A total of 37 people in West Bengal have contracted the Covid-19 disease, of whom three have died, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday.
The kits were dispatched from the National Institute of virology and reached the virology lab housed in the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED) here on Friday.
With a 57-year-old man succumbing to coronavirus infection at a private hospital here on Monday, West Bengal reported its first Covid-19 death, an official said.
The order was given under the West Bengal Epidemic Disease's COVID-19 regulations, 2020, framed according to relevant sections of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.
'It is also ordered that all gatherings including social gatherings should be avoided completely. In such cases also, the gathering should be reduced to bare minimum ... so as to ensure proper social distancing.'
Mimi, who touched down at the NSCBI Airport here from London where she had been busy shooting for 'Baazi', went through thermal screening and other coronavirus related formalities on landing in Kolkata.
A 33-year-old man who died in a state-run Medical College in West Bengal's Murshidabad district amid apprehensions that he had coronavirus infection, did not have the deadly disease, his test results confirmed on Monday.
A suspected Coronavirus patient, who returned from Saudi Arabia, died in the government Medical College in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Sunday, a senior official said.
Over 1.5 lakh people have responded to the West Bengal BJP's mass outreach programme 'Aar noi anyay' (No More Injustice) in less than 72 hours, the party said in a social media post on Wednesday.
The Home Minister was speaking at the inauguration of the 29th special Composite Group complex of NSG (National Security Guard) at Rajarhat in Kolkata's north-east.
The court had then also given liberty to the petitioner to apply afresh before the appropriate authority under Section 5(1)(c) of the 1955 Act, having complied with all the formalities.
'When the donation was received by the college and its alumni association, Rose Valley was not a banned organisation. The amounts were paid by cheques, and receipts were given against them,' said a source.
Banerjee, who made a phone call to AAP supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to congratulate him on his party's resounding success, told the media that the BJP was losing every poll now.
To celebrate the time of universal love, one of the most premium heritage jewellery brands in Eastern India, Shyam Sundar Co. Jewellers launched their Valentine’s Day special collection named “Manikya” at their flagship store, 131A, Rashbehari Avenue today.
Hospital sources said the woman was admitted to the hospital at 11 p.m. on January 21 and transferred to the ICU with stomach problem, nausea and fever.
The outrush of illegal Bangladeshi migrants from India to their native land has gone up over the past one month, BSF officials said on Friday in the backdrop of the enactment of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Mudassar Khan and Irfanuddin were intercepted and arrested by the city police detective department's anti-bank fraud section when they came to the bustling station to catch Darjeeling mail on Thursday evening.
In a bid to fill up the depleting stock of aerial inventories of the Indian Air Force, the government is in various stages of acquiring around 200 aircraft, a top official said here on Sunday.
The Prime Minister on Saturday had launched the light and sound show of Rabindra Setu (Howrah Bridge) in Kolkata. Governor of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
The prime minister expressed happiness at the youth dispelling the misconception of the people, and said his government was following the path shown by Mahatma Gandhi, who supported citizenship for persecuted minorities.
'CAA is a law to provide citizenship, it does not snatch citizenship. The government is providing citizenship through the law, it is not taking back the citizenship of anyone,' Modi said while addressing youth at Belur Math.
Amid sharp attacks from the Left parties and the Congress over her meeting the Prime Minister at a time when the state is witnessing widespread protests against CAA, Banerjee handed over a shawl, 'dhuti panjabi', flowers and sweets to Modi.
The squad members visited the explosion site, cordoned off by the police, and videographed and photographed the crater as also the cracks on the walls and roofs in the houses which have sustained various degrees of damages.
'This has never happened in India in the past. But the difference between India and Pakistan is that Pakistan is not a democratic country. On the other hand, we feel proud that India is a democratic country,' she added.