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Childhood
People  /  Published 08.09.22

12 reasons to read Deepti Naval’s memoir

1 You will, in the course of discovering her childhood, find a lot of yours, even if set in modern and contemporary India. The emotional connect within Indian families traverses through her different ...
By Jeena Mitra Banik

News  /  Published 05.09.22

Trunk of toys for underprivileged children in the city

A trunk full of toys from children who have plenty or have outgrown them are being given to kids who rarely or never get toys to play with. An organisation is giving the toys to NGOs and those w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Events  /  Published 29.08.22

Surviving abuse with self-love as the antidote

Speaking about her experiences, Chatterjee stated that despite individual differences, she believes that everyone is united by the beauty of their imperfections. Society can only be more accepting of ...
By Udita Chakraborty

News  /  Published 26.07.22

Covid hit zoo visits, virtual not enough, say teachers in Kolkata schools

Children in pre-primary classes are often taught lessons with references to animals and nature but many of them have never seen a live animal or have no recollection of one after over two years of bei...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 16.07.22

Routine vaccination improves, but still lags

Around 25 million children missed out on one or more doses of DTP — a marker for immunisation services — in 2021, two million more than those who missed DTP doses in 2020 and six million m...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

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News  /  Published 27.06.22

Kolkata seminar stresses on shared parenting

Several schools The Telegraph spoke to said they have faced such issues in school and have seen a change in the children and their confidence level. Early Childhood Association recently published a do...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.05.22

Recalling childhood rainy days and a ride down memory-town

A khichuri-filled tummy and thanda-thanda weather called for a quick nap, snuggling close to mommy, granny or anyone boro, followed by some mathaye haat bolano and sursuri of course. Those were the da...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 05.05.22

The effortless fun and simple joys of summer-time delights

The best use of pocket money then was buying candies, kathi ice cream, or ‘pepsi’ popsicles that, according to the elders, were made with drain water.  ...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 01.04.22

8 ways we were tricked as children

Happy April Fool’s Day, folks! ...
By Pooja Mitra

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Kolkata schools opt for inclusive lessons to sensitise kids

Schools are doing lessons in inclusion to sensitise pre-primary and primary students to children with special needs. The sensitisation is important especially during the pandemic, when the children w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar


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