North East  /  Published 10.05.20

NPP blames govt for ‘inviting’ coronavirus

A section of National People’s Party (NPP) members from Meghalaya’s East Jaiñtia Hills has blamed the Conrad K. Sangma government for “inviting” the novel coronavirus into the state by allowi...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 09.05.20

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan's pat for NE states

Union minister for health and family welfare Harsh Vardhan on Saturday asked the northeastern states to work towards converting the orange zones to green ones and maintain the protective status across...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Test order to all private hospitals of Calcutta

All private hospitals in Calcutta will have to set up coronavirus testing laboratories and increase the number of isolation beds, the state government told the healthcare units at a meeting in Swasthy...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

US firm drops job offer to 3 students of IIEST

A multinational ride hailing company headquartered in the US has withdrawn its job offer to three engineering students of IIEST, Shibpur, citing “business decision” because of the economic downsli...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

AASU, Congress flay Assam govt on relief ‘anomalies’

The All Assam Students’ Union and Opposition Congress on Thursday lambasted the state government for allegedly failing to curb “anomalies” in relief distribution among the economically weaker se...
By A Staff reporter in Guwahati


Calcutta  /  Published 05.05.20

HCQ distribution allegation in Calcutta

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation is distributing hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) without prescription to those living in slums from where Covid-19 cases have been reported or shanties next to them, civic o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 05.05.20

Proposal to cut time by PFA

The head of the English Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) has raised the possibility of playing shorter matches to lighten the load on players.English clubs remain committed to completing ...
By AFP in London

World  /  Published 05.05.20

Likely end of open-floor office

The modern corporate office is renowned for open, collaborative work spaces, in-house coffee bars and standing desks with room for two giant computer monitors.Soon, there may be a new must-have perk: ...
By Matt Richtel/New York Times News Service in San Francisco

Sports  /  Published 05.05.20

IOA fears loss of motivation

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) apprehends that a prolonged absence from sports could lead to a loss of motivation for athletes and has therefore sought suggestions from stakeholders on ways of g...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 05.05.20

Wax on way to shine ball

Australian manufacturer Kookaburra will soon be ready with a wax applicator as an alternative to saliva and sweat to help bowlers shine cricket balls in the post Covid-19 world.There is speculation th...
By PTI in Melbourne


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