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Opinion  /  Published 26.09.18

Attitudes towards suicide worsen the problem

September 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day. On that day this year, according to media reports, a 15-year-old girl in Aligarh set herself alight with kerosene after telling her father that she had b...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Health  /  Published 26.09.18

Most TB patients don't get right care: study

Over 70 per cent of tuberculosis patients who turn to private medical practitioners in India may not receive correct diagnosis or treatment, suggests new research that has produced fresh evidence for ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 10.04.20

Boris out of ICU, has been advised rest

Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care into a general ward at St Thomas’ Hospital in London but he will now need to rest and it is expected to be several weeks before he can take up the ...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 10.04.20

Global toll surges towards 100,000

Never have so many millions so suddenly lost their jobs. Never has the US government vowed to spend so much money all at once to stave off economic ruin. Still, never has the financial security of so ...
By New York Times News Service and Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 10.04.20

Rohingya camps under lockdown

Bangladesh has imposed a “complete lockdown” in Cox’s Bazar district — home to over a million Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanmar — to halt the spread of coronavirus, officials have ...

Health  /  Published 25.09.18

No such thing as a healthy smoker

Indians don’t just smoke cigarettes but also bidis, chillums and hookahs. Hookah bars are very popular among youngsters who are under the mistaken impression that passing tobacco smoke through water...
By Dr Gita Mathai

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

Second case identified in Tripura

The second Covid-19 case was identified in Tripura on Friday.As many as 35 Covid-19 positive cases have been reported from the Northeast till Friday. According to the latest figures, 29 positive cases...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

No shortage of medicines

Patients suffering from HIV/AIDS, who are entirely dependent on life-saving drugs, claim that they are not facing any problems in getting their daily supply of essential medicines and monthly check-up...
By Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

Guwahati mosque Covid-19 hotspot: Sarma

The Athgaon Kabarstan Masjid here was sealed on Friday after three positive Covid-19 patients were found to have attended a religious function at the mosque with 100 others last month.After a person f...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

Sarbananda Sonowal directive

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday directed the deputy commissioner of South Salmara-Mankachar district to take immediate steps to check the movement of any person to the “no man’s ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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