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India's quiet tide of childhood obesity

By Kamala Thiagarajan

When 12-year-old Madhu (not his real name) was diagnosed as obese — he weighed 98 kg when his ideal weight was 55 kg — there were no obvious medical issues, except a faulty diet and lack of exercise.

After counselling and improving his diet, the Madurai preteen, 160 cm or 5.2 ft tall, lost eight kg in four months. At the age of 15, stres...

 
Left-Congress tie-up in Bengal fatally hits Congress in Tripura

By Sujit Chakraborty

The Left-Congress alliance for the West Bengal assembly polls had badly hit Left-ruled Tripura’s main opposition Congress, which is heading for a vertical split, political pundits say.

“After the announcement of results of Bengal and Assam assembly elections on May 19, a clear cut picture in Tripura politics would emerge. The dissident Co...

 
Hinduism as I understand

By Dr Jyotsna Bhattacharjee

Hindu religion is one of the oldest religions of the world. It is famed for its tolerance and liberal views. That is why I feel shocked and saddened when I read or hear about Hindu extremism or fundamentalism. I never imagined that such a stigma could be attached to Hinduism. Apparently the sins of some misguided followers of the Hindu faith have been ...

 
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