West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.19

Bengal is 4000 doctors short: Mamata

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 21.06.19

Caste and other demons

“Gandhiji, I have no homeland.” The first meeting between Gandhi and B.R. Ambedkar, who later became chairman of the drafting committee of independent India’s Constitution and its first law mini...
By Subhash Gatade

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.19

A cancer patient's right to know

The bliss that is ignorance — reputedly — does not suit everybody. Two recent studies, one Indian and one Australian, on whether those suffering from cancer wish to know the details of their illne...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 19.11.19

Doctor count in India below WHO norm

The country has one doctor for every 1,445 Indians, lower than the WHO-prescribed norm of one doctor for 1,000 people, the government told Parliament on Tuesday. The Indian figure has been calculated ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.12.19

Queen’s speech hints at India trade pact

The UK can begin negotiations for a free trade agreements with the world’s leading global economies — such as India — once Boris Johnson manages to “get Brexit done” by January 31, 2020, it ...
By Amit Roy in London


West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.18

Doctor tips for runners in Airtel event

Runners itching to lace up and hit the road have been urged to undergo certain medical tests to guard against cardiac arrest during a run.Doctors recommend the tests especially for smokers and those a...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 21.11.18

Doctor Who in India with episode on Partition

The sixth episode of the current series of Doctor Who, called Demons of the Punjab, will leave Indian viewers both mesmerised and troubled. Mesmerised because this is — at least from the Indian poin...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 22.04.20

Indian-origin doctor issues 'soul searching' open letter to Boris

An Indian-origin doctor has called on Boris Johnson to ensure the state-funded National Health Service is kept well-resourced even beyond crisis times as he issued a sharply-worded open letter address...
By PTI in London

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.07.19

Death at RIMS sparks bribe row

A patient from Hazaribagh died at RIMS on Tuesday after a hospital worker removed his oxygen mask upon being denied a bribe, the patient’s family has alleged.While the local police station has said ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.19

Classroom views

Having been a teacher since 1976, I have seen major changes in classroom technologies and the emergence of alternative sources of information like the electronic media and the internet. The attitude o...
By Anup Sinha


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