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Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.20

Mamata appeals to private doctors

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has urged private doctors to return to their clinics amid allegations that many of them are still refusing to see patients for fear of contracting the novel coronavirus....
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.20

OPD services back on track

Outpatient department (OPD) services at all state-run hospitals and health centres resumed on Friday after a gap of over two months.The development follows a directive by principal health secretary Ni...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi

India  /  Published 28.05.20

India looks at 5 lakh daily tests

India will have the capacity to produce around 500,000 indigenous test kits per day for the diagnosis of the new coronavirus infection by July, senior health and science officials said on Thursday, ou...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 28.05.20

Second air traveller tests positive for Covid-19 in Assam

A second air passenger has tested positive in Assam amid rising concern over the spiralling Covid count, which spiked to 856 on Thursday evening.The air traveller was among the 73 new cases detected o...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Health  /  Published 17.11.18

Understanding your kid's heartbreak

Deepti was sulking and made it abundantly clear, right from the moment she entered my consultation room, that she was brought to see me against her will. The 16-year-old girl was accompanied by her pa...
By J.R. Ram

North East  /  Published 28.05.20

Hospital staff test negative in Golaghat

All 28 employees of Swahid Kushal Konwar civil hospital in Golaghat tested negative for Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing relief to the district health services.The staff had treated a mentally ill patie...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Health  /  Published 27.05.20

Heed this before you dash out post the lockdown

Let’s face facts. The lockdown has been relaxed and to what extent we decide to keep ourselves isolated will soon be a matter of personal choice.A recent survey claims that most people are raring to...
By Mayukh Banerjee

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

Five more test positive in Nagaland

With the detection of five more positive cases on Wednesday, the number of Covid-19 infected persons in Nagaland has shot up to nine.Health and family welfare minister S. Pangnyu Phom said this in his...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Health  /  Published 07.10.19

Suspected carcinogen in Ranitidine

The latest findings are now in from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the presence of a suspected cancer causing carcinogen in the popular antacid drug Zantac and its generic counterparts ...
in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 19.05.20

Second wave spike hits Assam, count rises

Dispur’s “worry” over the “second wave” appears to have turned into a reality with Assam recording the biggest jump in Covid cases in a single day. With 39 positive cases reported so far in ...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati


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