India  /  Published 21.04.19

Amartya Chair in LSE

Amartya Sen, whose term as chancellor of Nalanda University was not renewed, is having a chair named after him at the London School of Economics.The LSE will shortly start interviewing candidates for ...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 21.02.20

Kerala school balks at ‘nil’ religion

A school in the Kerala capital has allegedly denied admission to a boy whose parents did not fill the religion column in the application form, prompting the government of the state that is widely hail...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.20

Floor of school bus caves in, girl injured

A six-year-old girl suffered multiple head injuries after she slipped out of a moving school bus when a portion of the vehicle’s floor caved in near Sonarpara village of Birbhum, close to the Bengal...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.19

Fresh insight into topical issues

School students may still be a few years away from exercising their voting rights, but that didn’t stop them from confidently voicing their opinions on current affairs during a three-day Diplomacy S...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.19

‘Trauma’ for kid on new session Day 1

A six-year-old student of South Point High School’s afternoon section was put on a school bus ferrying morning section students home on the first day of the new session on Friday.The child returned ...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.19

Compulsory training for school heads in Bengal

The Bengal government is set to make it compulsory for the heads of all state-aided schools to undergo training to improve their administrative skills.The training programme, to start in June, aims to...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.04.19

RTE on uncharted private school turf

Tens of thousands of impoverished students studying free of cost in private schools under the Right to Education Act face the threat of being taken off the rolls when the new academic session starts t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.19

Colourful ode to Tagore

Rabindrasangeet reverberated in the air as students and teachers smeared one another with gulal during Basanta Utsav in the steel city on Sunday. Inspired from Basanta Utsav celebrations in Santiniket...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Arts  /  Published 14.03.19

Modern India traced

The chief curator of the National Museum of Modern Art, Georges Pompidou, Paris, believes the “modern” in India started with the “invention of Calcutta”.Many would say the “modern” in Indi...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.02.20

Hunt for hope in Budget

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s marathon speech held out many promises but there were an equal number of caveats as well, like in the restructuring of the income-tax slabs that had the g...
By Animesh Bisoee, Praduman Choubey and Raj Kumar in


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