World  /  Published 07.10.19

3 doctors win Nobel for cell research

Two Americans and a Briton won the 2019 Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for discovering a molecular switch that regulates how cells adapt to fluctuating oxygen levels, opening up new approaches to trea...
By Reuters in Stockholm

North East  /  Published 18.05.19

Boy fights cancer, scores high in exam

Battling cancer, Mustafa Jamal from Darrang’s Dalgaon excelled in the HSLC exam. The challenge to live has helped him to do well, the brave teenager said.Jamal scored 83 per cent marks with letters ...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.19

For Mother’s Day, save women’s lives

Happy Mother’s Day! Your mom is the best!Save, of course, for mine. And my wife. And, I rush to add, my mother-in-law.I can’t think of any group of people more selfless and loving than mothers. Bu...
By Nicholas Kristof/NYTNS in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.19

Focus on cancer care for poor

The government should regulate insurance companies and quality of cancer drugs so that those undergoing treatment for the disease but finding it tough to bear the long-term cost can benefit, historian...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 18.07.19

Ian Chappell reveals battle with skin cancer

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell on Thursday revealed he is battling skin cancer but the 75-year-old expects to be fit enough to commentate when the Ashes comes calling next month. Chappell, who...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Trader helps teen with cancer

A Howrah businessman responded to a call to donate platelets to a 13-year-old boy fighting leukaemia who started bleeding from the nose because of low platelet count.The Jharkhand boy is undergoing tr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.05.20

Can travel for treatment but can't return, cancer patient told

A cancer patient in Rajasthan's Jalore was left frustrated after being issued a permit that allowed him to travel to Ahmedabad for treatment while stating that he cannot come back .The matter was sort...
By PTI in

North East  /  Published 01.09.19

Free auto ride for cancer patients

Meet Haradhan Das Baidya, a 46-year-old autorickshaw driver, who reaches out to cancer patients in the town by offering them free rides from home to GB Pant Hospital here. Speaking to The Telegraph, B...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.19

Can climate-change sceptics be in denial?

Sir — A recent photograph of a melting ice sheet in northwestern Greenland has gone viral. Scientists are of the opinion that 2019 could be another disastrous year for the Arctic. Record temperature...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.19

Learning to speak after losing voice

People who suffer from throat cancer and undergo surgery that result in removal of the voice box find it difficult to speak.They have to press an artificial valve against the throat with the thumb or ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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