Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

NGO counselling for slum-dwelling parents

Parents of children living in slums are being counselled by a city NGO so that their girls and boys continue with their studies and do not give up midway. The counselling also includes an effort to m...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.21

Much needed: focus on dowry

Dowry deaths have persisted in India in spite of laws. Recent revelations of the growth of this crime in Kerala have disturbed the state government and spurred it into thinking of different solutions ...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.21

JEE saves counselling time

The state JEE board has cut down the lengthy counselling process so that engineering classes can start by September. The board has scrapped the practice of an engineering aspirant getting testimonials...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.08.21

Shailaja advocates premarital advisory

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.21

Primary teachers’ counselling date

The state primary education board will hold online counselling from next week to appoint teachers at the primary level (Classes I to V). Manik Bhattacharya, the president of the West Bengal Board of ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 25.06.21

JIS Group organises event to ease parents' anxiety

The prolonged pandemic has had children staring at an uncertain future, what with important exams being cancelled and schools and colleges being shut indefinitely. Parental anxiety, too, has increased...
By Our Correspondent

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.21

Counselling by Jesuit priests

The association of former students of the college is collaborating with the priests in this project. The priests comprising the team of counsellors include Father Jeyaraj Veluswamy, rector of the St ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.21

Helpline to cope with mental stress

An institute of mental health will launch a helpline on Wednesday morning to help people cope mentally with disease and death. The helpline — 1800-891-3021 — will be active from 9am to 9p...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

JEE Main dates for counselling

The Bengal joint entrance examination board will hold online counselling for admission to BTech courses from October 14 for those who have cracked the JEE-Main exams, which were deferred because of th...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.20

How village stays Covid-free

An erstwhile Bangladeshi enclave, which is a part of India since the historic land boundary agreement in 2015, is scripting history again in the time of pandemic. At a time the country’s Covid-...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


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