India  /  Published 18.07.21

Has Covid-19 third wave arrived in India?

The World Health Organization this week has set the alarm bells ringing as it said that the world is at the very advanced stages of the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The third wave is mostly be...
By Our Bureau

World  /  Published 18.07.21

Sajid Javid says he has tested positive

British health minister Sajid Javid on Saturday said he had tested positive for Covid-19, but that his symptoms were mild and he had had two doses of vaccine against the disease.  Javid, who has...
By Reuters in London

Business  /  Published 18.07.21

Covid: cloud on microfinance

The second wave of the Covid pandemic has affected the microfinance industry which estimates an adverse impact on the collection efficiency and delinquency levels at the end of June compared with that...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.07.21

Nakhoda: 2 Id prayers this year

Nakhoda Masjid has decided to hold two special prayers for Id-ul-Azha instead of one that was held pre-pandemic, a member of the mosque’s board of trustees said on Saturday. The extra prayer wi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.07.21

Keyboard classes spell doom for pens

By Debraj Mitra, Jhinuk Mazumdar, Gautam Bose in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 18.07.21

Letters to the Editor: Kanwar Yatra a dangerous move

Sir — The Simpsons has done it again. The show had predicted Richard Branson’s space sojourn in 2014. It had previously predicted the Trump presidency, the discovery of the Higgs...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 18.07.21

Common entrance test off this year: Officials

The Centre has decided it will not go ahead with the common entrance exams for undergraduate and postgraduate courses this year, amid protests by students who don’t want such an exam amid the pa...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.07.21

Maharashtra's daily Covid-19 cases goes up

Maharashtra on Saturday reported 8,172 new COVID-19 cases and 124 deaths which took the state's infection tally to 62,05,190 and death toll to 1,26,851, the health department said in a release. A...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.21

WBJEE held smoothly in offline mode

  Over 90 per cent of the total 92,695 candidates sat for the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) at 274 centres on Saturday, as the first offline public examination held in the state...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.07.21

Odisha: Schools to reopen for classes 10 and 12

  With slight improvement of the corona situation, the Odisha government on Saturday decided to reopen schools for classes 10 and 12 from July 26, a senior official said. School and Mass E...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhubaneswar


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