Calcutta  /  Published 21.01.21

Drive to end child abuse

A drive to eradicate child labour and begging by children in Calcutta was launched on Wednesday. The state commission for protection of child rights, Calcutta police, state labour department and seve...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Kids amid a pandemic

Set parental control on the TV, check  privacy settings on the phone, cover the computer web cam when not in use and switch to ‘SafeSearch’ on Google to block inappropriate content. ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Govt creche for kids

A daycare centre is coming up in AD Block, New Town. It promises to be one of a kind not because of the facilities being offered but because of who it is being offered to.  The working parents, ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 07.01.21

Festive books for your kids

Another modern classic is The Sudha Murty Children Treasury by India’s favourite storyteller grandma! A hardbound book with foiling so beautiful, you’d want it for yourself! This collector...
By Arpita Nath in

Science Tech  /  Published 14.12.20

Special apps for special children

Children often have language and speech problems that parents do not like to admit even to themselves. These children need extra help and special instructions. Today, we have apps that can help child...
By Surit Doss in


Calcutta  /  Published 05.12.20

Teachers shine on virtual stage

Suman Chakraborty (Bengali teacher) and Chandni Chatterjee (math and science teacher) sang Ooo lala pagla hawa and Ruk jana nahin, a trio of plus-two section teachers danced to Itni si hasi and there ...
By A Staff Reporter in

Books  /  Published 19.11.20

J.K. Rowling’s new book The Ickabog

What was the feeling like holding the physical copy of The Ickabog in your hands? Sai Prasad: It was like a dream come true. It was a very good feeling holding the book in my own hands for the first ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 05.11.20

Mental health of children and parents

Pragati begins with a school assembly scene. Ryan, a young student, is usually late for assembly, despite being egged on by friends Avi and Kabir. It’s a few pages later that the readers learn t...
By Chandreyee Ghose in

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.10.20

Puja clothes for coal picker children

“A sum of around Rs 10,000  was provided to us by Tapas Sethi, a manager of Western Coalfields Limited in memory of his brother Varun Vishwa Bhushan who died in an accident a few years ago ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.20

Jharkhand police on WhatsApp

Jharkhand’s director-general of police M.V. Rao has announced that WhatsApp-based helplines to report cases will be rolled out for the public in all 24 districts on Wednesday to help curb crimes...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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