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Campaign King: How Vipul Singh's NGO Tapas uses everything from street plays to video tech to change lives

Tapas NGO, which works with a number of social issues through a number of artforms is now preparing itself to lend a hand during the COVID-19 lockdown

Published on 9th April 2020
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This weekly comic strip by Jadavpur University students is the coolest Corona awareness campaign. Here's why

The stories talk about rumours of how cow urine can help cure Corona to the scarcity of medical equipment and problems the medical personnel are facing 

Published on 9th April 2020
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Kolkata sweet shop chain gives out Corona Sandesh for free to raise awareness

During the India-Bangladesh pink-ball Test at the Eden Gardens last November, the chain's Pink Ball Sandesh had sold like hotcakes

Published on 6th April 2020
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This group of friends is trying to feed the marginalised amid lockdown, all they want is Rs 100

While Debottam and Soumyadeep provide the backend support from Kolkata, Debayan is on the ground, distributing the ration to localities in Bengaluru with the help of the police

Published on 6th April 2020
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Chef Ranveer Brar conducts largest online culinary masterclass, exclusively for IIHM students

Students across all ten campuses of IIHM had the unique opportunity to watch Chef Brar at work

Published on 6th April 2020
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Rs 1000 for 1000 families: How Mitti Ke Rang is helping daily wagers, labourers and maids through the lockdown

Six days into the crowdfunding mission, Mitti Ke Rang has raised around Rs 3.86 lakh and distributed funds to over 200 families

Published on 4th April 2020
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Go Corona Go: How law enforcers are using Corona dolls, helmets and songs to spread awareness amid lockdown

Local authorities, social workers and some other people are using unique methods to spread awareness about COVID-19 and to tackle the violators amid the lockdown. Check it out!

Published on 4th April 2020
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This website by two young professionals in Kolkata is creating hope in the 'Times of Corona'. Here's how

The website 'The Times of Corona' was launched recently by two youngsters in Kolkata. The platform aims to create, educate, share and empathise in the time of distress

Published on 3rd April 2020
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Increase in online child sexual abuse due to pandemic, parents asked to track children's internet usage

A report released by Europol, stated that there is an increase of online activity by those who are seeking child abuse material

Published on 2nd April 2020
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International Institute of Hotel Management first hospitality college to launch online classes for students

Within two days of the announcement, IIHM was the first hospitality education institution to put in place the online classes schedule where teachers, can take lessons through video conferencing

Published on 2nd April 2020
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ABVP calls Jadavpur University students cooking for daily wagers 'carriers of Chinese virus' in FB post

The post was later deleted from the Facebook page. The AFSU has condemned the act and urged people not to believe it

Published on 31st March 2020
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This community radio station in Kolkata is spreading awareness about COVID-19. here's why it's so popular

Discussions on contemporary issues, including coronavirus outbreak, story-reading sessions and experience of ordinary citizens on social isolation are being presented to the listeners.

Published on 30th March 2020
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Only half a hospital bed for every 1000 Indians. Why we need to worry about Corona patients who need critical care

We are not only behind when it comes to hospital beds but we are also lagging in the number of doctors and nurses

Published on 30th March 2020
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Is the cap on hand sanitiser prices killing the start-ups who can manufacture it by the thousand? 

Amid all the panic-buying of hand sanitisers, there have been reports of non-availability in the markets. But who is to blame for the dwindling stocks?

Published on 28th March 2020
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This Kolkata art group is posting quotes from books on Facebook and getting kids to artify those

Through its initiative Get Creative, ThinkArts is asking children to create a piece of art or a write-up based on famous lines

Published on 28th March 2020

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