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

India  /  Published 13.04.21

Couple’s funds for cancer hospital

Sri Shankara Cancer Care Foundation and Karunashraya Hospice Trust are Bangalore-based charitable organisations. The cancer hospital will be named Bagchi-Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Ins...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Entertainment  /  Published 01.04.21

Kirron Kher diagnosed with blood cancer

BJP MP and actor Kirron Kher has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, and is on her path to recovery, her actor-husband Anupam Kher said on Thursday. On Twitter, Anupam Kher ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 09.03.21

War on cancer

“If I could be anything, I would have wanted to have been the president [who] ended cancer... ,” said a tearful Joe Biden at a gathering in the Rose Garden of the White House when he withd...
By Arunabha Sengupta

India  /  Published 25.02.21

Breast exam cuts cancer toll

A clinical breast examination by trained health workers can detect breast cancer early and reduce mortality by 30 per cent, almost as much as possible through mammography screening, a 22-year-long stu...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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