Health  /  Published 10.01.20

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

Culture  /  Published 10.12.19

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

Food  /  Published 16.03.19

Japanese chef has Indians eating out of his bowl

Working in India is very difficult,' says chef Shoji Morita ruefully. Morita is the head chef at Kampai, a 70-seater Japanese restaurant in Delhi's Aerocity.Morita came to India in 2017 to run the kit...
By Smita Tripathi in

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 20.02.19

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

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.19

Art, capitalism and ecocide

By Soumitra Das in

India  /  Published 10.02.19

Portrait of police commissioner Rajeev Kumar

He was shaving hurriedly that disorderly January morning in 2002 when the landline started to ring. His day usually didn’t start this early — he was more a creature of the night — but there had ...
By Upala Sen 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

People  /  Published 07.01.19

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

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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