Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Drug caution for Calcutta cops

Police officers on duty as “frontline workers” in the fight against Covid-19 have been asked to take hydroxychloroquine as a preventive only if recommended or prescribed by a registered medical pr...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Tripura gears up to augment Covid-19 facilities

The Tripura government has started an intensive sample collection drive and identified three new hospitals for treatment, after the spike in the number of Covid-19 cases.Tripura now has the highest nu...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Brave nurse recounts tryst with Covid-19 patient

When white-robed Hage Rinya, 21, appeared on Facebook and web channels on Thursday, thousands listened to her in speechless wonder as though an angel had graced the virtual world by her presence.Soft-...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 08.05.20

Mizoram MLAs take pay cut

Mizoram’s legislators on Thursday decided to contribute 30 per cent of their basic pay to the state exchequer from May till December to aid the Covid-19 battle.The decision came two days after all g...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Calcutta  /  Published 05.05.20

Covid-19 data norms for private hospitals in Bengal

The state health department on Tuesday gave private hospitals a revised format to report Covid-19 cases and asked them to give a 24-hour update every morning, along with a list of patients and their c...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.20

Central health team to tour city

Another central team will arrive in Calcutta soon as the Union health ministry is sending 20 public health teams to as many districts across the country reporting the highest number of Covid-19 cases,...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 29.04.20

Eat healthy, stay fit

Of the many heartbreaking stories I’ve read or heard during this ghastly pandemic, one stands out as especially distressing, almost criminal. The headline, on page one of The New York Times on April...

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.04.20

Patients yes, jobs no

Deepa Devi, 40, an attendant for patient care, is living an irony amid the novel coronavirus. For years she has served the ailing but now when hospitals are filled with Covid-19 patients she has no jo...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Needed: Science and politics in one boat

Covid is an orphan virus and is using one strategy till such time comes when human beings, its only target so far, acquire an immune response strong enough to repel or keep it at bay.It has united a d...
By Abhijit Chowdhury

Sports  /  Published 30.03.20

Messi jab after Barcelona pay cut

Lionel Messi confirmed on Monday that Barcelona’s players would take a 70 per cent pay cut and make financial contributions to ensure the club’s other employees are paid in full during the state o...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta


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