Calcutta  /  Published 15.10.20

Kishore Bhimani passes away

Kishore Bhimani, former journalist and broadcaster whose voice brought the action on 22 yards alive on radio and television for generations of cricket lovers, passed away on Thursday. He was 81. He w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.07.20

Elephant dies at Palamau Tiger Reserve

A female elephant was found dead at the Palamau Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand’s Latehar district early on Tuesday morning, months after the death of an aged tigress and two bisons. “Our fore...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 18.05.20

Questions over December date

There are unanswered questions around the origin, spread and transparency of communications about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the new coronavirus disease that spread out globally from China. The...
By T. Jacob John and Jagdish Rattanani in

Sports  /  Published 17.03.20

PK health worsens, under full ventilation

PK Banerjee, the legendary footballer and coach, is suffering from sepsis and multi-organ failure and is under full ventilation support, the hospital where he has been admitted said in its statement o...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.03.19

Pneumonia care falters

More than half of children with severe pneumonia in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar do not receive required hospital care, suggests new research that points to treatment gaps in states with the highest childh...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 19.03.20

Rise in pneumonia cases fuels Russia fears

A reported sharp increase in pneumonia cases in the Russian capital and contradictory information around the issue is fuelling fears about the accuracy of official coronavirus data which remains much ...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 18.01.20

Virus casts shadow over China fest

China reported four more cases of pneumonia believed to be caused by a new coronavirus strain, causing rising concern globally that a disease health officials do not yet fully understand could spread ...
By Reuters in Beijing

India  /  Published 30.10.19

70% Indians sick with infections in 2018 had ‘viral fever’

Acute respiratory infections — what some people might vaguely call “viral fevers” — accounted for nearly 70 per cent of illnesses from communicable diseases in India in 2018, but pneumonia was...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 03.03.20

PK’s health

Legendary footballer PK Banerjee’s condition is satisfactory post-ventilation, a statement issued by the hospital said on Tuesday. Banerjee, suffering from respiratory problem due to pneumonia and w...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.07.19

Opposition unifier Jaipal Reddy is no more

S. Jaipal Reddy, who was instrumental in forging Opposition unity when a seemingly unassailable Congress began to lurch from one blunder to another in the late-1980s, died on Sunday in Hyderabad. He ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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