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

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.20

Covid: Mamata renews caution plea

Mamata Banerjee yet again urged people on Tuesday against letting the Covid-19 pandemic worsen during Durga Puja, hours before Bengal reported the highest 24-hour spike in new cases at 3,631. The tot...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.20

SER kicks off Covid Jan Andolan

Posters and banners have been displayed all over the railway zone to create awareness about Covid-appropriate behaviour.  A concerted action plan, with action items like an awareness drive to re...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Coronavirus focus in New Town contest

Housing complexes and cooperative housing societies in New Town will be ranked on the basis of steps they have taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and dengue outbreak, and to reduce pollution...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Webinars focus on dementia, caregivers and awareness

Care Continuum, which provides the elderly and the infirm with medical support and other services, organised a webinar recently on dementia caregivers, which was targeted at families who live with tho...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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