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News  /  Published 19.02.22

Owners of pool cars catering Kolkata schools seek fine waiver from Bengal govt

“The government's waiver of the fine for not renewing the fitness certificate ended on December 31. We can survive only if the waiver is extended for another six months." Since schools...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.02.22

Resumption of tokens push up north-south Kolkata Metro footfall

The resumption of tokens is gradually pushing up the Metro railway passenger count in the north-south corridor. Despite the rise, the count is still way below the pre-pandemic daily average. But with...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.02.22

Students in Kolkata worried about Madhyamik examination

The closure of schools for close to two years because of Covid has weakened the comprehension skills of students, many of whom are worried about how they would perform in Madhyamik, teachers of govern...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

India  /  Published 04.01.22

Covid: Schools to remain shut in Pune

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday said the administration has decided to shut schools for Classes 1 to 8 in Pune district till January 30 due to the rise in Covid-19 cases. Spea...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Pune

News  /  Published 21.12.21

Pandemic forces closed schools in Kolkata to dispose of unused, unfit buses

Several schools have either sold off their buses or returned those that were outsourced. Reason: the long period of disuse have made them unfit and it might not be economically viable to invest in a ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 18.11.21

Rules become flexible in Kolkata schools for students’ mental health

Schools that were traditionally fastidious about how students dressed have slightly relaxed their norms for the children returning to school physically after 20 months. Mental health professionals sa...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Private units in Kolkata prepare to vaccinate children against Covid

Many private hospitals in the city have started preparations for Covid vaccination of children between 2 and 18 even though the Centre is yet to announce guidelines. Some hospitals have started procu...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.11.21

1.05 lakh Bengal students write test on national learning level survey

An official of Shri Shikshayatan School said after 30 candidates were selected for each class from those who turned up, the rest left the campus by 10am. Bratati Bhattacharyya, the secretary general ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.11.21

Schools worry over teachers’ divided attention in hybrid classes

Teachers across schools are concerned about handling two groups of students together — one in front of them and the other behind a computer screen — when on-campus classes resume. Hybrid ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.11.21

Survey challenge for Kolkata schools

Several private schools in the city are making arrangements to accommodate both students and their parents for the National Achievement Survey on November 12. Students of classes III, V, VIII and X w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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