Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Trader helps teen with cancer

A Howrah businessman responded to a call to donate platelets to a 13-year-old boy fighting leukaemia who started bleeding from the nose because of low platelet count.The Jharkhand boy is undergoing tr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 27.02.19

Price cap on 42 cancer drugs

India’s drug pricing authority on Wednesday imposed profit-margin caps on 42 anti-cancer medicines, but drew criticism from sections of patients’ rights activists who said the move would have limi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.18

How Make-A-Wish charity cheered ailing kids

A 10-year-old girl from East Midnapore who had gone to a hospital in Garia for treatment of thalassaemia went home with a giant red teddy bear and a smile on Monday. A six-year-old boy from Hooghly un...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta


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