Opinion  /  Published 12.01.22

Tunnel vision: public health

It is said that Ratan Tata was moved by seeing middle-class Indian families riding on a two-wheeler, their children sandwiched between parents. This inspired the Tata Nano — it was developed at ...
By Amitav Banerjee

News  /  Published 10.12.21

High body temperature triggers tests galore for Salt Lake residents

“A colleague of mine is always on the edge. He’s got Covid once and now he’s getting tested almost every 15 days on the pretext of a sneeze or even if he’s feeling low,” ...
By Brinda Sarkar

News  /  Published 03.12.21

Pointers to maintain your rooftop garden during dengue season in Kolkata

Secretary of Bidhannagar Horticultural Society Arijit Poddar provided a few pointers on maintaining gardens in dengue season. “If you have unused pots, keep them upturned; if you have a Lily pon...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 23.11.21

Jump in dengue cases in and around Salt Lake over past week

Health department officials said intensive intervention by entering houses and apartments was the need of the hour. Pranay Kumar Ray, a member of the BMC's board of administrators, said they had ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Places  /  Published 19.11.21

‘Salt Lake BA Block has become New Market’

Dengue scare Dengue is a bigger phenomenon now than corona, the civic body representative said. Typhoid is also on the rise. “We fog an area every eighth day.” But the civic workers faced...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


India  /  Published 15.11.21

Dengue: Delhi sees highest case count since 2015

The number of dengue cases in Delhi this season has crossed 5,270, the highest in the national capital in a year since 2015, according to a civic report released on Monday. Nearly 2,570 fresh cases o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.21

Rare post-dengue case reported

A "rare" case of mucormycosis has been reported in a 49-year-old male patient at a leading private hospital here post his recovery from dengue, doctors said on Saturday. The case reported at...
By Our Correspondent, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Bidhannagar civic body to seek police aid in dengue drive

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation will seek the help of cops if their teams face resistance from residents in allowing them to enter their houses during a door-to-door campaign to identify if people h...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 07.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Rabindra Sarovar is a pleasure, the city needs more such verdant spaces

Garden of Eden Sir — Walking along the Rabindra Sarobar lake is a rare pleasure for Calcuttans starved of greenery. The littering is minimal, unvaccinated visitors are not allowed on the premis...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 03.11.21

Dengue: Expert teams on job

The Union health ministry has sent teams of experts to nine states and union territories, which are reporting a high number of dengue cases in a bid to support them in public health measures for contr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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