World  /  Published 27.07.22

Philippines jolted

Meanwhile, in Manila, the city's metro rail systems were halted and major buildings including the Senate were evacuated. The Philippines lies along the Pacific "Ring of Fire," ...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 27.11.21

Kolkata feels mild tremors of Myanmar quake

Mild tremors shook parts of Kolkata around 5.15am on Friday. The tremors lasted a few seconds and no casualty was reported. An earthquake with its epicentre in Myanmar, which measured 6.1 on the Ric...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

Health  /  Published 23.06.21

Parkinson’s primer

As people become older — that is, cross the age of 60 — many generally slow down. They walk slowly, swift changes in direction become difficult, and they struggle with simple movements suc...
By Dr Gita Mathai

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Mild tremors felt in Calcutta for five seconds

Mild tremors shook parts of south Bengal, including Calcutta, a little after 4.30pm on Saturday. The earthquake that measured 3.6 on the Richter scale had its epicentre 12km inside the earth’s crust...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 06.02.19

When you feel shaken

It is frightening to suddenly develop tremors — rhythmic, repetitive, stereotyped movements of regular amplitude and frequency producing to and fro movements in the hands, legs, trunk, head or even...
By Dr Gita Mathai


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