Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.21

Ranchi to start helpline for elders

Ranchi district administration will soon launch a dedicated helpline number for senior citizens to call and seek help from the government in legal matters, during natural disasters and ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.21

Calls flood helpline on mental health for teens

A helpline launched by South Point High School for students to deal with mental stress has been getting at least 15 calls a day from children across the city. Cheer Up, a free helpline for teenagers ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.05.21

Covid: 104 helpline works wonders

More than 2 lakh Jharkhand residents have consulted doctors via audio and video calls through the 104 helpline number launched by the state government for providing free online medical assistance rela...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.21

Covid helpline to tackle anxieties

“There are two kinds of issues — one is related to health and the other is of social security and economic loss,” said Gargi Dasgupta, clinical psychologist, Calcutta Medical College...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.05.21

Bokaro helpline for Covid orphans

The district administration announced a helpline number for children who have lost both or either of their parents to Covid infection or are in hospital undergoing treatment. “Children who...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro


Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.21

South Point launches Covid helpline

South Point school has started a “Covid helpline” where parents or staff can raise a medical requirement on the school app, which the school will post for all the 25,000-odd users of the a...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.04.21

Dhanbad helpline for jab recepients

The district health committee has launched a helpline number for Covid-19 vaccine beneficiaries developing adverse reactions following the immunisation. The After Event Following Immunization (AEFI) ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.11.20

Drive against liquor, drugs

Jharkhand police on Monday issued district-wise WhatsApp helplines as part of its drive against the sale of illicit liquor, drugs and gambling ahead of Diwali. Director-general of police M.V. Rao sai...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.09.20

Helpline for JEE aspirants

The district administration on Wednesday floated four dedicated helpline numbers for students who are appearing for the JEE, NEET and NDA exams, to assist their transportation needs by dropping them t...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

Helpline clues to vulnerable spots

The Bengal government’s toll-free helpline for all Covid-19-related issues has come in handy for authorities to identify vulnerable areas at a time they plan to launch aggressive testing to cont...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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