Culture  /  Published 08.12.19

Serving China on a plate, the Michelin way

Andrew Wong, the 38-year-old chef-owner of London-based Michelin star restaurant A. Wong, is not your regular chef. For starters, he has a degree in chemistry from Oxford University and another in ant...
By Smita Tripathi in

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.19

Art, capitalism and ecocide

By Soumitra Das in

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.19

The alarming state of women's health in India

The National Health Profile, 2018 has thrown up some worrying figures about women’s reproductive health, especially in West Bengal. It shows that 71.9 per cent pregnant women in the state do not hav...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.18

'Le Costcutter' who loved big pay cheques

By Paran Balakrishnan in

Health  /  Published 07.01.20

Lipid profile, decoded

Many people go for “master health check-ups” from which they receive detailed but puzzling results, especially as far as “lipid profile” is concerned. This report shows total cholesterol, trig...
By Dr Gita Mathai in


People  /  Published 05.01.19

The Boy Who Chased Cancer

He was an usher at a private hospital — AMRI, Mukundapur — for Rs 4,500 a month. He says, “I had to help patients arrange their documents and guide them to the right department.” After work, h...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Bihar  /  Published 09.12.18

Araria doctor’s life of service

Dr Birendra Prasad Verma, 91, is living proof that age is just a number. The doctor from Araria, around 325km northeast of Patna, has been treating patients continuously since 1948, and says he will n...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.19

Sri Lanka at crossroads on death penalty

Not the first but the fourth prime minister of Ceylon and occupying that office for just over three years, Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike remains modern Sri Lanka’s most iconic politician. ...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

World  /  Published 19.02.19

Designer Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85

Karl Lagerfeld, the iconic couturier whose designs at Chanel and Fendi had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died on Tuesday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and admirat...
By AP in Paris

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.18

Deep dive into life of legend Greg Louganis

Greg Louganis, the American diving legend with a scar on the back of his head as famous as his Olympic feats, is in Calcutta to inspire and charm with stories from his life like how he might never hav...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta


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