India  /  Published 14.06.20

Study bares digital divide

About 56 per cent of Indian children lack access to smart phones, key to online schooling which has become the norm during the coronavirus-induced lockdown, a survey has found.The study, titled “Sce...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.20

Masks as way of living

Saroj Hansdah, a housewife, is busy making masks in Janumdih village of East Singhbhum as a pile of grass mats made earlier lies unsold in a corner with no sales in the past two months.Social organisa...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 24.04.20

NGOs cry out for Assam government help

As many as 73 NGOs are providing relief to the poor, stranded and marginalised families across the city with logistical backing from the Kamrup (metro) administration but there has been no direct gove...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Bring smiles with caricatures

Want to be a good Samaritan and get caricatured for it? A Barpeta-based NGO, Shubham, has launched a unique initiative through which it encourages people to donate for the poor who are struggling to g...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 14.04.20

Stuck Kashmiris live on NGO help

More than 30 Kashmiri traders are stuck at Maheshtala on the city’s western outskirts, waiting to return home at the first chance after the lockdown is lifted.Their customers, mostly into stitching ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.04.20

Lockdown blues: sex workers counselled

A sex worker in her early 20s is stuck in the city while her two-year-old daughter is in South 24-Parganas with her grandmother.The woman hasn’t been able to go home and meet her daughter for three ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 08.04.20

Call for succour to frontline staff in Assam

Frontline conservancy workers in the city, who are risking their lives while keeping clean the houses of those staying safe at home to contain the spread of coronavirus, are hoping for some protective...
By Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Good deeds in the time of Covid

Many such patients in Calcutta and on the outskirts have been finding it difficult to travel to clinics run by Calcutta Rescue, an NGO that provides free healthcare and medicine to those who cannot af...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 02.04.20

NGOs, students come forward with aid

Various social organisations, NGOs, churches, individuals and political leaders are coming forward and contributing through various donations and rendering their services to help the poor in various l...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 27.03.20

Campaign to feed strays

Students and animal welfare organisations are running campaigns here to provide food and water to stray animals during the lockdown period.Touch of Humanity, an NGO led by Cotton University student Hi...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


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