Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

City unites world to spread love

One criterion was all had to be singers. “It didn’t matter if it was only a few seconds that we were singing but it was singing in unison with people from so many countries,” Melani...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Teachers’ Day celebrations go online

Bidhannagar Govt High School Two days were more than enough for students of Bidhannagar Government High School to plan a special surprise for their teachers on September 5. Seventeen students of Cla...
By Brinda Sarkar, Shatadipa Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 30.09.20

Unlock: schools from Oct.15

The Union home ministry on Wednesday issued guidelines permitting states to take a call on reopening schools outside containment zones from October 15 and also allowed cinemas to operate at 50 per cen...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.09.20

Schools take to debating online

Students of various schools took to debating on Monday, the first time the annual inter-school competition organised by the Association of Schools for the Indian School Certificate (ASISC) was held on...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.20

Bista prods TMC on Sainik school

Raju Bista, the Darjeeling MP from the BJP, on Saturday alleged that the Bengal government had failed to sign a pact with the Centre for a Sainik school in Darjeeling despite two reminders from the de...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

ICSE: upgrade exams in Oct

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations will hold improvement exams for the ICSE and ISC batches of 2020 from October 6 to 9, the council said on Wednesday. The improvement test fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

ICSE council seeks feedback on syllabus

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has asked the schools affiliated to it to give their feedback on the “reduced” ICSE and ISC syllabi. The council will consid...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Siliguri parents protest ‘extra school fees’

Guardians of students of some private schools in and around Siliguri demonstrated in front of the office of the district inspector (DI) of schools here on Monday, alleging that some institutions were ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 20.09.20

School responds to blood crisis

A school in central Calcutta responded to the crisis of blood in the city during the pandemic and organised a blood donation camp on Sunday. More than 50 people turned up at Chowringhee High School t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Parent-teacher meet relief

Many parents are relived that parent-teacher meetings are taking place online because it has reduced the waiting time to meet a teacher at school. Several schools are allocating specific time slots t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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