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Sports  /  Published 31.03.20

Fifa plans emergency fund

Fifa are working on the details of a “Football Marshall plan” to deal with the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, which will almost certainly result in them dipping into their $2.7 b...
By Agencies in Manchester

Health  /  Published 31.03.20

Keep the elderly safe from the coronavirus

In the early phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, the general impression was that the virus was mostly fatal to the elderly and/or people who had some underlying health conditions. Social media cess pits f...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Calcutta  /  Published 17.05.20

Food help over Harry Potter books

Eight-year old Mriganka had been saving up for over three years to buy the complete set of Harry Potter books, but he decided to empty his little blue bag for a community kitchen instead.The Class III...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.05.20

Neighbours put up ‘barricade’ around house

A doctor who tested positive for Covid-19 last week and decided to stay in home isolation because she had mild symptoms alleged that the local civic body and some residents of the area had been pressu...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.05.20

Paralysed elder forced out of flat

A septuagenarian lady, just out of hospital, was hounded out of a rented flat in Dhakuria by some residents for fear of “the spread of Covid-19 from an outsider”, her son has alleged.The woman, pa...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 17.05.20

Worry over rising Covid-19 cases, containment zones

Concern and fear continued to grow among residents of Assam’s capital, as the number of Covid-19 cases and containment zones continued to rise.On Saturday night, two more Covid-19 cases were detecte...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.05.20

11 fresh cases in Tripura, count 167

Eleven persons in Tripura tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday, taking the state’s positive cases to 167.However, the state government is yet to find the source of the virus.Chief minister Bipla...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.20

College hard sells green zone

A private engineering college of Bankura is trying to attract students, riding on its location within a “green” zone on Bengal’s Covid map.A district is labelled “green” if it reports no new...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.20

Apartments clock more Covid-19 cases than slums in Calcutta

More Covid-19 cases are now being reported from “buildings” than slums, Firhad Hakim, the chairman of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation’s board of administrators, said on Friday. A civic offici...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Look how some treat Covid hero

An orthopaedic surgeon who had volunteered to join the fight against Covid-19 at his workplace in East Midnapore, and did what many doctors are shying away from, allegedly faced his neighbours’ wrat...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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