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Depression Among COVID Patients can Defeat the Mission

BY SALIL GEWALI When uncertainty and worries come calling, the body's immune system crashes. But contrastingly, one believes, COVID-19 is fought only with better immunity....

Know What Indians Are Reading Amid Pandemic

By Siddhi Jain As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to upend lives, societies, economies and nations' around the world, an unplanned yet welcome change has been...

Only 66% People Aware of Typhoid Vaccination: Survey

By Puja Gupta With 2.2 million cases of typhoid being recorded in India alone in 2016, typhoid fever poses a serious disease burden in the...

91% Indians Opt for Healthier Alternatives Whilst Snacking: Survey

While the idea of snacking encompasses a variety of foods, a recent survey finds that over the past few years, there has been a...

About 80% Home-Based Beedi Workers Live in Rural Areas: Study

By Puja Gupta While about 96 per cent (42,76,124) of the total beedi workers (44,60,076) are home-based, only four per cent (1,83,952) work in factories,...

Lockdown Results in Metro Cities Achieving 95% Clean Air Target

The coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown has resulted in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru achieve 95 per cent of their 2024 National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)...

India Witnesses Last Annual Solar Eclipse of the Decade

India on Sunday witnessed annular solar eclipse or 'surya grahan' 2020, the third eclipse even for this year after first two lunar eclipses took...

Voice Against the Inhuman Decision by the Delhi Chief Minister

By Salil Gewali The real critics are always upright and bold. They are the ones who are quick to forewarn the wrong acts by anyone...

Air Pollution Rises Again as India Reopens

Even though the pollution levels in six major cities plummeted during the initial phase of the lockdown, it is on the rise again as...

The Wrath Of Amphan Cyclone In India

BY Varuni Trivedi Odisha and West Bengal were left in shambles as Cyclone Amphan left only doom and devastation behind. Torrential rains and winds gusting...

Pandemic, Pandemonium and Booze 

By Varuni Trivedi Monday, saw a nationwide brawl and chaos as the government relaxed the stringent lockdown. Serpentine queues outside liquor shops were a common...

Foodies Must Try These Dishes from the Streets of Kolkata

BY PUJA GUPTA When you think about Bengali food, you will have a veritable carnival of sweet treats and seafood dishes parading through your mind....

Rising Communalism, Strained Socio-Political Conditions and Lackadaisical Administration Leading to Hike in Hooliganism in Kolkata

Kolkata has witnessed a string of hooliganism related incidents in recent months, with its long time denizens putting the blame on rising communalism, strained...

Petrol Prices On The Reverse Trend For The Last 13 Days: Prices Fall

Domestic petrol prices, which had hit record levels for 16 consecutive days in May, have been on the reverse trend for the last 13...

Swiggy to use digital payments for delivery fleet

Swiggy is an online food ordering platform It will now allow digital payments for delivery feet this method will prevent any leakage in...

Kolkata Showcases in Top 100 Global Travel Destinations

Oct 2, 2017: Kolkata is featured in the top 100 travel destinations globally alongside other Indian cities namely, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, and Bengaluru, as indicated...

Kashmere Gate Durga Puja is the 108 Years Old Annual Ritual in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 24, 2017: Kolkata might be the cynosure of Durga Puja celebrations, but not far behind is the national capital, which plays...

Durga Puja in Bengal to showcase its cross-cultural and trans-boundary influences

Durga Puja in West Bengal has evolved into a platform of its cross-cultural and trans-boundary influences  Months of protests and violence in the...

This Durga Puja Brings Narratives of Communal Harmony

Kolkata, Sep 15, 2017: For over 200 years, the Nandi family in West Bengal's Hooghly has been feeding Muslim fakirs during the Hindu festival...

Nitasha Biswas: India Crowns its First Transqueen from Kolkata

Nitasha Biswas was crowned The first Transqueen India She was presented the crown by Miss Transsexual Australia 2017 Laeticia Phylliscia Raveena Nitasha will represent India...

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People Between 30-40 Years of Age Facing New-Found CVDs

By Ashish Srivastava Respiratory disorders caused by Covid-19 have taken a centre-stage during the pandemic, overshadowing other burgeoning health issues, particularly cardiovascular disorders (CVDs). With...

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By Brij Khandelwal River lovers and green activists in Agra on 27 September celebrated the World Rivers Day, at the Etmauddaula view-point park, by cleaning...

Women Can Conceive a Child After Ovarian Tumours: Study

Researchers have found that women receiving fertility-sparing surgery for the treatment of borderline ovarian tumours are able to have children. According to the study published...