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Smaller idols, day hours pandal hopping, sanitisers to mark Durga Puja during Covid times

Kolkata: A forum, which represents more than 350 Durga Puja committees in Kolkata, has come up with a broad-based code for holding Pujas amidst Covid-19 pandemic, bringing cheer to the emotionally-charged Begalis and pandal hoppers. The...

Covid Care Network: A guiding light for Covid-19 patients

Kolkata: With India battling the ever bulging number of Covid-19 positive cases, panic and chaos amongst patients and their family members are constant. How bad is the level of infection, what does one do next,...

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren goes into home quarantine, as a minister and MLA test Covid-19 positive

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has gone into home quarantine as a minister of his cabinet and another MLA tested Corona positive on Tuesday. Both the minister and the MLA are leaders of the...

A doctor who is happy to be paid ‘peanuts’

Kolkata: At a time when big multispecialty hospitals in Kolkata are busy adding additional charges to their patients' bills even for OPD consultations, a doctor in his humble dispensary right in the heart of Kolkata...

Covid-19 horror chamber that no one calls out

On May 28, Devram Bhisikar, a retired factory worker, complained of chest pain and was taken to the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad. After the 71-year-old patriarch was admitted, his family was told to leave and call...

‘The Trap’ grips audiences on a virtual stage across continents

Kolkata: A bunch of theatre enthusiasts in Kolkata, Bengaluru, Gurugram and Tampa (Florida) turned a popular webinar application into a virtual stage across geographic bounds for a spectacular digital adaptation of Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap--...