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News  /  Published 14.05.22

30% Odisha students didn't return to schools after pandemic: Govt data

Odisha education secretary B P Sethi has directed district officials to take measures for ensuring on-campus attendance at schools ...

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Online mode hits writing aptitude of Kolkata students

Devi Kar, director of Modern High School for Girls, said writing strengthens motor movement and “despite all gadgets, a hand-written note is and will be more significant”. Jessica Gomes S...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.05.22

Rabindra Jayanti helps Kolkata school students take to stage again

The Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur, celebrated its 80th foundation day on Wednesday. The ashrama had not celebrated its foundation day in the last two years because of the pandemic. S...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.04.22

Traffic chaos returns as La Martiniere schools start physical classes

The dreaded twice-a-day traffic mayhem returned to south Kolkata on Wednesday as the La Martiniere schools started physical classes for all students after over two years. More than 5,000 vehicles con...
By Our Bureau in Rawdon Street

News  /  Published 15.04.22

Board reminds students in Kolkata schools on mobile ban in classrooms

The state secondary education board has issued a notice reminding school students that they cannot bring smartphones to the classroom.  The notice comes at a time when dependence on smartphones ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


News  /  Published 13.04.22

Unavailability of escort cards makes pupils’ dispersal a challenge in Kolkata schools

Last Friday, two children were playing in a park adjacent to Salt Lake Shiksha Niketan after class and a third boarded a wrong bus. Panic spread as parents heard that three children were “missi...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.04.22

Kolkata school girl forced out of class over fees, says family

The father, who was in Burrabazar, asked his brother to collect his daughter.  Back at home the girl has been traumatised and told her father that she felt “pathetic”. “She to...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.04.22

Ashok Hall Group schools reopen amid cases, few guardians move court over ‘harassment’

Some of the parents were also showing messages from phones before they were allowed entry into the school.  Many parents who had paid according to the high court direction and had not received r...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

News  /  Published 09.04.22

Alarm over 3 ‘missing’ students on Day 1 of school in Salt Lake

A mother who went to pick up her daughter from school after class could not find the child. She searched at the school gates and alerted the security guards. She alerted police posted outside the sch...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 08.04.22

School shoes no longer fit, mad rush at stores in Kolkata

Two years of closure of schools may or may not have forced students to lengthen their uniforms but it has definitely triggered the need for new shoes. The result is a mad rush for shoes — leath...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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