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News  /  Published 04.04.22

Covid delayed cancer diagnosis, treatment in Kolkata

The treatment and screening of many cancer patients was delayed because of the Covid pandemic, said doctors. The disease could have got to an advanced stage because of the delay in treatment, wh...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

World  /  Published 22.03.22

Ukraine in Chernobyl radiation warning

Ukrainian state nuclear company Energoatom warned on Monday that radiation levels around the occupied Chernobyl nuclear plant risked rising because its radiation monitoring system and forest fire-figh...
By Reuters in Lviv, Ukraine

World  /  Published 10.03.22

Ukraine sees risk of radiation leak at Chernobyl

Ukraine said on Wednesday there was a danger of a radiation leak at the Chernobyl nuclear power station after electricity was cut off to the plant, but the UN nuclear watchdog saw “no critical i...
By Reuters in Lviv, Ukraine

News  /  Published 04.02.22

Cancer survivors now on a quest to help other patients in Kolkata hospital

Three cancer survivors will soon work as support staff in a hospital for cancer patients. The three were diagnosed with cancer at various times over the past 12 years. Their own experiences in battli...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

World  /  Published 17.06.21

China: N-plant fuel rods damaged

A Chinese nuclear power plant near Hong Kong had five broken fuel rods in a reactor but no radioactivity leaked, the government said on Wednesday in its first confirmation of the incident that prompte...
By AP in Beijing

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Health  /  Published 09.04.19

Caution against annual mammograms

Annual mammography screening in average-risk women may result in more harm than screening every other year, the American College of Physicians said on Monday, echoing concerns expressed by sections of...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

How safe is 5G for the planet?

Researchers in the Netherlands had once found trees with damaged, bleeding barks and dying leaves. Further scientific investigation showed that these were not caused by viral infection, but from six s...
By Bidisha Biswas

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.19

What our views on cancer reveal about us

An apocryphal tale dating back to the Soviet era suggests that the dreary speeches of members of the Politburo were usually greeted with thunderous applause. The applause was the audience’s way of e...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Education  /  Published 22.01.19

Mobile phones should be allowed in school

YESUseful for researchA mobile phone also enhances education. It is a mini computer with a vast potential for learning. A student can use it for research or as a calculator.Agnidhro Ganguly,Techno Ind...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Cancer care for children

A rehabilitation centre for children with cancer aimed at helping them deal with physical pain and mental stress has come up at a hospital in Park Circus. Children have to put up with the pricks, pain...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta


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