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News  /  Published 14.07.22

West Bengal govt ties up with NGO for massive turtle conservation project

West Bengal has joined hands with a non-government organisation to carry out a crucial project for conservation of the species of turtle found in the state, officials said. The initiative, to be unde...
By PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.07.22

Bird rescued in 8-hour operation in Dum Dum Park

A common mynah that had flown into a web of kite strings and electricity wires around 40 feet above the road in Dum Dum Park was rescued on Sunday in an operation that stretched more than eight hours....
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

News  /  Published 10.07.22

Teenagers get training in self-defence

A group of teenage girls, many of whom are subjected to domestic violence, were given a day-long training on self-defence. The girls get beaten up by their family members, sometimes brothers, uncles ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.06.22

Kids march against child labour in Taratala

A group of children, many of whom are engaged in odd jobs, participated in a walk to sensitise men and women to give children a chance to study so that they are not forced into work. Around 60 childr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.06.22

NGO to felicitate three Muslim women who defied society’s frown

A young woman set a condition to her would-be husband that she would marry only if she was allowed to pursue sports after wedding. A girl whose neighbours once complained she wore jeans pursued her d...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 02.06.22

Good Samaritans walk the path of history and culture

A craft bazaar, food stalls and music — they were the focus of a fair on Activity Based Curriculum (ABC) organised by St Augustine’s Day School, Shyamnagar, on March 15 and 16. Students an...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.06.22

Summer camp with a difference

“Playing is an inherent part of growing up and many of these children are deprived of it. Playing a few hours a week gave them so much happiness,” said Amita Prasad, director of Indus Vall...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Attend  /  Published 28.05.22

Drop in at the star-studded fundraising event RangSaga

Have some time this weekend? Drop in at Rang Saga, an annual fundraising event that celebrates body positivity, diversity and inclusion by offering art showcases and fun activities. The event, which i...

News  /  Published 27.05.22

IPL dream comes true for 20 underprivileged children

Mexican wave for one. The carpet-like ground for another. The pink hair of Shimron Hetmyer, the Guyanese power hitter, for a third. An NGO that runs a school for street children had arranged an ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Italian link powers up women’s football matches in Kolkata

The tournament had six teams, two of which were from the districts. The girls from Purba Bardhaman emerged champions. “We had a team from Kolkata police participating, too. The idea of inviting...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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