Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Protest songs, short plays on New Year’s Eve

A stage for a musical soiree will come up near New Market on New Year’s Eve. But it will be different from hordes of such stages on the last day of  the year. The stage near Hogg Market wi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.20

Santa comes to town, gifts masks

Rahul Kumar, a volunteer of Samadhan, shared how the organisation celebrates Christmas. “Last year, a Hungarian IT professional, who was visiting India with his colleague during this time, came...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 18.12.20

Milder strain of dengue in Covid-hit year

More than 200 people have been affected by dengue in Salt Lake and parts of Rajarhat from January till mid-December, senior officials of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation said. According to the civic...
By Snehal Sengupta and Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

North East  /  Published 02.12.20

Mizoram Love Brigade to fight AIDS

To begin with, 500 bike taxi riders and car taxi drivers will be shortlisted and branded as the Love Brigade. The campaign has been actively supported by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation India Cares (AH...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 24.11.20

Trafficking: fight by headmaster

A school headmaster has been visiting homes in 30 villages in South 24-Parganas during the pandemic to raise awareness about child trafficking. Chandan Maity, the headmaster of Krishnachandrapur High...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 21.11.20

Good riddance: Donald Trump defeated

With Donald Trump defeated in the 2020 presidential elections, joyous parades spread on to the streets across the United States of America. Happiness and the sense of a burden being lifted were felt s...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

North East  /  Published 20.11.20

Mizoram celebs spread Covid message

Mizoram is tapping into the power of its celebrities to ensure the success of the publicity blitzkreig on Covid-appropriate behaviour that it launched on Wednesday to break the chain of transmiss...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.20

Plans for Covid awareness

The board of administrators of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation has drawn up new plans to curb the spread of Covid-19 across the city, particularly because of the surge in the number of cases during...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

‘Bust breast cancer myth’

He was addressing an international symposium on breast health organised by the NGO Sanjeevani Life Beyond Cancer. “Women often put themselves last on the priority list because they think treatm...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

Many minus masks, alert for North 24-Parganas

Nearly half the people of North 24-Parganas are not wearing masks and that could result in a spurt in Covid-19 cases in the district, senior health department officials warned the district administrat...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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