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How this 26-year-old is feeding home cooked meals to Kolkata's COVID patients and elderly

Srabasti is not doing it alone. While her mother, Ajanta Ghosh, does the cooking her father, Subir Ghosh, a retired government employee, is overseeing the shopping every morning

Published on 22nd May 2021
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These Kolkata students are running down leads via their COVID resource website and flagging the frauds

Students from premier institutions in Kolkata including Jadavpur University, St Xavier's College, Scottish Church College and others came together to mitigate fraud and ensure resources reach people

Published on 25th May 2021
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This Sonu is no Sood but an ambulance driver who's helping people across Kolkata get access to beds, oxygen

Sonu says that he has always been keen to help others and most of it comes from the hardships he had to face while growing up

Published on 13th May 2021
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Why Kolkata's Presidency University students are asking for postponement of internal exams amid COVID-19 pandemic

The students said that many of their classmates are affected by the virus and wouldn't be possible for them to sit for the exams

Published on 12th May 2021
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Meet Pubarun Basu, the Kolkata student who is the first Indian to win the Youth Photographer title at Sony World Photography Awards

The winning picture, titled No Escape from Reality, is a story of entrapment told through Pubarun's lens. We find out more

Published on 12th May 2021
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Did TMC 'goons' attack ABVP Kolkata office in retaliation against Didi's loss in Nandigram?

The ABVP said that they are facing this issue across Bengal and today's attack was being planned from yesterday when 150 bikes circled their office

Published on 3rd May 2021
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Reading made 'cool': How this Kolkata teacher is running a street library out of a refrigerator

Patuli Street Library is based out of a grocery stall in Kolkata and will let you borrow a book for a month. All you have to do is write down your name, phone number and the name of the book

Published on 27th April 2021
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This 15-year-old is upcycling fabric waste to create clothes for underprivileged children in Kolkata. Here's how and why

The 15-year-old entrepreneur says that their main goal is to bring a smile to the faces of all underprivileged children across the country. We find out more about his foundation

Published on 7th April 2021
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Three schools in Kolkata shut down their campuses after COVID cases detected

St Lawrence High School announced that its campus will remain closed till March 29 as a teacher was found to be COVID-positive though she was working from home

Published on 24th March 2021
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How serial entrepreneur Riki Biswas made the best use of Kolkata's e-rickshaws during the lockdown

There are opportunities everywhere, one just has to look really hard. And looks like entrepreneur Riki Biswas has nailed the art of spotting opportunities. And this is his TEDx-talk worthy story

Published on 17th March 2021
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Nine-year-old girl's body recovered from residential building in Kolkata, cops suspect sexual abuse

Preliminary investigations suggest that the nine-year-old, who went missing on Wednesday evening, was sexually abused and then murdered by a person or a group of persons, the officer said.

Published on 4th February 2021
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Now, children in Kolkata can read books while cruising through the Hooghly river

Kolkata gets its first children's boat library called Young Readers Boat Library, with over 500 books in English and Bengali

Published on 27th January 2021
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This Kolkata filmmaker will be featured at the Berlin International Film Festival. Here's why you should check out his work

Every year, around 200 filmmakers from 65 countries are featured at the Berlin International Film Festival. This year, Kolkata's Tathagata Ghosh is one of them

Published on 26th January 2021
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Guess who’s been selected as Berlinale Talent at BIFF? This director from Kolkata and we are psyched!

Hyash Tanmoy has come a really long way and has a solid body of work including direction, producing, nurturing upcoming talents and a whole lot more. Check out what it means to be selected for it 

Published on 21st January 2021
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This Kolkata School gets a Student Justice Cell to fight human trafficking

 

The Cell is part of the Anti-Human Trafficking Club (AHTC) programme to build safe communities for women and children in vulnerable pockets of the city

Published on 7th December 2020

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