Jharkhand  /  Published 04.08.20

Laughter therapy to beat Covid stress

With Covid cases shooting up in Jharkhand, laughter could well be an antidote for dealing with Covid-related stress and panic, or so feels 68-year-old Y V Rajshekhar, who runs the Jamshedpur Laughter ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.07.20

Student’s short film selected for US festival

A short film highlighting depression and suicide, directed by a mass communication student with roots in Bengal and studying in this Jharkhand city, has been selected for the All American High School ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Health  /  Published 11.07.20

Depression: Dealing with suicide

I’ve been having suicidal thoughts periodically over many years. I no longer go up to my terrace. I feel overwhelmed pretty much all the time and there’s a feeling of tiredness that won&rs...
By Minu Budhia in

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

Suicide linked to lockdown-induced depression

Lockdown induced  depression continues to take its toll. A 38-year-old mother of five children, Bimla Tanti, immolated herself while having a verbal altercation over phone with her husband worki...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Health  /  Published 04.07.20

Mind matters: Answers to your mental health queries

My daughter-in-law had her baby three months ago. She had an easy, normal delivery and is breastfeeding the baby. We also have a dedicated domestic help to help with the baby and the whole family pitc...
By Minu Budhia in

World  /  Published 09.04.20

Biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression?

The year 2020 could see the worst global economic fallout since the Great Depression in the 1930s with over 170 countries likely to experience negative per capita income growth due to the raging coron...
By PTI in

Health  /  Published 07.09.19

Mind matters: Am I thinking too much?

I feel I don’t fit in anywhere. I hesitate to speak up at work meetings and even have trouble voicing my opinion at home. How can I be less scared of talking in front of others?It sounds like you’...
By Minu Budhia in

World  /  Published 03.03.20

Many in HK suffering from anxiety

As Hong Kong tries to contain the coronavirus outbreak, medical experts say many in the Asian financial hub are reeling from increased anxiety and an unprecedented level of mental health issues. The S...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

Books  /  Published 27.02.20

Book on depression hits stands

Penguin India has announced the release of a new book that attempts to dig deeper into mental illness and explain what it can feel like. Based on the theme of depression, “Inside a Dark Box” by Ri...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.05.20

The other pandemic: How to keep the D-virus at bay

A 28-year-old employee of a private firm in Adityapur is suffering from depression as he hasn’t been able to see his parents in another city since the lockdown. An aspiring engineer back from his co...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur


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