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North East  /  Published 27.03.20

Liquor firms to make sanitiser

Five lakh litres of sanitisers will be supplied to the health department free of cost in the wake of outbreak of Covid-19 in Assam.The decision is based on a directive by state excise minister Parimal...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

World  /  Published 21.04.20

No proof virus lab-made: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late last year and was not manipulated or produced in a la...
By Reuters in Geneva

India  /  Published 15.04.20

India differs with Donald Trump

India on Wednesday appeared to echo UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres’s position that now was not the time to freeze funds to the World Health Organization after US President Donald Trump announ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 16.04.20

Assam discharges first 2 Covid-19 patients

Assam on Wednesday discharged its first two Covid-19 patients after two successive tests found them to be negative. The number of Covid-19 patients has reached 32 in the state with the detection of a ...
By Rajiv Konwar/ Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

World  /  Published 15.04.20

Lockdowns should be lifted in 2-week stages: WHO

Countries that ease restrictions imposed to fight the spread of the coronavirus should wait at least two weeks to evaluate the impact of such changes before easing again, the World Health Organisation...
By Reuters in Geneva

North East  /  Published 08.04.20

Voice of the people combats coronavirus fear

Radio Brahmaputra, a community radio, is working hard to assist people during the lockdown period and check the spread of coronavirus in Assam’s tea gardens and riverine villages by generating aware...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Health  /  Published 03.09.19

How to take care of your elderly parents

With growing life expectancy across the world, people are living into their 70s and well beyond. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Health and Aging Report, the number of peop...
By Chandana Chandra in

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.20

Beware of the virus trap

Curious about Covid-19 updates? Follow only government websites and reliable sources to avoid falling in the trap of digital frauds, say cyber professionals.Last week, Mumbai-based Avhijit Gavali lost...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur


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