World  /  Published 24.10.20

Lufthansa offers free Covid test to flyers

Lufthansa’s Austrian Airlines is offering rapid pre-boarding coronavirus tests free to passengers on one of its routes as part of a group-wide plan to make such tests standard, the company said ...
By Reuters in Vienna

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Why not JEE in Bengali, if in Gujarati, asks CM

If the Joint Entrance Examination can be held in Gujarati, why not in Bengali, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she had asked the Centre. She was addressing students at an online program...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.09.20

Covid: doctors to visit Ranchi homes

Covid-19 patients staying in home isolation in Ranchi will now be visited by a government doctor twice in 10 days to keep a tab on their health, officials from the district administration said on Thur...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.20

Covid: state testing rate 6 per cent

Jharkhand government has tested nearly 6 per cent of the state’s population for the coronavirus in the past six months, notching up a testing rate higher than the national average of around 5 pe...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Covid recoveries cross 2 lakh in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday crossed 2 lakh Covid-19 recoveries — 2.02 lakh out of 2.31 lakh total patients — 189 days after the first case was detected on March 17. While one lakh recoveries were a...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.20

3,192 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Friday logged 3,192 new Covid-19 cases, 59 deaths and 2,960 recoveries, which raised the state’s total caseload to over 2.18 lakh, of which over 1.9 lakh are recoveries and 4,242 death...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

3,227 new cases, 59 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday reported 3,227 new Covid-19 cases, 59 deaths and 2,996 recoveries as the total number of patients went above 2.09 lakh, of whom 1.81 lakh had been cured and 4,062 had succumbed to th...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.09.20

NEET turnout touches 90% in city

The attendance was 80 to 90 per cent at many of the venues of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), through which all medical colleges in India admit students to their undergraduate cours...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.09.20

More than 100 students crack JEE Main in Bokaro

Sarthak, a student of Rainbow Public School, has scored the highest (with 99.982 percentile) in the district at Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main. The results were declared on Saturday. Rohit Ran...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

India  /  Published 12.09.20

NEET: 15 lakh to appear

Over 15 lakh candidates are expected to appear in medical entrance exam NEET on Sunday which will be conducted amid strict precautions in view of the COVID1-9 pandemic, according to officials of the N...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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