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Clinics coming up around America for Long Covid

Post Date: February 23, 2021

From Washington state to Florida, from California to Massachusetts, facilities are opening up to help the growing number of Americans who suffer from Covid-19 symptoms many months after their diagnosis. Just a little more than a year into the pandemic, it's not clear how many Covid-19 patients go on to develop what's called long-term Covid or...

Anuradha Goyal pens a must-read guidebook to India’s temples


For author and noted travel blogger Anuradha Goyal, who has penned the book ‘Lotus in the Stone: Sacred Journeys in Eternal India’ on India’s most sacred sites, temples contain vignettes of our history, heritage, art history, folk tales, aesthetics. Condensing years of her travel into writing, Goyal presents a travelogue rooted deep into Indian...

Covid book by Dr. Chalil & Amb. Kapur is an Amazon bestseller


By Ajay Ghosh ‘Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic: Envisioning a Better World by Transforming the Future of Healthcare’, authored by Ambassador Pradeep Kapur, Public Policy specialist, and Dr. Joseph Chalil, an expert in healthcare policy, is now on Amazon's bestsellers list. Around the world, providing quality and affordable healthcare remains a challenge. As the COVID-19 pandemic began, it quickly...

In memoir, Pranab blames Sonia for Congress’ defeat, says Modi’s first term autocratic


‘The Presidential Years’ is the fourth volume of Pranab Mukherjee’s memoirs and will be released next month. A soon-to-be-released autobiography by former President Pranab Mukherjee blames Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the party’s devastating loss in the 2014 general elections, and contends that Prime Minister Narendra Modi employed an...

READING OBAMA


By Neera Kuckreja Sohoni The much awaited 701 page tome, or one could dare to say the not-so-memorable memoir by former Barack Obama, reflects nothing more than his carefully framed grading of his presidency, and equally, the unsurprising obsequious gushing response to it by an adulating media ever ready to hail the charm of ex-President....

Divakaruni’s novel spotlights Punjab’s warrior queen


New Delhi: Indian American author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's new novel will bring alive one of the most fearless women of the 19th century - the legendary warrior queen Jindan Kaur. "The Last Queen" will be released by HarperCollins India in January 2021, the publishers announced on Tuesday. Daughter of the royal kennel keeper, the beautiful Jindan was...

AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria co-authors book on India’s fight against Covid


New Delhi: A new book by AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria and two other doctors will give a definitive account of India’s fight against COVID-19 and how to deal with the pandemic in the days to come, announced publishing house Penguin Random House India on Monday. The book, titled Till We Win, has been co-written by leading public policy and health systems...

Millions of young men in Pakistan ‘stunted’ by religious fundamentalism: Obama memoir


By Aarti Tikoo Singh/IANS New Delhi: Former US President Barack Obama does not have a single positive view on Pakistan in his latest memoir ‘A Promised Land’. Instead, he has lumped Pakistan with countries like Afghanistan, Yemen and Iraq where millions of young men are “stunted” by religious fundamentalism. Published by a division of Penguin Random House,...

Malayalam author wins Rs 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature


New Delhi: "Moustache" by S. Hareesh, translated from the Malayalam by Jayasree Kalathil, was on Saturday named the winner of the Rs 25-lakh JCB Prize for Literature, India's richest literary award, for the "agile and deeply insightful way" it deals with the caste and gender equations in the state's Kuttanad region. The winner was announced by...