People  /  Published 12.05.22

Bela Bose is touching 90 but it’s still work-work-work for her

Even now, Bela Bose is rarely at home, running from demonstrations to training. When she’s home in Lake Gardens, she’s usually working on translating books from English to Bengali or vice ...
By Ramona Sen

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.04.22

Morning assembly directive to schools

In view of the rising COVID-19 cases in some states of the country, the Jharkhand School Education and Literacy Department has asked schools to suspend morning assembly, cultural programmes and sports...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

News  /  Published 30.03.22

The ability to authenticate information should be a life skill: Pratik Sinha

Fact-checker cannot be adjudicator Do we need punitive measures against people who spread misinformation or disinformation regularly? I am deeply conflicted about this issue. My personal opinion is ...
By Rohan Datta

India  /  Published 01.03.22

Adult literacy training online

Illiterate adults will now get literacy training online, but some experts fear this could lead to the students gradually moving away from learning to write on paper to only recognising  letters a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.02.22

Funds sought for kids literacy

Food security activists have requested West Singhbhum district administration to use district mineral foundation trust (DMFT) funds for a comprehensive campaign to bridge literacy gap of children due ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


People  /  Published 21.02.22

Kolkata entrepreneur Vivek Bajaj’s mission is to bring market literacy to the masses

Now, however, he says it is easier for him to speak in front of a camera than it is to communicate during the telephonic interview. “My approach to creating content is very random. My office alw...
By Vedant Karia

News  /  Published 11.02.22

Students enjoy brush with computers at IIT Madras Rural Technology Centres

The centres have been set up by Asha for Education and IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 11.02.22

IIT Madras and Asha for Education give computer lessons to village kids in Tamil Nadu

Rural Technology Centres being set up in rural areas of Tamil Nadu ...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.22

Brave new world for three tribal girls

Sixteen years ago, three tribal girls from two villages in Purulia enrolled at a local primary school to become first-generation learners of their area. Recently, Moyna Maji, Rebati Murmu and Krishna...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

News  /  Published 17.01.22

Fintech app to educate pre-teens about money management

Good Good Piggy will act as a digital piggy bank and help children save money...
By Our Correspondent


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