Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Slippery situation at Chappal Bank

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights took note of a complaint of violation of social-distancing norms during the inauguration of a Chappal Bank in the district and sought a report fr...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.20

Chappal bank for migrants

To provide a cushion to the barefooted migrant workers and other daily wage earners walking on the heated roads in summer, Dhanbad district administration, in association with the Federation of Dhanba...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Health  /  Published 22.10.19

Best foot forward

Indians traditionally used to walk around barefoot but these days everyone wears shoes. It is good because we now walk on hard surfaces, not on grass or mud. Our feet have not evolved for this. Their ...
By Dr. Gita Mathai in

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.19

Pair of slippers to heal sores of past

A Calcutta-based enterprise, Prem Footwear, is training poor tribal women of Chakradharpur and Chaibasa to make one lakh pairs slippers for free distribution among the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal G...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 19.04.19

Bata styles brands to the casual look

Global footwear major Bata has reworked its strategy to keep pace with the demanding tastes of the millennials, with their preference for casuals. The company, which set up base in India in 1931, is ...
By Pinak Ghosh in Prague

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.18

How footwear baron roped in Jharkhand SHGs

When one reaches a certain height, one must give back to society, feels young Calcutta entrepreneur Arjun Bahri Dhawan, 32, the prime mover behind Prem Footwear at Bhitia in Govindpur, 8km from Dhanba...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Style  /  Published 02.11.18

Palace on heels: Footwear with royal carvings

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