West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Schools get shut order

To deal with the spectre of Cyclone Fani, the Bengal government has declared holiday over the weekend in all its schools and several private institutions have done the same following an appeal from th...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.05.19

CBSE high marks raise queries

Two students from the humanities stream have topped the CBSE Class XII board exams, whose results were announced on Thursday.This year’s results have broken records in high scoring but also raised q...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.19

Why CBSE is rationalizing school curriculum

Like all warm-hearted governments, the one led by the Bharatiya Janata Party is deeply concerned about overburdening students. The human resource development ministry has been rationalizing the curric...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.02.20

Board exam terror? Worry not, help’s here

Emotional atyachar won’t help, but a word of understanding might work wonders.As CISCE, CBSE and state board exams start, psychiatrists and counsellors in the steel city have started lending their e...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 14.03.19

CBSE time window cut for change of subject

The Central Board of Secondary Education has brought forward the deadline for students of Class X and Class XII to opt for a change of subjects before their board tests in a decision expected to help ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.19

Tagore family to open school

A third school is being built by members of the Tagore family in Santiniketan, about 2km from the Visva-Bharati campus.This is the first time after Rabindranath Tagore’s death that a school is being...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Education  /  Published 07.01.19

Talk in code

How many twin prime pairs can you find within a given range? How many anagrams can a certain word generate? Given an array of ciphers, can you generate the corresponding plain text?These are a few bas...
By Madhura Banerjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.18

State and Centre on same page

Education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Tuesday that the state government would initiate “appropriate measures” to make schoolbags lighter after studying the set of guidelines issued by Delhi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.19

Worshipped then, topper adulation now

Dipak Haldar, an ENT specialist with the Panihati State General Hospital, was on an autorickshaw on the way to work on Wednesday morning when his cellphone rang. “Is Suchana there? Madam wants to sp...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 11.04.19

CBSE makes art education a must

The Central Board of Secondary Education has asked all its 22,000 affiliated schools to teach arts education as a compulsory subject to students of all classes from the current academic session.The mo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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