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

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

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

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Event to let kids shop for dress

This Sunday, stalls will come up in New Town fair ground solely to welcome young shoppers aged two to 15 years. They will pick a dress of their choice but their parents will not have to foot the bill....
By Sudeshna Banerjee


Jharkhand  /  Published 14.10.20

Special children paint the goddess

The online submission of painting, drawings, sketches began in the morning at around 9am and continued till 2pm. Judgement was carried out within two hours. “The basic objective of organizing t...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Psychologist spells out strategy for city kids

Jotting down the positives every day and not dwelling on when the pandemic will end but adapting to changing demands can help kids deal with stress triggered by staying indoors, speakers at a workshop...
By SUBHAJOY ROY in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.10.20

Tech goodies for special children

As many as 155 special students of Jeevan Jyoti, a 31-years-old school of the Inner Wheel Club of Dhanbad received some technical gear today that will improve their online training. The State Ba...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Date for little ones with grandparents

Students in the pre-primary and primary sections of a city school set the table for a dinner date with their grandparents, took out pictures from family albums and narrated stories, planted seedlings ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 02.10.20

Harshikaa Udasi on writing for children

Formerly a journalist, Harshikaa Udasi’s first book for children, Kittu’s Very Mad Day, won the FICCI Publishing Awards 2017 for the Best Children’s Book. Her latest venture Friends ...
By Shrestha Saha


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