North East  /  Published 16.02.20

Bid to make island temple plastic-free

A cleanliness and plantation drive was carried out on Sunday by the members of Voice of Environment, an organisation of youths working for preservation of environment, at Umananda island in Guwahati. ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.19

Dengue threat near Tatanagar station

The threat of dengue looms large in areas of the steel city, such as crowded wholesale hub Jugsalai, nearby Bagbera and Tatanagar station and stretches of the waterlogged Jugsalai-Station Road.Large s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.19

Anti-dengue drive in Dhanbad

The district health department has initiated a number of measures, including spraying of larvicide, to prevent the spread of dengue across Dhanbad after a recent scare in Jharia where a patient was su...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Students on hygiene mission

Sahana Khatoon, 13, and Jasmine Khatoon,14, have been busy the past few weeks. The neighbours in a Narkeldanga slum have been trying to spread awareness about the need for social distancing during the...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.05.20

Digital menstrual hygiene campaign

The government of Jharkhand announced a month-long digital awareness campaign on Thursday on the occasion of Menstrual Hygiene Day, to break the silence around menstrual hygiene and to promote better ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 30.03.20

Use hand sanitisers with care

Doctors at a New Delhi hospital have cautioned the public about the potential fire hazard from hand sanitisers after a 44-year-old man suffered burns when he spilled sanitiser on his kurta while stand...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 20.03.20

Lessons outside school in Hailakandi

Like the rest of the country, schools are closed in south Assam’s Hailakandi. And teachers are playing a different role altogether outside the classrooms, creating awareness on coronavirus. Hailakan...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 10.03.20

Coronavirus jitters across NE states

By Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati

India  /  Published 17.05.19

Ignorance is bliss: how Indians don't know about their diabetes

A nationwide study has found that only about half the diabetes patients in India are aware of their condition, 40 per cent are under treatment and about a quarter have their blood sugar levels under c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.02.20

Free helmet facility at petrol pump in Dhanbad

Samadhan, a Jharia-based youth organisation, on Monday launched a “helmet junction” at Green View Petrol Pump here to help bike riders.Two-wheeler riders who forget to carry helmets can borrow the...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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