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West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.20

Chhau dancer survives on NGO dole

Karna Karmakar, a 27-year-old chhau dancer who has performed in the US, Scotland, Brazil and France, on Tuesday morning motorcycled 40km to Purulia town to collect a packet of relief essentials worth ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.20

Bengal 7th among states in Covid tally

Bengal on Tuesday reported 2,931 new Covid-19 cases, taking its total number of infections past 1 lakh with 1,01,390 lab-tested cases.  The state now ranks the seventh in India in terms of most ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.08.20

XLRI launches new session online

For the first time in its history, XLRI-Xavier School of Management began its new academic session online from Monday, delayed by around two months because of the Covid-19 pandemic. As many as 477 st...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.08.20

Bus services unlikely soon

Transport minister Champai Soren has said that the Jharkhand government was unlikely to allow resumption of bus services anytime soon, given the steady rise in the number of Covid-19 cases across the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 11.08.20

Plea to open Amusement parks

  Amusement parks in the country on Tuesday urged the government to allow reopening as the restrictions are causing huge losses, which may lead to job cuts. The Indian Association of Amusement ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

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India  /  Published 11.08.20

PM: 10 states have 80% cases

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday noted that 10 states account for 80 per cent of active COVID-19 cases, and asserted if the virus is defeated in these states, then the country will also emerge ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.20

Active cases fall from Sunday count

A rise in recoveries has lowered the number of active Covid-19 cases from the previous day for the first time since July 28 in Bengal. The number of active cases till 9am on Monday stood at 26,031, a...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.08.20

Covid: Pranab tests positive

Abhijeet Mukherjee, the son of the former president, also tweeted, "I wish my father a speedy recovery ! I appeal to all my countrymen to pray for his speedy recovery & good health." Sev...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 10.08.20

Indian hockey player Mandeep Singh tests positive for Covid-19

Indian hockey team forward Mandeep Singh has tested positive for Covid-19, becoming the sixth national player to contract the dreaded infection, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Monday. Th...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.20

Covid toll jumps to 177 as nine more die

The Covid toll reached 177 in state on Sunday after nine patients, including three from East Singhbhum and two from Ranchi, died during treatment, figures released by the National Health Mission (NHM)...
By Our Correpondent in Ranchi


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