Calcutta  /  Published 29.07.20

Teens fight against menstrual inequality

Three Class XII girls have started an online campaign to fight menstrual inequality and eradicate “period poverty” by giving sanitary pads to women who can’t afford them during the p...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 02.07.20

Mantra for safe make-up

Make-up professional Rebecca Rajpal, based in Calcutta and London, on safety practices when meeting a client:   Dos Use disposable masks, gowns and gloves when doing a client’s make-up...
By The Telegraph in

Style  /  Published 03.06.20

Soap, beautiful soap

The soap is now the centrepiece of our lives. It kills the enemy: the coronavirus. Soap dissolves the coronavirus’s fat membrane, the lipid bilayer that is the weakest link of the virus, and renders...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.05.20

Digital menstrual hygiene campaign

The government of Jharkhand announced a month-long digital awareness campaign on Thursday on the occasion of Menstrual Hygiene Day, to break the silence around menstrual hygiene and to promote better ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.20

Hygiene e-class for snack sellers

Street food vendors will have to attend online training sessions on following new hygiene norms in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic once the lockdown lifts and they resume business.In a meeting organ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 06.05.20

Hygiene aid to daily wagers in Assam

Aide et Action, an NGO, with support from Small Industries Development Bank of India, distributed Swavalamban Suraksha Kawach to livelihood entrepreneurs as part of the Assam Covid-19 Response for Dai...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 15.04.20

Caution over conduct near water taps and tankers

A large number of Calcuttans who get their daily water after standing in queues in front of community taps should be made aware about the possible dangers around these public sources of water if they...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.04.20

In virus season, old survey raises alarm

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.20

Fundamental hygiene rituals not practised all

In the midst of a pandemic of unprecedented proportions, the absence of basic measures required to combat the disease can only worsen the situation. There is thus great cause for worry for policymaker...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 23.03.20

What you need to do at home

People who stay home during the lockdown as well as those compelled to venture out to render essential services need to take standard precautions to avoid picking up the virus, community medicine spec...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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