India  /  Published 13.11.18

All-weather winner and able organiser is no more

H.N. Ananth Kumar rose through the ranks in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee era, was considered close to L.K. Advani and held his own in the Narendra Modi dispensation. The Union parliamentary affairs minist...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 12.11.18

Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar died at a private hospital here in the early hours of Monday after battling lung cancer for several months, hospital authorities said. Kumar, 59, brea...
By PTI in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.11.18

Rs 400cr cancer hospital to come up in Ranchi

Chief minister Raghubar Das and Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata on Saturday laid the foundation stone of a 302-bed Ranchi Cancer Hospital & Research Centre at Sukurhutu in Kanke.The Rs 400-...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.18

Cancer patient attacked for protest

A cancer patient, his wife and son and two of their neighbours were allegedly assaulted by some youths on Friday night for protesting against loud music and noisy fireworks late in the night.In her c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Science  /  Published 04.11.18

Nobel laureate Harold Varmus is a free radical

Many scientists in the 1960s thought that special regions of genetic material, later termed oncogenes, of some viruses gave them the ability to transform a normal cell into a cancer cell. They thought...
By Partha P. Majumder in

World  /  Published 05.11.18

Tributes for Bluestar report aide

Tributes have poured in from across the political spectrum for Jeremy Heywood, Britain’s most senior civil servant who once delivered a crucial report on Operation Bluestar to get David Cameron’s ...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 01.11.18

Hysterectomy risk finding baffles doctors

Women who undergo minimally invasive hysterectomy for early stage cervical cancer face an increased risk of death compared to patients treated with open surgery, according to two studies released on W...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 02.11.18

Scientists track the spread of lung cancer

Cancer biologists in India have identified eight genes they say could be used to predict the spread of lung cancer to the liver through a process called metastasis and design new anti-cancer therapies...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Cancer treatment boost

A machine that accurately administers radiation to cancer cells, with minimal effect on the surrounding organs, made its city debut recently. More such machines are needed, given the long waiting peri...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.10.18

Parrikar has pancreatic cancer: Goa minister

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar is suffering from pancreatic cancer and wants to be with his family, health minister Vishwajit Rane said on Saturday.“He has got pancreatic cancer, there is no hi...
By PTI in Panaji


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