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

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 10.06.20

Jail to turn quarantine centre

Sakchi jail, which has been closed since 2008, will soon be converted into a quarantine centre for prisoners, to reduce the risk of other jail inmates getting infected with the Covid-19 virus.Current...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


North East  /  Published 09.06.20

Anti-CAA protesters sent to isolation

Assam police have sent around 33 anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) protesters to 14 days’ home quarantine for violating corona-induced lockdown norms over the first 24 hours.The move has seen the...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

Curbs on non-Covid-19 patients

The North Bengal Medical College & Hospital will admit non-Covid-19 patients but in a restricted manner for some time as around 100 doctors, paramedics and nursing staff are currently quarantined ...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.20

Rajiva Sinha: Six RPF constables untraceable

Bengal chief secretary Rajiva Sinha said on Friday that six of 28 Railway Protection Force personnel who had reached Howrah on April 14 from New Delhi were “untraceable” and they shouldn’t have ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.04.20

The dark side of social distance

Social distancing to contain the Covid-19 pandemic assumed inhuman proportions in a village in Ramgarh where a family was ostracized over suspicion of being infected with the novel coronavirus.The dis...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.04.20

Elderly woman’s body dumped in dry well

Police on Thursday retrieved the body of an elderly woman from a well and cremated it at Patpur panchayat under Bahragora police station area of Ghatshila sub-division, around 90km from the steel city...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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