to treat Covid-19 patients, at a time there has been a spike in cases in the state, especially in capital Ba...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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