Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Covid-19 strikes SOS Children’s Village

Eighteen residents of SOS Children’s Village in BK Block and their youth hostel in Baguiati had tested positive for Covid-19 and have recently recovered.   SOS Children’s Village is ...
By Brinda Sarkar

Calcutta  /  Published 20.09.20

Basti ki Pathshala

Surojit Sinha lives in Balidweep in Bengal’s South 24-Parganas. His father works in bheris, or fishponds, and fisheries. Some days Surojit fills in for him. But in the long run he wants to becom...
By Manasi Shah

Books  /  Published 18.09.20

Two amphibians’ secret of togetherness

In the list of great friendships in children’s literature, Arnold Lobel’s Frog and Toad — they completed 50 years of togetherness recently — ought to sit right at the top. A cl...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 11.09.20

In the chocolate river a savage beauty hides

Birthdays are usually considered fitting occasions for cake, which means that it would be apt to consume a slice — or, perhaps, all — of the legendarily decadent chocolate cake from M...
By Nayantara Mazumder

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.09.20

NGO spreads pre-school education

The NGO has partnered with Lohardaga Gram Swaraj Sansthan in Gumla and The Centre for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation in West Singhbhum for conducting the programme in 477 Anganwadi centres, he said...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

21 trafficked Bihar minors rescued

A group of 21 minors from Bihar’s Samastipur, all alleged victims of trafficking, was rescued from a bus in the Maidan area early on Monday. Police said the children, aged between 12 and 14, we...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Maidan

Books  /  Published 05.09.20

How Greg Heffley happened

Rowley has always been Greg’s sidekick whose character was never the hero who naughty kids would be inspired by. What led you to build him into a hero (literally!) and give him his own series? ...
By Shrestha Saha

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.09.20

Kids learn sport climbing virtually

Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) has taken an initiative to help children between the ages of 5-9 remain tuned to sport climbing while at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Instructors condu...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Science Tech  /  Published 30.08.20

Children have a special place on two streaming services

Kids love fables and fairy tales. Spotify, in partnership with Tulika Publishers, has launched Talking Tales From Tulika. A Spotify original, produced by Asiaville, the podcast will be available in th...
By Mathures Paul

India  /  Published 25.08.20

Masks not needed for kids aged 5 or below

An international expert panel constituted by the World Health Organisation has recommended that children aged 5 years and below should not be required to wear masks. The WHO, while underscoring that ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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