North East  /  Published 06.05.20

Foundation donates Rs 2 lakh for food

Ajmal Foundation on Wednesday donated Rs 2 lakh to the Khalsa Centre North East for providing food to the hungry during the lockdown on its premises at Morakhali in the city. The foundation has helped...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 05.05.20

Supreme Court on CSR: Go to House…

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea by a Trinamul Congress MP to allow states to access corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds through the chief ministers’ funds to combat...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.20

Food relief by theatre group of Belghoria

Migrant labourers from Bengal and Jharkhand would cook meals at the roadside stalls around Belghoria station every day for thousands of people.They used to work in the 100-odd stalls and small eateri...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 04.05.20

Chaygaon MLA gives food items to women

During the ongoing countrywide third phase of lockdown to prevent spread of Covid-19, Chaygaon MLA Rekibuddin Ahmed on Monday visited an old-age home at Bamunigaon under his constituency. The home is ...
By Kulendu Kalita in Boko

Food  /  Published 04.05.20

Order in and enjoy your Iftar

What: Ramadan Special MenuWhere: Hyatt Regency KolkataOn till: IdTimings: Noon to 10pmOn the menu: Indulge in some of the traditional dishes this holy month of Ramadan from the kitchen of the star ho...
By Pramita Ghosh in

World  /  Published 04.05.20

Remdesivir helps in recovery, but is no magic pill

Pharma giant Gilead’s antiviral drug remdesivir has won US regulatory approval for emergency use in patients that are severely ill from Covid-19 but the drug, which flunked as a treatment for hepati...
By in

World  /  Published 02.05.20

Emergency remdesivir use approved

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorised the emergency use of the antiviral drug remdesivir for treating coronavirus disease saying “it is reasonable to believe that its potential be...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.20

Relief for Sinthee poor from JU alumnus

A teacher in a wheelchair has stepped forward to provide the poor with food in Sinthee on the city’s northern outskirts.The teacher of Bagnan College in Howrah has activated his NGO to deliver essen...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

Food providers starved of cash

Lakhs of poor people in Bengal are staring at an uncertain future as several social and political organisations, which started distributing relief since the lockdown started, are facing acute shortfal...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.20

Travel agent whips up meals for needy

Bilolaksha Das, 53, has for many years been running his travel agency, Citi Travels, in Gariahat and a second office on the IIT Kharagpur campus. But the lockdown and uncertain future of the travel an...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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