Calcutta  /  Published 22.07.21

Resilience begets sales and profit

A profit of Rs 3.5 lakh, that too amid the pandemic. A group of women from a Calcutta slum has done it. Mentored by an NGO, 20 women — most of whose income or family’s earnings dried up ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.07.21

Farmers given snake shields in Hooghly

One hundred farmers in Hooghly district on Friday got a pair of gumboots and gloves, each, as a shield against snakebites, from an organisation that works to reduce human-wildlife conflict. The monso...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Arijit gifts lifeline in mom's memory

“We have requested the CMOH that one machine be sent to the Jiaganj Covid Hospital,” Das added, referring to the hospital located in Arijit’s birthplace near Behrampore. Arijit&rsqu...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.21

Gurdwaras start oxygen service

A gurudwara in the city on Friday started providing oxygen concentrators to people across communities and social strata. Gurdwara Bara Sikh Sangat, on MG Road, through the service wants to reach out ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.05.21

Donation law ties up foreign aid

By Anupreeta Das in New York


Calcutta  /  Published 05.05.21

NGOs struggle to raise funds

In a rerun of last year, people’s livelihood struggle in the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has led to NGOs struggling to raise funds to meet the needs of the communities they work with. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

Kids suffer learning loss a second time

Children from financially deprived homes are being pushed into suffering a loss of learning once again with centres shutting down because of a rise in Covid cases, those who work with the children sai...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.21

Jharia card-makers shine on

“Most of the students are children of economically weaker sections. We provide free of cost tutorial lessons under our free education programme since the last five or six years,” Singh add...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.21

Adityapur drive to save green lung

Concerned over the imminent encroachment of an open space at Dindli Housing Board Colony in Adityapur, local residents with support of local NGO Jan Kalyan Morcha have demanded  a common sports u...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.21

RTE camps on for Ranchi’s poor

Association for Parivartan of Nation, an NGO working in the field of education, has started holding free camps to raise awareness about provisions of the right to education (RTE) law among poor parent...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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