Kolkata book fair postponed by a month, to be held in February-March

The decision was made after consultation with the state government, President of Publishers and Book Sellers Guild Tridib Chatterjee told PTI. The International Kolkata Book Fair was postponed by a month due to a surge in Covid-19 cases and municipal election, and now it will start from February 28, the organiser said on Monday. The … Read more

Coronavirus spread in India: Metro cities add just a third to urban infections

Within the urban districts, the share of the metros — Ahmedabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Pune and Hyderabad — has fallen from 63% to 30% between July 1 and August 27. Apart from the fact that it has taken India just 15 days to add a million Covid-19 infections — on August 30, India … Read more