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Walkers
Health  /  Published 01.09.21

Run the attack away

My father and uncle died of heart attacks. I run for half an hour a day, but I have a sedentary desk job. It is good that you exercise regularly. Try to run or jog 4km a day. Do not rely on this alon...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Culture  /  Published 29.08.21

Madurdaha's Cha-Biskut Amalgam Society

Plastic covers: check. Umbrella: check: Double masks and sanitiser: double check. Dressed in my morning walk gear I head out, ready to brave the torrential rain. This is no weather for a walk though. ...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Sports  /  Published 22.08.21

Walker Khatri clinches silver

Amit Khatri won silver medal in men’s 10,000 metres race walk event to clinch India’s second medal at the World U-20 Athletics Championship in Nairobi on Saturday. The 17-year-old Khatri,...
By Our bureau & Agencies in Calcutta, Nairobi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.08.21

Morning walks turn into walk of fear

The footfall of morning and evening walkers has increased at already crowded walking tracks in Bistupur, Kadma and Sonari of the city as they dropped the practice of walking at isolated places in fear...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.21

Jogger rushes to help, gets robbed but chases snatchers

The first morning walker whose mobile phone was snatched on Red Road on Wednesday was a 21-year-old who is new to the city. The second was a 49-year-old Calcuttan who responded to the cries of the fir...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Maidan

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Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.21

Morning walker collapses, dies

A 51-year-old woman collapsed to death during her routine morning walk on a footpath along Southern Avenue on Monday. She was declared dead at SSKM Hospital, police said. Subhra Ghosh, 51, a residen...
By Our Special Correspondent in Southern Avenue

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.21

Walkers for hurt stray dogs

A group of animal lovers provided walkers to a bunch of stray dogs at a pocket of Konnagar in Hooghly on Saturday. The drive took place at the Tina Bazar Milan Tirtha area, around 40km from the heart...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 28.01.21

Keep walking, briskly

If you can walk briskly you are in good health. You are likely to have good musculature, balance and endurance, indicators of good cardiovascular health. A June 2019 study published in Mayo Clinic Pr...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Botanic to open on December 1

The Indian Botanic Garden in Shibpur will be open again for morning walkers from December 1. The garden has been closed since March 15 because of the Covid pandemic. According to instructions from th...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Morning walker hit by van, dies of injuries

An elderly morning walker died in a road accident early on Saturday after being hit by a bakery van near Netaji Nagar on the southern fringes of the city. Gouranga Chowdhury, 64, a resident of Suryan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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