West Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.21

Bid for brew of high quality

After sunset, Dhar said, evaporation stops on the surfaces of the tea leaf. “Besides, tea leaves are believed to gather large amounts of calcium, magnesium and some other vital nutrients from th...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.21

Bangladesh nod for medical visa holders to return

The Bangladesh deputy high commission here on Tuesday issued no-objection certificates to around 300 countrymen, who had arrived in India on medical visas, so that they could return home. But in the a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.04.21

No shield for oxygen tanker drivers

Sohan Singh Aitiana on Sunday sent two trained drivers with empty oxygen tanker trucks from Calcutta to Reliance’s Jamnagar plant. It will take six to seven days for both the drivers to bring b...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 26.04.21

Covid: Lone taker for govt facility

The state government has offered several of its facilities in Calcutta to big private hospitals to set up Covid treatment centres but so far there has been only one taker. The lone private player tha...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.21

Covid bed crisis in East Midnapore

Hospitals in East Midnapore are facing acute crisis of beds for Covid-19 patients and the facilities could not adhere to the state health department’s directive of maintaining stipulated covid b...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.21

Oxygen: Bengal writes to Centre

The Bengal government has written a letter to the Centre, requesting it to allocate 10 per cent of 50,000 tonnes of oxygen that the latter has decided to import, as some 50 per cent of the oxygen prod...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.04.21

Reserve 60% beds for Covid: Panel

All private hospitals should reserve at least 60 per cent of their sanctioned beds for Covid-19 patients, the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission said on Saturday. Several privat...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.21

Why we didn't wear masks

We spotted many who were without masks or had them on their chin or hanging around ears and some had them in their backpacks...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.21

Covid jabs-for-all: City units in the dark

One private hospital is receiving around 1,200 calls every day from people between 18 and 44, who are seeking bookings for Covid-19 vaccine shots. Another private hospital is having 10 to 12 young pe...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.21

Bengal: no kits to ramp up tests

A shortage of Covid testing kits has resulted in many suspected patients being turned away from testing centres, while several centres are taking more than two days to deliver the results. A number o...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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