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Sundarbans Widows Brave Jungles Where Tigers Killed Their Husbands

Sundarbans Widows Brave Jungles Where Tigers Killed Their Husbands

Lahiripur: Geeta Mridha lost her husband on Valentine's Day 2014. He was fishing in the backwaters of Sundarbans National Park with four others when...
Transwomen From Bengal On Track To Become Paramedics

Transwomen From Bengal On Track To Become Paramedics

Kolkata: Twenty-four-year-old Jiya was once forced to dance at gunpoint. Now the plucky transwoman from West Bengal is blazing a trail of success as...
6,992 Children Reported Missing In Bengal, Most Of Them Traced, Says Government

6,992 Children Reported Missing In Bengal, Most Of Them Traced, Says...

New Delhi: A total of 6,992 children were reported missing and 1,967 kidnapped in Bengal in 2015 and majority of them were later recovered,...
A Year After Land Return From Tata, Singur Farmers Celebrate Good Crop

A Year After Land Return From Tata, Singur Farmers Celebrate Good...

Singur: Farmer Dibakar Ghosh strides across a mosaic of lush green rice paddies and marks the plants already sprayed with fertilizer with a small,...
Three States Where Women And Child Trafficking Is Highest In India

Three States Where Women And Child Trafficking Is Highest In India

New Delhi: Almost 20,000 women and children were victims of human trafficking in India in 2016, a rise of nearly 25 per cent from the previous...
Trapped In Bengal’s Dying Tea Gardens, Workers Lose Children To Traffickers

Trapped In Bengal’s Dying Tea Gardens, Workers Lose Children To Traffickers

By Anuradha Nagaraj Jalpaiguri: Fagua Ooraon was running late for work when traffickers stopped outside his hut and said they were taking his teenage daughter...
Adoption Awareness Drive After Baby Smuggling Racket Busted In Bengal

Adoption Awareness Drive After Baby Smuggling Racket Busted In Bengal

New Delhi: The government plans to launch a public awareness drive in the country on adoption procedures to curb the buying and selling of...
Meet Anoyara Khatun, India’s Crusader For Children At The United Nations

Meet Anoyara Khatun, India’s Crusader For Children At The United Nations

New Delhi: By the tender age of 19, Anoyara Khatun has been to the United Nations twice - the voice of young girls from...
Bengal, Meghalaya High On Contraceptive Use, Fertility Rate Dips: Data

Bengal, Meghalaya High On Contraceptive Use, Fertility Rate Dips: Data

As the government continues to push for new methods of contraceptives to boost family planning, Bengal and Meghalaya have witnessed the highest decline in...