Casual encounters

I’m a lifelong extrovert who readily establishes and relishes casual contacts with people I encounter wh...

Stop heart failure

The coronavirus pandemic has put senior citizens in a fix. They tend to ignore subtle signs of deterioration i...

Bitter truth

People with consistently high levels of blood sugar could get less benefit from exercise than those whose bloo...

Keep your balance

Balance is the ability to stand, sit, walk, run, change positions and bend forwards and backwards without fall...

Sleep reset

The pandemic has had a profound effect on our lives. One thing that has been deeply disturbed is sleep. The la...

Mind matters

How do I find a suitable career for myself? Should I run behind money or passion? Should I do what I love, whi...

Health  /  Published 28.05.20

Exercises for your stay-at-home days

Now that we have looked into the evidence behind the effect of exercise on the immune function in the previous weeks, let us find practical strategies to implement them into our daily lives. But befor...
By Kaushik Talukdar in

India  /  Published 26.05.20

Why the low Covid death rate?

India’s death rate among coronavirus disease patients is among the lowest in the world, the health ministry said on Tuesday, attributing it to early detection and clinical management, but health res...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Storm damages quarantine centre, 9 injured

A key screening-cum-quarantine centre near Chagolia checkgate, on the Assam-Bengal boundary, was damaged by storm on Tuesday, injuring nine. The day also saw Covid cases rise to 616 in the state, a ri...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

Health  /  Published 26.05.20

Avoid catching the coronavirus in a lift

For people who live or work in tall buildings, taking an elevator feels riskier in the time of coronavirus. Even if we avoid riding the elevator with other people, are we still riding with the germs t...
By Tara Parker-Pope in

Health  /  Published 26.05.20

Is it safe to go back to gym?

Is it safe to return to the gym? As a growing number of communities ease the stay-at-home mandates they had put in place to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, gyms are beginning to reopen t...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.18

Order ‘Power breakfast’ online in Jamshedpur

An entrepreneur, who has made a name for himself by running a thriving organic farm at Dalma in collaboration with local residents, is now branching onto something that all parents of school-going chi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedupur

Health  /  Published 11.11.18

Is genetically modified food really safe?

India has established a regulatory and legal framework involving bodies like the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and laws relatin...
By Rajat Chaudhuri in

India  /  Published 20.05.20

Hospital care: less than 7 %

Less than 7 per cent of India's patients with the new coronavirus disease need hospital care, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday, recording a fresh unprecedented spike of 5,611 new cases.The ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.05.20

Kidney care at RIMS on track

The long-awaited nephrology department of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) is likely to get operational within 15-20 days.Nephrologist Dr Pragya Ghosh Pant, who joined the institute on Mo...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Vaccination hit as clinics around the city still closed

Immunisation and check-ups remain a worry because many doctors, including those who have started returning to outpatient departments of private hospitals, are yet to see patients in their standalone c...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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