West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.20

1,600 km on cycle to meet ailing son

The extraordinary resolve shown by a 30-year-old migrant worker from Haldia’s Chaulkhola area has added a heartening chapter to the otherwise grim plight of migrant workers that came to light across...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

India  /  Published 10.05.20

Home off bounds, family spends night in car

A young mother of two spent a night cooped up in a car with her children outside her home in Odisha after local people refused to let her enter the house, as fears over contracting Covid-19 from those...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 10.05.20

Virus delays Arctic mission

They prepared for icy cold and trained to be on the watch for polar bears, but a pandemic just wasn't part of the program.Now dozens of scientists are waiting in quarantine for the all-clear to join a...
By AP in

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.05.20

Back from Gujarat, with tales of trauma

A section of labourers who returned from the ceramic tiles hub of Morbi in Gujarat by a special train to Tatanagar station complained of being fleeced of money by a local contractor for their return t...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Style  /  Published 07.05.20

America discovers frugality

For the first time in many decades, the ends of bread are not being thrown away. Same for glass jars, plastic and ziplock bags. Scallions are being regrown. Americans are moving away from their cultur...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 06.05.20

IIT hospital turns into quarantine unit

IIT Kharagpur’s new hospital whose June inauguration has been postponed because of the pandemic is now a quarantine centre for those coming to Bengal from other states.District administration offici...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.05.20

Vijayan push for pre-flight test

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday wrote to the Prime Minister cautioning that bringing back expatriates without prior tests for Covid-19 could be dangerous.“Violating health-safety g...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.05.20

Lab technicians protest at RIMS

Around 50 laboratory technicians of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), who perform a crucial role in pathological examinations in the fight against Covid-19, remained off duty and staged a...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

What to do when a patient tests positive for Covid-19

Panic sets in at healthcare facilities every time a patient admitted for some other disease tests positive for Covid-19.The Union health ministry’s guidelines on what to do are clear, though.The gui...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.20

Contacts can stay home if spacious: CM

People who have come in contact with a Covid-19 patient but have enough space at home to remain isolated from others can stay quarantined at home and will not be shifted to government-run quarantine f...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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