Jharkhand  /  Published 19.05.20

HC sartorial switch to keep coronavirus at bay

In a big break from time-honoured tradition, Jharkhand High Court has come out with a new instruction on the dress code of judges and lawyers alike amid the Covid-19 pandemic.The high court has asked ...
By Chandrajit Mukherjee in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 30.05.20

Marked seats, short prayer

The Roman Catholic churches will open again from Monday and the archbishop of Calcutta, Thomas D’Souza, has sent out a circular on Saturday regarding the guidelines to be followed inside the places ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

2 more centres in Calcutta for Covid-19 tests

The state health department has asked NRS Medical College and Hospital and Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital to begin Covid-19 tests from the first week of June.The Bengal government has ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 25.05.20

Return by June, July brings floods: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam’s Covid count is galloping. On Monday, the pandemic spread its tentacles to all the 33 districts and witnessed the highest one-day spike of 124 cases till now, taking the total number to 514.A...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 13.06.20

Covid cases spike: India now 4th worst-hit

Ten days after recording two lakh Covid-19 cases, India surpassed the three lakh-mark on Saturday with the worst daily spike of 11,458 infections, while the death toll too climbed to 8,884 with 386 ne...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 10.06.20

Recoveries higher than active cases

India’s number of patients who have recovered from the coronavirus disease after a confirmed diagnosis has for the first time exceeded those still under medical supervision, the Union health ministr...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Stores in malls seek rent relief

Malls in the city have reopened but many of their stores have not.Remaining shut for two months because of the lockdown has dealt a body blow to businesses, officials of such stores said. Many owners ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Top schools pull out of association

The Church of North India (CNI) on Tuesday said the association of heads of Anglo Indian schools had no authority to decide fees or waivers and said the schools would withdraw their membership from th...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Bengal: more isolation hubs

Bengal plans to create isolation facilities for new coronavirus patients with no or mild symptoms because there is fear of a spike in numbers following the relaxation in lockdown norms.State governmen...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.06.20

Online classes bane for kids with disabilities

Children with disabilities need extra hand-holding when they attend online classes with others who are not like them. But they don’t get that, parents in the city have said.Many mainstream schools i...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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