Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

Cured of Covid-19 but neighbours seek proof

“Dear All, This is to inform you that… and family is out of quarantine.” This was the message sent on Thursday to residents of a housing complex in south Calcutta by its welfare as...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.08.20

70 doctors of Odisha hospital quarantined

As many as  70 doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla here have been put under quarantine after some of them showed symptoms of Covid-19. Direct...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 04.08.20

ICMR, doctors don't see eye to eye on vaccine

The head of India’s apex health research agency said on Tuesday that both indigenous vaccine candidates against the coronavirus disease had completed phase 1 safety studies and were undergoing p...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.08.20

Bengal calls for ICMR antigen test guideline change

People with negative antigen test results at fever clinics in medical colleges and hospitals need not immediately go for an RT-PCR test unless they have other symptoms, the state health department has...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.07.20

Covid: India's tally crosses 16-lakh mark

With a record single-day surge of 55,078 infections, India's Covid-19 caseload raced past 16 lakh on Friday, just two days after it reached the 15-lakh mark, while the number of recoveries rose to...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 30.07.20

Stonehenge origins found in Wiltshire

Scientists have solved an enduring mystery about Stonehenge, determining the place of origin of many of the megaliths that make up the famed monument in Wiltshire, England, thanks to a core sample tha...
By Reuters in London

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.20

NKDA starts walk-in Covid test at New Town fair ground

New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has started walk-in sample collection at the New Town Mela Ground. “We are giving space to anyone who wants to put up a collection stall at the ven...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.07.20

India's Covid tally crosses 15-lakh mark

India's Covid-19 tally went past 15 lakh on Wednesday, two days after it crossed the 14-lakh mark, with 48,513 fresh cases recorded in a day while the recoveries surged to 9,88,029, according to t...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.07.20

Centre planning to double Covid-19 testing capacity

India will seek to double its testing capacity to diagnose the new coronavirus from the current 5 lakh samples to 10 lakh samples daily, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday, inaugurating three...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.07.20

Bihar: Minister and health secy clash

A fight erupted over the deteriorating coronavirus pandemic situation in Bihar at the cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Nitish Kumar, with health minister Mangal Pandey accusing his principal ...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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