Time to revisit old ways of dealing with monthly woes

Pads are disastrous for the environment, time for cloth to make a comeback.  Bengaluru: ‘That time of the month.’ You’ve just opened your cupboard taken a pad out of a blue packet. A newspaper in the other, you got to the washroom (you know the routine). In the final step, you toss the blood-soaked pad […]

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Ration scam in Nadia? Complaints pour in about non-availability of food grains

Despite the West Bengal Government announced last week the provision of subsidized wheat and rice for the poor (maximum five kilos per month)  till September, people are raising complaints about non-availability of grains from their local ration shops. By Ritam Chatterjee When Swapan Mukherjee, a ration-card holder from Nadia district, went to the local ration […]

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The fault in the schemes: Sindagi HIV patients suffer in oblivion

The government schemes meant for the welfare of HIV patients have failed to make an impact in Sindagi taluk of Vijayapura district in Karnataka. Thus, the patients have accepted the disease’s consequences as their fate and therefore now continue to suffer, oblivious of the benefits available. By Manasvi Gupta The rough, shaky one-hour bus ride […]

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