India  /  Published 19.11.19

'Shop-like schools' running in Delhi under NIOS

Enraged over schools without any playgrounds being allowed to operate for standards one to eight in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and Delhi government why the ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.11.19

Inclusive school makes students more humane

Without mainstream, no inclusion. That is the guiding principle of Akshar, Calcutta’s only inclusive school, and that is the secret behind its success as an educational institution, and of its annua...
By Soumitra Das in

India  /  Published 17.11.19

Delhi parents want annual smog vacation

Over 70 per cent of parents in Delhi and the National Capital Region say there should be a scheduled 'smog break' in schools from November 1-20 every year, according to a new survey.The survey with ne...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.11.19

Young troubleshooters win tickets to Singapore

Troubleshooting, one of the key traits of start-up aspirants, was put to test at an inter-school entrepreneurship competition organised by Motilal Nehru Public School on their campus in Sakchi on Satu...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 15.11.19

Don’t worry mom: Student facing bullets

Frantic parents texted with teenagers barricaded in classrooms. Others offered shelter to students fleeing their high school in this sleepy suburb north of Los Angeles on Thursday. It was the latest e...
By Jill Cowan, Amy Harmon and Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs/ NYTNS in California


India  /  Published 04.11.19

Jamun Ka Ped out of ICSE books

A satirical short story in which officials keep passing the responsibility of rescuing a man trapped under a jamun tree until the buck finally stops at the Prime Minister’s door has been scrapped fr...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

HS with separate answer scripts

The state Higher Secondary (HS) council on Thursday scrapped its decisions to set a word limit for the answer to each question in next year’s exams and conduct the test with “question-cum-answer b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.10.19

Girl & young man found dead in park in Jamshedpur

By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Pass-fail policy to return in schools

The state government will reintroduce the pass-fail system in classes V and VIII in government-aided schools from the next academic year starting January, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Abhijit is never too tired for adda with friends

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was exhausted when he reached home on Tuesday night but not too exhausted to catch up with friends.“Chole aye (come over),” he told some of his friends and they spend clo...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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