News  /  Published 26.05.22

PETA urges West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to replace horse-drawn carriages with e-carriages

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has urged West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to frame a policy to replace horse-drawn carriages for tourist rides with e-carriages. PETA India A...

Places  /  Published 26.05.22

St. Jude is a home away from home for children living with cancer and their parents

With St. Jude aiming to broaden its reach across India, more such stories of transformation will emerge in the years to come. With its well-defined goals, dedicated management and staff, and above all...
By Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 06.05.22

Covid cases in double figures in Salt Lake, New Town

Covid cases are back in the twin townships. The state health department has started a survey to detect any spike in the number of Covid-19 cases across the state and both Salt Lake and New Town are un...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 05.05.22

Hospitals in Kolkata saddled with Covid medicines of no use

Many hospitals in Kolkata are left with huge stocks of monoclonal antibody cocktail therapy drugs for Covid and personal protective equipment (PPE) suits, which are of little use now. The cocktail of...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Bengal Global Business Summit: Investors promise Rs 2,000cr boost to healthcare in Kolkata

Promises of big investments in healthcare in the state, totalling more than Rs 2,000 crore, came on the concluding day of the Bengal Global Business Summit on Thursday. Surgeon Devi Shetty led the pa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.22

Clinic to treat pain launched at NBMCH

A pain clinic that will offer treatment for all kinds of muscle and bone-related pains was launched by the department of physical medicine & rehabilitation (PM&R) of North Bengal Medical Colle...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

India  /  Published 30.03.22

Nitish attacker sent for psychiatric treatment

The man, who had assaulted Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar two days ago, has been admitted to a hospital for psychiatric treatment, a senior police official said here on Tuesday.    &...
By PTI in Patna

News  /  Published 28.03.22

254 more beds for cancer care at Tata Medical Center in Rajarhat

Statistics issued by the ICMR-National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research suggest that in 2020 alone, 1.08 lakh new cancer cases were reported in Bengal. The projected incidence of cancer cas...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.03.22

IIT Guwahati sets up Chair of ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ for water treatment technology

The chair professor will carry out high-quality empirical and applied research in the rural drinking water and sanitation sector ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 24.03.22

Covid tools boost critical care set-ups in Kolkata hospitals

The city has more critical care facilities now than a couple of years ago because of the money hospitals had to spend during the height of the Covid pandemic. Both government and private healthcare f...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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