West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.20

How a rural stay-safe campaign worked

An imam of a mosque and a leader of the All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) in Dinhata subdivision of Cooch Behar are visiting homes in villages with more minority population to spread awareness on the nove...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 06.06.20

ISRO signs MoU with ARIES

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has entered into an agreement with Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) for cooperation in the field of Space Situational Aware...
By PTI in

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

North East  /  Published 28.04.20

Writer aims to spread awareness on Covid-19

Badulir kothupokothon (Rendezvous of bats), a short play by Assamese nature writer Girimallika Saikia and enacted by school students, is helping spread awareness about the environment and the novel co...
By Neelim Akash Kashyap in Nalbari

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

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

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

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 24.03.20

Placards to practise social distancing

Local residents in Guwahati have come up with novel ideas to check the coronavirus pandemic. While a few resort to hanging placards outside their houses saying: “Kindly don’t visit our place; neit...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Mass-combat effort in Meghalaya

Meghalaya witnessed a rare occasion on Saturday with wholehearted cooperation to the state government’s call to remain indoors. The phenomenon was witnessed across the state.Since midnight, the stat...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


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