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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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Language, Cultural Centres in WB shift events, classes to digital platform due to COVID-19 outbreak

Shifting to the digital mode in the present situation, Alliance Franaise du Bengale, a cultural centre and a French language training institute, will organise two online demo classes of French languag

Published on 27th March 2020
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This Kannur-born artist sketches moments from daily life through his realistic paintings

Vippin KP speaks about finding inspiration in everyday life and using his own experiences to add more colour into the world. The artist shares his work through Instagram on the handle Sketchplore
 

Published on 27th 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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Hundreds of research scholars working at chem, bio labs across India want to help test COVID-19. But the govt isn't letting them

Hundreds of researchers from Pune, Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Varanasi, Kolkata, Mohali and even tier-II and tier-III cities are willing to contribute as volunteers in any way possible

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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