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Oxygen breather: WB to procure 6k empty cylinders

Last month, the state had said it was setting up 55 oxygen plants in various govt hospitalsKOLKATA: The state government is procuring 6,000 empty...

With ‘negative wastage’, WB saves 3.5L vax doses

KOLKATA: Bengal has made use of every single drop of the Covid-19 vaccine count, thus not only preventing wastage but also extracting and administering...

Assam records 5,803 new cases, 77 deaths

GUWAHATI: Assam on Monday recorded 77 Covid-related deaths — the state’s highest number of single-day fatalities since the pandemic broke out last year. At...

Odisha to float global e-tender for vaccines

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha will float global e-tender to procure Covid-19 vaccines to inoculate people in the 18-44 years’ age group at a faster pace. The...

WB logs 134 deaths, 19,445 new cases

The West Bengal reported 18,675 recoveries in the last 24 hours, improving the discharge rate to 86.26 per cent. (PTI PHOTO)KOLKATA: West Bengal

Mix of old hands and new faces in Mamata’s 3rd cabinet

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announced a list of its cabinet ministersKOLKATA: The third cabinet with Mamata Banerjee as chief...

Waive GST on Covid medicines, equipment: Mamata

KOLKATA: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a GST and customs duty waiver on medical equipment, medicines and oxygen,...

Fresh batches of oxygen cylinders arrive in Kol

Many private agencies have placed orders for new cylindersKolkata: Fresh lots of oxygen cylinders — which are currently hard to find in...

Kolkata: Oxygen langar at Gurdwara Behala

Picture used for representational purpose onlyKOLKATA: When the kin of many Covid patients are running from pillar to post in search of ventilators and...

22-yr-old daughter held for killing man in Anandapur

Kolkata: A 22-year-old woman was arrested on Saturday for allegedly killing her father at Chowbhaga Majhipara in Anandapur. The woman,...