Jharkhand  /  Published 21.05.22

BJP sees red over green govt schools

More than 35,000 government schools in Jharkhand are set for a fresh coat of paint in green-and-white shades, colours associated with the ruling JMM's party flag. While the ruling dispensation cl...
By Sanjoy Kumar Dey in Ranchi

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Heads held high, Kolkata schools pay tribute to Rabindranath Tagore without parallel

Rabindra Jayanti was celebrated in style at DPS Joka on the eve of Tagore’s 161st birth anniversary. A cultural performance was staged at the school’s auditorium. The programme began with...
By Chandreyee Ghose

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.22

Bengal: Midday meal diktat

  The West Bengal government has asked the state-run schools to distribute midday meal supplies among parents of students during the summer vacation so that the children are not deprived of the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 17.05.22

Indian teenagers win the International Competition for Young Debaters 2022

The Indian contingent won the competition for the third time, after wins in 2017 and 2021 ...
By Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Online mode hits writing aptitude of Kolkata students

Devi Kar, director of Modern High School for Girls, said writing strengthens motor movement and “despite all gadgets, a hand-written note is and will be more significant”. Jessica Gomes S...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


India  /  Published 09.05.22

Report: 51,000 govt schools close

The UDISE Plus report for 2020-21, released last week, shows a further dip by 521 to 1,032,049, the relatively smaller decline presumably owing to a slowdown in school mergers amid the pandemic. Whil...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.05.22

Parental son bias on private schools

Indian parents preferentially enrol their sons over their daughters in private schools, which tend to be expensive but are deemed to offer better-quality education than government schools, the United ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.22

Don’t shut schools: Cry in north

Representatives of 70-odd CBSE schools in and around Siliguri appealed to chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday requesting exemption from the notification on advancing summer holidays, citing the e...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

News  /  Published 06.05.22

West Bengal private schools declare early summer break after govt directive

State government asks private schools to shift to online classes or bring forward summer vacation ...
By Jaismita Alexander

News  /  Published 06.05.22

West Bengal govt tells private schools to go online or advance summer break

Calls to Jain on Thursday went unanswered. This newspaper sent him a message asking why private schools were being asked to go online despite favourable weather conditions now. He did not respond. Se...
By Subhankar Chowdhury, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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