West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Rs 9cr allotted to civic bodies for dengue fight

The Bengal government has allotted Rs 9 crore to 126 civic bodies across the state  in a bid to enlist civic personnel to fight dengue, with senior health officials reiterating chief minister Mam...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

1cr Self Help Group members for Covid awareness

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to engage nearly 1 crore members of Self Help Groups to create awareness of how to battle the spread of Covid-19 in the rural areas of Bengal. The decision ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Campaign on mental health

Singer Usha Uthup and actress Parno Mittra will be among hundreds who will wear yellow on Thursday. The reason? They don’t want another life lost to suicide. An NGO that provides telephone coun...
By Ayan Paul in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 09.09.20

Lumps, but not cancer

When breasts become lumpy and painful, women are worried: could this be cancer? These symmetrical bilateral symptoms are, however, usually due to fibrocystic disease and can occur in up to 50 per cent...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.20

Community youth clubs to fight Covid

The East Midnapore health department, assisted by a Haldia NGO, has started a health equipment distribution drive among 300-odd youth clubs in the district to enlist “responsible youths” i...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

Teens fight cyber sexual peril

 A group of students has started an online campaign to create awareness against trafficking and to stand up for human rights at a time when traditional ways of trafficking is going the online way...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.20

Covid spike shuts parts of South Bengal

The spike in Covid-19 cases in a few south Bengal districts has forced the respective administration to enforce micro-level lockdowns. Sources said in the health department blamed the lack of awarene...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.12.18

Voices many against child labour

To raise voice against child labour, over 300 school-going slumkids and youths, under the banner of city-based social outfit Adarsh Seva Sansthan, took part in a three-day awareness drive, which kicke...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 18.01.20

Ire at Bihar human chain

Bihar remained on course to form its largest-ever human chain on Sunday for the cause of environment protection spearheaded by chief minister Nitish Kumar but the Opposition has dubbed the event a was...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.18

Calcutta students share dengue tips

Groups of schoolchildren went door to door in their neighbourhoods to create awareness on how to keep their surroundings clean and prevent dengue.Students of Sri Sri Academy and Apeejay School Park St...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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