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Jul 17, 2020 23:51
On an average, Dasari Durga Rao earns Rs 10,000 to Rs 12,000 a day during the weekdays and a little more on Sunday when the sales are higher. read more
Jul 15, 2020 04:34
Ankit Gupta, a content writer and Urdu poet who has been living in Delhi for the past year, has been using Twitter to connect those expressing a need for mental health help with two psychologists based in Mumbai and Delhi. read more
Jul 12, 2020 23:51
During the lockdown, as Khatun did her rounds to enforce the government’s stay-at-home rules and social distancing norms, she saw first-hand the economic devastation in her neighbourhood. read more
Jul 10, 2020 23:44
At the beginning of the lockdown, in March, Soans launched an initiative called World Hunger Warriors. His aim was to connect people in his extensive network who wanted to donate funds, food, cooking equipment, space, ingredients, fuel or labour. read more
Jul 08, 2020 00:26
Jalaun lies in the plains of Bundelkhand, a region from where several thousand men and women migrate to Mumbai in Maharashtra, Surat and Ahmedabad in Gujarat, Bengaluru in Karnataka and other metropolises, in search of work. read more
Jul 05, 2020 23:33
Dipannita Kaushik’s mother, Simarekha Bhagowati, 56, a college professor, had plenty of old OHP sheets lying around, leftovers from Math lectures in earlier decades. They dug up a bunch of old X-rays too. They use multiple strips of the stiff X-ray sheets to make each frame; the projector films form the veil. read more
Jul 03, 2020 23:58
Between March and June, the trio cremated 15 unclaimed bodies in Bhaisakund crematorium, the largest of the three crematoriums in the city which handled close to 800 bodies a month in pre-pandemic times. read more
Jul 01, 2020 00:29
According to the National Aids Control Organization (NACO), there are over 637,500 sex workers in India, and over 500,000 customers visit the red-light areas daily. read more
Jun 28, 2020 23:40
The thepla-making was part of a massive city-wide drive organised by the non-profit Circle of Love and Care. read more
Jun 27, 2020 00:04
The actor coordinated with the migrant workers and arranged their return from faraway states like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. read more
Jun 24, 2020 00:50
For 29-year-old entrepreneur Nitin Gaur reached out to his friends who worked as social activists in the city, and through them, he got in touch with non-governmental organisations, and took their help to distribute Moo Day milk packets and biscuits, free of cost, to the hungry. read more
Jun 21, 2020 23:47
Khanchandani acquired plastic containers and pet bottles from grocers while collecting melamine plates from hotels and restaurants, with this plastic refuse, she made 541 bird feeders over the course of the next 2 months. read more
Jun 19, 2020 23:59
Ishita Choudhary along with her friends has been teaching the children of migrant workers living in campus since May. The initiative is called Kalam, Kitab aur Khwahishien. read more
Jun 18, 2020 00:20
Within weeks, a network of 650 volunteers had emerged, spread across Delhi and West Bengal. Thakur decided to call it the Quarantined Student-Youth Network (QSYN). read more
Jun 17, 2020 05:23
Mendes got permission from his housing society to coordinate orders and connected with other housing societies to offer that cherished thing in Mumbai — and rare treat in the lockdown — fresh fish straight from the fisherman. read more