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Rotary Club
West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.21

Pure water in saline zone for 2,000 families

A mini-water treatment plant to supply purified drinking water in an area of the Sunderbans that suffers from high salinity in its groundwater was inaugurated on Friday. Ncourage Social Enterprise Fo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Hill’s Nisha Gurung smashes a glass ceiling

For Nisha Gurung, a hockey player from Darjeeling, it definitely is not a man’s world. The 23-year-old from Ging tea garden in Darjeeling has achieved the rare distinction of coaching a men&rsq...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Places  /  Published 27.08.21

Orphanage kids star in 206 bus stand show

Young ones of SOS Children’s Village were invited to attend an Independence Day event at route 206 bus stand this year. Krishna Chakraborty, chairperson, board of administrators, Bidhannagar Mun...
By Debasmita Bhattacharjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 17.08.21

I-Day gift: ‘Can walk again’

It was a different Independence Day for a nine-year-old-girl from Canning. “I am able to walk again. I will be able to play,” she said after she took a few steps with a prosthetic implant...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.04.21

Home food for Covid patients in steel city

Rotary Club of Jamshedpur  has launched a free food campaign for people down with Covid and living in home isolation. Amid the rising Covid cases in Jamshedpur...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

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Calcutta  /  Published 02.03.21

Kits move widows together

A 65-year-old woman who lost both her sons and is raising her grandchildren came to receive a kit of basic necessities of food, clothing and bed linen. A 57-year-old woman who lives alone and earns a...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.20

Making Xmas memorable for specially-abled kids

Children with mental disability and hearing impairment celebrated Christmas at Jeevan Jyoti School on Thursday in the presence of their parents and members of the Rotary Club of Dhanbad. About 45 kid...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Early detection for cancer cure

The majority of women with breast cancer can be cured if detected early, an oncologist from Mumbai said on Friday. “In the first stage of breast cancer, the cure rate is 85-90 per cent and in t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.19

Christmas cheer at cancer hub

Christmas came early for at least 50 children and some elders undergoing treatment for cancer as they danced and sang their hearts out at a carnival in a New Town hospital on Thursday.The Christmas Ca...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.20

At 100, back to roots

A club that was set up in a restaurant opposite Raj Bhavan, with the purpose of business and social networking, has developed into a mammoth organisation serving the poor and the distressed.Calcutta w...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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