West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

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 20.09.20

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 03.09.20

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 13.08.20

Donate blood, says cancer hospital

The reserves are constantly depleting and on Thursday, the institute had just seven units of B-positive and two units of A-positive in its blood bank. This newspaper had on Monday reported that a sha...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.20

Anonymous official’s Rs 50,000 donation for rank holder

A senior official of the Nadia district administration has donated Rs 50,000 to Baijayanta Bhattacharyya, a student from Sri Rampally at Chapra who ranked 6th in this year’s higher secondary exa...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.07.20

Toddler dies playing, parents donate eyes

A couple walked into Kashyap Memorial Eye Hospital in the Jharkhand capital on Friday evening, carrying the body of their only child. Sulekha Panna and Chandra Prakash wanted to donate the eyes of th...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.07.20

Cyclist gets financial help from US

Swaran Singh is a former cyclist who represented India in the 1970 Asian Games in Bangkok. Now, he works as a security guard at Vijaya Homes in Baridih. Three siblings from the US have come forward t...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.20

Interfaith blood camp held to boost bonds

An interfaith organisation in Murshidabad’s Behrampore on Tuesday organised a blood donation camp where leading figures of four religions donated blood to spread a message against divisive polit...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Residents organise blood donation camps

With blood banks drying up during the pandemic, residents of New Town have come together to organise a series of blood donation camps in the residential complexes and blocks across the township.With b...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.19

US universities are addicted to billionaires

Epstein’s infiltration of MIT shouldn’t even be much of a surprise; from the Kochs to the Sacklers to the Saudis to sundry endowed chairs and fancy corporate institutes, American higher education ...
By Farhad Manjoo / New York Times News Service in


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