No Stigma, Please!

Ratul is driving fast as he suddenly halts in front of a busy signal. The red light is flashing. In his head, ...

Tricks to avoid a Delhi Belly

Summer is the season for diarrhoea, not just in India but also across the world. A second resurgence occurs du...

Hands could be the key to better mental health

The hand is the ‘‘tool of tools’’ — Aristotle From a vascular surgeon repairing...

Meet Shivoham the transformer

When an opportunity to chat with fitness coach Shivoham came our way, we Googled him to prep for the interview...

Counter Attack

One of my first memories is the pung ent smell of rubbing alcohol. Every evening, my mother sprayed the kitche...

Moods: good, bad and monthly

I get very bad-tempered and lazy in the 10 days leading up to my period. I fight with everyone. You probably ...

India  /  Published 19.03.20

Trust deficit at screening camps

As the coronavirus scare increases, the measures to screen people, primarily passengers at airports, are testing everyone’s patience. Even as Union and state governments attempt to contain the sprea...
By Furquan Ameen

Health  /  Published 19.03.20

This will be with us for a long time

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Director of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Peter Piot answers 100 questions on The Virus with Director, TEDMED Foundation1. TEDMED: Let\u2019s start w...
By Jay Walker in Boston

Science  /  Published 18.03.20

Grim prognosis, tough drill

Social distancing of entire populations may be inevitable for countries wishing to suppress the novel coronavirus, scientists have said in a study that has also predicted tens of thousands of deaths e...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.03.20

Filthy market sparks concern

The vendors of Herbertganj bazar here have decided to meet the deputy commissioner over the extremely unhygienic conditions of the 100-year-old market, especially in the time of coronavirus.The fish ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 18.03.20

Hail spirit: Helpin’ hand for sanitizers

Is “out of stock” the only message you see everywhere when looking for hand sanitizers?The Wildlife Genetics Laboratory of Aaranyak and other scientific institutions in Northeast have taken Plat...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

Health  /  Published 17.03.20

First coronavirus case in Bengal

An 18-year-old man, who recently returned from England, tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, the first confirmed case in Bengal. A senior state government official said the patient ha...
By PTI in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 17.03.20

All GoAir flights suspended

GoAir has suspended all flights to Mizoram for 28 days from Thursday till April 15, an official said on Tuesday.Principal consultant for civil aviation, Wing Commander J. Lalhmingliana, told The Teleg...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 06.06.19

Kerala Nipah patient stable, 6 under watch

The Kerala government on Wednesday said the condition of the college student being treated at a private hospital here for Nipah infection was stable while six others had been kept under watch at a loc...
By PTI in Kochi

World  /  Published 15.03.20

UK troops to prevent panic buying at markets

Troops “trained in chemical, biological and nuclear warfare” will deep-clean empty public buildings in Britain in case they need to be turned into hospitals or morgues to deal with the coronavirus...
By Amit Roy in London

Health  /  Published 01.06.19

Why sleep is important

As children, we have all heard “early to bed and early to rise, makes….” But today, the saying is somewhat out of sync because we don’t sleep at the right time for various reasons, deranging t...
By Shikha Prakash


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