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Jharkhand  /  Published 21.08.20

Covid-19: 754 patients recover, 517 found infected

At least 754 Covid patients recovered from the infection on Thursday, surpassing the count of citizens who tested positive for the virus during the same period, data released by the National Heal...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.08.20

Steel city to miss popular Ganesh fair

He went on to say that they would perfom the puja and rituals in a simple manner at the club house located close to the Ganesh Puja ground. " The club house will be cleaned and sanitized tomorro...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.08.20

Covid-19: Over 960 found infected, nine more die

Over 960 people in Jharkhand tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, taking the tally in state to 26,300, while the toll jumped to 278 as nine more patients died of the viral infection, figures rel...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Culture  /  Published 19.08.20

Jokes go on forever

Sample this meme: “Be nice to your wife. Restaurants are closed.” Laughter emoticon laughter emoticon laughter emoticon. Another one comes with a picture of Tom Hanks and a tagline: &ldquo...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.20

Contempt vs freedom: history as guiding light

The outcome of a current case in the Supreme Court of India seeks to define the difference between contempt and freedom of speech at a rather unusual time in the history of our young republic. Its imp...
By Ashok Ganguly

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India  /  Published 19.08.20

India's Covid tally almost 28 lakh, over 64,000 infected in a day

  With 64,531 people testing positive in a day, India's Covid-19 tally increased to 27,67,273 on Wednesday, while the recoveries crossed the 20-lakh mark pushing the recovery rate to 73.64 p...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.20

Covid containment zone list

Two places each in Chetla and Behala’s Barisha have been included in the latest list of Covid containment zones in the city, which the Calcutta Municipal Corporation put up on its Facebook page ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.20

JU seeks student-aid funds

Jadavpur University has appealed to its teachers and other employees to donate a day’s salary and requested alumni, guardians and others to contribute to raise funds to provide smartphones and h...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.20

Free forms drive applicant count

Most colleges have seen a jump in the number of applications for admission since they stopped taking application fees, following an advisory from the state government, as many students are now applyin...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.20

Gaping digital hole in most district schools

More than half the students of most state-aided schools outside Calcutta do not have a smartphone, laptop or a computer and are not attending online classes, according to reports submitted by the scho...
By Mita Mukherjee in Salt Lake


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