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Awareness
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

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

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

North East  /  Published 10.02.19

Actor Manisha Koirala leads cancer walk

Bollywood actress and cancer survivor Manisha Koirala led the Deepsikha Foundation’s Vijay — Walk Against Tobacco and Cancer from Judges Field to Cotton University on Sunday.Besides Manisha, nearl...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.02.20

Survivors stress on early detection

Kunjalata Medhi, 56, a Guwahati-based freelance writer, narrated how awareness and early detection helped her survive breast cancer.Medhi shared her story of fighting cancer from 2006 to 2008, which s...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.03.19

Alert on wild mushroom in Assam

After spurious liquor which killed more than 150 people recently, there is a call to spread awareness in the tea gardens of Assam against consumption of chhatu or wild mushrooms which could be poison...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Good deed in daughter memory

When Mohammad Nasim lost his six-year-old daughter to cancer in 2011, he decided to do something to keep her memory alive.Nasim, a hawker at Grand Arcade in Esplanade, has been organising a blood dona...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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