Second Wave
News  /  Published 17.06.22

Experts call for stricter Covid protocol

The rise in the Covid case count in the state has prompted health experts to urge the government to reinforce the mask mandate and take a look at isolation norms. It’s also time to step up vacc...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.05.22

NGO hands over 250 oxygen concentrators to rural health workers in West Bengal

An NGO has decided to keep oxygen concentrators in various locations across rural West Bengal so that people requiring oxygen support could use them. The Liver Foundation handed 250 oxygen concentrat...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Jab expert to ISI students: Failures key to success

Students should not be afraid of failures as all discoveries stem from what did not work, said Gagandeep Kang, a professor of Christian Medical College, Vellore. Kang, who addressed the 56th convocat...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

India  /  Published 24.02.22

60% homes in food crisis: Study

Economist Sunil Ray, former director of the A.N. Sinha Institute in Patna, attributed the findings to the decline in jobs and income. “If people have income and money, they will spend on food a...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.22

Covid mortality higher than official counts

The 43 deaths among MPs and MLAs implies a relatively high death rate of 7.3 per 1,000 in this sub-population, three-fold higher than India’s average of 2.3 per 1,000 under the nationwide estima...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

News  /  Published 03.01.22

Gorakhpur paediatrician and activist Kafeel Khan launches book in Kolkata

Paediatrician and activist Kafeel Khan, dismissed last month by the Uttar Pradesh government in connection with the death of 30 children because of oxygen shortage at Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical Col...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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