Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

SOP ahead for hand sanitiser near pandal

Hand sanitisers are highly inflammable because of the high alcohol content and can be a direct fire hazard when kept near puja pandals. The matter was discussed during the Durga Puja coordination mee...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Lalbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

Teen makes no-touch sanitiser dispenser

When life gives you a pandemic, make a sanitiser dispensing machine. At least, that’s what Sheikh Monirul Islam, a class XI student of Siliguri Boys’ High School, has done. As school clo...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.20

Barter system lets the poor get sanitisers

Some youths in East Burdwan’s Palla Road have started a sanitiser bank to ensure cash crunch did not come in the way of the poor keeping themselves safe during the pandemic. The bank operates o...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Calcutta  /  Published 14.07.20

Hospital told to return Rs 200 out of Rs 250

The regulatory body for private hospitals on Monday asked a hospital to return the bulk of what it had charged a patient for thermal scanning and hand sanitiser at its OPD. The West Bengal Clinical E...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Top draws in corona season

Over the last three months, mask and hand sanitiser have become our best friends. We haven’t stepped out of the house without these. Shopkeepers too, claim these to be top selling items and almo...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta


India  /  Published 08.06.20

Time to be more careful

Hey, we get it. We’ve been under one of the most draconian coronavirus lockdowns in the world for so long. Who doesn’t want to go mingle now it’s been eased? But Covid-19 loves people letting do...

India  /  Published 21.04.20

Rahul Gandhi asks the poor to wake up

The resolve of the Congress to display restraint and desist from attacking the Narendra Modi government during the pandemic crisis appears to have waned as its “constructive” suggestions on managi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.04.20

Sanitisation modes and measures

A city-based car service start up Automovill is sanitising vehicles used by government officials, police personnel and others to ensure their safety.The Automovill Guwahati team is sanitising the vehi...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.20

Darjeeling ATMs to be sanitised today

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has decided to sanitise all ATMs in Darjeeling on Friday to prevent the possible spread of the coronavirus from the touch-based machines.Party president Binay Tamang said on...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 05.04.20

Hospital staff put in quarantine

The Guwahati Municipal Corporation on Sunday started sanitising Midland Hospital where the city’s first novel coronavirus patient was said to have undergone treatment between March 12 and 14.Sources...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati


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