Rn Tagore International Institute Of Cardiac Sciences
News  /  Published 20.05.22

RN Tagore hospital offers jabs to 3 Kolkata schools

A private city hospital has approached several schools to administer Covid vaccination to students and teachers free of cost before they run out of stock or the vaccines expire. Some of the schools s...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.05.22

Two-year countdown to Rs 125-crore Mukundapur drainage project relief

Large housing complexes like Utalika and Avidipta are located in the area. New housing complexes of similar scale are coming up, along with a number of big schools. The Telegraph has reported several...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.04.22

‘Poor’ response to booster shot in Kolkata healthcare centres

Chandramouli Bhattacharya, an infectious disease specialist at Peerless Hospital, said a large section of the population had started believing that Covid — or at least the worst of it — wa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.04.22

1,000 get boosters at 89 jab centres across West Bengal on Day 1

More than 1,000 people aged between 18 and 59 took their booster dose of Covid vaccines at 89 private vaccination centres in Bengal on Sunday. The drive to administer the booster — or the preca...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.04.22

Four hospitals in Kolkata decide on zero Covid beds

At least four hospitals in Kolkata have converted all Covid beds into non-Covid ones as no patient with the disease has been admitted for several days. A few other hospitals said one or two persons w...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


News  /  Published 22.03.22

Steep surge in Dhaka air fares

On Monday afternoon, the one-way fare from Dhaka to Kolkata for Tuesday was around Rs 25,000. The fare from Kolkata to Dhaka was around Rs 18,000. Airline officials and travel agents said the surge i...
By Sanjay Mandal, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.03.22

Hospitals and KMC swap Covid vaccines to duck expiry dates

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has replaced about 16,000 Covid vaccine doses that were lying with private hospitals and were to expire a week later with ones that can be stored for a few more mon...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.01.22

Kolkata hospitals battle wastage of Covid vaccines

A number of private hospitals are reporting an increase in vaccine wastage because of low turnout for the jabs. At Kolkata Municipal Corporation clinics, the jab recipients are made to wait till ther...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.12.21

Kids’ vaccination lays bare Covaxin shortage at private hospitals

The RN Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences has placed an order for 5,000 Covaxin doses for the new drive. “It will take around seven to 10 days for the supply to arrive. Only aft...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.12.21

Commission raps RN Tagore, CMRI and Apollo over drug prices, orders refund to patients

The clinical establishment regulatory commission on Monday penalised three private hospitals in the city for not providing patients the least-priced drugs and not offering discounts, in violation of a...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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