Health  /  Published 08.09.20

Health experts emphasize sanitisation and social distancing

As the country slowly eases back into normalcy following the Covid-19 lockdown, preventive measures to keep the virus at bay assume much more importance.  What should be the proper social distan...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 25.08.20

Nusrat on breaking taboos

Did the film shoots always have proper infrastructure? The washrooms in shoots were always clean unless we were shooting in areas where we didn’t have that kind of a provision. Shows were a hug...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.20

Teens fight against menstrual inequality

Three Class XII girls have started an online campaign to fight menstrual inequality and eradicate “period poverty” by giving sanitary pads to women who can’t afford them during the p...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 02.07.20

Mantra for safe make-up

Make-up professional Rebecca Rajpal, based in Calcutta and London, on safety practices when meeting a client:   Dos Use disposable masks, gowns and gloves when doing a client’s make-up...
By The Telegraph in

Style  /  Published 03.06.20

Soap, beautiful soap

The soap is now the centrepiece of our lives. It kills the enemy: the coronavirus. Soap dissolves the coronavirus’s fat membrane, the lipid bilayer that is the weakest link of the virus, and renders...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.11.18

Ranchi lab in Whatsapp push against fake news

Do you get provocative forwards on WhatsApp that make you angry at certain communities or political parties? Most likely, they are fake videos and messages created by vested interests to make you reac...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.18

MGM unable to rid premises of rats

MGM Medical College and Hospital in Sakchi, the state-run referral hospital of the Kolhan region, is yet to figure out how to rid its premises of rats, which had nibbled at a body.Hospital superintend...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.20

Hygiene e-class for snack sellers

Street food vendors will have to attend online training sessions on following new hygiene norms in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic once the lockdown lifts and they resume business.In a meeting organ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

Doctors prescribe sleep hygiene

Do not check your phone when you are in bed because its blue light hampers the sleep hormone, doctors said on Thursday while discussing healthy sleep habits. The doctors were speaking at an interactiv...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.19

Hygiene lessons at school

A girls’ school in Pandua, around 60km from the city, has been trying to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene among students by holding talks and distributing sanitary towels.Most families in an...
By Our Special Correspondent in Pandua


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