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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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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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I clapped for myself on Janata Curfew: Why this Glasgow student quarantined herself in a Kolkata flat

Pritha Sen, hailing from Kolkata, currently, a student at the University of Glasgow takes us through her journey from the airports to being self-quarantined at home. She explains why it is important

Published on 26th March 2020
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Care in the time of Corona: This pet groomer in Kolkata is providing food, medicines to the elderly, free of cost

Rice, dal, medicines, sanitary napkins and sanitisers are a few of the primary products that are required at a time like this. Kashika has already begun delivering supplies since March 22

Published on 23rd March 2020
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Kolkata's Maulana Azad College student arrested from India-Bangla border has Facebook chat history with LeT chief Hafiz Sayeed

She has allegedly been in touch with LeT mastermind Hafiz Sayeed as well along with other members of the terrorist organisation through Facebook

Published on 20th March 2020
Women's Day

Everyday Sheroes: This 28-year-old makeup artist from Kolkata dreams to open her own parlour someday

In our run-up to International Women's Day 2020, we have curated this series of stories of women who aren't extraordinary — but our world may just stop going around smoothly if they call it a day

Published on 7th March 2020
Women's Day

Everyday Sheroes: Meet Rupa Choudhury, the first female Swiggy delivery personnel in Kolkata

In our run-up to International Women's Day 2020, we curated this series of stories of women who aren't extraordinary — but our world may stop going around smoothly if they call it a day

Published on 7th March 2020
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Presidency students block Kolkata's College Street demanding to reopen the Hindu hostel

The students had started a sit-in protest at the intersection of Bidhan Sarani and Mahatma Gandhi road from Thursday evening, blocking the bustling arterial thoroughfare

Published on 6th March 2020
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WB govt organises grand poetry fest with 600 poets across seven venues in Kolkata

Seven renowned poets including Srijato Bandyopadhyay, Binayak Bandyopadhyay, Pranab Kumar Mukhopadhyay and Subhra Bose would be felicitated in the festival

Published on 4th March 2020
Ishwar Chandra Bandyopadhyay

Kolkata Publishers and Booksellers Guild pays tribute to Vidyasagar with a special calendar

The calendar traces Vidyasagar's life's journey in a chronological order. The calendar curates the photocopy of the petition made by Vidyasagar for the remarriage of Hindu widows

Published on 14th February 2020
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'Walking Postbox' man becomes show-stopper at International Kolkata Book Fair

The presence of postbox man, a person donning giant red cardboard model of a postbox has increased footfall in the stall

Published on 8th February 2020
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This Kolkata teacher started a footpath dispensary for doctors to treat slum kids' ailments. Inspiration much?

The footpath dispensary falls under the aegis of his organisation Feed (food, education and economic development), which began its journey three years ago in parts of Kolkata

Published on 23rd January 2020
CAA protest

Group of women protesting against CAA/NRC in Kolkata allege they were attacked by BJP goons. Here's what happened

Feminists in Resistance is an autonomous collective, created during the Lok Sabha elections 2019, which consists of people from different aspects of life

Published on 23rd December 2019
Kolkata Protest

Kolkata students on #JanaGanaManaRally to save Constitution, but refuse to join Mamata's CAA protest

The rallies and meeting, led by SFI, has invited students' organisations who feel the need to protest against CAA, NRC and fee hikes

Published on 23rd December 2019
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In a historic move, Kolkata's Jadavpur University to set up gender-neutral toilets on campus

Students said that the demand for gender-neutral toilets has been long-pending and the recent decision has made all of them happy

Published on 29th November 2019

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