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News  /  Published 21.05.22

Role of community vital to curb trafficking

A school at the southernmost tip of West Bengal had 1,280 students in March 2020, just before the nationwide Covid curbs were imposed. When offline classes finally resumed in February this year, the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Mentorship plan to bring boys ‘back on track’ from mobile addiction

A group of boys in Murshidabad’s Beldanga block, around 200km north of Kolkata along National Highway 12, who had become completely disinterested in studies and were whiling away their time...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Health  /  Published 18.05.22

Counter Attack

One of my first memories is the pung ent smell of rubbing alcohol. Every evening, my mother sprayed the kitchen sink and counters with isopropyl alcohol to disinfect them. And no wonder: she had cared...
By Melinda Wenner Moyer

News  /  Published 16.05.22

Rabindra Bharati and Jadavpur varsities decide to resume offline exams

Four days after a circular was issued by the higher education department of West Bengal, leaving it to the institutes to decide on the mode of student assessment they wish to pursue, authorities of tw...
By PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.05.22

Mother of infant uses Patachitra to rebuild home in Diamond Harbour

The house of a patachitra artist in Diamond Harbour got damaged in the first squall of the season around 10 days back but the woman with a three-year-old son managed to hold an exhibition on Sunday to...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 09.05.22

Hindu Hostel boarders flag woes 1.5 months after making forcible entry

Listing the problems they have been facing at the hostel, the students have written to the VC: “We, the boarders of Eden Hindu Hostel, would like to address a serious issue. Fragments of the bui...
By Subhankar Chowdhury

News  /  Published 08.05.22

Virus to weather: An uncertain future for school educators

Devi Kar is director of Modern High School for Girls ...
By Devi Kar in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.05.22

Remembering children without mothers, this post-pandemic Mother's Day

Mohua Chinappa hosts a popular lifestyle podcast called The Mohua Show. She is also the author of recently released Nautanki Saala and Other Stories ...
By Mohua Chinappa

News  /  Published 06.05.22

New Town residents celebrate Basanta Utsav after two years

Cultural group Palash Prangan celebrated Basanta Utsav at Dishari Bhavan with an informal adda interspersed with music and dance. “It seems we are meeting after a decade,” said former chi...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 29.04.22

Sights of beast, blooms & blaze in Salt Lake

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