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News  /  Published 21.05.22

Role of community vital to curb trafficking

A school at the southernmost tip of West Bengal had 1,280 students in March 2020, just before the nationwide Covid curbs were imposed. When offline classes finally resumed in February this year, the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.05.22

Fit for discharge, Pavlov inmate fights for job

A recent order by a tribunal is being greeted enthusiastically by mental health rights activists. The Central Administrative Tribunal in Kolkata has questioned the decision of the Geological Survey o...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Behala Bodhayan gives baking tips to persons with special needs

Behala Bodhayan has a food processing unit and a boutique, both of which saw a dip in sales during the pandemic. “But despite that we started the bakery unit because we have in-house consumptio...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

Places  /  Published 04.05.22

Do you know the story of the charred cross of Bangladesh inside St Paul’s Cathedral?

The tireless relief work for Bangladesh refugees under Canon Biswas continued till the end of 1972. Biswas’s work was acknowledged by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who wrote to him on ...
By Somen Sengupta

News  /  Published 26.04.22

Street play portrays struggles of kids in need

The children are from an NGO called Pathchala. The NGO works with underprivileged children and holds dance, art and crafts workshop for them. The kids are also provided academic assistance. “Th...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

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World  /  Published 24.04.22

Ukranian Refugees make protective vests

A Czech leatherwork company that makes a wide variety of handmade products — travel bags, messenger totes, wallets and belts — had never planned to add personal protective gear that would ...
By AP/PTI in Prague

News  /  Published 20.04.22

Park Circus woman held in Nashik for multi-crore rupee NGO fraud

A woman who allegedly ran a company that duped thousands of people in central Kolkata was arrested with her associates from Nashik in Maharashtra early on Tuesday. There were complaints lodged against...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

World  /  Published 14.04.22

UN: Pak re-elected

Pakistan has been re-elected for the seventh time to the United Nations' Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), according to an official statement on Thursday. The election took plac...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Islamabad

North East  /  Published 01.04.22

NGO in SC to unlock NRC biometrics

The Assam Public Works, the original petitioner in the Supreme Court that led to the update of the 1951 NRC in the state, moved the apex court on Tuesday requesting the unlocking of the biometrics of ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.22

Healthy practice

The state of Jharkhand witnessed a 24 per cent reduction in its neonatal mortality rate; the figure was 26 per cent among the most deprived. The state has been successful in combating challenges perta...
By Meesha Gandhi, Sidhi Baweja & Prakriti Singh


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