India  /  Published 02.08.20

New Education Policy: Breakfast for school children besides mid-day meals

  The mid-day meals provided to students in government or aided schools should be supplemented by breakfast, the new National Education Policy (NEP) has proposed. The policy which was approved ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.07.20

KIIT offer for kids of Covid deceased

The Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University has announced a plan to offer free technical and professional education to the children of Covid-19 patients who have died...
By Our Bureau in Bhubaneswar

Books  /  Published 24.07.20

Baby steps towards a better world

It would be difficult to differentiate between sinner and saint among the gods. Consider Saturn — he swallowed his offspring soon after their birth. Then there is Shiva: the temperamental deity ...
By Kamalika Basu in

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.07.20

Texas teen donates Rs 1 lakh earnings to special kids

15-year-old Aanya Prasad from Texas, USA has donated 1 lakh rupees for the education, development and rehabilitation of special children in Bokaro. The money she donated was what she earned by taking...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

Grumpy adults prey on kids

Adults facing problems at work or with spouses often take it out on “soft targets”: children at home. This displacement of anger had always been there but under such trying circumstances ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.20

Bleak future: what awaits children who may never go back to school

Sir — A new report by Save the Children has concluded that nearly 10 million children might never go back to school because of budget cuts in education and rising poverty caused by the pandemic....
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 13.07.20

Probe into death of a 10-year old girl

Police have started a probe into the death of a 10-year-old girl who passed away on Friday afternoon after a post-mortem report suggested there were injury marks on her neck, sources said on Sunday. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 01.07.20

Fun way to train muscles without visiting a gym

Now that stay-at-home restrictions are easing, those of us interested in strong, healthy muscles but wearied by burpees in the living room may want to consider heading to the nearest reopened park or ...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.06.20

Bus overturns in Ramgarh

By Our Bureau in

Books  /  Published 21.12.18

Crime, punishment and the Grimm brothers

Once upon a time, there were two brothers whose family fell into hardship after their father died suddenly, leaving them utterly penniless. So it was determined that they would go out into the world t...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in


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