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Bitter Sweet

On its 100th year, man-made, mass-produced insulin is both a boon and bane as diabetes cases balloon

Ajay Sukumaran
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July 26, 2021

Cover Story


Spoonful Of Sweet Positivity

India’s diabetes epidemic is a result of mismanagement

July 26, 2021 | Subhadra Menon
  • Diabetes

    “A Lot Is In Your Hands, More...”

    'What really matters for diabetes patients? Your diet, your exercise and your emotional well-being...

    July 26, 2021 | Jeevan Prakash Sharma
  • Diabetes

    A No-Jab Shot In The Arm

    Freedom From Diabetes has weaned almost 10k diabetics from insulin and medications

    July 26, 2021 | Dr Pramod Tripathi
  • Opinion

    It’s Getting Better

    An array of powerful tools is now available to halt the march of diabetes

    July 26, 2021 | Dr Ambrish Mithal
  • Interview

    ‘Diabetes Is A Bad Actor’

    We can potentially prevent or even reverse diabetes by modifying our lifestyles and thereby avoid the...

    July 26, 2021 | Lachmi Deb Roy


  • Assam/Politics

    Shoot At Site

    Police shooting at ‘fleeing’ accused in Assam leaves trail of questions, sparks debate

    July 26, 2021 | Dipankar Roy
  • Punjab/Politics

    The Forced Hand

    Despite the BJP heading for a near-rout in one of the three states governed by the Congress, retaining power won’t be easy for Amarinder...

    July 26, 2021 | Puneet Nicholas Yadav
  • Himachal/Drugs

    Toxic Tangle

    A major pharmaceutical hub is under the scanner for its ­involvement in illegal drugs trade

    July 26, 2021 | Ashwani Sharma


Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week

July 26, 2021

Foreign Hand

'One of the things that Trump never did was whisper,' says a...

July 26, 2021



Right Turn To E-Highway

India is pushing for eco-friendly vehicles to cut fuel import bills and clean up its polluted air

July 26, 2021 | Lola Nayar


Olympics/India’s Best

Glory Road

Six World No. 1-ranked athletes; several others inside top 10s—India has never fielded this strong a team. Tokyo 2020 might be the Olympics we have waited for this long.

July 26, 2021 | Soumitra Bose
  • Olympics/Indian Hopefuls

    Tireless Lifters Of A Nation’s...

    Yes, the Olympics is on! India will be there too…watch out for this 19-year-old duo, and a few others.

    July 26, 2021 | Jayanta Oinam
  • Opinion

    Arise, Dark Knights

    The Indian hockey team, with resilience and panache, has proven itself against the world’s best. They...

    July 26, 2021 | Michael Nobbs
  • Opinion

    Going Ballistic

    With a little bit of luck and focus, the Indian shooting team, packed with world No. 1s should get some...

    July 26, 2021 | Gagan Narang
  • Interview

    “India Is Better Prepared Than..”

    Santiago Nieva, has been the brain behind Indian boxing ever since he was given charge of both the men...

    July 26, 2021 | Soumitra Bose


  • Snapshot

    Chief Guest, First Son

    Ask DMK about rationalism…and also about raising a son, politically. There’s a Stalin in the story...

    July 26, 2021 | G.C. Shekhar
  • Snapshot

    After Virbhadra, Who?

    A veteran’s departure from the scene in Himachal shows up the poverty of leadership the Congress faces...

    July 26, 2021 | Ashwani Sharma
  • Snapshot

    Reshuffle Raffle And Ruffle

    The entry of Ashwini Vaishnaw into Modi’s cabinet got a lot of notice, but nowhere more so than in Odisha...

    July 26, 2021 | Sandeep Sahu
  • Poliglot

    Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

    July 26, 2021



In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

July 26, 2021

A Letdown For Bihar

A Modi cabinet expansion raises hopes of representation everywhere, and it was a jumbo expansion too. Yet Bihar finds...

July 26, 2021 | Giridhar Jha

Arts & Entertainment

Review/ Art and Culture

‘Cinema Is No Longer Stuck At One Particular Place’

'Cinema is no longer stuck at one particular place. The writers have started exploring regional films more,' says popular Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil

July 26, 2021 | Lachmi Deb Roy


Book Review

Yogi And The Commissar

This scorchingly honest twin biography of Gandhi and Jinnah focuses on the endgame at the autumn of British rule that led to Partition’s bloodletting. In doing so, it explodes a few myths.

July 26, 2021 | A. Surya Prakash


Dilip Kumar Diary

Javed Akhtar saheb struggling for words to say about Dilip Kumar saheb. Like a meaningful pause…as befits a man for whom only...

July 26, 2021 | Javed Akhtar



Published feedback from our readers: rants, raves, bouquets, brickbats

July 26, 2021