India  /  Published 26.03.20

80 new cases on lockdown Day 2

The number of coronavirus cases climbed to 694 in India on Thursday with 80 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours, establishing no clear trend about the rate at which coronavirus was spreading in th...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.20

Push for cheap masks & sanitizers

The administration on Tuesday started selling hand sanitizers to the general public from the district collectorate here in view of the novel coronavirus threat.The sanitizer being sold at the collecto...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.20

Inner virus of irrationality

Fear begets irrationality. Public anxiety over the fast-spreading spectre of the coronavirus in the country has, on some occasions, bordered on unreasonableness, which, in turn, has its manifestations...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.03.20

Bus, auto lockdown

People arriving via train or bus in the steel city will have problems reaching their destination on Sunday as all modes of public transport will remain off the roads for the Janata Curfew (self-impose...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.20

Felled by the virus past and present

The summer of 1918 was terrible, wrote Ahmed Ali in his novel, Twilight in Delhi. Influenza had broken out in epidemic form, and there was not a single house that had not been visited by death. India ...
By Arunabha Sengupta


Opinion  /  Published 18.03.20

Hope for best, no idea of worst

Each week, The Spectator, arguably the most politically delightful weekly publication from London, publishes a column, ‘Ancient and Modern’, that tries to detect parallels between contemporary lif...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Health  /  Published 17.03.20

'Social distancing worked for me'

Infections and deaths from the new coronavirus continue to spread worldwide, and the World Health Organization has officially declared the outbreak a pandemic. Many people are starting to talk about s...
By Jen Gunter/The New York Times News Service

World  /  Published 11.03.20

Coronavirus outbreak is pandemic: WHO

The World Health Organisation is describing the new coronavirus as a pandemic, it said on Wednesday, adding that Italy and Iran were now in the frontline of the disease and other countries would soon ...
By Reuters in Geneva

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.04.20

Third death in state, 2 discharged

Two Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospital and Jharkhand registered its third death due to the novel coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday.A 58-year-old woman from Hindpiri in Ranchi died early on ...
By Vijay Deo Jha & Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.20

Stricter lockdown steps on way

The Mamata Banerjee government on Monday said it planned to implement “stricter measures”, especially in parts of Calcutta and Howrah from where most Covid-19 cases were being reported, and appeal...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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