Blood Donation
Jharkhand  /  Published 18.07.21

Latehar: long journey for a unit of blood

The scarcity of blood donors has hit Latehar district severely during the coronavirus pandemic.  A 30-year-old man of Chandwa city travelled 28 km by car on the national highway to reach Latehar...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.21

Covid: Drives to collect blood and plasma

The rush to register for vaccination has started but social workers from Darjeeling hills and plains have launched campaigns to urge people to donate blood before being jabbed and provide plasma if on...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.21

STATE DIGEST: BCCL launches mobile app

Bokaro: Deputy Superintendent of Bokaro Sadar Hospital Dr. Renu Bharti was on Tuesday removed from her post by Deputy Commissioner of Bokaro Rajesh Singh, on grounds of negligence in treatment of Covi...
By Our Bureau in Dhanbad, Bokaro, Chatra

India  /  Published 27.04.21

'India better placed to tackle pandemic'

  India is better prepared mentally and physically this year with more experience to beat the COVID-19 pandemic as compared to 2020, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday. He made...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.10.20

Blood donation on birthdays

“Abhishek’s birthday is not the only occasion, such camps were organised on birthdays of at least 150 more people in the past one year and many more are lined up,” said Atul Gera, fo...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.20

Annual calendar for blood donation

A mega blood donation camp will be held across the state from October 1 to 15 with the aim of making Jharkhand self-sufficient in the availability of blood, Jharkhand Aids Control Society (JACS), an a...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Sisters’ birthday party with gift of life

Move over, flashy birthday parties at food courts of malls and banquet halls. A couple in West Burdwan’s Jhanjra celebrated their two daughters’ birthdays at a blood bank. Parents Saugata ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 21.09.20

School responds to blood crisis

A school in central Calcutta responded to the crisis of blood in the city during the pandemic and organised a blood donation camp on Sunday. More than 50 people turned up at Chowringhee High School t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Donor of rare blood rushes at night, saves patient’s leg

A man in his mid-40s hitched a motorcycle ride late on Wednesday and came all the way from Bally in Howrah to SSKM Hospital to donate two units of Bombay blood, a rare type, for a patient who was awai...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.08.20

Donate blood, says cancer hospital

The Thakurpukur cancer hospital has appealed for blood saying the country is “not as Independent” as it was last year and people should come forward to help fellow citizens with blood. Ho...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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