West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.19

Truant tablets fail to check anaemia

More than 60 per cent adolescent girls in the state suffer from iron deficiency and anaemia, a survey conducted on behalf of the Union health and family welfare ministry has revealed.The 2015-16 Natio...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 25.05.20

JSW fortifies captive ore capability

JSW Steel will soon start to procure nearly a two-third of its iron ore requirement from captive mines, becoming a vertically integrated player like Tata Steel and Steel Authority of India.The company...
in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 13.11.18

The superhero who did not need a cape

Stan Lee, the man who gave us an alternate, super-powerful pop culture universe, is no more. But we will continue to see glimpses of him in his fantastic superheroes. “As extraordinary as the charac...
By Sriparna Ray and Rahul Awasthi

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.19

The alarming state of women's health in India

The National Health Profile, 2018 has thrown up some worrying figures about women’s reproductive health, especially in West Bengal. It shows that 71.9 per cent pregnant women in the state do not hav...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 26.01.19

200 missing after Brazil dam collapse

Brazilian rescuers were searching for some 200 missing people after a tailings dam burst on Friday at an iron ore mine owned by Vale SA, the second major dam disaster involving the company in just ove...
By Reuters in Rio de Janeiro


Business  /  Published 09.02.20

SAIL offer-for-sale plan

The government is planning to sell a 5 per cent stake in Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) through an offer for sale, which could fetch about Rs 1,000 crore to the exchequer, an official said. Offic...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.04.19

Tata Steel secures ore supply

Tata Steel plans to double iron ore output from captive sources over the next decade as the company shifts focus to fully integrating its rapidly expanding Indian operations after hiving off its overs...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 19.04.19

Tata firm to shift base to Calcutta a decade after Singur

The Tatas are shifting the headquarters of one of their key associate companies to Calcutta, a choice certain to pique interest beyond boardrooms because of the Singur episode in 2008.Tata Sponge Iron...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 15.09.19

Prashant Jhawar exits UML board

A week before seeking a reappointment to the board at the annual general meeting of shareholders, Usha Martin Ltd (UML) promoter and non-executive director Prashant Jhawar has stepped down.The resolut...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 13.11.18

Goodbye super Stan

If Stan Lee revolutionised the comic book world in the 1960s, which he did, he left as big a stamp — maybe bigger — on the even wider pop culture landscape of today.Think of Spider-Man, the blockb...
By Jonathan Kandell & Andy Webster / The New York Times News Service


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