Food Distribution
News  /  Published 01.09.22

Park Circus school resumes food drive

A city school has revived a food distribution drive for underprivileged children in the neighbourhood. The drive had been stalled when schools were closed for over two years. Students and teachers o...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.22

Big picture: poverty

A recent research paper from the International Monetary Fund written by three economists has come up with evidence that during the pandemic, extreme level of poverty in India was kept to the pre-pande...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 11.06.21

Lakshadweep islands to provide food kits

The council for the Lakshadweep collector has given an undertaking before Kerala High Court that the administration would take all necessary steps to ensure people are provided food kits to tide over ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.21

Jharkhand church help for poor Covid patients

The Catholic Church has started distributing food packets to poor Covid patients admitted in hospital after giving pre-packed lunch packets outside the two largest state-owned healthcare facilities in...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.21

Food for homeless and Kalighat kids

Friends have joined hands to provide one meal a day to the homeless and children of sex workers. The group provides meals to almost 300 people every day, including 20 children of sex workers from the...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Wedding feast for the needy in Nadia

 Amit Ghosh and Moumita Ghosh, a newly-wed couple from Nadia’s Santipur, opted out of having a reception for their marriage ceremony on Friday and instead distributed catered food in packet...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

Calcutta  /  Published 17.05.21

In times of trouble, home kitchens

When you call up The Home Matters, a home kitchen, a young, enthusiastic voice answers. It is not the “professional”, bland voice that often greets a client, but one that actually seems in...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.05.21

Calcutta samaritans provide free food

People living in shanties near Ballygunge railway station will get hot khichdi from Wednesday evening. Slum dwellers around Jadavpur railway station will get cereals and pulses from this week. The C...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.01.21

Civic body bans food distribution

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation on Wednesday banned distribution of free food and clothes to the homeless people living on the roadside under its jurisdiction and urged all those who wanted to e...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Sports  /  Published 27.10.20

Manchester United’s ‘assist’ for Marcus Rashford

Manchester United said on Monday that they will  provide 5,000 free school meals during the October half-term holidays to help forward Marcus Rashford’s campaign to end child food poverty i...
By Agencies in London


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