Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

Boys will be made into boys

Already burdened by sky-high expectations, little children in China, boys specifically, are being put through one more grinder — classes are becoming more “masculine”. Apparently, parents are co...
By Neha Sahay

Books  /  Published 01.11.19

Books now compete with films in terms of storytelling

Some matches are made in heaven; some others in publishing houses. Pairing up an author with the right illustrator can conjure up a magic that breathes life into books where words fall short. The part...
By Kamalika Basu

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.18

Can orders change our attitude towards education?

In every sphere of activity in India, orders descend from the top. It is almost as though no one except those in political control has any sense. The most recent order from the Union human resource de...
By The Editorial Board

Bihar  /  Published 27.11.18

Wait for schoolbag weight to ease in Bihar

By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

World  /  Published 05.02.20

30-hour baby catches virus

Pregnant women infected with the new coronavirus may be able to pass it to their unborn children, doctors at the Wuhan Children Hospital said on Wednesday, according to state broadcaster CCTV. The doc...
By Reuters in Shanghai


India  /  Published 04.02.20

Shaheen Bagh children get lesson of a lifetime

Women who have joined the sit-in at Shaheen Bagh are facing difficult questions from their children as the public discourse around the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests touches a new low...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 15.03.19

Sleep disorder strikes early, say doctors

Children who frequently catch a cold, whose concentration levels are low and academic performance has dipped and who wet beds at six or seven years of age might have sleep disorder, doctors say.Sleep ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

School cultivates love for nature in children

A bunch of girls and boys have been getting their hands dirty at school — digging soil, sowing seeds and adding manure. Their reward: an abundance of fresh vegetables and flowers in the terrace gard...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.01.20

Rs 6 crore for victims

Altogether 235 people, including 183 females, have been compensated for various crimes under the Mizoram Victims of Crime Compensation Scheme, 2011 which was launched in 2012.According to records of t...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

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


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