Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.21

Lowdown on Covid safe homes

Capacity: 200 beds at the institutional quarantine centre at Kishore Bharati Stadium, Santoshpur. The capacity will be scaled up. Who will be admitted? Asymptomatic Covid-19 patients who cannot isol...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.04.21

Bihar to reactivate quarantine centres

In a 2020 redux, Bihar is going to reactivate quarantine centres to accommodate people, especially migrant labourers who have started returning from states like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, R...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Books  /  Published 12.03.21

Old strain

Readers who prefer to engage with feeling and anecdote rather than hard data would be struck by Tumbe’s wide-ranging literary references, which include Kautilya, Giovanni Boccaccio, Munshi Premc...
By Chintan Girish Modi

Sports  /  Published 19.01.21

Quarantined players get creative

A Spanish tennis website reported that world No.1 Novak Djokovic had written to Tennis Australia boss Craig Tiley asking that quarantine restrictions be eased for players, including reducing the manda...
By Reuters in Melbourne

Food  /  Published 02.01.21

Cooked & ready to serve

By Sibendu Das


India  /  Published 22.12.20

Covid: Delhi to monitor health of UK returnees

Amid rising concerns over a new variant of the coronavirus discovered in the United Kingdom, the Delhi government on Tuesday announced that it will check the health conditions of passengers who have a...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 10.12.20

Guilty Or Not Guilty?

Confined into one little room as I recovered from Covid, I afforded myself the guilty pleasure of binge-watching The Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Wives. While I was voyeuristically devouring the grande...
By Preeti Chaturvedi

Arts  /  Published 26.11.20

High on music

Small Talk came second on Spotify’s Editorial playlist, so do you feel the pressure as you work on your upcoming album? Dipan: Not that much of a pressure. Currently we’re just taking it ...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.20

Watch over Covid patients at home

The West Midnapore district administration has set up specialised teams of admission committees at gram panchayats to regularly supervise Covid-19 patients in home isolation and help them get admitted...
By Anshuman Phadikar in West Midnapore

Sports  /  Published 29.10.20

Lessons new & old for Robbie Fowler roadmap

Life during quarantine is all about football for SC East Bengal’s newly appointed coach Robbie Fowler. The former England and Liverpool forward, who arrived in Goa on October 16 and is under th...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


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