West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.20

BDO, kin hit by Covid bias in Arambagh

A block development officer, her husband and eight-year-old daughter were stranded on a road for over three hours on Sunday morning when residents of a locality here refused to let the family enter th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

World  /  Published 20.07.20

Kids spread virus like adults: Survey

In the heated debate over reopening schools, one burning question has been whether and how efficiently children can spread the virus to others. A large new study from South Korea offers an answer: Ch...
By Apoorva Mandavilli in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.20

36 die as Bengal Covid numbers rise

Bengal reported 36 deaths from Covid-19 on Sunday, the highest in a day in the state so far. On July 9, 27 people had died of the disease. The state also recorded highest number of cases at 2,278, re...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.20

Class act: The suing of Trump

Resistance matters. It is a simple enough lesson, but not as simple to implement or emulate. Seventeen American states and the District of Columbia sued the Donald Trump administration for the Immigra...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 19.07.20

Covid times: advice for all is to 'do it yourself'

A rise in the number of Covid-19 patients in New Town has prompted many residents’ associations in the township to “encourage” people to do their household chores themselves and driv...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.20

Siliguri wholesale hub locked down

The spike in Covid-19 cases across north Bengal, especially Siliguri subdivision in Darjeeling district and Malda district, despite the ongoing lockdown led to the closure of wholesale grocery in Sili...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.20

Over 2,000 new cases in Bengal, tests rise

Saturday’s numbers showed yet another 24-hour record jump in new Covid-19 cases with 2,198, cures with 1,286, and tests with 13,465, a day the Mamata Banerjee government held a news meet, spearh...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

World  /  Published 18.07.20

Belgium fear a second wave

Belgium may be at the start of a second wave of coronavirus infections after reporting a 32 per cent increase in weekly cases, though for now the resurgence appears more localised than the initial out...
By Reuters in Brussels

Calcutta  /  Published 18.07.20

3 city markets to be shut till Sunday

Three markets in the Ultadanga area — in Muchibazar, Kadapara and Joramandir — will remain shut till Sunday, the Calcutta Municipal Corporation has decided following a rise in the number o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.20

Malda, Siliguri scout for new Covid facilities

Administrative officials in Darjeeling and Malda are scouting for new facilities which can be used as hospitals for Covid-19 patients with the steady rise in infections in the two districts. While ar...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Siliguri


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