Health  /  Published 17.03.21

Coronavirus questions

I have taken the coronavirus vaccine. Can I still catch Covid-19? You can still get the coronavirus infection but it will be a mild attack, similar to the flu. However, you still need to wear a mask ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Calcutta  /  Published 11.02.21

New normal at Belur Math

“Over a period of time, devotees will get used to the new order inside the Math. We just hope that none of our monks or employees contract Covid-19,” said another senior monk, who was over...
By Our Special Correspondent in Belur

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Covid museum on Card in Calcutta

Doctors in Calcutta have decided to set up a museum to commemorate the frontline workers who died in the battle against coronavirus. They are planning t document how lives changed amid the pandemic an...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 11.01.21

Give your child the gift of time

For as long as I can remember, I have been the poster woman for consumerism in my family. I remember Mastercard did this really beautiful campaign some years ago where they showed beautiful moments of...
By Preeti Chaturvedi

India  /  Published 28.12.20

Covid-19: Telangana health dept on alert

One more United Kingdom (UK) returnee has tested positive for coronavirus infection, thereby taking the total number of people, who have tested positive, to 21 since December 9. Observing that the Te...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Hyderabad


Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.20

Schools: letter must from parents

Parents of children studying in class 10 and class 12 of schools across Jharkhand will have to submit a consent letter stating clearly that they are aware of precautions that students would need to ta...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Style  /  Published 10.12.20

Learn how to avoid dry, cracked hands

Washing your hands is one of the most effective ways to limit the spread of Covid -19 . A regular and thorough washing of your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or using an alcohol-bas...
By Ishrat Ansar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Sanitise terminals & markets: Bengal govt

A spike in Covid-19 cases ahead of Durga Puja prompted the Bengal government to ask all districts to launch a special sanitisation drive in crowded zones, especially marketplaces and bus terminals. D...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 20.10.20

NIT issues hostel exit plan for students

The graduating students of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur who hail from other states can collect their belongings from hostels, the institute has said. The authorities want to sa...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 04.10.20

Puja budget tweak over hand sanitisers

Puja organisers are replanning their budgets as they will need about 500 litres of hand sanitisers for the four main days of Durga Puja. It means an additional expenditure of Rs 20,000 to Rs 40,000 de...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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