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...
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...