West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.19

R-Day ire at Daribhit teachers

Villagers on Saturday confined three teachers of the Daribhit school where a flare-up in September last year had claimed two youths’ lives, accusing the trio of “instigating” the trouble and thr...
By Kousik Sen in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.01.19

Parents of tots unlucky at lucky draw sweat in winter

When a parent buys entry-level admission forms from many schools and the child makes it nowhere in the draw of lots mandated by the Right to Education Act, it is no surprise if the whole family spends...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.19

Mike’s ‘doosras’ leave all in splits

Mike Brearley the England captain met Mike Brearley the schoolboy in Calcutta on Wednesday evening.John Michael Brearley, who led England in the 31 of the 39 Tests he played, winning 17, recalled his ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.12.19

8 to vie for Leadership Challenge 2019 crown

Eight future leaders made it to the grand finale after three gruelling sessions on Thursday, the first day of the two-day Leadership Challenge 2019 hosted by Hill Top School on its campus in Telco in ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpdur

India  /  Published 16.08.19

Kashmir schools to open: Government

The administration of governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday announced that fortnight-long restrictions in the Kashmir Valley would be eased in a phased manner, promising to reinstate some telecom connect...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


Education  /  Published 13.08.19

More private colleges in the US are cutting fees but don’t expect to pay less

Sunshine Anderson was at Mills College’s annual welcoming ceremony in 2017 when the liberal arts college revealed its big news: It was slashing its tuition by more than a third. Elated, the history ...
By Tara Siegel Bernard/ NYTNS in

North East  /  Published 06.10.18

Dark world made luminous by this special star

The world may be dark for him but Nyonyok shines like a light in every activity he pursues, from music to sports and academics.Winner of the award for courage at the first edition of the IIHM Presents...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.10.18

Determined Dhritiraj battles dystrophy

Young Dhritiraj Deka had dreams of joining NASA as an astronaut but little did he know that his body would give way. Despite suffering from locomotor and muscular dystrophy, a condition which makes hi...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.19

Dance classes to de-stress students in Calcutta

A school on Thursday started dance lessons for Class X students to help them de-stress and shatter parents’ belief that children need to give up extracurricular activities ahead of their board exams...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 03.10.18

Courage, thy name is Manish

Sixteen-year-old Manish Sarma has his own way of holding pencils and organising letters into words and sentences and aspires to be an engineer.Manish, suffers from Treacher Collins Syndrome, a rare ge...
By Raja Das in Guwahati


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