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North East  /  Published 25.05.20

Home quarantine allowed in Mizoram

The Mizoram government has allowed home quarantine for returnees to ease the rush in designated quarantine facilities, a senior official said on Monday.Chief secretary Lalnunmawia Chuaungo told The Te...
By Henry L. Khojol in Imphal

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.20

Cyclone halts patient cremation

The cremation of 20 Covid-19 patients was held up between Wednesday evening and Friday morning because transporting bodies to the Dhapa crematorium was difficult in the wake of Cyclone Amphan, the civ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Hospitals set up non-Covid wings

Creating “non-Covid” wings for patients not infected by the coronavirus, shifting a patient who has tested positive for the disease to another unit — private hospitals in Calcutta are tweaking t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Relieved to be back, finally

The first flight bringing back stranded Indians from the US to Calcutta landed at the city airport on Tuesday afternoon.Part of the Centre’s Vande Bharat mission, 195 people, including children, fle...
By Snehal Sengupta in

Health  /  Published 09.06.20

Exposure to a few coronaviruses does not make you sick...

When experts recommend wearing masks, staying at least six feet away from others, washing your hands frequently and avoiding crowded spaces, what they are really saying is: try to minimise the amount ...
By Apoorva Mandavilli in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.03.20

Cops give meals

Ranchi and Kolhan police were among those who acted on the directive of chief minister Hemant Soren and opened community kitchens at police stations to feed daily wage earners and the poor who are the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 25.03.20

Covid-19 patient dies in Tamil Nadu

A 54-year-old man infected with coronavirus died at a hospital here in the early hours of Wednesday, the first death recorded in Tamil Nadu due to the contagion, state health minister C. Vijayabaskar ...
By PTI in Madurai

India  /  Published 24.03.20

India under lockdown from midnight

Prime Minister Narendra clamped a draconian, nationwide 21-day curfew on the country during which people must not step out of their homes as part of a desperate bid to stamp out Covid-19. In his secon...
By TT Bureau in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

IB Class XII exams cancelled

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Class XII exams, scheduled for May, have been cancelled as countries across the world fight the coronavirus pandemic. At least three city schools — Calcutta Inte...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.03.20

Most of India under lockdown

Much of the country was locked down on Monday with the Centre warning of legal action against those violating the restrictions enforced to curtail the pandemic, which has claimed more than 14,500 live...
By PTI in New Delhi


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