India  /  Published 11.10.22

Fillip to Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign

Women and Child Development Secretary Indevar Pandey says that focus will also be on removing barriers that stop girls from pursuing diverse livelihood opportunities...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 22.09.22

Kolkata schoolgirls on menstrual awareness campaign

Meet Prisha Bhattacharjee and Asmita Bhattasali who have been working to spread menstrual awareness and hygiene amongst their peers as well as underprivileged children ...
By Chandreyee Ghose


India  /  Published 29.08.22

AIIMS: Cafe, mess shut over hygiene complaints

'The irregularities were so severe that everyone present reasoned out that if the mess continued to function it could cause a major health hazard'...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 06.07.22

The Loo Guide

Consider closing the toilet lid before you flush as a public health measure and a kindness to others...
By Alice Callahan

Health  /  Published 06.07.22

It is the season for fungal infections

The most common fungi are those belonging to the Candida family. They produce an infection called candidiasis or thrush...
By Dr Gita Mathai

News  /  Published 04.07.22

Women’s club builds toilets for schoolchildren in South 24-Parganas

Old facilities were in a ramshackle state and fell into further disuse in the last two years, a teacher said...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.05.22

Awareness drive on menstrual hygiene

As many as 60,000 sanitary napkins were provided to 5,000 women, many of whom work as domestic helps, daily wage labourers who use unhygienic alternatives...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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