Education  /  Published 21.05.19

Discipline is the first step to success

Q I don’t want to mention my class or school as I am really ashamed of my results. I have failed in many subjects and I will not be promoted. My parents are very angry with me and are refusing to ta...
By Shivani Manchanda

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.19

Stressfully ever after

Marriages, the adage goes, are made in heaven. But there is to the marriage of true minds one impediment — the wedding. Weddings are serious business — literally so, given that the industry is wor...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

JU stamp on twin courses by Caring Minds

Jadavpur University will recognise two courses to be offered by Caring Minds, an organisation that helps people in need of support for their emotional well-being.Caring Minds will offer a one-year dip...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 23.04.19

The importance of co-curricular skills

Q I study in an engineering college, am hard working and get good grades. But my friends tell me that I also need to participate in extracurricular activities. They say that during placements my exper...
By Shivani Manchanda

Education  /  Published 19.05.20

Exploring new career choices

Mix and match for a great future...
By Shivani Manchanda


West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.19

Counselling & remedial classes to help students cope

 St Xavier’s College will identify students struggling to comprehend lectures in English, counsel them and help them cope so they are not forced to take any drastic steps.The decision follows t...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.19

Suicide prevention centre Jeevan to organise workshops on good parenting

Last month, an eight-year-old boy of Dhanbad hanged himself to end his life presumably because his father had scolded him for playing games on the smartphones for too long. The same month, a 14-year-o...
By Our correspondent in Jamshedpur

Education  /  Published 16.09.19

To be successful, do what you love

Q I am a Class X student and my aim is to become an engineer. My scores in subjects such as maths, physics and chemistry are quite good. My parents have enrolled me in coaching classes meant for IIT a...
By Shivani Manchanda

Education  /  Published 02.09.19

Make the best of your opportunities

Q Our school lays a lot of stress on attendance. We have to attend school every day though it often turns out that half the teachers are absent and non-subject teachers have to fill in for them. There...
By Shivani Manchanda

Education  /  Published 02.07.19

There are always signs before someone commits suicide

A Calcutta school was recently in the news because one of its Class X students committed suicide in school. A bright student, the girl had earlier slit her wrists at home but was fortunately saved on ...
By Shivani Manchanda


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