Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Covid: Go to war armed with data

The death toll in the second wave of the Covid crisis in India has garnered international attention because of its sheer number. In spite of the paucity of Covid-19-related data in India, even a curso...
By Sabir Ahamed

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.21

Kamtapur leader Atul Roy dies at 62

Atul Roy, the vice-chairman of Kamtapur Bhasha Academy and the president of the Kamtapur Progressive Party (KPP), died at a private nursing home in Matigara, on the outskirts of Siliguri, on Wednesday...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.21

Citizens ignore Covid risk, spring to save Calcuttan

By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.05.21

Diabetes, steroid link to black fungus

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 18.03.21

Two-week sugar free challenge

Sugar is not as sweet as you think it is! This is probably not news to you, but the higher your sugar intake, the fatter you get! And with increased body fat comes the risks of high cholesterol, type ...
By Mayukh Banerjee


Health  /  Published 17.02.21

Time your workout right

Is it better for our bodies to work out at certain times of day? A new study of exercise timing and metabolic health suggests that, at least for some people, the answer is a qualified yes. The study, ...
By Gretchen Reynolds

Health  /  Published 20.01.21

Bitter effects of high sugar

About 10 per cent of the Indian population has diabetes. Once considered a disease of the prosperous, middle-aged diaspora, the patient profile is changing. Teenagers, students and young professionals...
By Dr Gita Mathai

India  /  Published 17.01.21

Arrested ex-chief of TV ratings agency in hospital

Former CEO of ratings agency Barc, Partho Dasgupta, arrested in connection with an alleged fake television ratings point (TRP) case, has been admitted to the ICU of the state-run JJ Hospital in centra...
By PTI in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 18.12.20

Forum holds health camps

The New Town Residents’ Welfare Forum has started a Sunday camp to be held over the next two months to bring doctors and pathology labs closer to residents across the township. The first camp to...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

Opinion  /  Published 15.12.20

One pandemic unmasking another

Amidst the great excitement around the phase-three trials of a number of vaccines throughout the world as well as in India, we must not forget what this new tiny spiky virus has taught us about oursel...
By Dipyaman Ganguly


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