Business  /  Published 15.04.20

Question mark over recovery projections

Former chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday said the GDP numbers being projected by the World Bank and IMF for India are far “too optimistic” and the country would require additi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 23.09.18

Film industry pushes you towards depression, says Mahesh Bhatt

Film maker Mahesh Bhatt, who celebrated his 70th birthday last Thursday, says the movie industry is such a “high-stress business” that it consumes people, often making them prone to substance abus...
By PTI in

Health  /  Published 31.10.18

High hopes and hype for depression drug

It was launched decades ago as an anesthetic for animals and people, became a potent battlefield pain reliever in Vietnam and morphed into the trippy club drug Special K.Now the chameleon drug ketamin...
By AP in

Entertainment  /  Published 23.10.18

Shaheen Bhatt on battling depression

Shaheen Bhatt, Alia Bhatt’s sister, has revealed in her book I’ve Never Been (un)Happier how she has been battling depression since she was 11.“I have been keeping a diary ever since. It was my ...
By Shama Bhagat in

Education  /  Published 02.07.19

There are always signs before someone commits suicide

A Calcutta school was recently in the news because one of its Class X students committed suicide in school. A bright student, the girl had earlier slit her wrists at home but was fortunately saved on ...
By Shivani Manchanda in

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.19

The State has little control over the economy

The Indian economy, like other emerging economies, requires a strong State for supporting the large corporate-driven market economy in particular and maintaining social order in general. The functioni...
By Anup Sinha in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.19

24-hour dip brings chill

The chill Calcuttans felt early on Tuesday was because of a 2.5-degree drop in the Celsius in 24 hours.The mercury dipped to 16.6 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, the coldest so far this season, from 19.1 ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.02.19

Inequality and the rise in mental diseases

Consider the following two socio-economic trends in India over the past few decades. First, income inequality has worsened significantly since the early 1990s. According to the estimates of the Intern...
By Punarjit Roychowdhury in

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.19

What is the scent of slave rebellion?

Sir — Nothing is left to the imagination anymore. The Louvre has teamed up with a Parisian perfume company to create scents to match eight of its masterpieces. For instance, the Winged Victory of Sa...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 28.12.19

Superwalk against drugs, depression

A 40-year-old man from Pathsala town in Barpeta district of lower Assam has embarked on a “superwalk” to raise awareness on drug addiction and depression among youths.Khanin Roy started his Pathsa...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri


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