The Telegraph
| Monday, August 7, 2017 |

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The doctor from Purnea

Many village lads take up the study of medicine because they want to serve their home town but very few go the full circle. Saurabh Jha looks for reasons

When I first met Prashant, he was a second-year medical student in Patna Medical College and Hospital. He brimmed with idealism and vigour. "I'll practice in Purnea one day and serve the poor villagers," he told me in broken English | Read»


First flower

The oldest flower in the world looked very like the modern lotus. No fossils of the flower have been found, but scientists came up with a 3D model of what it must have looked like after analysing a mass of botanical data. It had both male and... | Read»


To defy the Wifi thief

#TechTonic / Surit Doss

I have a D-Link DSL 2750U router with BSNL's broadband connection. My neighbour has an app called Wpa Wps Tester on his Lenovo phone with which he has gained access to my WiFi network. I have changed my password several times, but this has not... | Read»


Kill that Cough

A hacking, persistent cough is worrisome, especially if accompanied by fever. Is it an allergy? Flu? Pneumonia? | Read»