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Pandemic
Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.20

Covid toll jumps to 177 as nine more die

The Covid toll reached 177 in state on Sunday after nine patients, including three from East Singhbhum and two from Ranchi, died during treatment, figures released by the National Health Mission (NHM)...
By Our Correpondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.20

Bengal crosses 11 lakh tests

Bengal on Sunday reported a new 24-hour high in Covid-19 tests at 26,242, taking the total number of tests past 11 lakh. On Sunday, the state also logged 2,939 new Covid-19 cases and 54 deaths, besid...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.20

Teacher award to focus on relief, online classes

Contribution of schoolteachers to online or other mode of teaching, distribution of mid-day meal and relief work during the Covid pandemic and after Cyclone Amphan, among others, will be taken into ac...
By Mita Mukherjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.20

Blood: crisis in Bengal

Ten people travelling in a Tata Ace were injured after the vehicle collided with a truck on Kidderpore Road, off the Maidan, early on Sunday. The injured were treated at SSKM Hospital. Drivers of both...
By Subhajoy Roy, Bishwarup Dutta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.20

Online acts & safety measures

St Augustine’s Day School, Barrackpore, recently organised its first online annual prize day celebrations. Students of classes VI to XII, along with their parents, were part of the event that st...
By Ayan Paul, Arundhati Bhattacharya in

Entertainment  /  Published 09.08.20

Actor Natasha Suri tests positive for Covid-19

Actor and former Miss India World Natasha Suri on Sunday said she has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently quarantining at her home. Suri, 31, said she had gone to Pune earlier this month an...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.20

Covid cases cross the 3000 mark in capital

Ranchi's Covid tally crossed the 3000 mark on Saturday as 308 of state's 926 cases of infection reported on the day were from the capital, health officials said.  Meanwhile, East Singhbh...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 09.08.20

Blaze kills 10 in Andhra Pradesh

As many as ten coronavirus patients were killed in a huge fire that broke out at a hotel which was being used as a Covid-19 facility in Andhra Pradesh's Vijaywada early this morning. There were 30...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Vijaywada

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.20

51 fresh deaths take total toll past 2,000

Ajit Mahato, 43, a contract worker who was tested Covid positive in South Dinajpur district, leapt to his death on Saturday morning from the roof of an Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Bansihari...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.08.20

Food on wheels to the rescue amid lockdown

The city was totally shut on Saturday and only a handful of vehicles were on the roads. Among them were two Boleros that criss-crossed the roads for most part of the day. The vehicles were stacked wi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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