Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Covid-19 comes to East Singhbhum

Two persons among a group of five who travelled from Calcutta have become the first confirmed Covid-19 cases in East Singhbhum district.The two, a 24-year-old chartered accountant student and a 28-yea...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 11.05.20

Hotels ready 783 rooms for foreign returnees in Calcutta

Hotels in Calcutta have pooled 783 rooms in response to a state government call to create accommodation for self-isolation of individuals coming to the city from abroad.Eleven properties have been ide...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 11.05.20

Himanta Biswa Sarma clears air on tweet

A “fake” screenshot of Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s verified Twitter account claiming that eight more persons in the state had tested positive was doing the rounds since Monday mo...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.05.20

Local groups to monitor home-quarantined in Asssam

The Assam health department, which is facing a major challenge with those in home quarantine flouting guidelines, has decided to form local committees to monitor the process to prevent derailing of th...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.05.20

NPP blames govt for ‘inviting’ coronavirus

A section of National People’s Party (NPP) members from Meghalaya’s East Jaiñtia Hills has blamed the Conrad K. Sangma government for “inviting” the novel coronavirus into the state by allowi...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 09.05.20

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan's pat for NE states

Union minister for health and family welfare Harsh Vardhan on Saturday asked the northeastern states to work towards converting the orange zones to green ones and maintain the protective status across...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Test order to all private hospitals of Calcutta

All private hospitals in Calcutta will have to set up coronavirus testing laboratories and increase the number of isolation beds, the state government told the healthcare units at a meeting in Swasthy...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

US firm drops job offer to 3 students of IIEST

A multinational ride hailing company headquartered in the US has withdrawn its job offer to three engineering students of IIEST, Shibpur, citing “business decision” because of the economic downsli...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

AASU, Congress flay Assam govt on relief ‘anomalies’

The All Assam Students’ Union and Opposition Congress on Thursday lambasted the state government for allegedly failing to curb “anomalies” in relief distribution among the economically weaker se...
By A Staff reporter in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 05.05.20

HCQ distribution allegation in Calcutta

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation is distributing hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) without prescription to those living in slums from where Covid-19 cases have been reported or shanties next to them, civic o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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