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Calcutta  /  Published 26.10.20

Covid fear hits ice cream sales in city

Members of an odd-group that stop by his cart ask him to leave the stuff on the cart, spray disinfectant on the packs before having the ice cream. Dilip Sardar, who sells products of a local ice crea...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.10.20

Pandal-hoppers take over Navami night

Navami night was the most crowded this year, several puja organisers in the city said. But Dashami afternoon and evening was conspicuously empty, police said. Several puja organisers had said on Sund...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.20

‘Covid warriors’ on puja pandal duty

Hundreds of cured novel coronavirus patients, who have been named “Covid warriors” by the state government, were on duty at many popular Durga Puja pandals across Bengal during the four da...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

World  /  Published 24.10.20

Covid: US sets daily record

The US is in the midst of one of the most severe surges of the coronavirus to date, with more new cases reported across the country on Friday than on any other single day since the pandemic began. Si...
By Campbell Robertson, Edgar Sandoval, Lucy Tompkins, Simon Romero in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

Covid: city offers virtual Ashtami anjali

It was virtual anjali for most people in Calcutta on Ashtami, Saturday, barring some neighbourhoods where people stood close to each other to offer anjali. In some places people stayed confined to ci...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

Ashtami evening sees rise in footfall

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By Kinsuk Basu, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.20

This Puja, stay-at-home is the mantra

But residents felt that the state government should have allowed pre-recorded dhak to be played. “Nothing will feel like Puja this year. At least residents could have shut their eyes and enjoyed...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Covid: Bengal logs highest daily cases and deaths

Bengal on Wednesday reported 4,069 new Covid-19 cases, 64 deaths and 3,596 recoveries, all the three figures the highest for a 24-hour period. This is the 18th time in October that the maximum daily ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Covid caution for hotels at seaside towns

Authorities have issued a set of directives for hotel owners at seaside resort towns in East Midnapore district to ensure that social distancing and other novel coronavirus-related health norms are st...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

Health  /  Published 20.10.20

Survivors’ tale

According to Dr Sarkar, even asymptomatic patients must stay alert for at least a fortnight after they are declared Covid-19 negative. They need to continue with all suggested hygienic practices. Thos...
By Sujata Mukherjee in


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