West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

700 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Wednesday reported 700 new Covid-19 infections, 746 recoveries and six deaths. Active cases fell by 52 to touch 10,163 now, with the total number of active coronavirus cases dropping for 52...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.21

UK doctor helps fight Covid second wave

A 10-year childhood association with the city and its people prompted a London-based Bengali doctor to stand with Calcuttans during the second wave of Covid-19. Wales-born Rimona Sengupta, an alumnus...
By Ayan Paul in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.08.21

Covid jab administered crosses 52cr: Centre

The cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has surpassed the 52 crore-mark, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday. India took 85 days to touch the figure of 10 crore. It ...
By PTI, Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.08.21

Maha: Malls open for fully jabbed

Further relaxing the Covid-19 curbs, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to allow malls and restaurants to remain open till 10 pm with a 50 per cent capacity from August 15 onwards, provid...
By Our bureau and PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 11.08.21

Free jab will revive economy: Report

The free vaccination drive rolled out by the government is likely to create a positive impact on the job market and on the overall economy as most respondents believed that it will help them in provid...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


India  /  Published 11.08.21

Covid: over 38k cases, 497 deaths

India logged 38,353 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,20,36,511, while the active cases have declined to 3,86,351, the lowest in 140 days, according to the Union...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.08.21

Covid: Ranchi records highest spike

Jharkhand on Tuesday vaccinated over 75,000 residents, including around 55,000 below 45, against Covid-19, figures released by the health department highlighted.  As per provisional da...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 11.08.21

Rs 50,000 help for JU teachers

Jadavpur University is paying teachers Rs 50,000 as advance for “procuring hardware/peripherals as teaching aid in this pandemic era”. A notice issued on July 30 says the university has c...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

India  /  Published 11.08.21

An 'irresponsible' Covid riddle: Post-jab infections

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.08.21

Kerala boosts tourism with bio-bubble model

Kerala has rolled out a bio-bubble model to revive its tourism sector that opened on Monday for inoculated visitors. Bio-bubbles are sanitised environments manned by fully vaccinated people, includin...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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