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


Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.21

Calcutta: witness to zero shadow day

By Debiprosad Duari

World  /  Published 28.05.21

Italian ballerina Carla Fracci dies at 84

Carla Fracci, one of the most famous ballerinas of the 20th century who dazzled audiences in theatres around the world, has died, her family said on Thursday. She was 84 and had been suffering from ca...
By Reuters in Rome

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.21

Crematory with 4 pyres in New Town

A crematorium with four electric pyres will come up in New Town within a few weeks, an official of the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) said. A 2-acre plot in Action Area ID, near Chitta...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Health  /  Published 21.04.21

Breast Cancer: tips to cut down the risk

The number of women in India developing breast cancer, particularly in urban areas, has been rising steadily over the last 20 years. There are several factors that contribute, such as early menarche a...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 19.04.21

Early detection key to curing prostate cancer

In India, about 15 lakh patients are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year, out of whom about 85 per cent are diagnosed in stage four. The prostate gland is a small walnut-shaped gland placed just...
By Priyam Marik


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