West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.20

Covid: Mamata renews caution plea

Mamata Banerjee yet again urged people on Tuesday against letting the Covid-19 pandemic worsen during Durga Puja, hours before Bengal reported the highest 24-hour spike in new cases at 3,631. The tot...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.20

SER kicks off Covid Jan Andolan

Posters and banners have been displayed all over the railway zone to create awareness about Covid-appropriate behaviour.  A concerted action plan, with action items like an awareness drive to re...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Coronavirus focus in New Town contest

Housing complexes and cooperative housing societies in New Town will be ranked on the basis of steps they have taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and dengue outbreak, and to reduce pollution...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.10.20

Webinars focus on dementia, caregivers and awareness

Care Continuum, which provides the elderly and the infirm with medical support and other services, organised a webinar recently on dementia caregivers, which was targeted at families who live with tho...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.09.20

Civic bodies on anti-dengue drive

Mayor of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, Krishna Chakraborty led a rally from her ward to the Nagarayan building near the Karunamoyee crossing. The rally included vector control teams of the c...
By Snehal Sengupta in

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)


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