West Bengal

Making People Aware Of Environment By Planting Grass On Taxi Roof

This is the story of one Dhananjay Chakravorty, a taxi driver of Kolkata. Dhananjay has come in the news because of his pursuit for saving the environment. Some five years back Dhananjay panted grass on the roof of his taxi. This, he did, to communicate to the Kolkata citizens to take care of the

Student Spends Rs 11,000 A Month To Provide Sanitary Napkins At Public Toilets

Sobhan Mukherjee of Bansdroni has been breaking many stereotypes. Since last year, the postgraduate student of geography at Asutosh College been spending over Rs 11,000 a month to stock up sanitary napkins at public toilets to promote menstrual hygiene. Till now, he has stocked up 30 toilets with

Book Vendor’s Son Studies On Pavement, Bags 93% In ICSE

Fifteen-year-old Abhay Gupta did not have a study table or enough space in his one-room home to keep his books. The teen prepared for his ICSE exams under streetlights, perched on a packing case a few yards away from his father’s bookstall on a Park Street pavement. Yet, the braveheart — a student

Ghatshila Man, With Rare Blood Group, Rushes To Kolkata To Save Life Of Child

Blood, they say, flows thicker than water. But a little girl with an extremely rare blood type who suffers from a congenital cardiac ailment received a gift of life thanks to the combined effort and generosity of complete strangers across Odisha, Jharkhand and Bengal. Iteeshree, now 4, was born in

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