India  /  Published 28.04.19

Jet Airways employee commits suicide

A senior technician with the grounded Jet Airways allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra’s Palghar district because of depression triggered by cancer, police said on Saturday.Shailesh Singh, 45,...
By PTI in Mumbai

Health  /  Published 17.04.19

Researchers find five markers to guide oral cancer treatment

Medical researchers in India have pinpointed a set of five biological markers that they say could help doctors predict which oral cancers are likely to have spread to lymph nodes and guide treatment d...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 15.02.20

Get well Rishi Kapoor

In his heyday as a romantic hero, one of Rishi (Chintu) Kapoor’s top favourites was Juhi Chawla — he found it easy to sit and chat with the articulate actress. So it was fitting that when Rishi ca...
By in

India  /  Published 04.04.19

Azadi unlocks lips on deathbed

The cancer-stricken PhD scholar lies on his deathbed, mouth and nose enveloped by the polymask of a ventilator. Jamsheed Jameel Mir, 29, has not spoken a single word since appearing to lose his voice ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Marriage in hospital, for dad

A man battling cancer saw his daughter getting married by his bedside at a Howrah hospital on Tuesday. Sandip Kumar Sarkar, 61, suffering from an advanced stage of cancer, was keen to witness his daug...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 04.02.20

Concern over high incidence

Mizoram on Tuesday joined the world in observing World Cancer Day to spread awareness against the deadly disease.The main observance function here was graced by health minister R. Lalthangliana.Laltha...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Health  /  Published 08.03.19

Price relief on cancer medicines

The retail prices of more than 150 formulations of cancer drugs in India will fall by 50 per cent or higher under price caps on 42 anti-cancer medications announced last month, India’s drug pricing ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 01.03.19

Safe sips to quench Balitara thirst

Villagers of Balitara in lower Assam’s Nalbari district will not have to think twice before taking a sip of water. They were struggling to cope with arsenic contamination of groundwater and high inc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

World  /  Published 28.12.19

News that made us hopeful

A Mighty Chief...
By in Kolkata

People  /  Published 05.01.19

The Boy Who Chased Cancer

He was an usher at a private hospital — AMRI, Mukundapur — for Rs 4,500 a month. He says, “I had to help patients arrange their documents and guide them to the right department.” After work, h...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in


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