Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Covid surveyors see healthy change

“I asked the volunteers whether they were facing the resistance they used to face while taking part in dengue prevention programmes. They said there was hardly any resistance. At places where th...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Durga reaches home, 40 days early

The goddess Durga has arrived in a house near Entally, 40 days before she steps into pandals or thakurdalans, while organisers wait for the government’s instructions on Durga Puja. The Das fami...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Entally

Arts  /  Published 11.09.20

Future vision for the arts

Overwhelming in its import, the pandemic has challenged artists to think of ways to ‘work from home’. With live work on an indefinite hold, digital is now the buzzword in a field such as d...
By Kathakali Jana in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

3,157 cases and 57 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Friday reported 3,157 new Covid-19 cases, 57 deaths and 3,016 recoveries. The total number of patients in the state are now over 1.96 lakh, of whom 1.69 lakh have recovered and 3,828 died. ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

Unions to scale down Vishwakarma Puja

Hundreds of Vishwakarma Puja organisers across Bengal have opted for muted celebrations as they have decided to utilise the festival funds to help workers and their families — living in their ar...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.20

Dhanbad gets 30-bed Covid ICU at PMCH

On a day Dhanbad Dhanbad Deputy Commissioner Uma Shankar Singh carried out the inauguration of a 30 bed state of the art Covid ICU at PMCH Cath lab Dhanbad meant for the treatment of seriously af...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.20

Covid: 2 deaths, lowest in a day in September

Number of active cases of the Covid-19 infection in Jharkhand drew close to 15,500 on Thursday despite higher count of recoveries than fresh cases reported in 24 hours, figures with the health departm...
By Our Correspondent in

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.20

Covid claims steel city’s friend in need

District civil surgeon Rajendra Jha said as many as 5,492 samples were tested on Wednesday. "Our target is to test 40,000 samples by Friday evening using rapid antigen test kits. Due to unav...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 10.09.20

Record single day spike with almost 1 lakh cases

The country saw a record single-day spike of 95,735 infections and 1,172 fatalities taking India's Covid-19 caseload past 44 lakh and death toll to 75,062, while recoveries surged to 34,71,783 on ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.20

Ranchi: 635 Covid cases in a day

Over 1600 people, including 635 in Ranchi alone, tested positive for Covid-19 in 24 hours, taking the tally in Jharkhand close to 57,000, a bulletin released by the National Health Mission (NHM) on We...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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