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

Calcutta  /  Published 28.03.20

Shortage of workers hits drug supply

The supply of medicines took a hit in several parts of the city on Saturday because of a shortage of workers at various levels in the supply chain.Medicines from manufacturers reach stores from wholes...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.03.20

Demands down, farm alarm rings

The lockdown because of the Covid-19 pandemic has hit the vegetable markets in the city that are devoid of buyers despite being well-stocked, and an MLA said farmers have been badly hit by the drop in...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.20

A test of community spirit, self-discipline

As I write this the global death toll from Covid-19 approaches 9,000 and the total number of cases has breached the 2,00,000 mark.The chief minister of Bengal has demonstrated war-like urgency in the ...
By Biswanath Ghosh Dastidar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 20.03.20

Govts see red as virus death toll reaches 10,000

More than 10,000 people have now died in the coronavirus pandemic that has swept from China throughout the world, forcing the confinement of tens of millions in their homes.As the virus marches westwa...
By AFP in Paris


India  /  Published 20.03.20

No 'Janata Curfew' for Shaheen Bagh

The health ministry on Friday said that 206 coronavirus positive cases have been reported in India so far and more than 6,700 people who have come in contact with them are under surveillance.Joint sec...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 18.03.20

Can Olympics be held in July?

The coronavirus pandemic is bringing most of the world’s sports to a standstill. But one event that is still scheduled is the Tokyo Olympics, which are set to begin in late July. On Tuesday, shortly...
By Matt Futterman and Joe Ward/The New York Times Company

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.20

Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary draws curtain on tourists

Tourists enjoying a break at the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary were asked on Tuesday to go home after the state government’s order kicked in to close public places in view of the novel coronavirus pandem...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.20

Jharkhand's guide to coronavirus

The threatSo far, 19 samples (nose and throat swabs) from Jharkhand have been sent for test, of which 17 have returned negative and two results are awaited. State epidemiologist Dr Praveen Kumar Karn ...
By Animesh Bisoee and Vijay Deo Jha

Calcutta  /  Published 26.06.20

Annual fee relief at 8 schools: Archbishop

Eight unaided ICSE schools run directly by the archdiocese of Calcutta will waive half their annual fees, Reverend Thomas D’Souza, the archbishop of Calcutta, said on Thursday. No waiver will b...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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