News  /  Published 24.01.22

Life struggles: Fight and beat Covid fear for nurse Sujata

Sujata Sinha Mandal appears at my south Kolkata home on an early December morning, before the Omicron wave. This is the fifth day since I have tested Covid-positive. Sujata changes and washes herself ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 18.09.21

Nurse found hanging at her quarters in New Town

The body of a 28-year-old nurse of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute  in New Town was found hanging inside her quarters on the hospital campus on Friday morning, police said. Nitu Singh Gil...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

People  /  Published 25.07.21

Flight of the Nightingale

When I tell Nisha Wilson that through the pandemic I have heard of more than one family here in Calcutta seeking a nurse and settling for an ayah, she expresses a controlled surprise. “Is it so?...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 02.05.21

Govt to tap medical students for help

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reviewed various measures to augment human resources for effective management of the Covid-19 situation, discussing, among other ways, the possibility of incenti...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.21

Demand for 24X7 caregivers

Households that have bedridden patients and depend on attendants who work in shifts have been requesting service providers for 24X7 caregivers so they don’t have to allow outsiders into their ho...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.01.21

Lover's son held for nurse's murder

The 16-year-old son of Arvind Kumar Singh has been arrested for the murder of Anita Sharma after he confessed saying the nurse’s affair with his father was the cause of severe unhappiness in the...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.21

Nurse murdered in steel city

The partially burnt body of a middle-aged nurse was found at her home in Kadma on Thursday night with police detaining a close acquaintance who visited her regularly as the prime suspect. The decease...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.08.20

Covid: nurse who braved the odds

Tala Tudu may have battled bravely with the deadly coronavirus but the thought of going back to the place from where she got the infection still frightens her. The 48-year-old nurse at Tata Main Hosp...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.08.20

Two nurses who make a difference

Two nurses working at the Covid Care Centre (CCC) in the Palamau Medical College and Hospital in Daltonganj are making the place ‘friendly’ and inviting the respect of inmates. Renulata K...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.07.20

State digest: Nurse ignores quarantine drill, tests positive

A nurse checked four pregnant patients and vaccinated as many as 18 infants, before her coronavirus test reports came positive, and a team went to her house in the Dusadh mohalla of Ramgarh, to send h...
By Our Bureau


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