India  /  Published 15.09.21

Survey reveals lag in child cancer diagnosis

Three-fourths of parents of children with cancer approach healthcare providers within 10 days of symptoms, yet a quarter receive their diagnosis after more than three months, a research consortium sai...
By G.S. Mudur

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.21

Cancer patients' jab worries

Eight months into the Covid vaccination drive in India, many cancer patients are still apprehensive of taking the shot. Doctors are receiving frequent calls from follow-up patients who want to know w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 22.08.21

Show of strength

Ranadeep Moitra is a strength and conditioning specialist and corrective exercise coach ...
By Ranadeep Moitra

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.21

CM’s office at SSKM

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will administer first doses of Covid vaccines between 10am and 3pm and second doses between 3pm and 4pm from Monday. The routine will apply on all six days of the we...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.21

1,000 to be screened for cervical cancer

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation and the Tata Medical Center in New Town have joined hands to screen 1,000 women from the Topsia-Tiljala area for cervical cancer. According to a doctor of the hospi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 11.07.21

Jharkhand focus on cancer screening

The Jharkhand government will focus on screening of suspected cases of cervical cancer to prevent the spread of the disease, officials said during an online orientation programme on Saturday. The sta...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.21

Bengal to set up 2 cancer hospitals

The state government will set up two cancer hospitals in the state, at SSKM Hospital and the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, in association with the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, chief ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.06.21

Hidco mulls crematory at Rajarhat burning ghat

The Housing and Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) has set its sights on the Hazratala burning ghat in Rajarhat to build an electric crematorium. An expression of interest was invited on ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 21.06.21

Covid vaccine & cancer survivors

Covid is the worst calamity of this century so far. Cancer and Covid make a lethal combination, though recovery is possible in both. Cancer patients and their families fight not only the disease but a...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 11.06.21

Fighter Dingko Singh bows out of the ring

Born and brought up in a poor peasant family from Sekta Mayai Leikai in Imphal East, Dingko had a passion for sports from an early age. But it was only in 1990 that he could pursue his dream when he j...
By Robert Sapam in Imphal


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