World  /  Published 26.09.20

Covid victim: working mothers

As if working mothers did not have enough to worry about, experts are now sounding the alarm that progress towards gender equality may be the latest in a long list of casualties of the coronavirus pan...
By Amanda Taub in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 06.09.20

Saviour recounts tale of horror

After dumping the  woman, the driver suddenly pulled back and took a U-turn. The left front wheel struck my wife’s shin bone and the car’s bonnet hit her head. Nilanjana slumped on th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Anecdotes from Mother Teresa's life

Mother Teresa, who passed away on this day (September 5) in 1997, is always in my heart. I cannot forget the times my wife and I had the opportunity to be in her presence at Mother House and while ac...
By Pratapaditya Mazumdar in

Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Dressed as first in their fields

Priyanka jests that she had an upper hand at playing a pilot as she lives so close to the airport. “I can see the airport from my terrace at Ujwala Luxury Complex in New Town and we can hear fli...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 29.08.20

Oh My Burdens! Laden, Laden

By Sankarshan Thakur in

Calcutta  /  Published 27.08.20

Mother's birthday sans outsiders

Missionaries of Charity nuns celebrated the birthday of Mother Teresa through prayers and distribution of cake among the poor. A mass was held by the Sisters at Mother House, the headquarters of ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.08.20

‘Embodied kindness but knew when to be firm’

Mother Teresa used to say often: “Love one another as God loves each one of you.” On August 26, as the world celebrates Mother’s 110th birth anniversary, this is the message that we ...
By Pratapaditya Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.08.20

‘She continues to live in the hearts of her sisters, followers’

August 26 2020 is Mother’s 110th Birth Anniversary. I am fortunate and blessed to share my birthday with her and with Archbishop Thomas D’Souza of Calcutta. Mother’s favourite words...
By Fr. J. Felix Raj, SJ in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.20

Open air views: RA displays Impressionists

Camille Pissarro’s Plum Trees in Blossom, painted by the artist in 1894 towards the end of his life at Éragny, his house outside Paris, is just about my favourite painting in a new e...
By Amit Roy in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.08.20

Push for local language in govt schools

Tribal teachers and writers have said that teaching children in their mother tongue or local language, as envisaged in the National Education Policy 2020, is not a new concept in Jharkhand but deserve...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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