Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.21

Covid: home collection of respiratory samples stopped

The district health administration has put a stop to all home collection of respiratory samples for Covid-19 tests across North 24-Parganas. Complaints of used PPEs lying at streetsides are being cite...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.21

Freedom: What it means in pandemic hit times?

The concept of freedom has become more inwardly oriented, as philosophers say it ought to be — that freedom should be in one’s mind and not through one’s contact with other people. ...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

North East  /  Published 12.08.21

Mizoram: 128 kids test positive for Covid

At least 576 more people, including 128 children, tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the tally in the state to 46,896, a health department official said on Thursday. Two more fatalities ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Aizawl

India  /  Published 12.08.21

Covid: over 41k cases, 490 deaths

India logged 41,195 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,20,77,706, while the active cases increased to 3,87,987, according to the Union Health Ministry data update...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.08.21

Booster dose and jab mix trial

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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


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