Public Health
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

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Delhi public health emergency

A Supreme Court-mandated panel on Friday declared a public health emergency in the Delhi-NCR region and banned all construction activities till November 5.As pollution level in the region entered the ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.18

Jharkhand revives medical hub project

Plans are afoot to revive an ambitious healthcare hub project in Itki block of Ranchi that has been dragging its feet for two years.Envisaged with a medical college, a multi-speciality hospital and ce...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpdur

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.18

The artists whom we will forget too soon

Sir — Every year, just before Durga Puja, people feel the urge to visit Kumartuli. The idol-makers there, however, painstakingly go about their business all year round, working in conditions that ar...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.18

Human Development Report: Lessons for India

How should growth and development be measured? The dominant tradition, at least in policy circles, continues to be an unhealthy reliance on growth in per capita national income. For instance, governme...
By Bhaskar Dutta


Opinion  /  Published 28.09.18

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern shows the way

Sir — It was wonderful to see the New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, attend the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the United Nations with her three-month-old daughter, Neve Te Aroha. The child...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 26.09.18

Attitudes towards suicide worsen the problem

September 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day. On that day this year, according to media reports, a 15-year-old girl in Aligarh set herself alight with kerosene after telling her father that she had b...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Health  /  Published 18.07.19

Before the next dentist visit, read this

An international team of dental researchers on Thursday urged radical reforms in dentistry practices, flagging the lack of adequate evidence for some routinely prescribed treatment protocols and calli...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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