Education  /  Published 19.10.20

Democracy is under threat

NO Not by definition Democracy means a “government of the people, for the people, by the people”. Currently, there are diverse groups of people and if their interests are not met, confli...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 19.10.20

Modi: Changes being made to ensure growth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said necessary changes are being made in every sector to ensure growth and to make this decade India's. "In the last 6-7 months you might have seen the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.20

IISER-K centre to seed entrepreneurs

An incubation centre was launched on the IISER-K campus in Nadia’s Mohanpur last week in an endeavour to encourage science and technology-based entrepreneurship and start-ups among youngsters in...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Mohanpur

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

College webinar with Muhammad Yunus

A Nobel laureate and a veteran economist will discuss the impact of Covid-19 on livelihoods in a webinar on Thursday afternoon. “The COVID 19 Pandemic — Lives, Livelihood and Challenges&r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Improvement tests start for ICSE, ISC

The ICSE and ISC improvement and compartmental exams for 2020 started on Tuesday. But principals of several schools said hardly any student had appeared for the improvement exams in Calcutta. The im...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 05.10.20

Mind matters

Rwiti Bhattacharya, a former student of Sushila Birla Girls’ School in Calcutta, is yet to zero in on the right college for herself. She is undecided about whether she wants to join an instituti...
By Chandreyee Ghose in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.10.20

Tribal girls lead the path to knowledge

Both the girls are a part of Medhavini, a tribal girl education project initiated by Jamshedpur based organisation Kalamandir CCAF and supported by the Tata Steel Downstream Products Ltd. The Medhavi...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 30.09.20

NEP: Get to the heart of the matter

Even in the middle of the pandemic there was reason for school teachers to rejoice. The National Educational Policy 2020 was announced and we learnt that the curriculum content for school students wou...
By Devi Kar in

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.20

Learn the lesson: Indian examination system

Sir — The article, “Hollow test” (Sept 25), by Samantak Das was a pleasure to read. This could soothe the nerves of tense examinees across the country in the future. Learning by rote...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

Teachers need council nod to use ICSE name

The ICSE council has asked teachers of its schools not to use the council’s name or logo at any seminar, workshop or training programme without its “prior consent and approval”. The...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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