Opinion  /  Published 19.01.20

Dark realities of shelter homes

Among all the distinguishing markers of Indian culture, holding pride of place is the abuse of women and children. Their safety, rights and overall well-being are of such little consequence to the Sta...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.20

180 pedal against human trafficking

Over 180 youths and children on Saturday took part in a bicycle rally organised in the capital to create awareness against human trafficking, a burning issue in Jharkhand.Organised by a capital-based ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 17.01.20

Ward off infections more efficiently

The temperature is still good for picnics and parties but one can’t disregard that the combination of chilly winds and low temperatures may lead to croaky throat, runny nose and fever. This being th...
By Hena Nafis

India  /  Published 18.02.19

4.6 lakh children ‘inhalant addicts’

An estimated 4.6 lakh children are addicted to inhalant drugs and need help, the first nationwide survey commissioned by the Union government on the extent of substance abuse has found.The study — M...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 21.03.20

Kids home? These writers offer help

Susan TanThe “Authors Everywhere!” YouTube channel, started by Susan Tan, who wrote the Cilla Lee-Jenkins series for middle-grade readers, includes activities, writing workshops and readings from ...
By New York Times News Service


Technology  /  Published 19.03.20

Virtual solutions for children

1. Free online learningThere are quite a few free online learning options that introduce parents and students to what can be achieved in the digital era. Two options that are good for young learners a...
By Mathures Paul

North East  /  Published 20.05.19

Rail cops rescue 20 kids in 4 months

Government Railway Police (GRP) superintendent of GRP Hemanta Kumar Das is a happy man. The GRP has rescued 20 children from being trafficked so far this year, his team said on Monday.Last year, the G...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.19

Over the boundary, to Lord’s

Md. Waris dropped out of school when he was seven. He spent all day making caps for a living instead. But life took a reverse sweep for the 14-year-old from Broad Street when he picked up a cricket ba...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Science  /  Published 30.01.19

Bilingual exposure gifts babies an edge

Infants only six months old exposed to two languages are likely to gain advantages in their attention capacity which could give them long-term benefits, psychology researchers said on Wednesday after ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.19

Love for education, brick-by-brick

Biswanath Naru sells fish for a living, but it has been 45 years that the college dropout is mastermoshai to several children of a lesser god.When the mastermoshai (teacher) began to pursue his second...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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