Entertainment  /  Published 16.09.19

Ayushmann Khurrana unveils his success mantra

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By Karishma Upadhyay in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Tales of grit and glory in Calcutta

Anit Sarkar was about to be booked for wearing a half helmet when he told a traffic constable that he could not wear a crash helmet covering his face as he had undergone surgery for oral cancer.The co...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 10.09.19

E-cigarettes are bad for you

Electronic cigarettes are popular with my friends who say they are safer than cancer-causing regular ones. Is it true?Vaping (using electronic cigarettes) was initially thought to be safer than smokin...
By Dr. Gita Mathai in

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

North East  /  Published 04.05.20

Footfall goes down at BBCI

Footfall of patients has fallen by 50 per cent at Dr B. Borooah Cancer Institute here during the lockdown.Dr Amal Chandra Kataki, director of BBCI, said, “In the 31 working days prior to the lockdow...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.20

Fresh cancer challenge

Cancer patients and their families are among the worst affected in this Covid crisis. Those who have been diagnosed during this period seek immediate treatment but are held back because of logistic an...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

How safe is 5G for the planet?

Researchers in the Netherlands had once found trees with damaged, bleeding barks and dying leaves. Further scientific investigation showed that these were not caused by viral infection, but from six s...
By Bidisha Biswas in

North East  /  Published 10.02.19

Actor Manisha Koirala leads cancer walk

Bollywood actress and cancer survivor Manisha Koirala led the Deepsikha Foundation’s Vijay — Walk Against Tobacco and Cancer from Judges Field to Cotton University on Sunday.Besides Manisha, nearl...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

Science  /  Published 05.02.20

Cancer map fuels hope

An international research group released on Wednesday the most comprehensive map of cancer genomes to date that scientists say could allow them to detect the earliest triggers of cancer years in advan...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 04.02.20

Survivors stress on early detection

Kunjalata Medhi, 56, a Guwahati-based freelance writer, narrated how awareness and early detection helped her survive breast cancer.Medhi shared her story of fighting cancer from 2006 to 2008, which s...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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