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Calcutta  /  Published 13.02.21

Amphan: JU alumni raise Rs 25 lakh

Jadavpur University’s batch of ’91 of the department of electronics and telecommunication engineering has raised Rs 25 lakh that would be used to rebuild houses in North 24-Parganas that w...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.01.21

Girl saves pigeon, bird flu or not

Jharkhand has been panicking due to the emergence of bird flu in several states of India, for quite some time now, keeping a safe distance from poultry products. But for young Divya Rashmi, saving an ...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

India  /  Published 08.01.21

Plea to remove Amitabh Bachchan’s coronavirus voice

A PIL has been filed in Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Centre to remove Amitabh Bachchan’s voice from the caller tune on precautions against coronavirus on the grounds that the virus ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Teachers visit slums to help kids write

The teachers are visiting around 12 slums in areas like Girish Park, Mechua, Nimtala, Tallah Park and Bagbazar. To maintain physical distance, each seat in the bus doubles as a study desk for one chi...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.12.20

Fill hearts with love, concern for the needy

God is ever longing for us. Man too longs for God eternally. God’s longing and our longing meet  in Jesus. In Jesus God became man to fulfil all these yearnings and lead us to heaven to be ...
By Rev Fr Dr Dominic Savio SJ in

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Calcutta  /  Published 21.12.20

Santa lands in two Calcutta villages

Santa came calling on hundreds of underprivileged children in two pockets on the southern fringes of the city on Sunday, days before the festival that celebrates the spirit of giving. Most of the chi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.20

Brick kiln owner’s school for kids of workers

Somaiya, the five-year-old daughter of a brick kiln owner, inaugurated a primary school for children of labourers working in brick kilns at Sarberia village in South 24-Parganas’s Sandeshkhali o...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Sandeshkhali

Calcutta  /  Published 30.11.20

Free ration to 1,000 Sonagachhi women

One thousand sex workers at Sonagachhi got free ration from an NGO on Sunday. The Covid pandemic has posed a huge livelihood challenge for these women. Since March, the pandemic-induced lockdown had ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Crowdfunding to meet kidney transplant cost

College graduate Amit Saha has dedicated his life to books even though the 25-year-old resident of Suri is no bookworm. Now, his friends and wel--wishers are into a crowdfunding to raise Rs 10 lakh t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.20

Video helps ease Nadia porter’s burden

A video of Sarkar struggling to carry a sack on his back to load it onto his van was shot by a resident of Jugpur last month and uploaded on social media. The video prompted members of the Chapra Mana...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nadia


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