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Calcutta Rescue
Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

NGO counselling for slum-dwelling parents

Parents of children living in slums are being counselled by a city NGO so that their girls and boys continue with their studies and do not give up midway. The counselling also includes an effort to m...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.21

NGO team to track virus symptoms

An NGO working the underprivileged has created a team to locate people with symptoms of Covid-19 and provide medical help. Many people in slums are hiding or ignoring symptoms until it becomes severe...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.03.21

Tailoring lessons for jobless teacher

A 50-year-old primary schoolteacher who lost her job in September last year because children had stopped going to school, started taking embroidery training in January. With around 15 days left to co...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.10.20

Inspiration from the Goddess

A group of girls from deprived families whose hardships have intensified during the pandemic are drawing strength from Goddess Durga. In the run-up to the puja, Calcutta Rescue, an NGO, has reached o...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.19

Change in address and approach to teaching

The 88-year-old British doctor who touched the lives of thousands on the city’s streets, railway platforms and drainage pipes on Thursday unveiled a plaque to start work on his NGO’s new education...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

Cop watch on fatality stretch in Calcutta

Policemen were seen managing traffic on Thursday morning on the stretch in Nagerbazar where a child was run over by a bus two days ago but violation of road rules by pedestrians and guardians accompan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.19

Art tells story of tuberculosis

A graduate in her gap year and two pat artists from Midnapore educated children about tuberculosis and its early signs through art and a card game at a school in Girish Park on Wednesday. Twenty-five ...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.18

Samaritan’s so-long to home of four decades

A British doctor who had made Calcutta his home 40 years ago to fulfil his life’s mission of providing medical care and schooling to the poor is returning to London safe in the knowledge that the NG...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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