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

Health  /  Published 17.04.19

There's a golden period of intervention in autism

The sooner the better — a formula a parent has to live by when bringing up a toddler. Children grow up fast but their brain or neurological development happens even faster, much faster than we reali...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Technology  /  Published 07.04.19

Learning should be fun for children

A big box with a picture of an orange octopus on it has become familiar among children across India. Inside the box are three to four unique projects that need to be completed within the month and non...
By Mathures Paul


World  /  Published 03.05.20

Riots, escapes and pepper spray: Virus hits juvenile centers

Nicole Hingle wasn’t surprised when the call came. Frustrations had been building inside juvenile detention centers nationwide as the number of coronavirus cases continued to climb. Now, her 17-year...

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


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