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

The film’s team includes cinematographer and editor Yusuf Sarfaraz (third semester) and actor Abhishek Prasad (sixth semester), all students of the mass communication and video production unit o...
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

Calcutta  /  Published 26.06.20

Matters of the mind

How is the lockdown taking a toll on the mental health of residents? And what are the ways to identify symptoms from the behavioural patterns of family members? Psychiatrist Kedar Ranjan Banerjee addr...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

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

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.20

Usha Ganguli passes away

Theatre director and actor Usha Ganguli died on Thursday. She was 74.Her help found her slumped in a chair at her south Calcutta home around 8am, family sources said. A doctor declared she had died of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 29.10.19

Exercise may boost mood for women with depression

For women with serious depression, a single session of exercise can change the body and mind in ways that might help combat depression, according to a new study. Interestingly, though, the beneficial ...
By Gretchen Reynolds / NYTNS in

Business  /  Published 15.04.20

IMF sullies sentiment

Global stocks and oil prices tumbled on Wednesday after the International Monetary Fund said the world’s economy will suffer its worst year since the Great Depression of the 1930s because of the cor...
By Reuters in London


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