People  /  Published 04.11.19

I want to play a greater role in education in the country: Sanjiv Goenka

Sanjiv Goenka has just scored a hat-trick. A hat-trick of laurels — honorary degree of doctor of philosophy in business management from Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (October 2019), doctor of philo...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.11.18

Students join robots in missions many

The word comes from the Slavic word rabota, meaning labour. The objective is to make human life both easier and safer. A bunch of students here just showed how robots have a cool quotient like no othe...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.11.18

Jamshedpur schools ease school bag load

No-satchel days for juniors, allowing seniors to share textbooks in class and pruning the timetable are some of the measures two schools in the steel city have been taking for a couple of years now to...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.18

UK professor picked for Presi Infosys chair

Indrajit Ray, professor of economics at Cardiff Business School in the UK, has been appointed Presidency University’s new Infosys distinguished chair professor in economics, ending a 10-month wait f...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.19

Then student at St James, soon principal

St James’ student, St James’ teacher, St James’ principal. Aniket Deb Roy, who will take over as the principal of his alma mater St James’ School in June, is a “teacher first”.“I still t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 10.02.20

CISCE starts ‘trailer’ for boards

For the first time, students of Classes IX and XI of schools affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) answered their annual exams similar to board exams.From th...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Arts  /  Published 08.02.20

Dig deeper for the drama

Gone are the days when every winter brought in choicest theatre productions from across the globe to the Calcutta auditoriums and Nandikar invited the best of contemporary Indian theatre. With the tou...
By Anshuman Bhowmick in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.19

Bengal to examine aspiring teachers’ grievances

The state government on Friday set up a five-member fact-finding committee to look into the grievances of the 300-odd aspiring teachers, who have been holding an indefinite sit-in off the Maidan for 2...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

‘No board exam’ in IX and XI

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations has clarified that the annual exams of classes IX and XI in schools affiliated to it “are not board examinations”.The council’s decision to...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.20

Global dais for Jharkhand teen gamer

A schoolboy gamer who found it tough to download games with limited data, Subhigya Priyansh did not sit and crib. He worked out a solution. Now, this 14-year-old student from DBMS English School will ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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