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After a year of waiting (two actually, given the pandemic blackhole) and months of preparations — outfit...

Autism: identify and manage it

Autism is now called autism spectrum disorder (ASD) because it can manifest itself in many different ways, wit...

It’s the small things

In late August, Erin Alexander, 57, sat in the parking lot of a Target store in Fairfield, California, US, and...

How much coffee is too much?

I keep feeling tired and lethargic during my workday, so I drink coffee. I wind up drinking around eight cups ...

Covid memory: why can't we remember?

Without a doubt, we are living through a historically significant period. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic s...


In his early 30s, David Becker started feeling lousy. He was constantly tired, his interest in sex took a plun...

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.03.20

Loyola alumni win hearts

When crisis strikes, solidarity wins. Loyola Alumni Association has decided to help senior citizens of Jamshedpur whose children live in other cities and abroad during emergency situations at a time s...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 21.03.20

Panic not but it isn’t wise to wait

On Saturday night, Rajasthan ordered a “complete lockdown”, barring essential and medical services, across the state till March 31. The step is by far the broadest measure taken in the country to ...
By G.S. Mudur and our Delhi bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.20

Business hit, New Market shuts down

New Market will remain shut till Monday night, traders decided on Saturday in view of the dwindling footfall.Over 1,000 shops dotting the area, including those on Lindsay Street, Bertram Street, Globe...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Guwahati calls off Bihu festivities

After 37 years, the capital city of Assam is set to miss Rongali Bihu public celebrations this season, with the Greater Guwahati Bihu Sanmilani Coordination Committee, a coordination committee of 26 B...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Tea pluckers stick to one-metre rule

The social distancing advisory of one metre to prevent the spread of coronavirus does not make any impact in tea gardens.According to the Union ministry of health and family welfare, social distancing...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Traders worship gaumata to ward off virus

Businessmen at one of the largest markets in Tripura on Saturday organised gaumata puja (cow worship) to “save the people of the country from the threat of novel coronavirus.”Gautam Shill, the pri...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Sonowal for ‘janata curfew’ not only today

Discouraging social gatherings for the next couple of days, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has urged all citizens of the state to stay indoors not only during the “janata curfew” called b...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Health  /  Published 21.03.20

Stronger inside: Better Immunity, better resistance

In the current times, amidst the crisis the whole world is faced with, having a strong immune system is crucial. Our body system that takes care of our immunity is called the immune system. The main p...
By Shikha Prakash

India  /  Published 18.06.19

Experts to probe acute encephalitis syndrome in Bihar

The Union health ministry has asked a multi-disciplinary panel of experts to help Bihar combat an outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) that has killed more than 80 children.The panel will est...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 20.03.20

Section 144 in Cachar

The Hailakandi administration in Assam clamped Section 144 of the CrPC in the entire district on Thursday night with immediate effect in view of the heavy inflow of visitors from across the country an...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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