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’Tis The Season

After nearly two years of pandemic living, we are all ready to spend more time with friends and family. And mo...

Raw deal for the unborn

I am four months pregnant. Can I eat sushi? Raw, undercooked fish can be contaminated with bacteria and paras...
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Right workout doesn’t kill

Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar suffered a fatal cardiac arrest as he was training in a gym a few weeks ago. Hi...

Who’s next?

For the third time Neena had to take leave for her brother’s Covid-19 vaccination. All three local vacci...

When sugar turns sour

November 14 was World Diabetes Day. On that day, we tried to remember the 63 million adults diagnosed with dia...

Medical flip-flops

When it comes to preventive health, few tenets are as entrenched as daily aspirin. For more than 30 years, man...

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North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Arunachal must be prepared: Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Friday said Arunachal Pradesh must be ready to face any eventuality taking into consideration the surge in coronavirus cases in the country, especially ...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Warning to quarantine norms violators in Assam

Dispur has ordered the police to slap non-bailable charges on those found flouting quarantine norms as Assam’s Covid-19 count surged to 259 on Friday. The decision was made after several people repo...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

Coronavirus case brake on maternity hospital

Chittaranjan Seva Sadan and Shishu Sadan Hospital, a government-run mother-and-child hospital, temporarily stopped admissions from Tuesday after three pregnant women, who were patients, and one nurse ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 18.09.18

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By TT Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 03.04.20

Bengal to practise parsimony for coronavirus fight

The Bengal government has decided to tread the path of austerity to ensure smooth flow of funds to fight Covid-19 as the state’s revenue generation has been seriously affected because of the ongoing...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.20

MR Bangur for corona: CM

MR Bangur Hospital in Tollygunge will be converted into a specialised hospital for treatment of coronavirus patients, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.“Existing patients of the hospital...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 03.04.20

Covid-19 spread by respiratory droplets, not through air: WHO

The virus that causes the Covid-19 disease is primarily transmitted through 'respiratory droplets and close contacts,' and does not seem to stay long in the air, a recent WHO publication said.Respirat...
By PTI in Beijing

India  /  Published 02.04.20

Smear attack on infected doctor

A coronavirus-positive doctor in Jammu whose father and wife seem to have caught the infection from him has had his suffering compounded by what some have suggested is a smear campaign with communal o...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.20

Covid positive after 200km journey

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Jharkhand rose to two on Thursday with a 52-year-old man who had hitchhiked from Asansol in Bengal to his village in Hazaribagh district, a distance ...
By Raj Kumar & Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.20

Sanitiser push for ATM kiosks

Only a handful of ATM kiosks are offering sanitisers in the steel city at a time hand hygiene is paramount to ward off Covid-19.Most of the 250-plus ATM kiosks functioning in the city don’t have san...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


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