Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.20

Anxiety over Puja marks Snan Yatra

Snan Yatra, or Devasana Purnima, is an important ritual observed a fortnight before Rath Yatra.In Puri, lakhs of devotees witness the ritual at the Lord Jagannath temple. In Calcutta, the occasion coi...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.05.20

Bethany Hospital reopens after 40 days

Bethany Hospital here reopened its doors on Saturday, more than a month after it was shut down, following the detection of the first Covid-19 case in Meghalaya.Chief minister Conrad K. Sangma and heal...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 22.05.20

Row over virus deaths in Delhi

Delhi’s municipal corporations said on Friday that as many as 745 people have died of Covid-19 in the national capital as of May 21, the toll more than three times the number claimed by the Arvind K...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

HS exam dates announced

The 15 pending papers of the Higher Secondary examinations have been scheduled for June 29, July 2 and July 6, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Tuesday.Not more than 80 to 100 examinees wi...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

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...

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


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