Health  /  Published 18.05.22

Counter Attack

One of my first memories is the pung ent smell of rubbing alcohol. Every evening, my mother sprayed the kitchen sink and counters with isopropyl alcohol to disinfect them. And no wonder: she had cared...
By Melinda Wenner Moyer

Lifestyle  /  Published 05.05.22

Samsung enters a new category in India — vacuum cleaners

It’s turning out to be a year of new products from Samsung in India. After introducing its popular laptop portfolio in India a few weeks ago, the South Korean company has entered a new segment, ...
By Mathures Paul

News  /  Published 07.04.22

Kolkata schools struggle to maintain Covid protocol in class and on campus

Covid is not over and one cannot let their guard down, teachers are telling students continuously as schools reopen for in-person classes in the new session. There is a tendency among students, espec...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.04.22

Kolkatans drop the shield against Covid-19

By Pradip Sanyal

News  /  Published 05.04.22

Covid curbs off, air fares soar as mid-April holiday window beckons

The first spell of holidays after India’s Covid restrictions have largely been lifted is ahead and air fares have gone through the roof.  Fares to Dehradun, Srinagar, Bhubaneswar, Pak...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


News  /  Published 04.04.22

Session on menstrual hygiene for women living in Kolkata slums

A group of girls and women from urban slums, many of whom still depend on unhygienic alternatives during menstruation, were educated about menstrual hygiene and healthy habits. Over 200 women from no...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.03.22

Invisible braces are discreetly changing the smile of a generation

The author is a specialist dental, oral and maxillofacial surgeon and is the clinical director of Aesthetica-Advanced Dental and Implant Center, Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata. He can be contacted at d...
By Dr Kamlesh Kothari

People  /  Published 09.03.22

Kolkata always stands out for its calmness, food, says Burrabazar boy now near Bondi beach

Finally, where do you see yourself in five years’ time? I’m an experimenter by nature. Studying in multiple schools, living in various cities and then working in a few organisations have ...
By Priyam Marik

Science Tech  /  Published 07.02.22

A top-notch electric toothbrush is on enamel duty

A number of tech companies are exploring the electric toothbrush space, trying to make them cheaper, good looking and, according to them, more effective. Yet, it has remained for them just “anot...

Lifestyle  /  Published 27.01.22

Achieve a spotless home with smart cleaning gadgets

Clean regularly: Dust electrostatically ‘sticks’ to hard floors and the longer it sits on the floor, the more effort is required to ‘peel’ (or dislodge) it off the surface. Cle...
By Dennis Mathews


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