The Telegraph
| Thursday, June 25, 2015 |



Engineering and technology colleges often try to lure prospective candidates with misleading advertisements. Sharmistha Ghosal and Moumita Chaudhuri look at them

As deadlines for applications to tech schools approach, prospective candidates are bombarded with advertisements, often with unverifiable claims. Although the Advertisement Standards Council of India (ASCI) — the country’s advertising... | Read»

All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go

Worried about being lonely in a new city? Being alone doesn’t necessarily mean being lonesome, says Showli Chakraborty

Now that the hullabaloo about board results is over, a great many students in the city are busy – busy downloading forms, busy packing bags, busy getting tickets done and busy making plans for life in a new city. And most of them will have... | Read»

Imperial Touch

Sanket Tantia could not thank his lucky stars enough when he got an offer from BML Munjal University (BMU), situated on the outskirts of Delhi, to enrol for its bachelor of technology (BTech) programme. “Even though it is a new institute, I... | Read»

Hungry, but broke kya?

Shinjini Paul takes a tour of some cheap food joints popular among the college crowd in Calcutta

The days of Mommies packing tiffin for their darlings are now passé.  The average college student would rather explore eateries that not only satiate their appetite but are easy on their pocket as well. These are also places where the... | Read»

Joy of reading

ChildFund India, a leading NGO working with children in India since 1951, launched the second phase of its nation-wide reading improvement campaign Books, My Friends  – “Ujjwal Bhavishya Ki Ore”. The campaign has been... | Read»