National Health Service
India  /  Published 19.05.22

UK: Indian nurse number strength boosts workforce

Indians are driving a rise in foreign nurses coming in to boost the workforce of the UK’s National Health Service, according to official figures released in London on Wednesday. The Nursing and...
By PTI in London

Science Tech  /  Published 11.05.22

How will ultra-long-haul flights affect your body and mental health

For many people, the idea of getting on a 13-hour flight is bad enough. But some airlines are now gearing up for non-stop flights of 20 hours or more — known as ultra-long-haul flights. Qantas ...
By Deutsche Welle

Opinion  /  Published 19.03.22

At Bafta awards, blue & yellow

Footnote At India House, the high commissioner, Gaitri Issar Kumar, launched a report on how well the desi diaspora was doing and also explained Delhi’s Ukraine policy. The next day s...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.22

Letters to the Editor: 'Melas' need to saved, for culture and livelihoods

Lost charm Sir — There was a time when growing up in Calcutta included must-visits to local melas. Few things can match the happiness of eating deep-fried delicacies, enjoying the thrills ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.22

The Thin Edge | In full retreat

For those who haven’t been following the ongoing drama in the politics of the United Kingdom, here’s the basic storyline: after an initially botched response, where it ignored the seriousn...
By Ruchir Joshi


Events  /  Published 04.12.21

Infocom session on ways to protect people from financial distress during sickness

A sustainable healthcare model should look at protecting people from financial distress during sickness, an epidemiologist said at a virtual session on sustainable healthcare on Friday. “We alw...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 05.11.21

UK approves Covid pill

Britain on Thursday became the first country in the world to approve a potentially game-changing Covid-19 antiviral pill jointly developed by US-based Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, in a boost t...
By Reuters in London

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.21

Critical situation: India's second wave

How is India’s Covid nightmare — the images from the cremation grounds will haunt us for a long time — being reported in the UK? Journalists have relied on Indian consultants in the ...
By Amit Roy

World  /  Published 19.03.21

Boris Johnson to get AstraZeneca jab

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will receive the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine to protect against COVID-19 on Friday, even as many European countries who had paused its use amid some blood clot fears beg...
By Aditi Khanna in London

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

Covid-19 may exacerbate inequalities

A middle-ranking American diplomat who was posted in Calcutta in the early 1980s after serving in Dhaka had a disarming way of avoiding the risk of infection in the subcontinent. Declining ice or wate...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray


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