Who would have thought a letter to the editor in a medical journal could awaken the health system of a country? Dr Zarir Udwadia’s letter in December 2011, describing four totally drug-resistant tuberculosis (TDR TB) cases in Mumbai’s P.D. Hinduja Hospital, did just that. The letter in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases caught media attention and brought the focus back on...
The United Kingdom may be facing partition later this year, when the people of Scotland vote on whether or not to become independent. As so often in history, the larger power, in this case England, is not taking ... »
The BJP has informally told Raj Thackeray that his Maharashtra Navnirman Sena should not contest the Lok Sabha elections as the MNS has terribly harmed the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in elections after Raj parted ways ... »
Diplomats are social butterflies by birth and do not take to cold shoulders kindly.That apart, they are finding the election campaign starring stereotypes of blood-thirsty Italian marines, adrenaline-pumping African ... »
If you have to chase ghosts, it is best to start with the famous ones. And who bigger than John Keats. Growing up in Calcutta—it was called that before the K decided to make its presence felt—there was ... »