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A shot in the arm EU vaccine program struggles to speed up

February 24, 2021 9:23 pm

The European Union is still struggling to get its COVID19 vaccine drive up to speed. 

Rodin Museum sculpture garden reopens to public

January 18, 2021 10:35 am

"Coming back to culture is extremely important, even if I'm not exactly a Rodin fan," visitor Philippe Boirel said Sunday

New strain coronavirus cases go up to 90 in India

January 09, 2021 2:26 pm

All these persons have been kept in single-room isolation in designated healthcare facilities by respective state governments, the ministry had earlier said.

Wars, instability pose vaccine challenges in poor nations

December 27, 2020 6:18 pm

More than 100 health workers, vaccinators and security officials involved in polio vaccination have been killed since 2012.

The Pandemic Dictionary: From Aarogya Setu to Zoom calls and all the new words in between

December 26, 2020 1:22 pm

In a year where we find ourselves at a loss for words, we also relearn our ABCs

Two passengers from UK test Covid positive at Kolkata airport

December 23, 2020 3:23 am

The state health department is conducting genome sequencing for the two passengers from UK to determine if they have been infected by the more transmissible new strain of novel coronavirus.

Four UK passengers test positive for Covid-19 at Ahmedabad airport

December 22, 2020 11:17 pm

The remaining 271 passengers have been advised to be in home quarantine for the next fortnight.

Australia confirms two cases of new coronavirus strain

December 21, 2020 9:08 pm

About 90 locations including cafes, gyms, casinos and supermarkets across Sydney were identified as having been visited by infected people.

Belgians, Dutch halt UK flights, fearing virus variant

December 21, 2020 5:48 pm

The Netherlands banned flights from the U.K. for at least the rest of the year while Belgium issued a flight ban for 24 hours starting at midnight and also halted train links to Britain.

South Korea sets record COVID-19 cases as prison reports major outbreak

December 20, 2020 9:50 am

Of the new cases, 1,072 were locally transmitted and 25 were imported, bringing the total coronavirus infections to 49,665, with 674 COVID-19 deaths as of Saturday midnight.


Migrant exodus, protests, Covid lockdown: Best photos by Indian Express photographers in 2020

December 27, 2020 5:45 pm

Best photos from 2020: From the devastating Cyclone Nisarga to Covid pandemic, here we present the most powerful images that dominated the headlines this year.

World races to contain pandemic as cases surge

November 18, 2020 7:42 pm

Scenes from the frontlines of the global effort to contain the COVID outbreak as cases spike.

Virus cases surge across shaken Europe

October 22, 2020 6:45 pm

European nations are imposing curfews, closing schools, and enlisting student medics as overwhelmed authorities face the nightmare scenario of a COVID resurgence at the onset of winter.

No tokens, thermal screening: What travelling in Delhi Metro will look like after resumption

September 06, 2020 7:33 pm

Over five months after the lockdown halted its services, Delhi Metro, the public transport lifeline of the capital, will restart operations on September 7.

Religious services, sacred ceremonies take place globally under shadow of Covid-19

September 02, 2020 7:18 pm

Religious services, sacred ceremonies and holiday observances took place around the world with people trying to keep themselves and each other safe amid an unabating pandemic.

Melody of Kolkata getting lost in pandemic

August 13, 2020 6:39 pm

The music of Kolkata bands, which is almost two centuries old, is fading in this pandemic.

India's largest crocodile park strapped for cash after lockdown

August 11, 2020 4:54 pm

Madras Crocodile Bank may have as little as four months before it runs out of funds to feed animals, pay staff and do research.

New times for Kolkata's New Market: Shops open, few customers

July 16, 2020 6:52 pm

The West Bengal government on Tuesday extended till July 19 the total lockdown in containment zones to stem the spike in COVID-19 cases.

On the job with a young Covid warrior

July 16, 2020 4:02 pm

The Covid care centre at CWG village is operated by a volunteer group of doctors called Doctors For You (DFY), which is also handling the Covid centre at Shehnai banquet hall in Delhi.

Laughter locked down: How 'Mickey Mouse' lost his job in pandemic

July 16, 2020 11:59 am

Due to coronavirus, many people have lost their jobs due to lockdown. As the country is unlocking, there are many who have not yet started working including Kolkata's Prabir Kumar Sajjan and Gautam Adhikari.