West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

NGO takes Covid-19 awareness to slums

Prayasam, a CG Block-based NGO, has undertaken a novel coronavirus awareness programme, reaching out to those in the lowest financial and educational rung to whom information is least likely to percol...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 17.11.19

Walk to create road safety awareness

Citizens on Sunday participated in a walk organised by the Consumers’ Legal Protection Forum, Assam, with support from Consumer VOICE, Delhi, to mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Vi...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.19

Be the change, make the world a kinder place

Sir — During the festive season, people are often more charitable than usual. To share their joy with the less fortunate, some people offer food to those begging on the street, or buy wares that the...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 28.12.19

Superwalk against drugs, depression

A 40-year-old man from Pathsala town in Barpeta district of lower Assam has embarked on a “superwalk” to raise awareness on drug addiction and depression among youths.Khanin Roy started his Pathsa...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

How much do our votes matter, really?

It is election season and the ‘festival’ of democracy is upon us. We are expected to exercise our franchise and elect the government that will rule India for the next five years. How do we actuall...
By Anup Sinha in

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.05.19

Thumbs up to election preparation in Dhanbad

Chief electoral officer of Jharkhand L. Khiangte on Wednesday reviewed the administrative and security preparedness in Dhanbad and Giridih parliamentary constituencies ahead of the sixth phase of poll...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.04.19

Free haircut for vote vow

The district administration in association with social outfit Samadhan will organise a musical evening, quiz and free hairdressing session at Centre Point Mall at Bank More on Tuesday as part of a vot...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

World  /  Published 14.04.19

Underwater plea to protect seas

Speaking from more than 400 feet below the surface of the Indian Ocean, the President of the Seychelles made an impassioned plea on Sunday to protect the world’s seas.Calling oceans the “beating b...
By Iliana Magra/New York Times News Service in New York

North East  /  Published 15.02.20

Minister call to shun drugs

Assam social welfare minister Pramila Rani Brahma on Saturday expressed concern over teenagers in the Bodo belt falling prey to drug and alcohol and called for more sensitisation sessions among the yo...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.18

Glow of awareness curbs big bang in Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur witnessed a quieter Diwali this year as many people celebrated with sparklers, pin-wheels and similar low-decibel fireworks instead of deafening bombs and rockets. However, most residential...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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