Pandemic Life
India  /  Published 27.09.22

India sees 1.52 million foreign tourists

Due to restrictions related to Covid -19 pandemic, the number of foreign tourist arrivals in India during 2021 decreased to 1.52 million, an over 44 per cent fall from the corresponding figures in 202...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 11.09.22

Special children back on stage

A pedestrian caught in the rain on Park Street on Saturday. A low-pressure area over northwest Bay of Bengal off the south Odisha coast is likely to intensify into a depression by Sunday. There i...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.09.22

Kolkata schools nudge parents to seek counselling

Parents are in need of counselling because their parenting style has become over-protective and anxiety-ridden in the last two years, said teachers and mental health professionals. Many schools said ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.09.22

Teachers’ Day resolutions across school campuses in Kolkata

Teachers have to be more empathetic and tolerant in a post-pandemic world, school heads said ahead of Teachers’ Day on Monday. In the run-up to the event, a number of schools have organised wor...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.09.22

Schoolmates piece together Covid tales & lessons

Three friends from school, who have established themselves in separate professions, have come together to collate their experiences and realisations during the pandemic — and that of others in o...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


Opinion  /  Published 08.08.22

Learning machines

The economic downturn caused by Covid-19 was the making of one class of business: the edutech industry. The closedown of schools created a need to teach students remotely. The electronic mode was the ...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 27.07.22

Alcohol consumption jumped during pandemic

Poisonous bliss Sir — The Covid-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the mental well-being of a number of people, leading many to turn to the bottle in their hour of crisis. A study found that&n...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.22

Class Action: Kids and in-person classes

There is reason to be afraid. When Amartya Sen says this, it indicates the scale of the damage that has been wrought on India’s social and cultural fabric. Mr Sen was on a panel discussing the n...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 21.06.22

YouTube music video to empower girls post-pandemic

Korbo Na Biye is a 5 minute 20 seconds music video that was launched on June 9. Till Monday evening it had almost 1.7k views on YouTube. The commission is hoping that the video would reach remot...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.06.22

Repeated pool closures irk Salt Lake swimmers

The Bidhannagar Municipal Sports Complex swimming pool, opposite Mayukh Bhavan, had shut for the third time in two months, before it reopened on Wednesday. The pool in CJ Block had been shut last week...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


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