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Goddess Durga Crowns Healthcare Worker: Durga Puja Pandal In West Bengal Salutes COVID Warriors

Goddess Durga Crowns Healthcare Worker: Durga Puja Pandal In West Bengal Salutes COVID Warriors
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At a Durga Puja pandal in West Bengal’s Murshidabad, goddess Durga has been depicted as paying tribute to a woman health worker with a crown in her hand, instead of her customary trident (Trishul) ...
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IIT-Kharagpur Develops Low-Cost, Portable COVID-19 Testing Device

IIT-Kharagpur Develops Low-Cost, Portable COVID-19 Testing Device
Coronavirus Outbreak News West Bengal
According to IIT-Kharagpur officials, 'COVIRAP' is a cuboid-shaped portable testing device that can deliver results in an hour, making it an effective tool to scale up coronavirus screening in peripheral and rural areas ...
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Two Ponds Earmarked For Idol Immersion, Steps Being Taken To Clean Waterbodies: Pollution Board

Two Ponds Earmarked For Idol Immersion, Steps Being Taken To Clean Waterbodies: Pollution Board
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According to the West Bengal Pollution Control Board, initiative are taken every year to check river water containment during idol immersion in the Ganga and other rivers across the state ...
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COVID-19 Positivity Rate In West Bengal Is 8.21 Per Cent As Compared To 8.53 Per Cent Across Country: Mamata Banerjee

COVID-19 Positivity Rate In West Bengal Is 8.21 Per Cent As Compared To 8.53 Per Cent Across Country: Mamata Banerjee
Coronavirus Outbreak News West Bengal
According to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, almost 86 per cent of those who succumbed to the pandemic in West Bengal have died due to co-morbidities, which means that the virus infected the patients suffering from conditions like kidney problems, heart diseases, cancer, among others ...
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COVID Community Spread In West Bengal Started Early April, Biweekly Lockdown Of No Help: Virologist

COVID Community Spread In West Bengal Started Early April, Biweekly Lockdown Of No Help: Virologist
Coronavirus Outbreak News West Bengal
Dr Amitabha Nandy, a virologist and former consultant at the World Health Organisation (WHO) alleged that the entire approach towards the control of COVID-19 spread in West Bengal has been "hijacked" from the scientific community, eventually leading to the "current disastrous situation" ...
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Hit By A Pandemic And A Super Cyclone, Here’s How West Bengal Is Tackling The Twin Challenge Of COVID-19 And Amphan

Hit By A Pandemic And A Super Cyclone, Here's How West Bengal Is Tackling The Twin Challenge Of COVID-19 And Amphan
Coronavirus State Report News West Bengal
According to the state authorities, the major hurdle in West Bengal’s fight against COVID-19 is containing transmission in the relief centres established to shelter migrant workers returning to the state and for those rescued during the super cyclone Amphan ...
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IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop Novel Technology For COVID-19 Rapid Test

IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop Novel Technology For COVID-19 Rapid Test
Coronavirus Outbreak News West Bengal
The COVID-19 testing device has been proven to produces no false results, has remarkable accuracy and sensitivity compatible to standard RT-PCR tests, reads an official statement ...
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In COVID-19 Times, This West Bengal NGO Provides Relief To Those Battling The Challenges Of The Pandemic

In COVID-19 Times, This West Bengal NGO Provides Relief To Those Battling The Challenges Of The Pandemic
Coronavirus Outbreak News
Along with providing food and hygiene material to over 34,000 families, Child In Need Institute, with The Hans Foundation support, has also facilitated nutrition, health, education and protection services to poor children and women in villages and slum areas of West Bengal and Jharkhand ...
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West Bengal Sets Up ‘COVID Warrior Club’ To Help Contain Pandemic

West Bengal Sets Up 'COVID Warrior Club' To Help Contain Pandemic
Coronavirus Outbreak News West Bengal
According to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, at present 60 people who had recovered from the disease, have been enrolled as members of the club, set up at Behrampore in Murshidabad district ...
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Coronavirus Lockdown: This NGO Feeds Meals, Provides Essentials To Forest Dwellers In Sundarbans

Coronavirus Lockdown: This NGO Feeds Meals, Provides Essentials To Forest Dwellers In Sundarbans
Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India West Bengal
NGO SOUL distributes cooked foods and sanitary items to tribal people of Sundarbans and daily wage earners in Kolkata who are struggling to survive during the COVID-19 lockdown ...
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From Sanitisation To Surveillance IIT Kharagpur’s Alumni Develops Devices To Fight COVID-19

From Sanitisation To Surveillance IIT Kharagpur's Alumni Develops Devices To Fight COVID-19
Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India West Bengal
In a bid to fight against coronavirus, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur alumni have developed a technology that can sanitise large areas more effectively ...
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Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention

Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention
News Swasth India Swasth Report Cards West Bengal
Here is a quick lowdown on West Bengal’s performance on vital health parameters and how the state’s healthcare has been able to perform well on some indicators and faces challenges across others ...
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