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India  /  Published 28.05.21

Vaccination near home for aged

Delhi High Court on Thursday sought the Centre and the Delhi government’s response on a plea seeking directions to them to ensure adequate supply of Covid-19 vaccines for residents, especially i...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.05.21

Bombay HC calls for jab at doorstep

Bombay High Court on Thursday said it was disheartened and disappointed with the Centre’s insensitivity and with the Mumbai civic body for not starting door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination for seni...
By PTI in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

Bengal Elections 2021: Senior citizen voters

Seen at: SBI staff training centre, HC Block Age: 88 The octogenarian had reached the booth all masked up but then realised she had left her voter card at home. So she sat waiting outside under a ga...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Business  /  Published 17.04.21

Tax break for senior citizens sought

The government had decided to withdraw steep cuts in small savings amid ongoing assembly elections in certain states, including Bengal which commands the highest share in small savings collections in ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.04.21

Office-goers rush for Covid jab in Calcutta

“It is clear that the working population prefers to take the jab at a time that does not coincide with their work schedule. We vaccinated about 120 people between 8am and 10am - 100 of them were...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

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India  /  Published 29.03.21

Panic over death after Covid vaccine in Bihar

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By Dev Raj in Patna

Calcutta  /  Published 27.03.21

Covid jab calls flood hospitals in Calcutta

Private hospitals who were looking for Covid-19 vaccine recipients till the other day to avoid wastage are now flooded with calls from people above 45 who are interested in taking the shots. The Cent...
By Sanjay Mandal, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.03.21

Lessons from mild post-vaccine cases

A number of doctors, hospital officials and other healthcare workers have tested positive for Covid-19 even after taking two doses of a vaccine against the disease. However, all of them are either asy...
By Sanjay Mandal, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.03.21

Prioritise treatment of elderly, hospitals told

  The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that elderly people be given priority in admission and treatment at private hospitals besides at government medical institutions amid the Covid-19 pandem...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.21

Glitches in app hit vaccination drive

Thousands of senior citizens across Bengal on Monday had to wait for hours or left without a jab from the hospital as the CoWin 2.0 app faced glitches on a day the central health ministry started vacc...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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