Heritage  /  Published 28.06.20

Science dances to Longfellow’s tune

Scientists have provided the strongest evidence yet for what American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow had declared 184 years ago — that “music is the universal language of mankind”. ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.20

Lab research lost to power cut

A power cut in laboratories has led to loss of research material accumulated over at least 10 years, scientists of Calcutta University have said.Some of the materials that need to be refrigerated at l...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 19.05.20

Exploring new career choices

Mix and match for a great future...
By Shivani Manchanda in

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.20

IIEST students help feed strays

The lockdown has tested life, thrown up challenges and some enduring takeaways like the group of Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology students who have been feeding stray dogs on the...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.05.20

Manmohan Singh's health condition improves

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh is stable and his condition has improved, even as he tested negative for Covid-19, hospital sources said on Monday.Singh (87) was admitted to the AIIMS on Sunday e...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.20

Death & dignity during pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic is a test for everything and everyone — healthcare infrastructure, disaster management ability, response and responsibility of governments as well as of citizens as individuals...
By Avik Saha & Prannv Dhawan in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

State to borrow devices from varsities

The state government has requested at least three state-aided universities and a central research institute in Bengal to lend Covid-19 test equipment for setting up more testing laboratories.The vice...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.04.20

AIIMS committee to restore health services after lockdown

A month after the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) shut down its OPD services and curtailed all elective surgeries in its effort to redirect its resources to control the Covid-19 outbre...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Needed: Science and politics in one boat

Covid is an orphan virus and is using one strategy till such time comes when human beings, its only target so far, acquire an immune response strong enough to repel or keep it at bay.It has united a d...
By Abhijit Chowdhury in

Health  /  Published 17.04.20

'Social distancing worked for me'

Infections and deaths from the new coronavirus continue to spread worldwide, and the World Health Organization has officially declared the outbreak a pandemic. Many people are starting to talk about s...
By Jen Gunter/The New York Times News Service in


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