Calcutta  /  Published 21.12.20

Santa lands in two Calcutta villages

Santa came calling on hundreds of underprivileged children in two pockets on the southern fringes of the city on Sunday, days before the festival that celebrates the spirit of giving. Most of the chi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.20

Ranchi's 'Mission One Million Smiles'

Ranchi district administration along with other civil society groups have joined hands to offer warmth to hundreds of underprivileged and homeless across the district this winter by rolling out a uniq...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 25.11.20

IIEST gets Rs 1 crore from octogenarians

Two octogenarians did not think about their health and stepped out of their homes amidst the pandemic to reach IIEST Shibpur on Tuesday evening and hand over cheques of Rs 50 lakh each to the institut...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.20

Video helps ease Nadia porter’s burden

A video of Sarkar struggling to carry a sack on his back to load it onto his van was shot by a resident of Jugpur last month and uploaded on social media. The video prompted members of the Chapra Mana...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nadia

Calcutta  /  Published 19.11.20

Rs 50 lakh donation, a first for IIEST

A young man who could not study engineering because of financial constraints wanted to do something so that an engineering student did not have to quit studies for want of money. On his death, he lef...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah


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


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