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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)

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.18

Dengue spurt blamed on slack vigil

A spell of rain after Durga Puja and an alleged slackness in vector control and surveillance have been blamed for the spike in dengue cases in and around Calcutta over the past couple of weeks. Dengue...
By Rith Basu and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.20

How a rural stay-safe campaign worked

An imam of a mosque and a leader of the All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) in Dinhata subdivision of Cooch Behar are visiting homes in villages with more minority population to spread awareness on the nove...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

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

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Tales of grit and glory in Calcutta

Anit Sarkar was about to be booked for wearing a half helmet when he told a traffic constable that he could not wear a crash helmet covering his face as he had undergone surgery for oral cancer.The co...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.19

Dengue notice to National Library

 The Calcutta Municipal Corporation on Monday issued a notice to National Library after a civic team spotted the dengue-causing Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae on the campus.The National Library au...
By Our Special Correspondent in Alipore

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.20

Teacher takes quiz on virus & gives away prizes

A high school teacher at Falakata on Sunday took a quiz on the coronavirus among local people and provided cash awards to those who gave right answers. Avijit Roy of the Falakata High School conducted...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Calcutta  /  Published 25.04.20

Advisory on reuse of Covid shield

The Bengal health department has asked the principals of all medical colleges to ensure reuse of coveralls, gowns, masks, face shields and personal protective equipment by healthcare workers and has d...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 16.03.20

Coronavirus directives for Assam tea workers

The Assam labour department has issued directives to the tea industry to discourage people travelling to other states from the tea gardens.These have been issued by the government on Monday regarding ...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.19

Hygiene lessons at school

A girls’ school in Pandua, around 60km from the city, has been trying to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene among students by holding talks and distributing sanitary towels.Most families in an...
By Our Special Correspondent in Pandua


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