Social Distancing
Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.20

Calcutta mayor’s lockdown message

Lockdown measures cannot be violated in containment zones, mayor Firhad Hakim told councillors in a meeting on Monday.Councillors should also follow distancing norms and desist from distributing relie...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.20

Schools of Calcutta plan for uncharted days

Schools in the city are preparing for changes that they will have to implement to maintain social distancing whenever the government allows them to resume classes on campus.Reducing the strength of a ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.05.20

Tribal outfit vows social distancing for Bishu Shikar

A frontal tribal outfit that organises the annual Bishu Shikar, the annual tribal hunting festival, at Dalma hills, has promised to abide by the lockdown to curb the spreading of the novel coronavirus...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.04.20

Social distancing? Woh kya cheez hota hai ji?

Ask Anshu Kumar Sinha, a teenaged schoolboy from Palamau, what he understands by social distancing or its Hindi translation “samajik doori”, and he looks befuddled. His friend, at Semar Tarn in Pa...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.03.20

Crowded market mocks isolation

Buyers jostling for space at a makeshift vegetable market made a mockery of social distancing at Jai Prakash Udyan at Adityapur in the adjoining Seraikela-Kharsawan district on Sunday.Vendors, who had...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.03.20

Demands down, farm alarm rings

The lockdown because of the Covid-19 pandemic has hit the vegetable markets in the city that are devoid of buyers despite being well-stocked, and an MLA said farmers have been badly hit by the drop in...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.20

Distances in a crowded house

Everything in my American life is coming to a standstill. Colleagues aren’t travelling. Conferences and meetings have been cancelled. University classes are moving online as professors scramble to l...
By Dipesh Chakrabarty

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Buses for emergency teams

The transport department has decided to run buses on a few routes between 8am and 8pm for people engaged in emergency work.These buses will ply on these routes — Howrah station to Kamalgazi, Esplana...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.20

The cultural anxiety about solitariness

Earlier this month, Mumbai ushered in Holi in a peculiar way. Coronasur — a symbolic effigy of Covid-19 which, the WHO says with good reason, is now a global health emergency — was consigned to th...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Science  /  Published 22.03.20

At a distance, the corona way

A pestilence isn’t a thing made to man’s measure; therefore we tell ourselves that pestilence is a mere bogey of the mind, a bad dream that will pass away.Albert Camus, La peste (The Plague)Publis...
By Prasun Chaudhuri


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