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Sero Surveillance Found That 90 Percent People Have Developed Antibodies For COVID-19 In Rajasthan: CM

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

He said it indicates that 'herd immunity' has developed due to the community spread of the infection in the state.

Over 3 Lakh Pilgrims Reach Gangasagar Mela, Subjected To RT-PCR Test

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

RT-PCR tests were conducted on the pilgrims as part of the measures to check the spread of the virus at Gangasagar Mela.


7 Killed, 45 Injured As Bikaner-Guwahati Express Derails In Bengal, PM Takes Stock

The accident occurred around 5 pm in an area under the Alipurduar division of Northeast Frontier Railway, an NFR spokesperson said in Guwahati.

Strictly Follow COVID-19 Norms: Mamata To Gangasagar Pilgrims

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

She requested pilgrims not to overcrowd vehicles in trying to reach Sagar Islands in South 24 Parganas district, to wear double masks and cooperate with the administration, and seek the police's help if needed.


Huge Difference Between Temporary Covid Centre, Cancer Institute: Thakur Hits Out At Mamata

There is a huge difference between a temporary Covid centre and a world-class cancer institute, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said on Saturday, hitting out at Mamata Banerjee.

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07 January, 2022

We Inaugurated The Cancer Hospital Last Year, Says Bengal CM Attacking PM Modi

PTI

While attending the virtual event where PM Modi unveiled the second campus of the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said that the state has funded 25 per cent of the project cost.


07 January, 2022

BJP Seeks Deferment Of Bengal Civic Polls, Control On Number Of Pilgrims At Gangasagar Mela

Outlook Web Desk

State BJP spokesperson Samik Bhattacharya also urged the governments of other states from where pilgrims come in large numbers to the annual fair to impose some restrictions at their end.


07 January, 2022

PM Modi Unveils Cancer Institute In Kolkata, Vows To Reach Best Healthcare Benefits To Poor

PTI

PM Modi dedicated the the 400-bed tertiary cancer care centre to the nation built at a cost of Rs 534 crore.


05 January, 2022

Union minister Shantanu Thakur quits Bengal BJP's WhatsApp groups

Outlook Web Desk

Thakur, who refused to say anything else, did not take phone calls by PTI. His stance along with the move by 5 BJP MLAs earlier last month to quit party WhatsApp groups places a question mark over their future course of action, said analysts.


05 January, 2022

Omicron Scare | Will Gangasagar Mela In Bengal Be A 'Kumbh' Deja Vu?

Shreya Basak

During the second wave, Kumbh Mela was called a 'super-spreader event'. Cut to 2022, will Gangasagar Mela be a mistake the country has been trying to evade?


04 January, 2022

Avishek Dalmiya, Cricket Association Of Bengal President, Tests Positive For COVID-19

PTI

As a precautionary measure, Avishek Dalmiya was shifted to the Woodlands Hospital. Last week, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly too was admitted to the same hospital where he was treated for four days after testing positive.


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03 January, 2022

Covid-19 West Bengal: Kolkata Registers 9,762 Cases Within Week; Over 100 Doctors In Isolation

Outlook Bureau

Covid-19 West Bengal: Over 100 doctors and health workers have been hospitalised over the past three days in the state, after testing Covid positive.


02 January, 2022

Lockdown In West Bengal As Covid-19 Spikes 8 Times In 6 Days

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Covid-19 West Bengal: 10,091 cases in three days prompted the state government to shut schools, colleges, universities and allow trains to ply only till evening.


01 January, 2022

Usual crowd missing as Kolkata largely stays indoors on New Year's Eve

Outlook Web Desk

Strict security arrangements were in place across Kolkata with thousands of police officers on the streets, enforcing the COVID guidelines such as wearing masks and maintaining social distance, officials said.


31 December, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Discharged From Hospital, To Stay In Home Isolation For 14 Days

Outlook Web Bureau

The hospital authorities informed that Ganguly has not been infected with the Omicron variant and that his home isolation will be under the supervision of doctors.


31 December, 2021

TMC stresses on winnability, clean image for selecting candidates for civic poll

Outlook Web Desk

A TMC core committee meeting was held at Banerjee's residence, who is also the TMC supremo, during the day to discuss the party's strategy and the candidate list for four municipal corporations to be held on January 22.


30 December, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Maintains Stable Health After Being Diagnosed With COVID-19, Informs Hospital

PTI

Sourav Ganguly was admitted to a city hospital on Monday night as a precautionary measure as he had tested positive for COVID-19. The BCCI president had received "Monoclonal Antibody Cocktail therapy" at the hospital.


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29 December, 2021

Victoria Memorial Hall Turns 100; Was Opened With A Jewelled Key

Outlook Web Desk

The edifice, often shown in films, television series and advertisements, as a representative image of Kolkata, was designed by William Emerson, the chief architect, with inputs from the supervising architect, Vincent Jerome Esch.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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