Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Trafficking survivor helps others

A woman in her late twenties has counselled scores of teenage trafficking survivors rescued from brothels and hotels. Before the pandemic, she had been taking them to schools and stitching classes fro...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Lost jumbo calf sent to rescue hub

An elephant calf was rescued from near the New Mal railway station in Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri on Tuesday. This is the third elephant calf rescued in four days. Sources said on Tuesday mor...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Cockatoos rescued at border

More than a dozen White cockatoos were rescued on Thursday while they were possibly being smuggled into the city from Bangladesh, the BSF said. Border Security Force officers posted along the India-B...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Kid rescued from drowning in Digha

Members of the civil defence team rescued a seven-year-old boy from downing in the sea in Digha on Monday morning. The Howrah boy, who had come with his parents Sheikh Saibuddin and Noornagina Begum,...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

Calcutta  /  Published 26.10.20

Inspiration from the Goddess

There is increased discrimination at home when it comes to them and their brothers. They are increasingly losing their confidence, an NGO official said. The girls will have to complete household chor...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.10.20

15-hour rescue effort saves marooned man

Deputy Commissioner C Sushant Gaurav said Madki was finally rescued in the afternoon. “An NDRF team was sent from Ranchi. Madki is in good health and the district authorities are taking care of ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 09.08.20

When they all rushed to help

Junaid was sipping tea and luxuriating in the heavy rain from his home, just 20 metres from the western end of the airport, when he heard the deafening noise. “I ran out on the road and could s...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 08.08.20

Crash: plane broke into two

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

The two who rush to help

Two women have been rescuing people abandoned on the roads of Calcutta, many of whom government agencies had hesitated to touch because of the pandemic. The two have been able to rescue seven people ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

World  /  Published 06.08.20

Beirut: Rescuers seek survivors

Lebanese rescue workers dug through the mangled wreckage of buildings on Wednesday looking for survivors after a massive warehouse explosion sent a devastating blast wave across Beirut, killing at lea...
By Reuters in Beirut


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