Sports  /  Published 04.09.19

SAI reaches out to somersault kids

Lady Luck is smiling on the two kids, Jashika Khan and Mohammad Azajuddin, who became stars on the social media after a video of them somersaulting and cartwheeling on the way to school went viral.On ...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.12.18

Jharkhand HC orders fresh proof in rape case

Jharkhand High Court has expunged the evidence of a minor deaf and mute victim of rape and ordered the recording of fresh evidence with the help of sign language and interpreters in accordance with th...
By Chandrajit Mukherjee in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 26.11.18

On paper, twin weights off school kids’ back

A statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine in 2016, had said that children aged three to five should sleep 10 to 13 hours every day. T...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.08.19

Lunch follows neglect slur in Daltonganj

The Palamau district administration hosted a lunch on Independence Day for a children’s home from where six boys escaped in two incidents over the last 10 days.Three of the boys who fled are still t...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.19

Involve kids with special needs in activities

Children with disabilities do not only need academic support and concession in exams but also social inclusion in the form of a chance to participate in concerts, play games together and be invited to...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


Health  /  Published 03.08.19

Mind matters

My son is 14. He has lost interest in his hobbies, his friends, wants to stay alone, and is frequently rude and angry. Please suggest how to handle this situation.It is usual for teenagers to undergo ...
By Minu Budhia

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.18

Room of hope for children in Kestopur

A small room near the 12C/2 bus stand in the Dum Dum Park-Kestopur area has helped curb child labour in the area and empowered girls to watch out for child abuse, trafficking and other crimes.The room...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.04.20

3 held for Deoghar rape and murder

Deoghar police on Saturday arrested three of the four men accused of raping and killing a 15-year-old-girl on Wednesday in the forests of Saria village in the district, some 272km from state capital R...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Deoghar

Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.20

Organisations holding online cultural events, competitions

With the lockdown in force and people confined to their homes, many organizations in the city are now conducting online cultural events, including competitions and theatre events.The New Town Kolkata ...
By PTI in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 03.09.19

Knees: Problems and solutions

From the time we start to walk, we balance our body weight on two legs. The bones that make up the knee joint — femur, tibia, fibula and patella — together bear the brunt of this. Together, they ...
By Dr. Gita Mathai


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