India  /  Published 28.01.21

Covid: 11,666 fresh cases, 123 casualties

  India's Covid-19 tally of cases crossed 1.07 crore with 11,666 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, while the national recovery rate climbed to 96.94 per cent, according to ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.21

Covishield: Over 5500 administered shots in a day

Over 5500 people were administered Covishield shots in Jharkhand on Wednesday, taking the total count of people vaccinated in the state so far to 24,000, figures compiled by the National Health Missio...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 28.01.21

Covaxin: works on UK variant

India’s homegrown Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, generates immune responses against the fast-spreading coronavirus variant from the UK, scientists said on Wednesday after a study that they say shoul...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.01.21

Guard dies in Odisha 3 days after Covid jab

A 25-year-old security guard at the Nuapada district hospital in western Odisha has died three days after taking a Covid-19 vaccine shot, prompting health authorities to launch an investigation into t...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 28.01.21

Lockdown to last till March 8: Boris

Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated on Wednesday the Covid-19 lockdown in England would last until March 8 when schools could start to reopen as the government announced new measures to clamp down ...
By Reuters in London


India  /  Published 27.01.21

Covid: National recovery rate up to 96.91 per cent

  India's Covid-19 tally mounted to 1,06,89,527 with 12,689 new cases in a day, while 1,03,59,305 people have recuperated from the infection so far pushing the national recovery rate to 96.9...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 27.01.21

Italy PM quits after weeks of infighting

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of Italy resigned on Tuesday after weeks of political infighting, thrusting the country into renewed instability as the pandemic ravages lives and livelihoods. The lates...
By Elisabetta Povoledo in Rome

India  /  Published 26.01.21

Covid: Fresh cases below 10,000 after 8 months

  India reported 9,102 fresh coronavirus cases in a day, the lowest in around eight months, as the infection tally reached 1,06,76,838, according to Union Health Ministry data on Tuesday. Durin...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 26.01.21

‘You are greater than your circumstances’

Professor Debashis Chatterjee, the director of IIM Kozhikode, has taught leadership classes at Harvard University, the Indian Institutes of Management in Calcutta and Lucknow as well as several other ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Waiting in the wings: a bacteria pandemic

Recalling how the exhibition was conceptualised, Arijit Dutta Choudhury, director general, NCSM, said: “In 2018, we were approached by Science Museum, London, to develop an exhibition on the sub...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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