North America
Opinion  /  Published 22.09.22

India’s Peter Pans

I recently spent an evening chatting with a former student, an alum of our university now working in London. In a tone of solemn humour, she told me that during her tenure as a student, she and her pe...
By Saikat Majumdar

India  /  Published 07.08.22

Heart attack care focus shift

Treatment for heart attacks in India should focus on clot-busting drug therapy, three top Indian cardiologists have said, cautioning against a focus on angioplasty, or coronary stent insertion, routin...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 05.07.22

Monkeypox is mutating fast: Study

The monkeypox virus spreading across the US, Europe and the UK is mutating surprisingly fast, according to a study conducted by Portuguese researchers and published in the journal ...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 25.06.22

Monkeypox virus shows accelerated evolution

The monkeypox virus responsible for outbreaks in multiple countries over the past two months shows an excessive number of genetic mutations, indicating “accelerated evolution” and possible...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.06.22

Centre issues monkeypox guidelines

The Union health ministry on Tuesday released guidelines for surveillance and management of monkeypox, a viral disease of animal origin that has caused human infections in 25 countries over the past m...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 17.05.22

Jump in visa applications in 1st quarter

VFS Global, which processes visas for major European countries and North America, said applications have doubled in the first three months of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021 even as the volum...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 23.04.22

Double celestial events to elude Kolkata this May

A partial solar eclipse and a total lunar eclipse will take place, at the end of this month and the middle of the next, respectively.  Kolkatans will miss both the eclipses. Debiprosad Duari, f...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 04.09.20

GM, Honda team up

General Motors and Honda have signed a deal to explore sharing vehicle underpinnings and propulsion systems in North America. The companies said discussions on jointly-designed vehicles will start im...
By AP in Detroit

North East  /  Published 23.12.19

AANA raises concern over Act

The Assam Association of North America (AANA) said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act would adversely impact the people of Assam and the Northeast.In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the associa...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Health  /  Published 13.03.19

Price cap push to drug sales

More patients in India began consuming a cholesterol-lowering drug called atorvastatin after the Centre imposed price caps on the medicine, suggests a study that health economists say bolsters argumen...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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