World  /  Published 02.05.22

Ukrainian orphans feel safer in Poland

More than 4,000 children from Ukrainian orphanages and care homes have been evacuated to Poland to escape the war. Separated from their parents or abandoned, they're coming to terms with trauma. I...
By Monika Sieradzka in Lodz, Poland

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.04.22

New lease of life for tribal child

In a noble gesture rarely found in the society, East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Vijaya Jadhav came to the aid of an orphan girl belonging to the primitive Sabar community recently.  Vijaya no...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 28.02.22

Young victims

Pandemics are usually associated with mortality and sundry challenges to the medical infrastructure. The Covid-19 pandemic has not been an exception. But beyond morbidity and mortality, pandemics infl...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Purulia’s Mahalaya gift to Covid orphans

Purulia district administration, with help from the state government, on Wednesday pledged long-term social and economic support to 46 minors who lost both parents to the pandemic, and to six other ch...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.21

Monthly aid for Covid orphans

The Bengal government will provide a monthly aid of Rs 2,000 to all children who have become orphans owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Ananya Chakraborti Chatterjee, the chairperson of the West Bengal ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


India  /  Published 14.09.21

PM Cares to help Covid orphans

The central government is planning to increase the monthly financial support given to children who lost their parents to COVID-19 from Rs 2,000 to Rs 4,000, a senior official said on Tuesday. The off...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.21

Legal aid forum helps Covid orphans

The Darjeeling District Legal Aid Forum, a voluntary organisation that gives legal aid to children and women, has taken up the task to identify children who have lost their parents to Covid-19 in Sili...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

India  /  Published 28.07.21

SC widens orphan help, looks at data disparity

By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.07.21

Delhi to identify Covid orphans

The Delhi government's Women and Child Development (WCD) Department has identified 268 children who have been orphaned during the coronavirus pandemic, an official said on Sunday. There are nearl...
By Saloni Bhatia in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.21

Covid orphans find shelter in Dhanbad

When there is a will there's a way. The age-old adage holds true for a group of philanthropists of Dhanbad, who, despite facing economic constraints due to lack of any government support, are doin...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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