West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.19

Batch of 1976 at RKM Purulia reunion

Decades ago, some students of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Purulia, watched a magic show on the sly. They had been barred from the show as the Madhyamik exams were to start in a few days. When the h...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 22.01.20

St. Xavier’s School ex-students nostalgic

By Labani Mahanandy

Opinion  /  Published 17.01.19

The joy and dread of school reunions

In the cold months of December and January, the city of Calcutta beckons all its children to come home. And they do turn up for a while — faithfully, like the migratory birds which come to the city ...
By Devi Kar

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.20

Forever young on campus

On Sunday, R.K. Singh felt 82 years young. Back on campus, the alumnus of 1960 batch of BTech (mining engineering) of IIT(ISM), then Indian Institute of Mining, had a blissful time with batchmates D.V...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Travel  /  Published 13.11.18

3 quirky Indian tales from French Reunion Island

Reunion Island began as a place where prisoners were left to die. But the prisoners started living idyllic lives – swimming in the sea, climbing mountains, growing rice, vegetables and fruits in the...
By Sudha Pillai


Jharkhand  /  Published 16.05.20

Alumni connect amid pandemic

Karim City College’s mass communication department, in its efforts to make the most of the lockdown period, has gone beyond academics to organise an online alumni connect programme for sharing knowl...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.19

TV news sets stage for teen family reunion

A Calcutta-based driver with a multinational courier service firm traced his son, who suffers from a mental illness and had been untraced for 19 months, while watching news on Doordarshan. Thirteen-ye...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nakashipara

Entertainment  /  Published 17.04.19

Game of Thrones underwhelms in S8E01

After a wait longer than what most fictional female characters in age-old romantic novels have endured, Game of Thrones is finally here. The massive group of people around the world who couldn’t wil...
By Shrestha Saha

North East  /  Published 30.10.19

Tearful mother-daughter reunion plays out at border

Tears flowed unbridled as mother and daughter hugged each other on the India-Bangladesh border on Wednesday, nine years after Bithi Akhter, 26, went “missing” from home. Bithi, who suffers from ch...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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