Social Distancing
Health  /  Published 15.07.20

Covid: Close encounter

The coronavirus can stay aloft for hours in tiny droplets in stagnant air, infecting people as they inhale, mounting scientific evidence suggests. This risk is highest in crowded indoor spaces with po...
By Apoorva Mandavilli in

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Lockdown: Salt Lake market rule

Markets in Salt Lake will be kept open only on alternate days and will be sanitised by civic teams on the days they are closed. Data announced on Thursday said 1,088 people tested Covid-positive in B...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Six-foot gap for MPs, not more than two witnesses

The Rajya Sabha secretariat has issued an eight-point protocol for MPs ahead of meetings of the standing committees on science and technology and home affairs on July 10 and 15. The protocol, which h...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

Terrific panic, unthinking nonchalance

The author is professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, and has been working as a volunteer for a rural development NGO for the last 30 years ...
By Samantak Das in

Health  /  Published 07.07.20

Masks: when to change after getting home?

Q. I frequently develop fungal infections. My private parts itch and it is embarrassing. Check if you have diabetes. If so control it adequately. Wear only cotton innerwear and do not wear panties at...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 07.07.20

Fun way to train muscles without visiting a gym

Finally, bear in mind that to our muscles, weight is weight, Walker pointed out, whether it comes in the form of a barbell or a boulder — our biceps, glutes, quads and other muscles will strengt...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

India  /  Published 05.07.20

Odisha groom held for flouting rules

A groom and his immediate relatives were arrested on Saturday for violating the norms of social distancing during his marriage procession in southern Odisha’s Berhampur. The groom, with no face...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 05.07.20

Covid: Nitish seen with suspect

Samples of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, several of his secretaries and deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi were sent for Covid-19 tests on Saturday afternoon after Bihar Legislativ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Morning walk nod for 3 hours with rules

IIM-Calcutta hosted incoming students from the batch of 2022 online on Monday where new students interacted with current students. Traditionally, this introduction happens through a series of physica...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.06.20

Rath Yatra: Faith helps, so does Mr India

When the Supreme Court ruled that only 500 people would be allowed to pull each of the three chariots during Rath Yatra in Puri this year, many at the Jagannath Temple were apprehensive. After all, s...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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