News  /  Published 11.08.22

Parents still adjusting to kids’ return to class: Heads of Kolkata schools

Parents have become more demanding and their expectations from school and teachers have gone up after two years of online classes, said teachers in several schools. Many of the concerns that are rais...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.07.22

‘Analytical thinking’ focus in ISC, ICSE

The assessment pattern of ISC (Class XII) and ICSE (Class X) 2023 will focus on “analytical and critical thinking” to reduce “rote learning”, Gerry Arathoon, chief executive an...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 29.07.22

New Town conclave to combat cyber trafficking

The Internet has emerged as a key source market for traffickers, police, activists and cyber experts said at a conclave on Thursday. The challenges posed by the pandemic have amplified the problem, th...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 28.07.22

TaMo suffers Rs 5006cr loss

Analysts had forecast that its net loss would shrink to Rs 1,100-1,200 crore during the quarter. Consolidated revenues of the company rose to Rs 71,227.76 crore from Rs 65,535.38 crore in the previous...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

News  /  Published 23.07.22

Rugby back on Maidan greens in Kolkata after two-year Covid-induced gap

A 22-year-old man, once an orphan on the streets of Kolkata, is now a formidable fly-half in rugby. A 23-year woman from Siliguri, from a very poor family, found a new meaning of life because of the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 16.07.22

Schools in Kolkata see rise in children’s counselling

A section of students are showing emotional and behavioural problems and require counselling much more than before the pandemic, said teachers across many schools.   Feeling uncomfortable in lar...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

World  /  Published 15.07.22

Covid: China's economy shrinks

China's economy contracted in the three months ending in June compared with the previous quarter after Shanghai and other cities were shut down to fight coronavirus outbreaks, but the government s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Beijing

News  /  Published 01.07.22

Education crisis in Covid is ‘the worst’

Of all the crises inflicted by the pandemic, the education crisis is the worst, development economist Jean Drèze said on Thursday. “The worst aspect of Covid is the educational crisis. B...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 08.06.22

Covid: Long and difficult road to US

[{"id":1,"type":"article-id","value":"","src":"","caption":"","attribute":"","platform":"","article_id":[{"id":"1865881","headline":"Watch: Can Internet ever be free of cost?","article_slug":"business...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 06.06.22

The force that drives the flower

Arun Ganguly has been photographing his garden for some time. These are lush images of plants and flowers, captioned meticulously, sent to his friends and acquantances. Ganguly, 83, has been well-kno...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.