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Opinion  /  Published 03.06.20

Human rights for public health

The late Jonathan Mann, the WHO administrator who pioneered the global campaign against AIDS in the 1980s, had envisioned a future where public health, human rights and ethics would be seen as complem...
By Aditya Sharma in

India  /  Published 19.05.20

Surge of 5000, yet 'encouraging'

India on Monday recorded an overnight spike of over 5,000 new coronavirus patients but the health ministry cited a rising “recovery rate” and countries with more infections and said India’s “a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Child mortality reality check

India is unlikely to achieve its target of reducing under-five child mortality to below 23 per 1,000 live births by the year 2025, health researchers said on Tuesday after the first district-level stu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 01.05.20

EPL clubs keen to complete season

England’s Premier League, on hold since March 9 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, will consult with club managers and players over ‘Project Restart’ while the UK government stepped up plann...
By Reuters in London

North East  /  Published 05.02.20

Residents move MLA over water crisis

Residents of Karimganj South Assembly constituency in Assam district have appealed to PHE minister Rihon Daimary for necessary measures in connection with a severe water crisis in the constituency bec...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

India  /  Published 16.01.20

Govt has money for statues, not hospitals: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday came down heavily on the Maharashtra government for dragging its feet over financial aid to Wadia Hospitals for women and children, and said the government has money ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.19

India needs to increase its health budget

Doctors are hard to come by in India. The government recently revealed in Parliament that there is one allopathic doctor for every 1,445 people in the country. This is far below the norm of one doctor...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 17.11.19

Delhi parents want annual smog vacation

Over 70 per cent of parents in Delhi and the National Capital Region say there should be a scheduled 'smog break' in schools from November 1-20 every year, according to a new survey.The survey with ne...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.11.19

Battling hunger: Jharkhand shows the way

Chronic hunger has, for a while now, been made undetectable. For instance, even though pockets in Jharkhand have been reporting ‘hunger deaths’ — 21 such cases in the state made up a quarter of ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

One does not simply adapt to noise pollution

Dhak, the rhythmic beat of which is apparently music to the Bengali ear, grated on my nerves on the night of Kali Puja. Woken up from sleep at midnight by the exuberant dhakis — Kali Puja is a signi...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in Calcutta


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