Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.20

Rancour in apartments over rules of quarantine

A family, one of whose members and a help have tested positive for Covid-19, has accused their neighbours of assaulting them. The neighbours have alleged the family had been moving in the building ev...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.07.20

Virus fear hangs as factories reopen

When Bajirao Thengde voiced his fears about going to work after dozens of colleagues fell sick with coronavirus, his boss at a motorbike factory in Maharashtra said he should “learn to live with...
By Reuters in Chennai

India  /  Published 23.07.20

Isolation fee hits Telengana migrants

Coronavirus quarantine charges levied by the Telangana government on migrant workers who are being flown home from Gulf nations will drive many returnees further into debt and put them at risk of dest...
By Reuters in Mumbai

Cricket  /  Published 22.07.20

Two-week quarantine for Indian team

India will have to undergo a two-week quarantine period, most likely in Adelaide, once they touch down in Australia for the much-anticipated tour later this year, Cricket Australia acting chief Nick H...
By PTI in Melbourne

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.07.20

Palamau civil court shut for two days

Work at Palamau civil court has been suspended after one of its third-grade employees tested positive for Covid-19. Confirming the news, principal district and sessions judge (PDJ) Palamau Pradip Kum...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

India  /  Published 19.07.20

Covid: gated care centre norms

The Union health ministry has specified the equipment, material and human resources that urban gated residential complexes or residential societies will require to establish small care centres for Cov...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.07.20

Behave as if Covid positive

Nagaland’s Mon district is “treating” its 2.8 lakh-plus population as asymptomatic Covid-19 patients till a cure is found to check the spread of the virus that has till now infected ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.20

Cremation: CM cites people's hurdle

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday highlighted the problems stemming from people’s resistance to the Covid-19 dead being cremated in their neighbourhoods, saying Calcutta was left with j...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

States  /  Published 16.07.20

Sikkim case against BRO officer over Covid spread

Sikkim police on Wednesday registered an FIR against an officer of the Border Roads Organisation on the charges of endangering the lives of people in the wake of a number of Covid-19 cases reported fr...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.20

Flight talks focus on quarantine agency

The Centre and the state government are discussing which agency should be responsible for ensuring evacuees from international destinations have booked quarantine facilities in Calcutta before boardin...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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